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    Funnies on Parade #nn (Eastern Color, 1933) CGC VF- 7.5 Light tan to off-white pages. This is the very first comic book ever published, and this copy is by far the highest-graded unrestored copy that we've ever seen! This was a promotional book, produced for Procter and Gamble, with a print run of 10,000 copies. Gerber gives this toughie a scarcity rating of "8" or "rare" in his Photo-Journal Guide. The comic was sent to customers who clipped coupons from the company's products for free -- charging a dime for this new item would come a little later! The contents were all reprinted Sunday funny strips. When you compare the significance of this book to its Guide values, this would have to be considered one of the biggest bargains in the entire comic collecting hobby! Overstreet 2013 VF 8.0 value = $6,000. CGC census 2/14: 1 in 7.5, 1 higher.

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    February, 2014
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
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