Classic Cover of the Week 6/20/2016
New Week, New Covers!!
Thanks to Jon Z for showing off this incredible Will Eisner Bad Girl cover that happens to be the list issue of the run. Long considered a classic cover as well as a scarce book to find in any condition. Little known fact (Again, thanks Z), is that this cover is actually based on a photo of Lauren Bacall.
The census makes this look like a pretty common book with 43 Universal copies on the census with the top copy being a shocking 9.8 and the low being a pair of 2.0's. Also shocking is the 6.08 average on the 43 comics.
SHELF DATE of August 1950
Exciting Comics #35
Yup… Another Schomburg gem. Might have used this one before, but it's worth another look.
2 9s at the top 5.77 and 2.0 at the bottom with 15 total examples suggests this is still somewhat of a rare find in the marketplace.
SHELF DATE of October 1944
As always, thanks for looking, folks!