2017 MARKET UPDATE:
1960 was the best part of six decades ago. This early Silver Age comic book is still scarce in high grade, and there's no doubting its status as a DC Silver Age key issue.
There has been some softening of price, as collectors and investors realize that there is plentiful supply of GD to VG condition books. When they do come up, there is lots of demand for VF or nicer copies of this book.
When DC Studios finally announced a host of movie titles coming up, including old favorites like Wonder Woman and Justice League of America, along with the bizarre Batman vs Superman, some sleeping back issues suddenly spiked in value.
One of them was the first appearance of JLA in Brave and the Bold #28 (also on the Hot 100 list), plus 2nd and 3rd appearances in BB29 and BB30.
Another was the first solo title, this book (with its lame Chess-themed cover), which is very common in low-mid grades, so we recommend you avoid those.
Aim high with this book. You may not be able to afford a VF- copy, but if not, don't be tempted to lower your standards. There are too many lesser ones on the market to recommend them as investments.
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