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The Dark Knight Rises, And Rises: Batman #1 CGC 9.2 Sells For Record $850,000
 There are currently two copies graded CGC 9.0, and three copies graded CGC 8.5. The Spring 1940 cover-dated comic from DC Comics contains the first appearances of both the Joker and Catwoman in stories by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson The comic also reprints Batman's first-told origin from Detective Comics #33, and includes another[...]
Detective Comics 27 Production Proofs Offer Stunning Look At First Batman Art
Exhibit A for that rule today is the Heritage Auctions announcement that 4 pages of 1939 production proofs from Detective Comics #27 just surfaced, having been in the possession of a man living in an apartment building where Bob Kane once lived, who rescued it from the curbside trash some 45 years ago. Silver Age production[...]
Tuesday Runaround – Facial Hair Special
As a visual metaphor for blind spots (wilful or otherwise), as a literal reference to the actual blacking out of signposts during the war, as an impediment to wayfinding of all kinds. FakeWatch: Forged artwork from Bob Kane joins a litany of such work on eBay. BeardWatch: Facial hair as an accompaniment to creative work. MoustacheWatch:[...]