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  • Item #28372091
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 15 GD 2.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The origin of the Beast. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Prisoners of the Mysterious Master Mold!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin] (pencils), inks by Dick Ayers; The X-Men invade the Sentinel's underground complex but are captured; Beast is taken before the Sentinel's leader, Master Mold, and has his mind probed; Master Mold commands Trask to make an army of Sentinels so they can take over the world. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28516382
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    Published December 1965 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 15 GD- 1.8

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The origin of the Beast. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Prisoners of the Mysterious Master Mold!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin] (pencils), inks by Dick Ayers; The X-Men invade the Sentinel's underground complex but are captured; Beast is taken before the Sentinel's leader, Master Mold, and has his mind probed; Master Mold commands Trask to make an army of Sentinels so they can take over the world. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372097
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    Published March 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 18 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    If Iceman Should Fail--!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin], inks by Dick Ayers; With the rest of the X-Men captured in a lead balloon, it is up to an injured Iceman to battle Magneto on his own; Once the X-Men escape Magento's trap, Professor X calls the Stranger who arrives on earth to collect his former captive. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517804
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    Published March 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 18 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    If Iceman Should Fail--!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin], inks by Dick Ayers; With the rest of the X-Men captured in a lead balloon, it is up to an injured Iceman to battle Magneto on his own; Once the X-Men escape Magento's trap, Professor X calls the Stranger who arrives on earth to collect his former captive. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517807
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    Published April 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 19 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. Lo! Now Shall Appear--The Mimic!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), inks by Dick Ayers; The X-Men are off to take a vacation when Bobby and Hank tussle with the mysterious Calvin Rankin who beats them by mimicking their powers; Calvin then has an encounter with Jean at a restaurant; Realizing he is dealing with the X-Men, Calvin follows Jean home and asks to join the X-Men; once he has absorbed all of their powers, however, he battles them and captures Jean; The team follows him to his secret hideout deep in an old mine where Mimic uses their combined powers to uncover a machine his father built that will allow him to keep the X-Men's combined powers for good; Realizing something at the last minute, Xavier allows Mimic to use the machine which doesn't give him powers but, rather, strips his mimic powers away; 1st appearance of the Mimic. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517810
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    Published May 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 20 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. I, Lucifer..., script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), inks by Dick Ayers; Story of how Prof. X lost use of legs. Continued in X-Men 21. Letter to the editor from comic artist Frank Brunner. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517813
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    Published June 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 21 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    From Whence Comes...Dominus?, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), inks by Dick Ayers; the X-Men battle Lucifer, The Supreme One. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372100
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    Published July 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 22 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Count Nefaria, the Plantman, the Scarecrow, the Porcupine, the Eel, and the Unicorn appear. Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. Divided--We Fall!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), inks by Dick Ayers; Trying once again to take a vacation, the X-Men are individually drawn to Central Park where they encounter phantom versions of themselves; One by one, they fall to five super powered villains; The X-Men are brought to Count Nefaria's fortress and he tries to convince them to join his plot to steal Washington D.C. and hold it for ransom. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517816
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    Published July 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 22 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Count Nefaria, the Plantman, the Scarecrow, the Porcupine, the Eel, and the Unicorn appear. Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. Divided--We Fall!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), inks by Dick Ayers; Trying once again to take a vacation, the X-Men are individually drawn to Central Park where they encounter phantom versions of themselves; One by one, they fall to five super powered villains; The X-Men are brought to Count Nefaria's fortress and he tries to convince them to join his plot to steal Washington D.C. and hold it for ransom. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517822
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 24 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. The Plague of ... The Locust! starring Professor X, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast, Iceman, Ted Roberts, and The Locust [August Hopper], script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; August The Locust Hopper wants to unleash a plague of locusts on the world. Letter to the editor from comic inker D. Bruce Berry. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26014799
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    Published October 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 25 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First full appearance of El Tigra. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. The Power and the Pendant!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; while taking Jean to Metro College, the X-Men stop to help an orphanage that is on fire; in Central America, El Tigra and co. look for Mayan gold of Kukulcan. Letter to the dditor from Carlos Pacheco (the comic artist?). 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517825
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    Published October 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 25 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First full appearance of El Tigra. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. The Power and the Pendant!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; while taking Jean to Metro College, the X-Men stop to help an orphanage that is on fire; in Central America, El Tigra and co. look for Mayan gold of Kukulcan. Letter to the dditor from Carlos Pacheco (the comic artist?). 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28015724
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    Published November 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 26 PGX 7.0

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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth and Jack Kirby (Kulkulkan assist), inks by Dick Ayers. Holocaust!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; the X-Men (sans Marvel Girl) battle Kukulcan; Cyclops accidentally hits Angel with an optic blast. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372103
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    Published November 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 26 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth and Jack Kirby (Kulkulkan assist), inks by Dick Ayers. Holocaust!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; the X-Men (sans Marvel Girl) battle Kukulcan; Cyclops accidentally hits Angel with an optic blast. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517828
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 26 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth and Jack Kirby (Kulkulkan assist), inks by Dick Ayers. Holocaust!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; the X-Men (sans Marvel Girl) battle Kukulcan; Cyclops accidentally hits Angel with an optic blast. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372106
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    Published December 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 27 VG+ 4.5

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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. Re-Enter: The Mimic!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; Angel rests in the way of getting the wake of getting hit with Cyclops optic blast; Mimic recovers his powers and memoriesl X-Men battle the Puppet Master; Cameos by Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049924
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 27 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. Re-Enter: The Mimic!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; Angel rests in the way of getting the wake of getting hit with Cyclops optic blast; Mimic recovers his powers and memoriesl X-Men battle the Puppet Master; Cameos by Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517831
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    Published December 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 27 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers. Re-Enter: The Mimic!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; Angel rests in the way of getting the wake of getting hit with Cyclops optic blast; Mimic recovers his powers and memoriesl X-Men battle the Puppet Master; Cameos by Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27278921
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    Published January 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 28 GD 2.0

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    1st printing. Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione. The Wail of the Banshee!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; Banshee is apparently a villain working with Ogre and the Factor Three; Banshee steals imported tobacco and a painting called the Gaelic Landscape; the X-Men test Mimics powers; 1st appearance of the Banshee. 36 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517834
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    Published January 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 28 GD 2.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    1st printing. Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione. The Wail of the Banshee!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers; Banshee is apparently a villain working with Ogre and the Factor Three; Banshee steals imported tobacco and a painting called the Gaelic Landscape; the X-Men test Mimics powers; 1st appearance of the Banshee. 36 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372109
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    Published February 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 29 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione. When Titans Clash!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; X-Men battle Mimic and the Super Adaptoid, which is an android that copies the Avengers powers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517837
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 29 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione. When Titans Clash!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; X-Men battle Mimic and the Super Adaptoid, which is an android that copies the Avengers powers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517840
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 30 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Warlock Wakes!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Jack Sparling, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men battle Warlock, who reveals that he used to be Merlin the Magician;Thor cameo. This issue contains a statement of ownership--average print run 412,086; average paid circulation 255,070.36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517843
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    Published April 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 31 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Dan Adkins. We Must Destroy...the Cobalt Man!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; The X-Men are given a weekend off and head out for some fun; Cyke and Angel visit Jean in college and find her engaged with brothers Ted and Ralph Roberts; Ralph, who used to work for Tony Stark, takes them all to his lab where he puts on his new Cobalt Man suit to impress his brother; Going a little batty, Cobalt Man wrecks the lab and heads out to Stark Industries to confront his old boss; The X-Men assemble to battle him before his suit becomes radioactive and blows up; Iron Man and Juggernaut cameos.. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #22690735
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    Published May 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 32 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione. Beware the Juggernaut, My Son!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men attend Icemans 18th birthday party; Xavier works on Juggernaut, who is unconscious in the basement of the mansion. Ad for The Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517846
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    Published May 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 32 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (layouts) and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione. Beware the Juggernaut, My Son!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men attend Icemans 18th birthday party; Xavier works on Juggernaut, who is unconscious in the basement of the mansion. Ad for The Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #22690737
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    Published June 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 33 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, John Romita, and Werner Roth, inks by Gil Kane and John Romita; Juggernaut rampages to Factor Three headquarters; Professor X shows Jean a story about the ruby of Crimson Bands; Cameos by Doctor Strange and the Ancient One. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372112
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    Published June 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 33 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, John Romita, and Werner Roth, inks by Gil Kane and John Romita; Juggernaut rampages to Factor Three headquarters; Professor X shows Jean a story about the ruby of Crimson Bands; Cameos by Doctor Strange and the Ancient One. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #22690739
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    Published July 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 34 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Dan Adkins. War -- In a World of Darkness!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Dan Adkins; Ted Roberts warns Jean that her brother has been captured; Angel and Iceman help her find him; Mole Man attacks the X-Men. House ad for Not Brand Echh #1. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. Letter from artist Peter von Sholly. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372115
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    Published July 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 34 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Dan Adkins. War -- In a World of Darkness!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Dan Adkins; Ted Roberts warns Jean that her brother has been captured; Angel and Iceman help her find him; Mole Man attacks the X-Men. House ad for Not Brand Echh #1. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. Letter from artist Peter von Sholly. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517852
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    Published July 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 34 VG+ 4.5

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    Cover art by Dan Adkins. War -- In a World of Darkness!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Dan Adkins; Ted Roberts warns Jean that her brother has been captured; Angel and Iceman help her find him; Mole Man attacks the X-Men. House ad for Not Brand Echh #1. Ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. Letter from artist Peter von Sholly. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372118
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    Published August 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 35 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Dan Adkins. Along Came a Spider..., script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dan Adkins; Banshee calls to the X-Men for help against a mysterious spider creature, and when the young mutants run across Spider-Man, they mistake him for their foe and a battle ensues. House ad for issue #2 of Not Brand Echh. Letter from future comics professional Mark Evanier, whose entry is in the form of a poem. Ad for The Merry Marvel Marching Society. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #22690743
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    Published September 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 36 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by George Roussos. Mekano Lives!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; the X-Men try to make money to go to Europe, where the Factor Three is; they battle Mekano and save the Central Library; First full appearance of Merkano. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517858
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 36 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by George Roussos. Mekano Lives!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; the X-Men try to make money to go to Europe, where the Factor Three is; they battle Mekano and save the Central Library; First full appearance of Merkano. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517861
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    Published October 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 37 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of the Mutant-Master. Cover pencils by Don Heck, John Verpoorten, and John Romita (alterations), inks by John Verpoorten and John Romita (alterations). We, the Jury..., script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Don Heck; the X-Men battle the Factor Three in Europe; the Mutant-Master holds Professor X and Banshee captive; Juggernaut cameo. Letter to the editor from writer Peter Sanderson. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517864
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    Published November 1967 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 38 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Dan Adkins. The Sinister Shadow of...Doomsday!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; Mutant Master tells the Changeling about his plans to initiate the human in a third world war; Marvel Girl, Beast and Angel go to Europe; Iceman and Cyclops go to Washington. A Man Called...X--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; origin of Cyclops. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517870
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    Published January 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 40 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by George Tuska. The Mark of the Monster!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by George Tuska; the X-Men battle the Frankenstein monster, who is revealed SPOILER WARNING to be an android. The First Evil Mutant!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; the origin of Jack ODiamond; Cyclops origin continued. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517717
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 41 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of Grotesk. Cover pencils by Don Heck, inks by George Tuska. Now Strikes...the Sub-Human!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by George Tuska; the X-Men battle the Grotesk, the last survivor of the Sub-Humans. The Living Diamond!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; Jack O'Diamonds wants Scott Summers to help him battle Professor Xavier; Jack O'Diamonds turns himself into a Living Diamond. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28307756
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    Published February 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 41 GD/VG 3.0

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    First appearance of Grotesk. Cover pencils by Don Heck, inks by George Tuska. Now Strikes...the Sub-Human!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by George Tuska; the X-Men battle the Grotesk, the last survivor of the Sub-Humans. The Living Diamond!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; Jack O'Diamonds wants Scott Summers to help him battle Professor Xavier; Jack O'Diamonds turns himself into a Living Diamond. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28517720
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    Published May 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 44 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First Silver Age appearance of Golden Age Red Raven. Cover pencils by Don Heck, inks by John Tartaglione. Red Raven, Red Raven, script by Roy Thomas and Gary Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men are prisoners of the brotherhood; Cyclops tells Angel, who escapes, to go to New York and get help from the Avengers. The Iceman Cometh--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by George Tuska, inks by John Verpoorten; the origin of Iceman. Letter to the editor from comic artist Keith Giffen. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372136
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    Published June 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 45 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by John Buscema. When Mutants Clash!, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck (layouts) and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; Cyclops escapes from the Brotherhood, who hold the rest of the X-Men (other than Angel) prisoners; Cyclops battles Quicksilver; the Avengers tell Cyclops to stay away from him; continued in AVENGERS #53. And the Mob Cried...Vengeance!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by George Tuska, inks by John Verpoorten; Iceman origin continued. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28371623
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    Published July 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 46 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Don Heck. The End of the X-Men!, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck (layouts) and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; The X-Men sit for the reading of Xavier's will by Foggy Nelson; Jugernaut returns from the Crimson Cosmos and finds himself in X-Mansion; Discovering that his hated half-brother is dead, Juggy goes on a rampage with the X-Men directly in his path; Once the dust has settled, Agent Duncan commands the X-Men to disband and they all go their separate ways. ...And Then There Were Two--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!, script by Gary Friedrich, pencils by George Tuska, inks by John Tartaglione; Cyclops and Iceman narrowly avoid getting lynched and Iceman joins the X-Men. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372142
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    Published August 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 47 VG+ 4.5

    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia. The Warlock Wears Three Faces!, script by Gary Friedrich and Arnold Drake, pencils by Don Heck (layouts) and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; Iceman and Beast go with Vera and Zelda to watch Maha Yogi, a magician; Yogi, who is revealed to be Warlock, hypnotizes the crowd and everyone becomes a human bomb. I, the Iceman, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; explanation of Iceman's powers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372145
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    Published October 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 49 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of Lorna Dane (Polaris). Cover art by Jim Steranko. Who Dares Defy the Demi-Men?, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Don Heck and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; Angel warns Jean about Cerebro beeping loudly, and she tells the other X-Men; a group commanded by Mesmero uses a machine (along with his powers) to turn latent mutants into full-fledged mutants in order to form his army; 1st appearance of Mesmero. A Beast Is Born--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, art by Werner Roth; how Beast got his powers. Letter to the editor from comic writer Tony Isabella. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27656459
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    Published November 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 50 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • CGC Serial #0165044011
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. City of Mutants, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Jim Steranko, inks by John Tartaglione; Mesmero captures Lorna Dane and Iceman; Mesmero tells everyone that Lorna Dane is Megnetos daughter. This Boy--This Bombshell!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; the story of young Hank McCoy. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28307759
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 50 VG 4.0

    • Cover detached at one staple.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. City of Mutants, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Jim Steranko, inks by John Tartaglione; Mesmero captures Lorna Dane and Iceman; Mesmero tells everyone that Lorna Dane is Megnetos daughter. This Boy--This Bombshell!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; the story of young Hank McCoy. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372148
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    Published November 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 50 GD/VG 3.0

    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. City of Mutants, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Jim Steranko, inks by John Tartaglione; Mesmero captures Lorna Dane and Iceman; Mesmero tells everyone that Lorna Dane is Megnetos daughter. This Boy--This Bombshell!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; the story of young Hank McCoy. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28307762
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    Published December 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 51 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. The Devil Had a Daughter!, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Jim Steranko, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men battle, Magneto, Mesmero, and company; Magneto tells everyone that Lorna Dane is his daughter. The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; Beast's origin continues. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372151
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    Published December 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 51 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Jim Steranko. The Devil Had a Daughter!, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Jim Steranko, inks by John Tartaglione; the X-Men battle, Magneto, Mesmero, and company; Magneto tells everyone that Lorna Dane is his daughter. The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; Beast's origin continues. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28372157
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    Auction Item: Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series 54 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearances of Alex Summers (later Havok) and the Living Pharaoh. Cover pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] and John Romita (on Living Pharaoh figure), inks by Vince Colletta. Wanted: Dead Or Alive--Cyclops!, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Don Heck and Werner Roth, inks by Vince Colletta; the X-Men battle Ahmet "The Living Pharaoh" Abdol, who has captured Cyclops' younger brother, Alex; two cops try to arrest Cyclops for the murder of Abdol. The Million Dollar Angel--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Vince Colletta; Angel's origin. A letter from comics professional Bob Wiacek. This issue contains a statement of ownership--average print run 415,200; average paid circulation 273,360. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.