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Worst. Forgery. Ever.

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jul 23, 2008 9:40PM

2008_07_23_comicbookguy2.jpgScott Meherg, of Des Plaines, has been indicted on two counts of forgery and two counts of theft for using a forged check to buy a rare 1963 Spider-Man comic book for $980 from Graham Crackers Comics in Naperville. It was the second-ever issue in the original series of the Marvel comic. Meherg allegedly used a forged LaSalle Bank check to purchase the comic in December 2007; he faces up to five years in prison if convicted. Also? The Trib uses Wikipedia as a source.