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    Pep Comics #1 (MLJ, 1940) CGC NM- 9.2 Cream to off-white pages. Over a year before Captain America Comics #1, the first patriotic superhero was introduced in this issue -- The Shield. This terrific example stands alone atop CGC's census as the highest-graded to date. That grade alone makes it a rarity, since MLJs from this era are rarely found in high grade, evidenced by CGC's census showing a mere 10 copies having earned grades as high as Very Good/Fine 5.0 to date. Also featured is the first appearance of the Comet, and a robot cover by Irv Novick. Additional interior art by Jack Binder and Jack Cole. Overstreet 2017 NM- 9.2 value = $17,500. CGC census 11/17: 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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    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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