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    Superman #25 (DC, 1943) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. Fred Ray penciled a number of Superman covers, but this issue features the only complete superhero story he ever drew. The tale, scripted by Mort Weisinger, was reportedly written expressly for the U.S. Army as a bit of advertising. Clark Kent joins the army in the story to research an article he's writing for the Daily Planet. The issue's other artists include Jack Burnley (who drew the cover). There's also a tale drawn by Joe Shuster that has Superman rescuing a comic book artist and then chiding him for submitting substandard art that's drawn by his assistants! Someone at DC was making a statement, we suspect. Overstreet 2005 VF 8.0 value = $844; VF/NM 9.0 value = $1,297. CGC census 4/05: 3 in 8.5, 3 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0626710007 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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