First edition of the classic comic The Dandy has emerged for sale for £4,000

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A rare first edition of the classic comic The Dandy has sold for over £4,000.<br />
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There are just 25 copies of The Dandy No1 in existence today after it was first published in December 1937.<br />
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The Dandy, that featured the adventures of Desperate Dan, was the first ever British publication to use comic strips to illustrate and tell a story with the aid of speech bubbles.<br />
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Up until then, 'story papers' like Hotspur and Wizard mostly used text and the odd illustration.