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Event AuctionMORE FUN COMICS #73
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Grade: CGC VF: 8.0
Publisher: DC
Bid History: Sold For

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End Time: 7:00 PM EDT
Friday 8/31/2018
Comments: ow/white pgs
Origin and 1st app. Aquaman! 1st app. Green Arrow and Speedy!
CGC VF: 8.0
This issue features the 1st appearance of not 1, not 2, but 3 major super heroes of the DC Universe. Both the Emerald Archer, Green Arrow with his sidekick Speedy (who later became a member of the Teen Titans and a drug addict in GL #85 & #86) and the Sovereign of the Seven Seas, Aquaman, make their comic book debuts in More Fun #73. Inspired by Robin Hood and a movie serial character called the Green Archer, Green Arrow was created by the team of Mort Weisinger and George Papp. The character later gained new life as a wisecracking political crusader in the late 60s. Today, Arrow has his own television show, recently renewed for a sixth season, and Aquaman (another creation of Weisinger's in collaboration with Paul Norris) has a movie set for a 2018 release; there's no slowing in demand for this investment collectible.

Finding Golden Age comics in grades 8.0 and above is never an easy task, and the solid condition and strong colors boost this comic's already stellar desirability.

Overstreet Guide 2017 VF (8.0) value = $65,000.

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