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    Action Comics #242 (DC, 1958) CGC VF- 7.5 Cream pages. This book has been seeing sales prices that are multiples of the Guide value -- recently, a VF copy sold for $32,000! It is extremely difficult to find even in mid-grade, let alone high grade! It's the origin and first appearance of Brainiac. And to make the book even sweeter, this was also the first appearance of the Shrunken City of Kandor. The Superman cover is by Curt Swan. Currently, #242 is tied for the #19 position on Overstreet's Top 50 Silver Age Comics list. You don't have to be a Brainiac to know that this book deserves a serious bid! Overstreet 2017 VF 8.0 value = $6,000. CGC census 11/17: 1 in 7.5, 6 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
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