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Event AuctionWONDER COMICS-1939 #1
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Grade: CGC NM: 9.4
Publisher: Fox
Bid History: Sold For
$68,000 

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End Time: 10:32 PM EDT
Friday 6/16/2017
Comments: ow/white pgs; Overstreet copy
Will Eisner story, cvr/art; Bob Kane art; 1st and only app. of Wonder Man
The Jon Berk Collection
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WONDER COMICS-1939 #1
Publisher:
Fox
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CGC NM: 9.4
Wonder Comics #1 owns a special little piece of comicbook history, you see, this issue is the one, and only ever, appearance of Wonder Man. Why, you may ask, did this character only survive through the first issue of his self-titled book? Let's just say it has something to do with one Clark Kent aka Superman, and the obvious resemblances between the two super-beings. DC sued Fox Publications over perceived copyright infringement, and the Will Eisner character was forced into early retirement, but has remained forever in comicbook lore. Wonder Comics, however, persisted, then morphed into the respected Wonderworld Comics after a few issues, which became the home of another Golden Age hit, The Flame, who would then go on the become the inspiration for the Human Torch, but that, my friends, is another story.

This highest-graded copy of Wonder Comics #1 is a true gem and bidding should reflect the book's cult status.

Overstreet Guide 2016 NM- (9.2) value = $40,000.

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