Detective Comics #38

Detective Comics #38 Cover
Key Issue Notes
First appearance of Hugo Strange; Origin of Hugo Strange; First finned Batman gloves
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
April 10, 1940
Cover Price
$0.10
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Script
Bill Finger, Jerry Siegel, Jack Lehti, Gardner F. Fox, Chad Grothkopf, Richard Martin
Pencils
Bob Kane, Maurice Kashuba, Ken Ernst, Jack Lehti, Fred Guardineer, Don Lynch, Chad Grothkopf, Dennis Neville
Inks
Jerry Robinson, Maurice Kashuba, Ken Ernst, Jack Lehti, Fred Guardineer, Don Lynch, Chad Grothkopf, Dennis Neville
Letters
Jerry Robinson, Fred Guardineer, Chad Grothkopf, typeset
GCIN
107400

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CGC Census

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Title Issue Variant Date Year Publisher
Detective Comics 38 - 4/40 1940 D.C. Comics
Grade Universal Qualified Signature Restored Total
Gem Mint    10.0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Mint    9.9 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Near Mint/Mint    9.8 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Near Mint +    9.6 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Near Mint    9.4 1 1.6% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 0.9%
Near Mint -    9.2 0 1.6% 0 0% 0 0% 1 1.9% 1 0.9%
Very Fine/Near Mint    9.0 1 3.3% 0 0% 0 0% 2 5.6% 3 2.6%
Very Fine +    8.5 0 3.3% 0 0% 0 0% 1 7.4% 1 0.9%
Very Fine    8.0 3 8.2% 0 0% 0 0% 4 14.8% 7 6%
Very Fine -    7.5 1 9.8% 0 0% 0 0% 3 20.4% 4 3.4%
Fine/Very Fine    7.0 0 9.8% 0 0% 0 0% 7 33.3% 7 6%
Fine +    6.5 3 14.8% 0 0% 0 0% 3 38.9% 6 5.2%
Fine    6.0 3 19.7% 0 0% 0 0% 6 50% 9 7.8%
Fine -    5.5 3 24.6% 0 0% 0 0% 2 53.7% 5 4.3%
Very Good/Fine    5.0 5 32.8% 0 0% 0 0% 7 66.7% 12 10.3%
Very Good +    4.5 1 34.4% 0 0% 0 0% 3 72.2% 4 3.4%
Very Good    4.0 4 41% 0 0% 0 0% 1 74.1% 5 4.3%
Very Good -    3.5 5 49.2% 0 0% 0 0% 4 81.5% 9 7.8%
Good/Very Good    3.0 8 62.3% 0 0% 0 0% 1 83.3% 9 7.8%
Good +    2.5 4 68.9% 0 0% 0 0% 2 87% 6 5.2%
Good    2.0 2 72.1% 0 0% 0 0% 2 90.7% 4 3.4%
Good -    1.8 5 80.3% 0 0% 0 0% 0 90.7% 5 4.3%
Fair/Good    1.5 4 86.9% 0 0% 0 0% 1 92.6% 5 4.3%
Fair    1.0 3 91.8% 1 100% 0 0% 1 94.4% 5 4.3%
Poor    0.5 5 100% 0 100% 0 0% 3 100% 8 6.9%
First Slabbed Nov 9, 1999 Jul 22, 2016 - Feb 7, 2000  
Total 61 52.6% 1 0.9% 0 0% 54 46.6% 116
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