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Superman #53

Third retelling of Origin; Classic origin cover by Wayne Boring; Tenth anniversary issue
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Fair Market Value

Last calculated 09/18/2019
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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Restored 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Aug 9, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Jul 18, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    May 20, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    May 6, 2019
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    May 2, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 2.5 (GD+)
    Apr 26, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Apr 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Apr 1, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Mar 27, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Mar 20, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Mar 4, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Feb 28, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Feb 16, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Feb 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Jan 28, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jan 13, 2019
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Jan 4, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Dec 24, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Nov 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Nov 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Oct 13, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Sep 2, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Aug 30, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Aug 13, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Jul 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    May 10, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Restored) 6.0 (FN)
    Apr 30, 2018
  • CGC Qualified 2.5 (GD+)
    Apr 27, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Apr 24, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 4.0 (VG)
    Apr 2, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.8 (GD-)
    Mar 10, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    Mar 8, 2018
  • CGC Restored 5.5 (FN-)
    Feb 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Feb 10, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Jan 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Nov 29, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 3.5 (VG-)
    Nov 6, 2017
  • CGC Universal 1.0 (FR)
    Nov 6, 2017
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Nov 4, 2017
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Oct 6, 2017
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Sep 22, 2017
  • CGC Conserved 4.5 (VG+)
    Jul 27, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.8 (GD-)
    Jul 27, 2017
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jun 18, 2017
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Mar 24, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Mar 24, 2017
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Mar 5, 2017
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Mar 2, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 11, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Nov 15, 2016

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 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 2 1 0.5% 0 - 0 - 1 3.6%
9.2 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.0 7 7 3.7% 0 - 0 - 0 -
8.5 4 3 5.0% 0 - 0 - 1 7.1%
8.0 9 9 9.1% 0 - 0 - 0 -
7.5 13 11 14.2% 1 20.0% 0 - 1 10.7%
7.0 16 12 19.6% 0 - 0 - 4 25.0%
6.5 20 18 27.9% 0 - 0 - 2 32.1%
6.0 20 17 35.6% 0 - 0 - 3 42.9%
5.5 25 22 45.7% 1 40.0% 0 - 2 50.0%
5.0 21 17 53.4% 1 60.0% 0 - 3 60.7%
4.5 25 22 63.5% 0 - 0 - 3 71.4%
4.0 20 15 70.3% 1 80.0% 0 - 4 85.7%
3.5 18 17 78.1% 0 - 0 - 1 89.3%
3.0 17 17 85.8% 0 - 0 - 0 -
2.5 8 6 88.6% 1 100.0% 0 - 1 92.9%
2.0 11 9 92.7% 0 - 0 - 2 100.0%
1.8 3 3 94.1% 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.5 4 4 95.9% 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.0 5 5 98.2% 0 - 0 - 0 -
0.5 4 4 100.0% 0 - 0 - 0 -
Total 252 219   5   0   28  

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About

Key Issue
Third retelling of Origin; Classic origin cover by Wayne Boring; Tenth anniversary issue
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
July 10, 1948
Cover Price
$0.10
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Script
Bill Finger, Alvin Schwartz, Henry Boltinoff, Joe Samachson, Don Cameron, Lit-Win, Phil Berube
Pencils
Wayne Boring, Al Plastino, Henry Boltinoff, C. C. Beck, Lit-Win, Phil Berube
Inks
Stan Kaye, Al Plastino, Henry Boltinoff, C. C. Beck, Lit-Win, Phil Berube
Letters
typeset, Henry Boltinoff
GCIN
113423

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