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    USA Comics #1 Rockford pedigree (Timely, 1941) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white pages. This is one of Overstreet's 100 most valuable Golden Age books, and no copy has been graded higher! The book has the first appearance of the Whizzer, and while the other characters debuting here aren't memorable, the creators certainly are: Simon and Kirby drew the cover as well as one interior page, and Basil Wolverton drew the Rockman story. According to Joe Simon, Timely publisher Martin Goodman had some misgivings about the title, fearing objection on the part of the government. His lawyer convinced him that Timely would be in the clear if they took out the periods in U.S.A. Thus, this is the only cover on which the periods appear, with stars used thereafter. Overstreet 2008 VF/NM 9.0 value = $15,000; NM- 9.2 value = $22,000. CGC census 9/08: 3 in 9.0, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0055249007 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
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