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    Superman #1 (DC, 1939). The Man of Steel, a cultural icon, can spawn a multitude of discussions within or outside the comic book industry. Superman's worldwide fame makes him recognizable from Timbuktu to Paduka, Kentucky. He heralded the start of the superhero genre, and his own series was the first comic devoted to a single character. The cover alone is considered by many to be the single most recognized image in comic fandom. Superman #1 is one of the most sought-after books in our hobby, and it is extremely rare to own one in unrestored condition. Despite having a detached centerfold and cover, the book has rich colors and appears clean. The spine has a chip out at both staple areas and color flaking, but does not affect the overall appearance of the book. Considering that Superman #1 is listed as the third most valuable comic by Overstreet, this copy is relatively affordable in it's present condition. CGC label notes, "Cover and centerfold detached". CGC GD 2.0 Tan to off-white pages. Overstreet 2001 GD 2.0 value = $14,000.

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    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
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