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CGC NM: 9.4
CGC #1212459010, Off-White to White pages, Killer Near-Mint copy with 9.6 eye appeal.
The 3rd best known example following closely in the footsteps of only 1 in 9.8 and 1 in NM+ (which fetched $12,000 in March, 2016)
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NM+: 9.6
Bloodstorm TPB; hardcover first printing, sealed
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NM: 9.4
The Sunday Classics trade paperback; oversized edition reprinting 1943-1946 Sunday Batman strips
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VF: 8.0
Pencils Marki Wolfson; 11" x 17"; 2016
Batman & The Joker, what more could you want?
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FN: 6.0
Unpublished; Ken Lashley pencils; 11" x 17"; coffee stains, doesn't affect art
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VF: 8.0
Ken Lashley pencils and inks; 11" x 17"
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CGC FN: 6.0
Restored Holder, Ext. (P) Restoration, Off-White to White pages, Restoration includes color touch, piece added, seals reinforced, reglosses, staples replaced.
one of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker - new Joker movie may win Oscar for Best Picture (future price jump); 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940)
Bob Kane and Batman co-creator, Bill Finger, wiped the grime off Gotham and added a bright, youthful cohort to the Batman mythos. One of the most famous comics of the Golden Age, featuring one of the most iconic covers, Batman #1 is the perfect cornerstone for any new GA collector; an accessible comic that only increases in value and popularity year after year.

Batman #1 is consistently among the top-ten most-desirable comics in the world, always demanding impressive prices and always a super-hot item in our auctions. As knowledgeable collectors are aware, top-tier keys are becoming more and more difficult to find on the market, as owners know well enough to hold on to these trophies and lock them away for years or sometimes generations.

As many comic book fans would surely agree, Batman is far and away the single-most-popular character in the history of the medium. There's easily been over a hundred titles devoted to the Caped Crusader, more than Superman and Spider-Man combined. The iterations of the hero are endless; dark and brooding spirit of vengeance; bright and colorful campy cheeseball; grizzled old veteran in a dystopian future; Holmesian crime-solving brainiac, the list goes on and on. Starring in several serials, animated series, TV shows, movies, video games, novelizations, record albums, soundtracks, Batman is everywhere! Along with the Boy Wonder, the Dynamic Duo is universally recognized in the shared global human consciousness...and this issue, Batman #1, is a milestone key. Although the antihero made his solo appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, this book represents a fresh start for the man in gray and blue, one which broadened his appeal to a younger audience due to the addition of Robin.
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CGC FN-: 5.5
crm/ow pgs
one of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker - new Joker movie may win Oscar for Best Picture (future price jump); 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940)
Bob Kane and Batman co-creator, Bill Finger, wiped the grime off Gotham and added a bright, youthful cohort to the Batman mythos. One of the most famous comics of the Golden Age, featuring one of the most iconic covers, Batman #1 is the perfect cornerstone for any new GA collector; an accessible comic that only increases in value and popularity year after year.

Batman #1 is consistently among the top-ten most-desirable comics in the world, always demanding impressive prices and always a super-hot item in our auctions. As knowledgeable collectors are aware, top-tier keys are becoming more and more difficult to find on the market, as owners know well enough to hold on to these trophies and lock them away for years or sometimes generations.

As many comic book fans would surely agree, Batman is far and away the single-most-popular character in the history of the medium. There's easily been over a hundred titles devoted to the Caped Crusader, more than Superman and Spider-Man combined. The iterations of the hero are endless; dark and brooding spirit of vengeance; bright and colorful campy cheeseball; grizzled old veteran in a dystopian future; Holmesian crime-solving brainiac, the list goes on and on. Starring in several serials, animated series, TV shows, movies, video games, novelizations, record albums, soundtracks, Batman is everywhere! Along with the Boy Wonder, the Dynamic Duo is universally recognized in the shared global human consciousness...and this issue, Batman #1, is a milestone key. Although the antihero made his solo appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, this book represents a fresh start for the man in gray and blue, one which broadened his appeal to a younger audience due to the addition of Robin.
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CGC VG+: 4.5
Restored Holder, Extensive Professional Restoration, Off-White to White pages, color touch pieces added tear seals cover cleaned interior lightend reinforced A5
one of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker - new Joker movie may win Oscar for Best Picture (future price jump); 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940)
Bob Kane and Batman co-creator, Bill Finger, wiped the grime off Gotham and added a bright, youthful cohort to the Batman mythos. One of the most famous comics of the Golden Age, featuring one of the most iconic covers, Batman #1 is the perfect cornerstone for any new GA collector; an accessible comic that only increases in value and popularity year after year.

Batman #1 is consistently among the top-ten most-desirable comics in the world, always demanding impressive prices and always a super-hot item in our auctions. As knowledgeable collectors are aware, top-tier keys are becoming more and more difficult to find on the market, as owners know well enough to hold on to these trophies and lock them away for years or sometimes generations.

As many comic book fans would surely agree, Batman is far and away the single-most-popular character in the history of the medium. There's easily been over a hundred titles devoted to the Caped Crusader, more than Superman and Spider-Man combined. The iterations of the hero are endless; dark and brooding spirit of vengeance; bright and colorful campy cheeseball; grizzled old veteran in a dystopian future; Holmesian crime-solving brainiac, the list goes on and on. Starring in several serials, animated series, TV shows, movies, video games, novelizations, record albums, soundtracks, Batman is everywhere! Along with the Boy Wonder, the Dynamic Duo is universally recognized in the shared global human consciousness...and this issue, Batman #1, is a milestone key. Although the antihero made his solo appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, this book represents a fresh start for the man in gray and blue, one which broadened his appeal to a younger audience due to the addition of Robin.
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CBCS PR: 0.5
brittle pgs, from bound volume, 2 extra staples added, not manufacturing, trimmed, incomplete: 13th & 14th page missing, affects story
one of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker - new Joker movie may win Oscar for Best Picture (future price jump); 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940)
Bob Kane File
Bob Kane and Batman co-creator, Bill Finger, wiped the grime off Gotham and added a bright, youthful cohort to the Batman mythos. One of the most famous comics of the Golden Age, featuring one of the most iconic covers, Batman #1 is the perfect cornerstone for any new GA collector; an accessible comic that only increases in value and popularity year after year.

Batman #1 is consistently among the top-ten most-desirable comics in the world, always demanding impressive prices and always a super-hot item in our auctions. As knowledgeable collectors are aware, top-tier keys are becoming more and more difficult to find on the market, as owners know well enough to hold on to these trophies and lock them away for years or sometimes generations.

As many comic book fans would surely agree, Batman is far and away the single-most-popular character in the history of the medium. There's easily been over a hundred titles devoted to the Caped Crusader, more than Superman and Spider-Man combined. The iterations of the hero are endless; dark and brooding spirit of vengeance; bright and colorful campy cheeseball; grizzled old veteran in a dystopian future; Holmesian crime-solving brainiac, the list goes on and on. Starring in several serials, animated series, TV shows, movies, video games, novelizations, record albums, soundtracks, Batman is everywhere! Along with the Boy Wonder, the Dynamic Duo is universally recognized in the shared global human consciousness...and this issue, Batman #1, is a milestone key. Although the antihero made his solo appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, this book represents a fresh start for the man in gray and blue, one which broadened his appeal to a younger audience due to the addition of Robin.
This issue is from the personal collection of Batman creator Bob Kane. While having a Bob Kane File Copy in your collection is a prize in and of itself the bound volume from which it came were gifted to Mr. Kane by DC Comics, so it is also a DC File Copy. Because these items were in a bound volume, the books still retain their striking colors. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to snatch up not only iconic issues of the Dark Knight himself, which are rare in any grade, but also copies that were touched by the character's co-creator, Bob Kane.

UPDATE: Original replacements of the missing pages will be provided to the winning bidder at no cost. DC s original binder, which contained this issue and was embossed with Bob Kane s name, will be offered to the winning bidder for an additional 2% over the final bid.

We are sure you have noticed that the comic you are viewing is graded by a new company, CBCS. Comic Book Certification Service (CBCS) is an impartial certification company for comic books started by comic grading veteran Steve Borock. Steve brings over 35 years of comic grading and restoration detection experience to the table and along with his expert staff, combined with Steve, have over 200 years in grading experience. CBCS are well equipped to quickly and accurately grade and perform restoration detection on comic books from the 1930s to present. All comic books are encased in archival-safe, state-of-the-art holders with the CBCS label stating the grade, page quality and any conservation or restoration detected. Key and art comments, as well as any other pertinent information pertaining to the comic book, are also noted. The back of the label has a QR code, so that you can get the grading notes for free and understand how CBCS came to any given grade.

Overstreet Guide 2014 GD (2.0) value = $22,000.

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8/7/2014 Correction: Item has been graded by CBCS and is missing 2 pages.
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CGC No Grade: 0.3
crm/ow pgs; 12th wrap only
one of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker - new Joker movie may win Oscar for Best Picture (future price jump); 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940)
Bob Kane and Batman co-creator, Bill Finger, wiped the grime off Gotham and added a bright, youthful cohort to the Batman mythos. One of the most famous comics of the Golden Age, featuring one of the most iconic covers, Batman #1 is the perfect cornerstone for any new GA collector; an accessible comic that only increases in value and popularity year after year.

Batman #1 is consistently among the top-ten most-desirable comics in the world, always demanding impressive prices and always a super-hot item in our auctions. As knowledgeable collectors are aware, top-tier keys are becoming more and more difficult to find on the market, as owners know well enough to hold on to these trophies and lock them away for years or sometimes generations.

As many comic book fans would surely agree, Batman is far and away the single-most-popular character in the history of the medium. There's easily been over a hundred titles devoted to the Caped Crusader, more than Superman and Spider-Man combined. The iterations of the hero are endless; dark and brooding spirit of vengeance; bright and colorful campy cheeseball; grizzled old veteran in a dystopian future; Holmesian crime-solving brainiac, the list goes on and on. Starring in several serials, animated series, TV shows, movies, video games, novelizations, record albums, soundtracks, Batman is everywhere! Along with the Boy Wonder, the Dynamic Duo is universally recognized in the shared global human consciousness...and this issue, Batman #1, is a milestone key. Although the antihero made his solo appearance in the pages of Detective Comics, this book represents a fresh start for the man in gray and blue, one which broadened his appeal to a younger audience due to the addition of Robin.
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CBCS PR: 0.5
brittle pgs, from bound volume, 2 extra staples added, not manufacturing, trimmed, Incomplete affects story 3rd & 4th page missing; this lot comes with replacement pages from another Batman 2 copy shown on second image
2nd app. Joker, 2nd app. Catwoman; classic Joker splash page
Bob Kane File
By the second issue of Batman the transformation of the character and franchise from dark, brooding, mystery of the night to cheerful (if bizarre) puncher of bad persons was complete. Even the backgrounds of these covers mark a decisive change from the pre-Robin era: from dense, detailed settings full of menace to bright, eye-catching color washes meant to pry coins from the pockets of precocious boys. Despite the flattening of the character's idiosyncrasies, there was also no denying the inventiveness and joy of these classic-era tales, with Kane's ghost artists -fine craftsmen all- filling pages and pages with deliriously imaginative locales, perfectly craggy thug faces, and no end of action and mayhem.
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CGC NM: 9.4
ow/white pgs; Highest Graded 1 of 1
Bob Kane/Jerry Robinson cvr/art; 3rd app of Catwoman (1st in costume)
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Early Batman comics are notoriously difficult to procure and issue #3 has one of the best covers of the first ten issues of the run. This one looks like it may have been the basis for the animated intro of the iconic Adam West TV series. You can almost hear the theme song as you look at it! It just so happens to contain the first appearance of Catwoman in full costume and the first appearance of the Puppet Master as well.
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CBCS PR: 0.5
brittle pgs, from bound volume, 2 extra staples added, not manufacturing, trimmed
Bob Kane/Jerry Robinson cvr/art; 3rd app of Catwoman (1st in costume)
Bob Kane File
Early Batman comics are notoriously difficult to procure and issue #3 has one of the best covers of the first ten issues of the run. This one looks like it may have been the basis for the animated intro of the iconic Adam West TV series. You can almost hear the theme song as you look at it! It just so happens to contain the first appearance of Catwoman in full costume and the first appearance of the Puppet Master as well.
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VG/F: 5.0
crm/ow pgs; restoration includes: color touch, piece replacement, spine reinforced
classic Bob Kane Scales of Justice cvr; 1st Bathead Batmobile; Joker app.
A classic cover, which captures both the gritty, streetwise drama of Batman's early years, and the light, deft touch the series began to exhibit with the success of new sidekick Robin. This issue also boasts the first appearance of the iconic bathead Batmobile, adding one of the final touches to the early Batman mythos and creating a stylistic touch that carries over to this day.

1st app. of Linda Page, no Bat emblem on chest
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CGC NM: 9.4
white pgs
classic cover
Central Valley Pedigree
The Batman cover formula is well in place by this issue: feature the Dynamic Duo in cheerful, barrel chested action poses with striking, often solid color backgrounds, slap that enormous logo on the top, and watch kids fight over the result. The brash action and pulpy adventure of the early Bat issues is plainly evident in this classic image. By this time, the formula had been well enough established that scribes Gardner Fox and Bill Finger, largely responsible for growing the Batman rogues' gallery through the Golden Age, were coming up with more and more ridiculous ideas for themed villains, such as this issue's Clock Maker. This bizarre baddie, obsessed with the loss of time and the intricacy of clockmaking, neatly fits into the series' themes of loss and mortality, even if the stories themselves were drifting away from pulp melodrama into pure action. There are still plenty of dark, moody moments in this fascinating attempt to create a new Joker/Luthor/etc.
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CGC F/VF: 7.0
off white pgs
classic cover
The Batman cover formula is well in place by this issue: feature the Dynamic Duo in cheerful, barrel chested action poses with striking, often solid color backgrounds, slap that enormous logo on the top, and watch kids fight over the result. The brash action and pulpy adventure of the early Bat issues is plainly evident in this classic image. By this time, the formula had been well enough established that scribes Gardner Fox and Bill Finger, largely responsible for growing the Batman rogues' gallery through the Golden Age, were coming up with more and more ridiculous ideas for themed villains, such as this issue's Clock Maker. This bizarre baddie, obsessed with the loss of time and the intricacy of clockmaking, neatly fits into the series' themes of loss and mortality, even if the stories themselves were drifting away from pulp melodrama into pure action. There are still plenty of dark, moody moments in this fascinating attempt to create a new Joker/Luthor/etc.
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CGC VF: 8.0
crm/ow pgs
Catwoman app. (new costume)
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CGC FN+: 6.5
White pages
Catwoman app. (new costume)
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CGC FN-: 5.5
ow/white pgs; manufactured w/int wraps inserted in reverse order; manufacturing error
classic Fred Ray Joker cover; Penguin app.
Joker covers always bring a premium at auction and this cover is a perfect example why. With Batman as the King, Robin as the Jack, and the Joker as, who else, the Joker, Fred Ray's fabulous design was an instant classic. As was the style of the day, someone usually got punched in the jaw and nothing's better than Joker getting a good socking from Batman! The Penguin makes a fowl appearance as well. Art by creator Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson.
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CGC VG: 4.0
ow/white pgs; Slight (C-1) tear seals to cover, cfld reinforced
classic Fred Ray Joker cover; Penguin app.
Joker covers always bring a premium at auction and this cover is a perfect example why. With Batman as the King, Robin as the Jack, and the Joker as, who else, the Joker, Fred Ray's fabulous design was an instant classic. As was the style of the day, someone usually got punched in the jaw and nothing's better than Joker getting a good socking from Batman! The Penguin makes a fowl appearance as well. Art by creator Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson.
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CGC VF+: 8.5
ow/white pgs
Joker app.; WWII paratrooper cover; Jerry Siegel & Joe DiMaggio cameos
This book's cover illustration, by co-creator Bob Kane, bears a classic WWII image of the Dynamic Duo parachuting into action, no doubt to do their patriotic duty for the boys overseas. The interior of the book contains three thrilling tales: "The Batman Plays a Lone Hand", in which Batman, surprisingly, fires Robin in order to go solo; "Comedy of Tears", a Joker story which includes "real world" cameos by Joe DiMaggio and Superman creator Jerry Seigel; and "The Story of the Seventeen Stones", which pits the Bat against Rocky Grimes, who does indeed employ seventeen forms of stone in the executions of his crimes.
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CGC F/VF: 7.0
ow/white pgs
Joker app.; WWII paratrooper cover; Jerry Siegel & Joe DiMaggio cameos
This book's cover illustration, by co-creator Bob Kane, bears a classic WWII image of the Dynamic Duo parachuting into action, no doubt to do their patriotic duty for the boys overseas. The interior of the book contains three thrilling tales: "The Batman Plays a Lone Hand", in which Batman, surprisingly, fires Robin in order to go solo; "Comedy of Tears", a Joker story which includes "real world" cameos by Joe DiMaggio and Superman creator Jerry Seigel; and "The Story of the Seventeen Stones", which pits the Bat against Rocky Grimes, who does indeed employ seventeen forms of stone in the executions of his crimes.
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CGC VF-: 7.5
Off-White to White pages
Jerry Robinson cvr/art; 2nd Penguin cvr
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FN+: 6.5
ow/white pgs; restoration includes: staple reinforcement, slight color touch, small piece replacement
Jerry Robinson cvr/art; 2nd Penguin cvr
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