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    Famous Funnies: A Carnival of Comics #nn (Eastern Color, 1933) CGC Apparent FN 6.0 Moderate (P) Off-white pages. Here's the second comic book ever published! This issue is a Gerber "8," and it's actually a book that never hit newsstands -- publisher M. C. Gaines, the "father of the comic book," marketed it to various retailers to use as a promotional giveaway for their customers. At this early date, nobody knew if people would actually pay ten cents for one of these staple-bound things! The content consists of reprints of popular strips of the day, with Mutt and Jeff, Reg'lar Fellers, Joe Palooka and the like all appearing. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced." Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $913; VG 4.0 value = $1,816; FN 6.0 value = $2,740.From the John McLaughlin Collection.

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    September, 2006
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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