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    Superworld Comics #1 (Hugo Gernsback, 1940) Condition: GD/VG. Here's the premiere issue of one of the unique titles of the Golden Age. It lasted just three issues, and we're offering copies of all of them this auction. This one rates "scarce" from both Overstreet and The Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books. CGC has certified only five unrestored copies ever! The cover art is by noted pulp sci-fi artist Frank R. Paul. Features include Hip Knox, Super Hypnotist (origin and first appearance), Mitey Powers & Buzz Allen, the Invisible Avenger, and Little Nemo. Two-inch spine splits at the top and bottom. Overstreet 2007 GD 2.0 value = $706; VG 4.0 value = $1,412.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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