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    Action Comics #242 (DC, 1958) CGC VF 8.0 Cream to off-white pages. The origin and first appearance of Brainiac, one of Superman's most enduring foes. This is also the first appearance of the shrunken city of Kandor, which featured prominently in many storylines. The Superman cover is by Curt Swan. This issue is currently tied for the #19 position on Overstreet's Top 50 Silver Age Comics list. Overstreet 2018 VF 8.0 value = $7,500. CGC census 8/18: 5 in 8.0, 2 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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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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