Welcome back, comic fans,
We have some excellent graded auctions for you this week, a bright spot amid all the winter snow and gloom. Our first offering is a gorgeous copy of Detective Comics #479, punctuated by a Clayface appearance and a Hawkman back-up feature. Also available is a solid example of Tales of Suspense #53, a classic Silver Age comic detailing the origin of the Watcher, along with the second appearance of Black Widow (soon to be starring in her own movie!), and atomic explosion panels. These books belong in your collection, so don’t miss out!
These 10-day auctions run from January 8th to January 18th:
|Detective Comics #479
CGC Universal Grade in 9.6 condition with white pages.
This is a wonderful comic to add to your collection. Featuring a Clayface appearance and a Hawkman back-up story by Len Wein and Rich Buckler, this issue has a stunning cover by Marshall Rogers and Dick Giordanno, main story written by Wein, and artwork by Rogers and Terry Austin.
|Tales of Suspense #53
CGC Universal Grade in 4.0 condition with off-white to white pages.
From an original owner collection, this classic Silver Age issue features the origin of the Watcher, the second appearance of the Black Widow, and atomic explosion panels. The included stories are written by Stan Lee, Don Rico, and Larry Lieber, with fantastic artwork by Lieber, Don Heck, George Roussos, and Paul Reinman, and a dramatic cover by Jack Kirby.
Don’t forget that these auctions are ending Saturday, January 11th:
|Amazing Spider-Man #239
CGC Universal Grade in 9.8 condition with white pages.
From an original owner collection, this incredible looking issue features an appearance by Madame Web and the first ever Spider-Man vs. Hobgoblin battle, along with artwork by John Romita, Jr. and Frank Giacoia, a story written by the great Roger Stern, and a stunning cover by Romita Jr. and Al Milgorm.
|Fantastic Four #11
CGC Universal Grade in 3.0 condition with off-white to white pages.
A wonderful early issue, it features the origin and first appearance of Impossible Man, a Sub-Mariner pin-up, and the origin of the Fantastic Four retold. Artwork is by both Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers, along with a classic Silver Age cover by Kirby, and writing by the legendary Stan Lee.
Everyone, happy bidding!