Jon Berk Collection Copy; white pgs; QES Certified: Criteria met: Preferred staple placement + perfect cover edges + perfect staple area + deep color strike (orange & purple)
classic Lou Fine Green Mask cover (12/39)
Edgar Church / Mile High Copy
Highest GradedThe Green Mask and Blue Beetle were two of the prominent superheroes of the Golden Age, both appear in this issue among myriad treats for the anthology comic fan of the time. The cast of artists and writers that produced Mystery Men Comics #5 reads like a Who's Who of comic's earliest days. The cover by Lou Fine is another masterpiece by the revered draftsman, who is considered by some to be the first great talent in the industry. Adding to the murderer's row of creators are Will Eisner, George Tuska, Fred Schwab, Dick Briefer, Klaus Nordling, Arthur Peddy, and Bob Powell: names that are sure to be of deep interest to GA collectors.This QES-certified comic hails from the unparalleled Mile High pedigree, with pristine and glowing colors, razor-sharp corners, perfect staple placement, all hallmarks expected of an Edgar Church copy, there is no higher-graded example known to the marketplace. This stunner of a book, created by some of the biggest names of the Golden Age, is sure to be a hit at auction. Visit the QES website.
Overstreet Guide 2019 NM- (9.2) value = $6,100.
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