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    Famous Funnies: A Carnival of Comics #nn (Eastern Color, 1933) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream pages. Considered the second-ever comic book, it was distributed as a premium and as a giveaway in 1933. Comic publishing pioneer M. C. Gaines sold the comic to Wheatena, Malt-O-Milk, John Wanamaker, Kinney Shoe Stores, and others for promotional purposes. What a concept! The book consisted of strip reprints of The Bungle Family, Dixie Dugan, Hairbreadth Harry, Joe Palooka, Keeping Up With the Joneses, Mutt & Jeff, Reg'lar Fellers, S'Matter Pop, Strange As It Seems, and others. A vital part of comic book history! Overstreet 2007 FN 6.0 value = $2,400. CGC census 11/07: 4 in 5.5, 10 higher.

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    28th-29th Thursday-Friday
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