Welcome back, comic fans,
We’re going big this week with some gorgeous magazine-format auctions, so hold on tight. Our copy of Marvel Preview #2 — featuring the first origin of Punisher and the first appearance of Dominic Fortune — would make a fantastic display piece. Also available is a stunning example of Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #2, another oversized issue that includes a Bruce Lee interview, a David Carradine pin-up, and more. Don’t snooze on your opportunity to add these to your collection!
These 10-day auctions run from August 9th to August 19th:
|Marvel Preview #2
CGC Certified Universal Grade in 9.4 condition, with off-white to white pages.
A high-grade, magazine format comic from an original owner collection, this is a beautiful copy of this key oversize comic book, featuring the first origin of the Punisher, as well as the first appearance of Dominic Fortune, and a Don Pendleton interview. This vintage 1970s issue includes stories by Gerry Conway & Len Wein, with Tony Dezuniga & Howard Chaykin artwork and a painted cover by Gray Morrow.
|Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #2
CGC Certified Universal Grade in 9.6 condition, with off-white to white pages.
Another high-grade gem for your collection, this is a stunning copy of this classic magazine size comic book, featuring a David Carradine pin-up & article, as well as a Bruce Lee interview and a “Dragon’s Vengeance” movie review. This giant size 1970s issue was written by Steve Englehart, with Alan Lee Weiss & Al Milgrom artwork and cover by Neal Adams.
Don’t forget that these auctions are ending Saturday, August 12th:
|Detective Comics #129
CGC Certified Restored Grade in 7.0 condition, with white pages; although the restoration includes a small amount of color touch on the cover.
A rare, Golden Age gem, this is a beautiful copy of this scarce, giant-size 1940s comic book, starring Batman and Robin. This vintage 10 cent issue was written by Bill Finger, with Curt Swan, Jack Burnley & Charles Paris artwork, as well as a cover by Jack Burnley & Charles Paris.
|Fantastic Four #45
PGX Certified in 6.5 Fine+ (FN+) condition, with off-white to white pages.
From a large, original owner collection, this is an excellent copy of this key Silver Age comic book, featuring the introduction and first appearance of the Inhumans. This vintage 12 cent issue was written by San Lee, with cover and artwork by Jack Kirby.
And this auction is ending Sunday, August 13th:
|Journey Into Mystery #85
CGC Certified Universal Grade in 6.0 condition, with off-white to white pages.
A key graded issue for your collection, this is a beautiful copy of this essential Silver Age comic book, featuring the third appearance of Thor, as well as the first appearance of Loki, Heimdall, Asgard, and Odin (cameo). This vintage 12 cent issue was written by Stan Lee & Larry Lieber, with Jack Kirby, Don Heck & Steve Ditko artwork and cover by Jack Kirby & Dick Ayers.
Happy bidding, and best of luck!