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    Detective Comics #5 (DC, 1937) CGC Apparent VG- 3.5 Slight (A) Cream to off-white pages. A paltry three copies of this book have been certified by CGC to date, putting this among the scarcest issues of this title! Kids who liked two-fisted cops and private eyes could thrill to shamuses like Speed Saunders (seen on Creig Flessel's cover), Slam Bradley (written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster), and Bruce Nelson (written by DC founder Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, no less), and this issue marked the debut of the newest gumshoe, Larry Steele, who was a regular in this series all the way through #63. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: cover re-attached with glue. (4 pieces of tape on spine of cover)." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $950; VG 4.0 value = $1,900. From the collection of Patrick Marchbanks.

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