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    Famous Funnies #1 (Eastern Color, 1934) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white pages. This was the first issue of the first comic book series sold to the general public through newsstand distribution. It would run for more than twenty years. Like all early comic books, this contained comic strip reprints, featuring Mutt and Jeff, Tailspin Tommy, and Joe Palooka. This comic is currently ranked in the top 100 of Overstreet's list of the most valuable Golden Age comics; the only reason it's not much higher is that while most comics have NM- prices listed in the Guide, no NM- copy of this is known to exist. To date, only a handful of copies have received higher grades than this one. The issue is a Gerber "9" or "Very Rare," so we wouldn't advise waiting for another one to come along! Overstreet 2011 VG 4.0 value = $6,200. CGC census 2/12: 4 in 4.0, 7 higher.

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