Origin and 1st appearance of the Turtles and Splinter. Shredder appearance. According to Overstreet, the first printing is the only printing that has an ad for Gobbledygook #1 & 2. The four later printings of #1 can be identified as such by the printing information on the inside front cover. Counterfeit copies exist for this issue, most of which have a half inch wide white streak or scratch marks across the center of the back cover, as well as a bluish black instead of a deep black on the black part of the cover. Counterfeit copies also have very white inside paper and the inside cover is a bright white. $1.50 cover price, 7.5″ x 11″ Cover price $1.50.