Before this title was handed over to Mary Marvel in issue #9, Mr.
Scarlet and Pinky reigned supreme. This is the highest graded copy CGC
has certified to date and the nearest runner-up lags behind at 8.0.
From the pedigree Rockford collection. Superb eye-catching cover as
Mary Marvel invites the kids to her "Thrill Show" co-starring Mr.
Scarlet and Pinky, Commando Yank and Phantom Eagle. Absolutely killer,
near flawless book displays incredibly rich color strike with intense
ruby-reds, vibrant banana-yellows and deep greens. Perfectly flat,
clean and very sharp with a beautiful spine and only the most minimal
of stress at staple. Centering is exact with super clean cover edges,
sharp corners and very fresh paper. Truly exceptional in every way
possible. Top certified copy with no equal!
From the pedigree Rockford collection. Great Mary Marvel and Mr.
Scarlet cover with deep blues and rich blood-reds. Super-Killer comic
in every way possible is perfectly flat, clean and tight with a
beautiful spine, clean cover edges and exact centering. Golden-Age
comic books just don't get much better than this. Top certified copy
with no equal!
This second squarebound issue of the title (formerly World's Best
Comics) is tough to find in high grade. This is an affordable mid-grade copy.
CGC label notes "Tiny piece off corner of most pages. Small bug chew through 10 pages."
Overstreet 2005 FN 6.0 value = $1,296.
Centerfold detached at bottom staple. From the Robert Overstreet
Collection (with certificate). This issue is not numbered on the cover,
and though actually #2 of Whiz Comics says #3 inside because of the
Fawcett-DC copyright war.
Overstreet 2005 VG 4.0 value = $904; FN 6.0 value = $1,356.