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    Pep Comics #1 Windy City pedigree (MLJ , 1940) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. MLJ had only been publishing comics for two months when it brought out this soon-to-be flagship book. The series became one of few to survive the post-Golden Age era, running for over 40 years as an Archie vehicle. The Shield, who first appeared right here, is the first patriotic comic book hero, pre-dated even Captain America! Jack Cole's Comet also makes his first appearance here. Irv Novick drew the robot cover. Overstreet 2008 VF/NM 9.0 value = $11,900; NM- 9.2 value = $17,000. CGC census 9/08: 2 in 9.0, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0055248004 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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