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    Suspense Comics #3 (Continental Magazines, 1944) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Off-white to white pages. This issue has been the object of frenzied collector interest ever since its Alex Schomburg bondage cover was featured on the frontispiece of Gerber's Photo-Journal. Most who proceeded to hunt for the comic came up empty -- this is a Gerber "9", or "very rare," and called "scarce" by Overstreet, all for good reason. And while finding one at all is tough enough, another hurdle is that many of the copies out there are incomplete, with the centerfold story "83 Days On A Life-Raft" often missing due to the unorthodox binding process used by this publisher. We breathed a hearty sigh of relief when we paged through this copy and found the "Life-Raft" story present and accounted for. The other interior story of note is a 7-pager by the highly collectible L. B. Cole. This issue is ranked among the 100 most valuable Golden Age comics by Overstreet, and takes a back seat to very few in terms of collector excitement. Don't miss out on this copy of a Schomburg classic! CGC notes, "1 large piece of tape on spine of cover & 1 large piece of tape on spine of interior cover." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $2,000. CGC census 4/06: 1 in 1.5, 7 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    11th-13th Thursday-Saturday
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