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    Pep Comics #1 (MLJ, 1940) CGC NM- 9.2 Cream to off-white pages. One of MLJ's/Archie Comics' oldest titles launched with a bang in 1940, introducing Shield, the very first American patriotic comic book hero. The issue barely missed qualifying for Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Books listing. Irv Novick provided the robot cover art; Novick, Jack Binder, Jack Cole, and Edd Ash the interior story art. This outrageous copy recently ascended to the top of CGC's census for the issue. Overstreet 2009 NM- 9.2 value = $17,500. CGC census 10/09: 1 in 9.2, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 912957001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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