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    Phantom Lady #17 Davis Crippen ("D" Copy) pedigree (Fox Features Syndicate, 1948) CGC VF 8.0 Pink pages. This is the most famous Matt Baker Phantom Lady cover, and surely one of the sexiest covers ever to grace a comic book. The issue was mentioned in the book Seduction of the Innocent, with author Fredric Wertham observing "Sexual stimulation by combining 'headlights' with the sadist's dream of tying up a woman." By the way, if you're wondering about CGC's "pink pages" notation, the comic was produced on pink paper stock by Fox, in an effort to save a few bucks, no doubt! Every single copy of this issue that we've ever auctioned has sold for above the Guide value, and since this "D" copy is one of the best around, we have no doubt that this trend will continue. Overstreet 2006 VF 8.0 value = $3,864. CGC census 6/06: 1 in 8.0, 4 higher. From the Crippen Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0745068015 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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