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    Detective Comics #2 (DC, 1937) CGC Apparent FN+ 6.5 Slight (A) Off-white pages. This second issue is even tougher to find than #1 - it's a Gerber "9" and is also called "rare" by Overstreet, who ranks it among the 100 most valuable Golden Age books. As was the case for #1, this issue has multiple detective features, the most notable of which are Slam Bradley, who never missed a Detective in the early years, and "Bart Regan, Spy." Both of those characters' features were written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster; those were of course the creators who would soon produce Superman. The simple but striking cover is by ace artist Creig Flessel. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: spine split sealed, tear seals, centerfold reinforced with glue." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $2,450; VG 4.0 value = $4,900; FN 6.0 value = $7,350; VF 8.0 value = $17,200. From the collection of Patrick Marchbanks.

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    August, 2006
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