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    Detective Comics #2 (DC, 1937) CGC FN+ 6.5 Light tan to off-white pages. Everyone has something to say about this issue. Overstreet cites it as "rare", and Gerber's The Photo-Journal Guide To Comic Books gives it an outrageous "9" or "Very Rare". We concur, having offered only six unrestored copies over the past 18 years, with just two grading nicer than VG! CGC has certified a mere 14 unrestored copies to date, with a mere five of those garnering grades higher than VG/FN 5.0! It's tied for #68 book on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list, even though the highest grade for which Overstreet list a value is VF 8.0! Creig Flessel did the cover, and Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster contributed scripting and interior art respectively. Overstreet 2019 FN 6.0 value = $19,380; VF 8.0 value = $42,000. CGC census 5/20: 1 in 6.5, 3 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 2007147001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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