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    USA Comics #1 Larson pedigree (Timely, 1941) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. No higher grade has been assigned by CGC to date for this Timely #1, and this copy has impeccable provenance going for it, being from the collection of Lamont Larson. The issue is on Overstreet's list of the 100 most valuable Golden Age books, and well it should be -- the first appearance of the Whizzer is the most notable of a whole bunch of debuts; the others are Mister Liberty (later Major Liberty), Rockman, the Defender, and Jack Frost. No doubt you recognize the art of Simon and Kirby on the cover; the duo contributed a page of interior art as well. Basil Wolverton drew the aforementioned subterranean hero, Rockman. Overstreet 2005 VF/NM 9.0 value = $14,052; NM- 9.2 value = $19,500. CGC census 9/05: 3 in 9.0, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0059391010 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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