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    Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG+ 4.5 Cream to off-white pages. Unrestored copies of this super key are very difficult to come by. We have never offered an unrestored copy graded higher than 5.0 to date, and GPAnalysis.com shows no sales of unrestored copies graded higher than 5.5.

    Superman #1 arrived on newsstands barely a year after the Man of Steel's first appearance in Action Comics #1, to support his meteoric rise in popularity. Superman #1 has great significance as the first time a character created for comic books was given his own title.

    Despite the estimated 1,000,000 copies of Superman #1 that were printed in 1939, very few are known to have survived in this and higher grades. Issue #1 is currently ranked at the #3 position on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list. Overstreet 2018 VG 4.0 value = $172,000. CGC census 2/19: 3 in 4.5, 10 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 84408001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    February, 2019
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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