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CGC FN-: 5.5
(Stock Image)
SOLD ON:  Thursday, 03/16/2023 9:42 PM
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COMMENTS: ow/white pages
H.G. Peter cover/art; 2nd Wonder Woman, 1st cover; origin & 1st app Wildcat, Mr. Terrific and the Gay Ghost
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ow/white pages
H.G. Peter cover/art; 2nd Wonder Woman, 1st cover; origin & 1st app Wildcat, Mr. Terrific and the Gay Ghost
It's not the first appearance of Wonder Woman, but it's the most famous WW issue there is. It is her first cover appearance as well, an undeniably big moment in comics history. William Moulton Marston's revolutionary and cagily subversive heroine explodes onto the Golden Age comics scene, thereby officially establishing the "trinity" of DC's hero stable, while promoting a role model and avatar for millions of girls and women all over the world. This classic cover debuts H.G. Peter's trademark style, which combines the crude grace of ancient Greek artists with the flowering majesty of storybook illustration. This strip looked and felt like nothing else before or since, a true milestone in comics history. Also of note in this issue, Wonder Woman assumes the persona of her alter ego, the helpful nurse, Diana Prince.

Prices on this comic have been on the rise ever since Gal Gadot first wielded her golden lasso in the DCEU. At one point an underrated key, that designation has changed drastically, this comic is certainly one of the recommended investments in this auction, as the popularity of Wonder Woman continues to rise. This is a very attractive mid-grade example that will also undoubtedly see its share of action in our first Event Auction of the year. With the announcement of the recasting of Wonder Woman in James Gunn’s rebooted DC cinematic universe, this comic is sure to be a target for investment collectors.

Overstreet Guide 2022 FN- (5.5) value = $35,475.

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