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    Zap Comix #1 First Printing (Apex Novelties, 1967) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white pages. Here's the Big Bang of the Underground Comix universe -- the first printing of the most important "alternative" comic book ever, the "Charles Plymell edition" of Zap Comix #1. It's the kind of book legends have formed around (like the story that artist Robert Crumb sold copies of this edition from a baby buggy on the streets of San Francisco). There's some debate over how many copies were actually printed, but the number was low, and the fact that many of them were destroyed in a warehouse fire makes the number of existing copies very scarce indeed. Needless to say, if you collect Undergrounds, this one is a must-have, especially in this kind of condition. With no high-grade copies entering the market for some time, we expect the bidding to be quite fierce on this little item! Fogel's Underground Comix Price Guide NM 9.4 value = $8,000. CGC census 4/09: 1 in 9.2, 2 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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