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Esquire Comics - Issue: Captain America Comics #49
Issue Date: August 1945
Publisher: Timely Comics
Era/Age:: Golden/Atom

Grade: 8.0/VF
Grade Service:
Page Condition: Off-White to White
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Price: $950
Status: SOLD!


Fantastic WWII Captain America Nazi stories. I sat transfixed to the comic reading the stories. Beautiful Alex Schomburg's cover art highlights this issue, which also features interior art from Carmine Infantino (on a Human Torch story) and Vince Alascia.

CONDITION: This is a gorgeous copy whose eye appeal greatly outshines its actual condition. I've looked at many CGC graded comics from this period and I have no hesitation to place this book as a VF, which is not to say it does not have some potential flexibility in grade. Slight upper right corner crease, left side corner nubs. The staple is starting to slightly pull away though tight within the book. However, this is a qualified grade as the centerfold and one additional leaf has separated from the staple. Personally, it doesn't bother me. I bought the book knowing this to be the case, particularly because the cover colors are so gorgeous (my scanner can not capture the deep bright colors that this book maintains). Others may feel differently. And the PQ is at least OW/W. This book typically sells for OVER guide!

Overstreet 2008 FN 6.0 value = $465.00; VF 8.0 value = $969.00

A CGC 8.0 copy sold for nearly $1,000.00 in 2002 - that is 6 years ago!

Front Cover: Captain America Comics #49
Back Cover: Captain America Comics #49

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