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    New York World's Fair Comics 1940 (DC, 1940) CGC VF+ 8.5 Cream to off-white pages. This is the only copy of this valuable issue graded above 7.5 by CGC to date, and the issue may not exist in VF/NM or above. The book is ranked among the 100 most valuable Golden Age comic books. The issue's cover was the first time Superman, Batman, and Robin all appeared together in one scene, and according to cover artist Jack Burnley, it's the first time those characters were ever drawn by somebody other than their creators! It's also the first published comic book work by Burnley. In addition to Superman and Batman (appearing in separate stories), this issue featured the Sandman, Johnny Thunder, the Hourman, Slam Bradley, and more. Overstreet 2008 VF 8.0 value = $7,500; VF/NM 9.0 value = $16,800. CGC census 10/08: 1 in 8.5, none higher.

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    November, 2008
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
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