Action Comics #23

First appearance of Lex Luthor; First mention of Daily Planet
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FMV & Sale History

Fair Market Value (FMV) calculated 09/14/2021
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* Hypothetical value. No graded copies known to exist.

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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Sep 12, 2021
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jul 12, 2021
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jun 19, 2021
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Mar 16, 2021
  • CGC Restored 5.5 (FN-)
    Mar 7, 2021
  • CGC Restored 4.0 (VG)
    Jan 18, 2021
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Dec 16, 2020
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Nov 22, 2020
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Oct 12, 2020
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Sep 13, 2020
  • CGC Restored 6.5 (FN+)
    Sep 13, 2020
  • CGC Restored 3.5 (VG-)
    Aug 25, 2020
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 2.5 (GD+)
    Jul 12, 2020
  • CGC Restored 3.5 (VG-)
    Jul 12, 2020
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    May 3, 2020
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Apr 30, 2020
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Mar 26, 2020
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Mar 8, 2020
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Dec 9, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Aug 1, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jul 29, 2019
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Jul 3, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Conserved) 3.5 (VG-)
    Jun 16, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jun 10, 2019
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    May 16, 2019
  • CGC Conserved 6.0 (FN)
    Apr 29, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Mar 11, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 9.8 (NM/MT)
    Jan 26, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Sep 3, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jul 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Jun 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    May 22, 2018
  • CGC Qualified 3.5 (VG-)
    May 22, 2018
  • CGC Conserved 5.0 (VG/FN)
    May 5, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Restored) 9.8 (NM/MT)
    Apr 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Mar 20, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Mar 20, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Dec 7, 2017
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Sep 12, 2017
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Sep 11, 2017
  • CGC Universal 1.8 (GD-)
    Aug 10, 2017
  • CGC Restored 1.8 (GD-)
    Jul 2, 2017
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jun 12, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.8 (GD-)
    Apr 12, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Mar 20, 2017
  • CGC Conserved 6.5 (FN+)
    Dec 12, 2016
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Sep 6, 2016
  • CGC Restored 2.5 (GD+)
    Aug 27, 2016
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Aug 4, 2016
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Grade
No Data Available

CGC® Census

Data provided courtesy of the CGC Census.
Grade Total Universal Top Qualified Top Signature Top Restored Top
10.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.9 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.8 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.6 1 0 - 0 - 0 - 1 2.6%
9.4 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.2 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
8.5 4 3 3.3% 0 - 0 - 1 5.1%
8.0 4 3 6.6% 0 - 0 - 1 7.7%
7.5 2 0 - 0 - 0 - 2 12.8%
7.0 9 4 11.0% 0 - 0 - 5 25.6%
6.5 7 5 16.5% 0 - 0 - 2 30.8%
6.0 8 5 22.0% 0 - 0 - 3 38.5%
5.5 5 4 26.4% 0 - 0 - 1 41.0%
5.0 10 7 34.1% 0 - 0 - 3 48.7%
4.5 7 6 40.7% 0 - 0 - 1 51.3%
4.0 14 9 50.5% 0 - 0 - 5 64.1%
3.5 8 5 56.0% 1 20.0% 0 - 2 69.2%
3.0 14 12 69.2% 0 - 0 - 2 74.4%
2.5 12 8 78.0% 1 40.0% 0 - 3 82.1%
2.0 6 3 81.3% 0 - 0 - 3 89.7%
1.8 5 3 84.6% 1 60.0% 0 - 1 92.3%
1.5 4 3 87.9% 0 - 0 - 1 94.9%
1.0 3 2 90.1% 0 - 0 - 1 97.4%
0.5 12 9 100.0% 2 100.0% 0 - 1 100.0%
Total 135 91   5   0   39  

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About

Key Issue
First appearance of Lex Luthor; First mention of Daily Planet
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
April 10, 1940
Cover Price
$0.10
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Murray Boltinoff
Script
Jerry Siegel, Gardner F. Fox, Ken Fitch?, Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Joe Shuster, Fred Guardineer, Sheldon Moldoff, Chad Grothkopf, Bernard Baily
Inks
Paul Cassidy, Fred Guardineer, Sheldon Moldoff, Chad Grothkopf, Bernard Baily
Letters
Bernard Baily, typeset
Issue Notes
1st issue with DC bullet on cover: "A DC Publication".
GCIN
107369

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