Hi there, everyone,
Wow, do we have some stunning pieces of comic book history for you today! Any discerning collector will be able to appreciate this week’s graded auctions — will you be the one to make them part of your display?
For starters, we have a a rare key comic that is any Marvel fan’s dream, the very first appearance and origin of the Fantastic Four, in (what else?) Fantastic Four #1, along with the first appearance of dreaded villain Mole Man. Who knows where the larger Marvel Universe would be without this landmark issue.
Also up this week is a classic Golden Age Detective Comics issue, starring fan-favorites Batman and Robin and featuring that most well-known of baddies, the Joker himelf. This is a must-have for your collection; don’t let the opportunity pass you by!
These 10-day auctions run from May 11th to May 21st:
|Fantastic Four #1
CGC Certified in apparent 2.0 condition, with off-white pages, and restoration that includes a small amount of color touch on cover and tear seals to cover.
A rare, complete, and original hard-to-find copy of this historic beginning to the 1960s Marvel Super Hero Universe, this is a solid copy of this key early Silver Age comic book, featuring the origin and first appearance of the Fantastic Four (Marvel’s 1st super-hero team), starring The Thing, Mr. Fantastic, Human Torch and the Invisible Girl, as well as the first appearance of their villain Mole Man. This vintage 10 cent issue was written by Stan Lee, with artwork and cover by Jack Kirby.
|Detective Comics #91
CGC Certified Qualified Grade in condition, with off-white to white pages, some tape on the interior cover and staples cleaned.
A must-have graded book for your collection, this is a very nice copy of a classic Golden Age comic book, starring Batman & Robin and featuring a Joker cover and story. This vintage 10 cent issue was includes cover and art by Dick Sprang, with additional artwork by Howard Sherman and George Roussos.
Don’t forget that these auctions are ending Saturday, May 14th:
CGC Certified Universal Grade in 9.8 condition, with off-white to white pages.
A high-grade, must-have addition for your collection, this is a stunning copy of this key Bronze Age comic book, the first solo Power Girl comic. This vintage 1970s issue was written by Paul Levitz, with artwork and cover by Joe Staton & EC comics legend Joe Orlando.
|Captain America #217
CGC Certified Universal Grade in 9.6 condition, with off-white to white pages.
A key issue from an original owner collection, this is a beautiful copy of this classic Bronze Age comic book, co-starring The Falcon and featuring 1st appearance of Marvel Man (Wendell Vaughn, who later becomes Quasar), as well as appearances by Texas Twister, Blue Streak, and Vamp. This vintage 1970s issue was written by Roy Thomas & Don Glut, with John Buscema & Pablo Marcos artwork and cover by Buscema & Frank Giacoia.
Bidders — best of luck!