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    Detective Comics #8 (DC, 1937) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Cream to off-white pages. We hadn't seen this book in a grade even close to this before, and not many people have -- it's the only copy graded above 8.0 by CGC to date. This is one of the first 250 or so comic books ever published, and it pre-dates the likes of Action #1. The classic cover art is credited to Creig Flessel (if the art looks familiar, it's probably because it was appropriated for the oddball Atomic Comics some eight years later). Only the very patient can collect pre-hero Detectives, and we don't think a copy to equal this one has ever been offered for public sale. Overstreet 2008 VF/NM 9.0 value = $8,385; NM- 9.2 value = $10,800. CGC census 9/08: 1 in 9.0, none higher.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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