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    Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1 (First Funnies, Inc., 1939) CGC FN- 5.5 Slightly brittle pages. This historical rarity is noted as the first published appearance of Bill Everett's Sub-Mariner feature. The first eight pages of the story were presented, with a "to be continued" caption in a box found on the last page; when the story was featured again a few months later in Marvel Comics #1, that box was left blank, and the story continued for four more pages. Designed as a theater giveaway, it never received wide distribution, and was thought to be used only under test circumstances. Only a few copies of this book have surfaced over the years, with only six currently listed by CGC; this is one of only four unrestored copies on that list. Overstreet 2008 FN 6.0 value = $11,000. CGC census 1/09: 1 in 5.5, 2 higher.

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    February, 2009
    26th-28th Thursday-Saturday
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