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    Zap Comix #1 First Printing - Plymell Edition (Apex Novelties, 1967) CGC NM 9.4 Off-white to white pages. Here's the infamous "Plymell" edition of Robert Crumb's classic comic. We can remember reading an interview with Crumb back in the early seventies, where it was mentioned that first printing copies of this iconic book were trading hands for the then-unheard of price of $100, with Mr. Crumb expressing his amazement that anyone would pay so much for a comic still in print for 35ยข. Oh, if only we knew then what we know now! As is typical of many Plymell copies (actually printed by Don Donahue on Charley Plymell's pre-WWII press, learning as he went along), the black ink coverage on the front cover is a bit weak, but to us, this makes the book that more authentic, considering the hazy hippie days from which it came from. Robert Crumb stories, cover, and art. Fogel's Underground Comix Price Guide Supplement NM- 9.2 value = $10,000. CGC census 1/14: 10 in 9.4, 4 higher.

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    February, 2014
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