Hake’s March 11-12 Auction Featured Original Comic Art, Star Wars figures, political items

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‘Showcase’ #4, Sept./Oct. 1956, CGC-graded 8.0 VF,

Hake’s first pop culture memorabilia auction of the new decade scored a solid $1.5 million, bolstered by sales of key comic books, rare original comic art, Star Wars action figures, political memorabilia, and other prized collectibles. The March 11-12 sale boasted more than 1,600 comic books, including 300+ issues that were certified (mostly by CGC). The selection was led by Showcase #4 CGC 8.0, a coveted title that introduces the Silver Age “Flash,” one of several superheroes DC Comics reinvented in the post-WWII era. It landed within its estimate range at $75,284. Comic books continued their impressive run with Incredible Hulk #1, CGC 5.5, with

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