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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 25 GD- 1.8

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Last 10-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. "The Death of Monstrollo," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A movie producer's next film is a sci-fi picture featuring a giant robotic monster; Bad press convinces him to abandon the project but just as he's about to disassemble the robot, an alien invasion fleet lands; He sends the robot lumbering towards them and they ineffectively fire their nerve weapons at it. "The Heat's On," art by Don Heck; When a young boy builds a fan to help his family get through a heat wave it brings down the flying saucer that caused the heat. "The Unseen," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; A scientist is contacted by a communist agent who offers him a million dollars for research into an invisibility ray; The man's greed makes him accept treason and he succeeds, but he finds that after testing the ray upon himself, he has become intangible as well and has no way of turning on the switch of the antidote ray. "The Hidden Face," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An alien bigot attempts to preach hate by hiding his face under a hood; When he assaults one of the people he is defaming he flees the police to escape capture. "The Enchanted Paint," art by Paul Reinman; A greedy prince marries a dowager queen; He tries to use her sleepwalking to cause her death, but the portrait of her husband calls out to warn her, and ghostly hands push the prince to his death. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 27 GD- 1.8

    • 2" cumulative spine split with some splitting through pages.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Oog Lives Again!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien trapped in ice is freed and mocks the fearful humans as it waits to be rescued - "Invade you? You have nothing we want! We should quarantine you!" "From Outer Space" text story. "On the Trail of the Witch!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; A witch is fearful of being pursued by a witch-hunter, but it turns out her fears are groundless as he is also a witch. "John Doe," pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Joe Sinnott; An inventor creates a humanoid robot and treats it like a close friend; When the robot sacrifices itself to save him from a bear, his friends realize that the inventor is also a robot. "His Name Was... Merlin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An untalented magician who takes the name Merlin is visited by the spirit of the real Merlin in the form of a derelict and offers to teach him some tricks; When the man learns Merlin's last trick of completely disappearing, he stiffs Merlin his fee. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #36099896
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    Published Jun 1963 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 42 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. "Trapped by the Red Barbarian," script by Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (as R. Berns) (script), art by Don Heck; A Soviet spymaster sends a master of disguise to steal the design of Tony Stark's latest weapon; The Actor steals the plans and learns Iron Man's secret identity, but Iron Man regains the plans and tricks the communists into killing their own agent. "Discovery" text story, art by Joe Maneely. "I Speak of the Haunted House!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Two friends make a bet about the existence of ghosts in a haunted house; The doubting friend thinks he saw no ghosts, but the house itself is a ghost. "Escape into Space," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; A convict believes that he escaped his captors on a strange planet, but the plan all along was for him to serve his sentence there, thinking that he is free. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #35895692
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    Published Oct 1963 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 46 GD 2.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script) (as R. Berns), art by Don Heck; Khrushchev sends the Crimson Dynamo in the United States to "wreck Stark's project and get rid of Iron Man"; Iron Man defeats the Crimson Dynamo and convinces him to defect. "The Utopia" text story. "The Gargoyles," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A man discovers a race of creatures that come up from below ground that the African natives base their wood carvings upon; Since they keep their presence secret, the man worries they mean humanity harm, but everyone he speaks to refuses to believe his fantastic tale. "Mr. Flubb's Flashlight," script by Stan Lee, art by Sol Brodsky; A lazy and incompetent reporter saves a stranger's life; When he's offered a flashlight as a reward he is offended and turns it down, so the stranger uses the light (a transporter) to return to Alpha Centauri. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27834452
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    Published Jan 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 49 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0222148010
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. First X-Men crossover (same date as X-Men #3 - January, 1964), plus first Avengers crossover (without Captain America) in the Iron Man story, "The New Iron Man Meets the Angel!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Paul Reinman; The Angel is affected by an atomic test done at one of Stark's weapons plants. His personality is altered and now he wants to join the Evil Mutants; The X-Men call the Avengers for help but only Iron Man is available. "Strange Encounter," art by Joe Maneely. "The Saga of the Sneepers!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them; With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 58 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Captain America (first appearance in this title) battles Iron Man in "In Mortal Combat with Captain America!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck and Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Chameleon tricks Iron Man into attacking Captain America, and the two fight until the misunderstanding is discovered; Second Kraven the Hunter appearance; Giant-Man and Wasp appearances. "The Runner!" text story. "The Watcher Must Die!", script by Stan Lee, art by George Tuska; An alien warlord attacks the Watcher, and is instantly destroyed by accelerated aging; This is the last Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense; Another series starts as a back-up in Silver Surfer (1968 series) #1. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 59 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Iron Man and Captain America double feature begins. The Avengers guest star in the Iron Man story, "The Black Knight," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Chic Stone; Iron Man battles the Black Knight; Wasp, Giant-Man, Captain America, and Thor appear. Part of the story continues in "Captain America," the first Silver Age Captain America solo story, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; While Cap lounges around Avengers Mansion, thinking about Bucky and his place in the world, a gang of costumed thugs break in intent on stealing any secrets or weapons Stark may have lying about the place, to sell for profit; They figure Cap's "just an acrobat"; Bucky Barnes cameo; First appearance of Jarvis (the Avengers' butler). Letters page begins. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 60 VG 4.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Second appearance of Hawkeye in "Suspected of Murder!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man versus Hawkeye and Black Widow; cameos by Thor, Giant-Man, and the Wasp. "The Army of Assassins Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Baron Zemo sends the Army of Assassins after Cap, who is assisted by Rick Jones in defeating them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 61 VG- 3.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "The Death of Tony Stark!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man versus Mandarin and his giant robot Koto. Iron Man pinup by Don Heck. "The Strength of the Sumo!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Captain America goes into Viet Nam to rescue prisoner of war Baker, and must face the Sumo. Letter from Pete Von Sholly (future comics artist). 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 63 GD+ 2.5

    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Captain America) and Don Heck (Iron-Man), inks by Sol Brodsky (Captain America) and Dick Ayers (Iron-Man). "Somewhere Lurks the Phantom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man stops industrial saboteur the Phantom, who turns out to be one of his employees. Captain America's origin is told for the first time in the Silver Age in "The Origin of Captain America!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); While the Nazi war machine marches on, President Roosevelt institutes a top-secret program, "Project Rebirth"; In a secret lab, scientist Dr. Erskine gives army 4F reject and volunteer Steve Rogers the "super-soldier serum," which turns him into a virtual superman; But a Nazi spy who got past security murders Erskine before he can create an army of men like Rogers, and is killed when he runs headlong into some electrical machinery; Rogers becomes the costumed Captain America, as a symbol of freedom; Bucky Barnes appearance; Franklin D. Roosevelt cameo; This is a re-telling of "Meet Captain America" from Captain America Comics #1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 65 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "When Titans Clash!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Small-time burglar Weasel Wills stumbles upon Iron Man's armor and Tony Stark must don his old armor to stop his crime spree. First Silver Age appearance of the Red Skull (turns out to be an imposter; the real one appears next issue) in "The Red Skull Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Cap and Bucky track down the Red Skull, only to discover that he is an imposter who replaced tycoon Maxon; The real Red Skull is manipulating the "Maxon" Skull; This is a re-telling of "The Riddle of the Red Skull" from Captain America Comics # 1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 65 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "When Titans Clash!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Small-time burglar Weasel Wills stumbles upon Iron Man's armor and Tony Stark must don his old armor to stop his crime spree. First Silver Age appearance of the Red Skull (turns out to be an imposter; the real one appears next issue) in "The Red Skull Strikes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Cap and Bucky track down the Red Skull, only to discover that he is an imposter who replaced tycoon Maxon; The real Red Skull is manipulating the "Maxon" Skull; This is a re-telling of "The Riddle of the Red Skull" from Captain America Comics # 1, March 1941. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 67 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "Where Walk the Villains!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Dream-Maker (formerly Count Nefaria) creates hallucinations ("dreams") in which Iron Man must battle some of his former enemies. "Lest Tyranny Triumph!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frank Ray); Red Skull and his Nazis are trying to make Cap kill the Allies' high command; Bucky Barnes and Adolf Hitler appear. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of Suspense (1959) 98 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Claws of the Panther!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Captain America and Black Panther join forces to combat the henchmen of Baron Zemo. "The Warrior and the Whip!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Iron Man creates holograms of himself to confuse Whiplash during their battle; Jasper Sitwell has searches for Tony Stark at Stark Industries; He discovers that Morgan Stark took Iron Man away. Letter from comics writer Bob Gale. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales of the Mysterious Traveler (1956) 5 GD- 1.8

    • Cover and first wrap detached, several tears in first wrap.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Edited by Pat Masulli. Cover by Steve Ditko. Stories by Joe Gill, Steve Ditko Bill Molno Charles Nicholas, and Rocco Mastroserio. 7 chilling, thrilling and frequently fulfilling Tales of the Mysterious Traveler! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 37 GD 2.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Trapped by the Protector! Part 1, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers; Ant-Man deals with a dangerous extortionist, who turns out to be disguised as one of the victimized jewelers. [Trapped by the Protector!, Part 2:] Face-to-Face With the Protector!, script by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. The Magician text story. Afraid to Dream!, art by Don Heck; A man whose dreams come true is terrified when he dreams his own death. The Star Raiders, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A group of escaped convicts turned pirates are tricked into attacking a planet they believe defenseless by a man who claims the inhabitants are midgets neglecting to mention that they are only midgets compared to him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 70 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Mike Esposito. The Start of the Quest!, script by Stan Lee, art by Gene Colan (as Adam Austin) and Vince Colletta; Namor returns to Atlantis to find that Warlord Krang has taken his throne; When he spurns the affections of Lady Dorma, she turns him in and he is arrested by Krang as a traitor; Realizing that the only thing that will allow him to regain his kingdom and his subjects is the Trident of Neptune, Namor escapes to go and recover it. To Live Again!, script by Stan Lee, art by Jack Kirby and Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Dragging his dead buddy to their old underground complex, Rick uses the gamma machine (last seen in Incredible Hulk #6) on Bruce, thus turning him into the Hulk and saving his life; The Hulk once again has the intellect of Banner but he has to continue to use the ray machine every 48 hours to keep himself from turning into his alter ego as he still has a bullet lodged in his head. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Tales to Astonish (1959-1968 1st Series) 91 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover by Gil Kane. Outside the Gates Waits..Death!, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett and Dan Adkins; As the new ruler of Atlantis, Byrrah has Namor arrested and sent to the dreaded Inferno Isle; Namor battles the lava monster that lives there and returns to Atlantis to seek his vengeance; Meanwhile, back in the undersea kingdom, Dorma has found Byrrah's hypnosis machine that won him the throne and uses it to turn the Atlantean allegiance back to Namor. Whosoever Harms the Hulk..!, script by Stan Lee, art by Gil Kane; Ross and his men try to revive the Hulk after his beating by the Abomnation; Returning from the brink of death, Hulk is about to leave when the pleading Rick Jones causes him to transform back to Banner; Banner uses his knowledge to lure Abomination back to Gamma base with Betty in tow; Hulk and Abomination clash once again; Watching from a distant galaxy, the Stranger realizes that the Abomination is a much better ally than the Hulk and zaps him to his side, ending the battle. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1984 Magazine) 1PBBZ CGC 9.8 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Signed and sketched by Kevin Eastman on 07/23/2009. Limited Edition.
    • Label #0983029004
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    April 2005, Special PBBZ Comic Con Special & Small Press Fest Reprinting. Standard comic book size.

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    Auction Item: Thief of Thieves (2012 Image) 1A PGX 9.6

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    1st Printing. Story by ROBERT KIRKMAN & NICK SPENCER. Art & cover by SHAWN MARTINBROUGH. Conrad Paulson lives a secret double life as master thief Redmond. There is nothing he can't steal, nothing he can't have... except for the life he left behind. Now, with a grown son he hardly knows, and an ex-wife he never stopped loving, Conrad must try to piece together what's left of his life, before the FBI finally catch up to him... but it appears they are the least of his worries. Cover price $2.99.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 84 GD 2.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Second appearance of Thor and first appearance of Jane Foster (called "Jane Nelson") in "The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner!"; Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Dr. Blake joins a medical mission to a South American country wracked with civil war. The leader of the communist faction - the Executioner - orders an attack on the doctors, and Blake must use the power of Thor to save his colleagues and defeat the communists; The Executioner in this story is not the same character who will appear in issue 103. "The Recipe" text story. "The Witching Hour!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A criminal flees to a foreign country, where people still believe in witches; He convinces a woman that he meets on the train to pretend to be a witch so that he can extort money from villagers as a fake witch hunter. "Somewhere Hides a...Thing!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A dying man in the Arctic claims that he saw an alien land; His friends search for alien, but they dont realize that an iceberg is its disguised space ship, and think it was a hallucination. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 89 VG 4.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Thor's origin is retold in "The Thunder God and the Thug!" Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Jane Foster guest appearance ("Foster" as last name finally used). "Barker's Body Shop" with plot by Lee, script by Lieber, art by Sol Brodsky; "When the Switch is Pulled" with script by Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a two-page text story, "From Outer Space." Kirby/Ayers cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 89 CGC 2.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0282078005
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Thor's origin is retold in "The Thunder God and the Thug!" Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Jane Foster guest appearance ("Foster" as last name finally used). "Barker's Body Shop" with plot by Lee, script by Lieber, art by Sol Brodsky; "When the Switch is Pulled" with script by Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a two-page text story, "From Outer Space." Kirby/Ayers cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 95 GD- 1.8

    • Piece torn from front and back cover.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Demon Duplicators!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), art by Joe Sinnot; An evil scientist forces Dr. Blake to help him with a duplicating machine by kidnapping Jane; The device duplicates Thor, but cannot duplicate his magic hammer. Odin guest appearance; Jane Foster and Heimdall cameos. "Time Machine" two-page text story. "The Tomb of Tut-Amm-Tut!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; An evil pharaoh has himself placed in stasis for centuries to escape his rival, only to find that his rival went into stasis in order to meet him when he awakes. "Save Me From the Lizard Men!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Larry Lieber; A human crashlands on an alien planet, and the inhabitants believe that he is a spy from the shape-shifting people of a nearby world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 99 VG 4.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. First appearance of Mr. Hyde in "The Mysterious Mister Hyde!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Having been refused a job by Doctor Blake, Calvin Zabo becomes Mister Hyde and attacks the doctor; Meanwhile, Odin has agreed to let Thor marry Jane Foster if she proves worthy. "The Thread" text story. "Stroom's Strange Solution!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; An alien world is dangerously overpopulated, so a scientist releases a gas that shrinks the entire population, making the same amount of space accommodate more people. Third "Tales of Asgard" installment, "Surtur the Fire Demon!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos; The Trolls ally with Surtur against Asgard, but Odin conquers them; Surtur travels to Earth to destroy it. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 100 VG 4.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Mr. Hyde is still causing trouble in "The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!" Script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck. Jane Foster and Odin appearances. Fourth "Tales of Asgard" installment, "The Storm Giants!" Script by Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. This is the first "Boyhood of Thor" story; features young Thor and Loki. Other back-up stories: "The Unreal" with plot by Lee, script and pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; and a two-page text story, "Tricky Travel." Kirby/George Roussos cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 101 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    The Avengers (Iron Man, Giant-Man, and the Wasp) guest appear in "The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos (as "George Bell"). Odin and Jane Foster appearance; Heimdall cameo. "Tales of Asgard" back-up: "The Invasion of Asgard," script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Roussos. Features young Thor and Loki. Other back-up stories: "The Enemies" with plot by Lee, script and pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; and a two-page text story, "The Flying Saucer That Was." Kirby/Roussos cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 102 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Loki and the Tomorrow Man seek to make Thor's life misterable in "Slave of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. The first appearance of Heimdall's sister Sif (though with blonde hair) is in the "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "Death Comes to Thor!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. The story features young Thor, plus the first appearance of Hela, Goddess of Death, and the three Fates. Other back-up stories: "The Menace" with plot by Lee, script and pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Matt Fox; and a two-page text story, "The Green Hat.". Kirby/George Roussos cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 109 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0282078006
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Magneto takes a break from pestering the X-Men to battle Thor in "When Magneto Strikes!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inkc by Chic Stone. Guest appearances by Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch, Mastermind, the Toad, and Jane Foster, Cameos by Captain America, Iron Man, the Thing, Mr. Fantastic, and the Invisible Girl (of the Fantastic Four). "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "Banished From Asgard!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. First letters page. Kirby/Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 110 VG 4.0

    • No top staple (manufacturing).
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Thor just can't catch a break--he faces Loki, the Cobra, and Mr. Hyde in "Every Hand Against Him!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Appearances by Odin, Jane Foster, and Heimdall. "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "The Defeat of Odin!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Thor pin-up (Kirby pencils). Kirby/Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 112 CGC 3.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #0282078007
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Oh yeah! "The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Guest appearances by the Avengers (Iron Man, the Sub-Mariner, Giant-Man, and the Wasp) and Odin. The story elaborates on the Thor/Hulk battle from Avengers 3. "Tales of Asgard" back-up: "The Coming of Loki!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Origin of Loki; guest starring Odin. Kirby/Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 114 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    First appearance and origin of the Absorbing Man in "The Stronger I Am, the Sooner I Die!" (And what a great title!) Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Appearances by Jane Foster, Balder, and Loki. "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "The Golden Apples!" Script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Kirby/Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 119 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "The Day of the Destroyer!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; The Destroyer is a near-indestructible automaton created by Odin countless ages ago to defend mankind from some unknown future foe; However, Loki, the god of mischief has manipulated a mortal into activating The Destroyer and having it target his half-brother Thor! Ad for Thor annual. "Tales of Asgard" back-up: "Gather, Warriors!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; With an army of hand-picked warriors, Thor prepares to sail into the unknown to discover what dread power has caused a crack in Odin's Oversword of Asgard, for if the crack should grow larger, it could spell the death of the universe; First appearances of Hogun, Fandrall, and Volstagg. The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 165 FN 6.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Last 12-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. First full appearance of Adam Warlock in "Him!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Balder continues to resist the feminine wiles of Karnilla, and the Norn Queen calls in reinforcements; Meet Haag, a morally-dubious sorceress who has mastered the power of persuasion; Will Balder cave to the sinister love of Karnilla?; Plus, Thor encounters a strange earthling who goes only by the name of "Him." Appearances by Sif and the Watcher. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 337 FN+ 6.5

    • Signed by writer/artist Walt Simonson with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover by Walt Simonson. Beta Ray Bill (first appearance) becomes Thor in "Doom!", script and art by Walt Simonson; Nick Fury asks Thor's aid in investigating an alien ship heading for earth; Thor arrives and triggers the awakening of an alien protector, Beta Ray Bill; Bill bests Thor and takes up his hammer only to be accidentally summoned to Asgard by Odin who thinks he is summoning Thor. Brief appearances by Nick Fury, Loki, Sif, Balder, Heimdall, Volstagg, and Odin. First appearance of Lorelei (sister of the Enchantress). Begins Walt Simonson's run on Thor (through #382). Bullpen Bulletins. Star Frontiers TSR ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

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    Thor Lot of 10
    Published 1973

    Auction Item: Thor Lot of 10

    • Issues 215-220, 237, 238, 241, and 242 of Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery). Most will grade in FN to VG range.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST
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    Auction Item: Top Notch Funnies (1959) Shoe Giveaway SPOOKY#31 FN 6.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Shoe Store Giveaway. Interior contents are Spooky #31 (May 1959). The special promotional "Top Notch Funnies" cover showcases the monthly line up of Harvey Comics (Casper, Hot Stuff, Richie Rich, Felix, Baby Huey, Little Audrey, Sad Sack, and others) with a shoe advertisement on the back.

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    Auction Item: Turok Dinosaur Hunter (1993) 1SIGNED PGX 9.4

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Randy Elliot, Bart Sears written in cover.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Signed by Bart Sears and Randy Elliott. Valiant Validated Signature Series book with Valiant certificate of authenticity and Signature series stamp on back cover. Limited to 5,500 copies. Valiant box is in white, title in red, $3.50. "Cold Blood Blazing" by David Michelinie (script) & Bart Sears (cover & art); Cameos by Magnus Robot Fighter, X-O Manowar, Rai, Archer, Shadowman; Cover price $3.50.

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    Published Oct 1949 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Two-Gun Kid (1948) 10 GD 2.0

    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover by Syd Shores. "The Horrible Hermit of Hidden Mesa!"; Chet Laribee has spent the past few months capturing wild horses when he is suddenly confronted by Lizard Galt and his gang who force him to flee and take his horse; Elsewhere, Chet's lover Julie is racing her horse to find him crossing paths with Two-Gun Kid and his sidekick Rusty Randolph. Doc Holiday Scrapbook of the West page. "Badge of Honor" text story. "The Hunter and the Hunted!", art by Russ Heath; Kid Colt takes a rest while on the run from the law but is concerned that lawman Carlos Grimm - known for always getting his man - is in charge of the area; As his rotten luck would have it, Kid Colt is caught by Carlos Grimm and the pair is locked in a Mexican stand-off. Death Valley Scrapbook of the West page. Wild Bill Hickock Scrapbook of the West page. "Trapped Between Two Fires!"; There is a family feud going on between the Bensons and Waltons, and it rages across their properties which are divided by a stream; Passing through the area, Two-Gun Kid and his sidekick Rusty Randolph get caught in the crossfire. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) 1A FN+ 6.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Original Edition. Cover by Joe Quesada. Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Mark Bagley and Art Thibert. 1st "Ultimate" title, presenting the origin of Spider-man to a new generation of fans. Bendis' crisp characterizations and dead-on dialogue combine with Bagley's years of experience and the ability to continually deliver dynamic super hero storytelling to thrill old and new audiences alike. Cover price $2.99.

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    Auction Item: Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) 1A-DFSIGNED VF+ 8.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition of the standard cover. Signed and numbered by Mark Bagley. Limited to 1,962 copies. Includes Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity. Cover price $2.99.

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    Published Dec 2000 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) 2B VF/NM 9.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Jae Lee Variant Cover. brian michael bendis/mark bagley & art thibert You'd think getting super powers would make your life easier, right? Tell that to Peter Parker! Between freaking out at school and lashing out at home, Peter is finding that a little bite from a spider is turning out to be a huuuge problem! Plus: Industrialist Norman Osborn wants young Parker to be studied?by his employee Dr. Otto Octavius! FC Cover price $2.50.

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    Published Aug 2003 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Ultimate X-Men (2001) 34 CGC 9.6

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0121061001
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover by David Finch Brian Michael Bendis (w)/David Finch (p) If you thought ULTIMATE WAR was a "blockbuster" watch Brian Bendis & David Finch raise the ante in a real "BLOCKBUSTER." This new 6-issue story arc teams Spider-Man & Wolverine & will feature upcoming appearances by the ULTIMATES and DAREDEVIL! Why is Wolverine running from the X-Men? That's for Bendis to know and you to find out! A must-have for ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN readers! 32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/ALL AGES...$2.25 UPC: 5960605047-03411 Cover price $2.25.

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    Published Jan 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 3 FR/GD 1.5

    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage. Tape on spine.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    First appearance of the Blob. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Beware of the Blob!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman; Professor X detects a new mutant and sends the X-Men to investigate; They arrive at a carnival and encounter the Blob, a very fat sideshow attraction who can bounce bullets off of his malleable hide as well as anchor himself to the earth and become immovable; The X-Men bring him back to the mansion as a potential member but the Blob spurns their invitation and returns to the carnival; Realizing that the Blob knows their secret, the X-Men lure him back to the mansion where Xavier wipes his memory. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 4 GD- 1.8

    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Mastermind, and Toad appear for the 1st time, and Magneto makes his 2nd appearance. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman; Magneto and his new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants steals a freighter and uses it to take over the South American nation of Santo Marco; The X-Men invade and take the country back; Xavier is caught in an explosion and loses his mental powers. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 5 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman and Marie Severin (Angel alterations). Trapped: One X-Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman; With Xavier's mental powers gone, the X-Men try to decide how they will function without his leadership; Trying to ferret out the X-Men, Magneto has the Toad enter an atheletic event where he leaps to victory; With the crowd turning hostile due to the Toads amazing abilities, the X-Men arrive on the scene to capture him; Magneto snags Angel and whisks him away to Asteroid M; In an attempt to trade the Toad for Angel, the X-Men arrive on Asteroid M where they battle the Brotherhood once again; On their safe return to earth, Xavier revels that his power loss was a ruse to test his students. First Appearance of Magneto's Asteroid M; Prof's loss of powers just a test. Letter column begins in this issue. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 5 VG 4.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman and Marie Severin (Angel alterations). Trapped: One X-Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman; With Xavier's mental powers gone, the X-Men try to decide how they will function without his leadership; Trying to ferret out the X-Men, Magneto has the Toad enter an atheletic event where he leaps to victory; With the crowd turning hostile due to the Toads amazing abilities, the X-Men arrive on the scene to capture him; Magneto snags Angel and whisks him away to Asteroid M; In an attempt to trade the Toad for Angel, the X-Men arrive on Asteroid M where they battle the Brotherhood once again; On their safe return to earth, Xavier revels that his power loss was a ruse to test his students. First Appearance of Magneto's Asteroid M; Prof's loss of powers just a test. Letter column begins in this issue. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 6 GD 2.0

    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Sub-Mariner! Joins the Evil Mutants, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Xavier reads a news story about Namor and wonders if he is a possible mutant; Magneto comes to the same conclusion and invades the Sub-Mariner's realm with an invitation to join his Brotherhood; Enchanted by the Scarlet Witch, Namor agrees; The X-Men attack and, during the ensuing battle, Namor decides not to join either team, mutant or no. Cyclops Special Pin-Up Page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Published Jan 1965 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 9 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    "Enter, The Avengers!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils and cover by Jack Kirby with inks by Chic Stone. 1st meeting of X-Men and the Avengers, 1st appearance of Lucifer. Also features a Marvel Girl "Marvel Masterwork" pin-up with pencils by Kirby and inks by Chic Stone. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 10 GD+ 2.5

    • 1" spine split from top of comic.
    Starts Jun 6 12:00 AM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. The Coming of Ka-Zar, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Even though he is not a mutant, Xavier allows the X-Men to travel to Antarctica and enter the Savage Land to investigate the noble savage, Ka-Zar; They end up having to save Jean and Warren from being sacrificed by the savage Swamp Men; 1st Silver Age Ka-Zar. (The original Ka-Zar appeared in Marvel Comics #1 and Marvel Mystery Comics between 1939 andf 1942.) 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.