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    New York World's Fair Comics 1940 Billy Wright pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC VF- 7.5 White pages. The first "white pages" copy of this one we've ever offered. It's worth noting that many of the other top pedigree collections did not have a top-drawer copy of this book, for example Larson (6.0), Mile High (5.5) and Crippen "D" Copy (3.5). Also, while most copies we've seen (pedigree or otherwise) have had some sort of writing on the cover, this does not.
    This cover was the first time Batman, Robin, and Superman all appeared together, and it's also the first published comic work by Jack Burnley. We believe it's also the first time any of these characters were drawn by someone besides their creators (or the creators' studios at any rate). Also, while the 25¢ World's Fair comic of the previous year was a flop, this one at 15¢ was a hit and led to the long-running World's Best/World's Finest series. Overstreet 2011 VF 8.0 value = $6,915. CGC census 2/12: 4 in 7.5, 1 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 916096002 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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