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    Showcase #4 Flash (DC, 1956) CGC VF- 7.5 Off-white to white pages. Generally regarded as the issue that launched the Silver Age of Comics, its importance can hardly be overestimated. For most of the past half-century it's been the most valuable Silver Age issue of all, and still ranks #4 on Overstreet's Top 20 Silver Age Comics list. The origin and first appearance of the Silver Age Flash (Barry Allen) heralded a revival of numerous Golden Age superhero characters and the christening of a bevy of new ones. It's not an easy issue to find in grades this nice. Carmine Infantino and Joe Kubert tandemed for the cover and interior art. Note that this copy does not have the "pedigree" designation, as it was not bought off the stands by Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, but obviously their "second-hand" copies were anything but shabby! Overstreet 2013 VF 8.0 value = $20,000. CGC census 11/13: 6 in 7.5, 13 higher. From the Don and Maggie Thompson Collection.

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