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    Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent VG/FN 5.0 Extensive (P) Cream to off-white pages. Currently ranked #4 on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age books (behind Action Comics #1, Detective Comics #27, and Marvel Comics #1), this issue is also one of the most significant in the history of comics, behind only Action #1. It represents the first time that a character created for comic books was given his own series. The cover by Joe Shuster is nearly as famous as that of Action #1, and the back cover pin-up was also a comic-book first. Keep in mind that currently there are no known copies of this book, unrestored or otherwise, that exist in grades over 9.0, and there are only 77 copies total that have been certified by CGC (most of them restored copies). CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, cleaned, reinforced, staples replaced." Overstreet 2009 GD 2.0 value = $25,000; VG 4.0 value = $50,000; FN 6.0 value = $75,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 912974001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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