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Second appearance of silver age Flash; First appearance of Captain Cold
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FMV & Sale History

Fair Market Value (FMV) calculated 04/21/2020
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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 4.5 (VG+)
    Apr 19, 2020
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jan 21, 2020
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 4.5 (VG+)
    Jan 13, 2020
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jan 3, 2020
  • CGC Universal 1.8 (GD-)
    Oct 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Jul 16, 2019
  • CGC Restored 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Jun 26, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Jun 9, 2019
  • CGC Restored 6.0 (FN)
    May 21, 2019
  • CGC Restored 1.5 (FR/GD)
    May 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Apr 28, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Apr 21, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Mar 29, 2019
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Mar 25, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Restored) 2.5 (GD+)
    Mar 10, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Mar 2, 2019
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jan 24, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Jan 15, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Nov 4, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.8 (GD-)
    Oct 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Oct 21, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Oct 21, 2018
  • CGC Restored 6.0 (FN)
    Oct 14, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Sep 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Aug 31, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Aug 27, 2018
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Aug 13, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jul 28, 2018
  • CGC Restored 4.5 (VG+)
    Jul 2, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Jun 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 1.0 (FR)
    Jun 21, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    May 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    May 13, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    May 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Apr 26, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 4.5 (VG+)
    Mar 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 1.0 (FR)
    Mar 19, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Mar 12, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 6.5 (FN+)
    Mar 8, 2018
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Mar 3, 2018
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Feb 8, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Jan 30, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jan 27, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jan 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 16, 2018
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Dec 31, 2017
  • CGC Restored 4.0 (VG)
    Dec 16, 2017
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Dec 6, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Dec 1, 2017
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Oct 29, 2017
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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 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.2 2 2 0.9% 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.0 2 1 1.3% 0 - 0 - 1 2.6%
8.5 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
8.0 6 6 3.9% 0 - 0 - 0 -
7.5 5 5 6.1% 0 - 0 - 0 -
7.0 7 5 8.3% 0 - 0 - 2 7.9%
6.5 16 14 14.3% 1 50.0% 0 - 1 10.5%
6.0 14 9 18.3% 0 - 0 - 5 23.7%
5.5 12 10 22.6% 0 - 0 - 2 28.9%
5.0 20 16 29.6% 0 - 0 - 4 39.5%
4.5 26 22 39.1% 0 - 0 - 4 50.0%
4.0 29 26 50.4% 1 100.0% 0 - 2 55.3%
3.5 27 26 61.7% 0 - 0 - 1 57.9%
3.0 32 25 72.6% 0 - 0 - 7 76.3%
2.5 25 20 81.3% 0 - 0 - 5 89.5%
2.0 13 12 86.5% 0 - 0 - 1 92.1%
1.8 8 8 90.0% 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.5 16 14 96.1% 0 - 0 - 2 97.4%
1.0 8 6 98.7% 0 - 1 100.0% 1 100.0%
0.5 3 3 100.0% 0 - 0 - 0 -
Total 271 230   2   1   38  

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About

Key Issue
Second appearance of silver age Flash; First appearance of Captain Cold
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
May 10, 1957
Cover Price
$0.10
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Script
Robert Kanigher, John Broome, Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia, Harry Lazarus
Issue Notes
2nd Flash appearance. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).
GCIN
120016

Additional Issues

  • 1956 19 Sales FMV Pending
  • 1956 22 Sales 9.8 FMV $3,100
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $475
    • 8.0 $1,050
    • 9.2 $1,800
  • 1956 227 Sales 9.8 FMV $1,100,000
    First silver age Flash (Barry Allen); Issue marks the silver age of comics; First appearance of Iris West; Origin of silver age Flash
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $27,000
    • 8.0 $82,000
    • 9.2 $410,000
  • 1956 26 Sales FMV Pending
  • 1957 97 Sales 9.8 FMV $78,000
    First appearance of Challengers of the Unknown; Origin of Challengers of the Unknown; First S.A. hero team
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,400
    • 8.0 $3,000
    • 9.2 $24,000
  • 1957 42 Sales FMV Pending
    Second appearance of Challengers of the Unknown
  • 1957 135 Sales 9.8 FMV $150,000
    Second appearance of silver age Flash; First appearance of Captain Cold
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $3,700
    • 8.0 $9,250
    • 9.2 $37,000
  • 1957 128 Sales 9.8 FMV $88,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,850
    • 8.0 $5,250
    • 9.2 $22,000
  • 1957 98 Sales 9.8 FMV $19,500
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $500
    • 8.0 $1,250
    • 9.2 $6,250
  • 1957 44 Sales 9.8 FMV $29,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $375
    • 8.0 $1,500
    • 9.2 $3,000
  • 1958 42 Sales FMV Pending
  • 1958 99 Sales 9.8 FMV $84,000
    Third appearance of Silver Age Flash; First appearance of Mister Element (Albert Desmond)
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,400
    • 8.0 $7,500
    • 9.2 $25,000