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    Wow Comics #1 (Henle, 1936) Condition: GD. This issue features the first comic book work of Will Eisner and it's the first comic produced by S. M. "Jerry" Iger! Soon after being hired to produce Wow What A Magazine, as this first issue was called, Iger placed an ad in the New York Times looking for cartoonists to work on. Eisner was among the applicants. To make a long story short, soon the Eisner-Iger "shop" was born, and if you want to see the tremendous role both men played in the Golden Age, flip to almost any page in this catalog. Dick Briefer (who drew the cover) and Bernard Baily also contributed. This magazine-sized (8 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches) publication is a Gerber "8." Note that this magazine cannot currently be encapsulated by CGC because of its size. This copy has a 2-inch spine split; the pages are brittle at the edges. Overstreet 2006 GD 2.0 value = $289.

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    May, 2007
    3rd-4th Thursday-Friday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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