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    Love and Rockets B&W #1 (Hernandez Brothers, 1981) CGC NM/MT 9.8 White pages. A black-and-white pre-Fantagraphics version from a limited edition of 800 copies. This is one of the rarest comics of comics of the 1980s, and only 18 copies have been graded to date, and this one in particular ties with one other as the highest-graded copy certified by CGC to date. Gilbert Hernandez cover, with Gilbert and Jaime stories and art. This is the fourth copy that we have encountered to date, with previous copies in this grade selling as high as $2,600! Overstreet describes it as "small size" and from June of 1982, but it's actually from 1981, a year before the Fantagraphics version, and measures 8.5" x 11". First appearances of Izzy, Maggie, Hopey, Rand, Duke, Penny, Bang, and Inez. Contains a Luba prototype. Gilbert Hernandez signed this copy. CGC notes, "'Beto / 2017' written on 1st page in pen." Overstreet 2017 NM- 9.2 value = $150. CGC census 10/17: 18 in 9.8, none higher.

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