$7,500 Comic Book (with a book thrown in)

Ebay has a classic comic book with one of the most memorable illustrations of vice and its threat to the youth of Harlem on sale for $7,500, complete with an accompanying book.

Harlem of the South

Overtown, Miami:

Harlem Youth Unlimited

A very rare comic is on the market for $500. This report on Youth in the Ghetto and The Blueprint for Change came out of the organization Harlem Youth Unlimited.

The cover art, in particular, became an iconic image of the 1960s with fingers morphing into a loan shark, a threatening police officer, a pawnbroker, a seller of ‘hot clothes’, and a pusher injecting directly into the teenager’s skull.

The report identifies what it saw as Central Harlem.

and encouraged readers to get involved with Harlem Youth Unlimited, by tempting them with badges, jackets, and buttons.

To see the listing of this 1964 comic: