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    Whiz Comics #2 (#1) (Fawcett Publications, 1940) CGC Apparent GD+ 2.5 Extensive (A) Slightly brittle pages. A major Golden Age milestone, containing the origins and first appearances of Captain Marvel, Sivana, the Golden Arrow, Dan Dare, Lance O'Casey, Spy Smasher, and Ibis. Copies of this issue just aren't that plentiful and high-grade copies are unheard of -- just one unrestored copy has earned a grade higher than FN 6.0 from Overstreet to date. C. C. Beck cover and art. Currently this is the #13 book on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, cover cleaned, interior lightened, reinforced, re-glossed." Overstreet 2018 GD 2.0 value = $20,000.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 776285001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    February, 2019
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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