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Original artwork for the historic first ever Flash Gordon comic has emerged for sale for £465,000. ($600,000)
The inaugural strip for the sci-fi epic featuring Alex Raymond's illustrations was published on January 7, 1934,
Raymond has signed the 28ins by 23ins illustration board and written 'No 1' on it to signify its importance.
Eighty-six years later, the pencil and ink artwork is being sold by the widow of a life-long comic collector with US based auctioneer Profiles in History.