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In his first case, the Bat-Man investigates the murder of a chemical tycoon, discovering that one of his partners murdered him to steal the secret contracts that would leave him as the sole owner of the Apex Chemical Corporation.More Details...
Dave & Adam's is proud to present the highest graded copy of Detective Comics #27 in existence. This moderately restored copy features the origin and 1st appearance of Batman (Bruce Wayne) as well as Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon. Created in 1939 for DC Comics by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, Detective Comics #27 as well as Action Comics #1, which features the origin and 1st appearance of Superman (Clark Kent), are considered to be the two most coveted books spanning any era of comic publishing. The most recent sale of an Action Comics #1 CGC 9.0 broke the record for the highest sale of an individual issue of a comic book, selling for 3.2 million dollars. The colors of this unique book are vibrant and bright and it appears as if it was picked up from a newsstand just yesterday. The off-white to white page quality is the 2nd highest designation of page quality that CGC assigns to a book when it is graded, a level that is rarely seen in a book from this era. The corners are sharp, as well as the overall structure of the book being very strong, ensuring it's durability over time. This would make for the perfect gift for the person who has everything. This comic is not just a coveted piece of comic history but of pop culture as a whole. The story that debuted in this issue has gone to on to inspire creations across several multimedia platforms including, film, television, video games and many more. This is an investment grade book, with copies of it increasing in value year after year. In addition to the Detective Comics #27, whomever purchases this copy will also receive a run of Batman issues #1-36 at no additional charge as a special bonus gift. This Batman run was purchased from an original owner who themselves purchased these issues from a comic store in the 1940s. The condition of the collection is: Issue #1: GD (detached centerfold) Issue #2 GD (missing page #24) Issue #3: GD (missing page #7 & #24) Issue #4: GD (missing page #8) Issue #5 GD (detached centerfold, missing pages #7 & #25) Issue #6: GD (missing half of page #25 affects Dinky story) Issue #7: VG- Issue #8: VG- Issue #9: GD+ Issue #10: VG- Issue #11: VG- Issue #12: GD/VG Issue #13: VG/FN Issue #14:VG+ Issue #15: VG- Issue #16 VG/FN (missing page #16) Issue #17: FN Issue #18: VG- Issue #19: VG- Issue #20: VG Issue #21: VG Issue #22: VG+ Issue #23: VG- Issue #24: VG- Issue #25: VG- Issue #26: VG Issue #27: VG Issue #28: VG/FN Issue #29: GD (missing pages #17 & #18) Issue #30: FN/VF Issue #31: VG- Issue #32: VG/FN Issue #33: GD+ Issue #34: FN Issue #35: FN- Issue #36: VG In addition to the payment options outlined in this listing we are also open to full or partial trades for Golden and Silver age comics, vintage sports cards, or high end Magic the Gathering cards or boxes, or any other valuable collectibles. Bankwire is a preferred method of payment. The A-3 restoration designation assigned by CGC states that very MODERATE level of restoration, not extensive, has been performed on the book that includes: a small amount of color touch to the cover and spine, cleaning of the cover and interior, leafcasting of the spine, and reinforcement of the spine and centerfold. "Bob Kane" is written on the 1st page in pen. If you have any questions regarding any of the books in the listing please do not hesitate to contact us directly.
In his first case, the Bat-Man investigates the murder of a chemical tycoon, discovering that one of his partners murdered him to steal the secret contracts that would leave him as the sole owner of the Apex Chemical Corporation.