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    Detective Comics #2 (DC, 1937) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Off-white pages. As has been known to happen in the comic world, this #2 issue is scarcer than #1 -- it's a Gerber "9" and is also called "rare" by Overstreet. It's on Overstreet's list of the 100 most valuable Golden Age books (though technically, this one is so early that it's from the Platinum Age). 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 the 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, "cover detached." Overstreet 2004 GD 2.0 value = $2,333. CGC census 12/04: 1 in 1.5, 3 higher.

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