Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    National Comics #1 (Quality, 1940) CGC VF+ 8.5 Off-white pages. It's the highest-graded copy of this issue to be certified by CGC to date - beating out even a Mile High copy. Uncle Sam, one of the earliest patriotic superheroes to hit the newsstands, makes his first appearance here - only the Shield precedes him, and Captain America wouldn't debut for another eight months. This book doesn't surface for sale very often, and only 11 unrestored copies appear on CGC's census to date. Cover by Lou Fine. Art by George Tuska, Henry Kiefer, Klaus Nordling, and Will Eisner. Overstreet 2014 VF 8.0 value = $4,460; VF/NM 9.0 value = $7,880. CGC census 8/14: 1 in 8.5, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 919934001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

    More information about National Comics.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 408

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Aug 9, 2014 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the 2021 July 9 - 10 Video Games Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Congratulations on your company growth in the interim - quite phenomenal, well done!
    Paul L.,
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search