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Original artwork for the historic first ever Flash Gordon comic has emerged for sale for £465,000. ($600,000)<br />
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The inaugural strip for the sci-fi epic featuring Alex Raymond's illustrations was published on January 7, 1934, <br />
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Raymond has signed the 28ins by 23ins illustration board and written 'No 1' on it to signify its importance.<br />
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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.