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    Red Raven Comics #1 (Timely, 1940) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Slight (P) Cream to off-white pages. One of Overstreet's top 100 Golden Age books, this marked the first time the name "Jack Kirby" was signed to a comic (the artist, whose real name was Jacob Kurtzberg, had previously used other pseudonyms). This was just Timely's fourth title, trailing only Marvel (Mystery), Daring Mystery, and Mystic... and there never was a second issue of Red Raven. Most surviving copies of this book have restoration of some kind. When Heritage previously offered this copy in 2002, it was certified 8.0 and as a Kansas City pedigree copy; CGC chose to drop the "Kansas City" certification when the book was re-submitted. A very tough Timely! Cover art by Kirby. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, tear seals to cover, cover reinforced." Overstreet 2011 GD 2.0 value = $1,250; VG 4.0 value = $2,500; FN 6.0 value = $3,750; VF 8.0 value = $9,400.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 796442001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
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