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    Star Wars (1977 Marvel) #1-30CNEWSSTAND VF/NM 9.0
    Published Jul 1977 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 1-30CNEWSSTAND VF/NM 9.0

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    1st printing, 30 Cent Newsstand Edition with UPC. "A New Hope!" Part 1 of 6. Based on the screenplay by George Lucas. Adapted by Roy Thomas. Art by Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha. A Long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...the galaxy is engrossed in the middle of an intergalactic civil war. A small band of freedom fighters led by Princess Leia opposes the evil Galactic Empire and steals the plans to their most destructive weapon, the Death Star. Now Darth Vader, the most feared name in the galaxy, will stop at nothing to recover the stolen plans, and the location of the Rebel's secret base of operations. Now, it's up to farm boy Luke Skywalker and a motley band of heroes to save the Princess and the galaxy from a darkness that has engulfed it. Cover price $0.30.

  • Item #31368758
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    Star Wars (1977 Marvel) #1-30CNEWSSTAND VG 4.0
    Published Jul 1977 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 1-30CNEWSSTAND VG 4.0

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    1st printing, 30 Cent Newsstand Edition with UPC. "A New Hope!" Part 1 of 6. Based on the screenplay by George Lucas. Adapted by Roy Thomas. Art by Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha. A Long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...the galaxy is engrossed in the middle of an intergalactic civil war. A small band of freedom fighters led by Princess Leia opposes the evil Galactic Empire and steals the plans to their most destructive weapon, the Death Star. Now Darth Vader, the most feared name in the galaxy, will stop at nothing to recover the stolen plans, and the location of the Rebel's secret base of operations. Now, it's up to farm boy Luke Skywalker and a motley band of heroes to save the Princess and the galaxy from a darkness that has engulfed it. Cover price $0.30.

  • Item #31094324
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    Star Wars (1977 Marvel) #2-30CNEWSSTAND FN+ 6.5
    Published Aug 1977 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 2-30CNEWSSTAND FN+ 6.5

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    1st printing. A New Hope: Part 2 of 6. "Six against the Galaxy!" Based on the screenplay by George Lucas. Adapted by Roy Thomas. Art by Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha. Princess Leia is in the hands of the evil Empire and the sinister Darth Vader. Now it falls on farm boy Luke Skywalker to seize his destiny and rescue her, and save the galaxy. But he can't do it alone. Luckily he'll get some help from old Ben Kenobi, once a great Jedi Knight known as Obi-Wan, Han Solo, a cocky ace pilot and all around scoundrel, Chewbacca, the hulking wookie and loyal co-pilot to Han, and the droids who hold the key to the Empire's defeat, C-3PO and R2-D2. NOTE: Spider-Man stas in a one-page Hostess ad, "Madam Web!" Cover price $0.30.

  • Item #31240967
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    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 42 CGC 9.6

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • CGC Serial #1266357014
    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    The Empire Strikes Back: Part 4 of 6. And now...the bounty hunters! "To Be a Jedi!" Script by Archie Goodwin, art by Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon. Note: Part 4 of movie adaptation; based on the movie script; Williamson and Garzon both pencil and ink the art for this series. Plus: 5-page "Star Wars British Cover Gallery," featuring art by Carmine Infantino, Gene Day and Dan Green. Cover by Williamson and Garzon. Cover price $0.50.

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    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 42 FN 6.0

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    The Empire Strikes Back: Part 4 of 6. And now...the bounty hunters! "To Be a Jedi!" Script by Archie Goodwin, art by Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon. Note: Part 4 of movie adaptation; based on the movie script; Williamson and Garzon both pencil and ink the art for this series. Plus: 5-page "Star Wars British Cover Gallery," featuring art by Carmine Infantino, Gene Day and Dan Green. Cover by Williamson and Garzon. Cover price $0.50.

  • Item #27542207
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    Tags: Star Wars
    Published May 1982 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 59 CBCS 9.6 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Walt Simonson on 09/06/2014 at Baltimore Comic Con.
    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    Walt Simonson/Tom Palmer art Cover price $0.60.

  • Item #26007401
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    Published Feb 1983 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 68 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    Origin of Boba Fett; Gene Day/Tom Palmer art Cover price $0.60.

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    Published Feb 1983 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 68 FN 6.0

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    Origin of Boba Fett; Gene Day/Tom Palmer art Cover price $0.60.

  • Item #27805085
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    Tags: Star Wars
    Published Sep 1986 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Star Wars (1977 Marvel) 107 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Aug 3 7:00 PM CST

    Final issue. A not-so-merry band of former imperials, former rebels, Mandalorians, Zeltrons, droids and Nagai are on Saijo on a mission to capture the Tof prince in "All Together Now". Script by Jo Duffy, pencils by Cynthia Martin, inks by Whilce Portacio. (scarce) Cover price $0.75.