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    Detective Comics #3 (DC, 1937) CBCS GD/VG 3.0 Cream to off-white pages. This is one tough-to-find comic book. Overstreet calls it "rare", while Gerber calls it "very rare", signifying that between six and ten copies are thought to still exist -- we've only ever seen three unrestored graded copies. The cover is by Creig Flessel, one of the top talents of the Golden Age, while the tales of detection inside the comic are courtesy of artists such as Flessel, Joe Shuster (this predates Action Comics #1, you'll note), and Sven Elven. CBCS notes, "1 piece of tape on interior cover." Overstreet 2016 GD 2.0 value = $3,650; VG 4.0 value = $7,300. CGC census 8/16: 0 in 3.0, 4 higher.

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    August, 2016
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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