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  • Item #28016651
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    Published August 1965 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 22 VG 4.0

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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Trap of the Sinister Sea Nymphs starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, Hila, Kandor (not the bottled city, villain), and Professor Kreon, art by Nick Cardy; Kandor captures Mera and Aquaman; Hela goes to Atlantis pretending to be Mera; Professor Kreon restores Mera's powers. The Color of Water article. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28016657
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    Published June 1966 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 27 VG 4.0

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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Battle of the Rival Aquamen starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, and Xen, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; Aquaman and Mera imposters attack Aqualad. Cap's Hobby Center activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28016663
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    Published April 1967 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 32 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Tryton the Terrible starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, Aquababy, Ocean Master, and Tryton the Terrible, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; a giant hand grabs Aquaman; Mera creates a giant water hand to try and save him; Aquaman disarms a missile. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28016669
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    Published October 1967 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 35 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Between Two Dooms!, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; Black Manta attacks Atlantis. When he captures Aquaman, Ocean Master decides that nobody but him should defeat Aquaman and he attacks Black Manta, with Aquababy caught in the middle of the fight. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049420
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    Published October 1967 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 35 FR/GD 1.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Between Two Dooms!, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; Black Manta attacks Atlantis. When he captures Aquaman, Ocean Master decides that nobody but him should defeat Aquaman and he attacks Black Manta, with Aquababy caught in the middle of the fight. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28016675
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    Published February 1968 by DC.

    Auction Item: Aquaman (1962 1st Series) 37 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. When the Sea Dies! starring Aquaman, Aqualad, Mera, Aquababy, Ocean Master (villain), and The Scavenger, script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; a sea cataclysm interrupts a battle between Aquaman and Ocean Master; the sea begins dying; Mera and Aquababy are kidnapped. Cap's Hobby Hints activity page by Henry Boltinoff. Freddie the Frogman humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28367798
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    Aquaman Lot of 8
    Published 1965

    Auction Item: Aquaman Lot of 8

    • Issues 23, 29, 35, 40, 44, 45, 50, and 56 of Aquaman (1962 1st Series). Most will grade in GD range with a couple grading closer to FR and #56 grading closer to VG.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST
  • Item #28306655
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    Arrgh! (1974) #1 CGC 9.0
    Published December 1974 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Arrgh! (1974) 1 CGC 9.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • CGC Serial #0129853007
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover by Marie Severin and Tom Sutton. Stories by Russ Jones (as Jack Younger), Mike Sekowsky, Tom Sutton, Roy Thomas, Bill Everett, and Peter A. Flynn. Crazy-funny humor tales that will make you go Arrgh! 36 pages, full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #28209758
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    Published June 1954 by Marvel/Atlas.

    Auction Item: Astonishing (1951) 33 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover art by Carl Burgos. Once a Werewolf, art by Sid Greene; A werewolf falls in love with a human girl and resolves to leave the pack; They skin him. Point of View, art by Al Carreno; A janitor in a lab gets access to shrinking formula and shrinks the employees there; He treats them as pets or he terrorizes them. Till Death Do Us Part, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Evil Eye, art by Pablo Ferro; A woman with the evil eye chances upon a mirror and curses herself. I Ain't Got No Body, art by Chuck Winter. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #26703932
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    Published August 1970 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Astonishing Tales (1970) 1 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Bill Everett. The Power of Ka-Zar!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sam Grainger; Kraven the Hunter sets his sights on capturing Zabu, knocking out Ka-Zar in the process and then returning to New York with Zabu as his captive; continued from X-MEN #63. Advertisement for the Marvelmania membership kit using a small version of the Poster and Decals that came with the membership. Unto You Is Born... The Doomsman!, script by Roy Thomas, art by Wally Wood; Prince Rudolfo tries to regain the throne of Latveria but Dr. Doom crushes his rebellion. Advertisement reproducing covers for Thor #178 and Captain America #128. Stan Lee's Soapbox. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #27868727
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    Published June 1971 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Astonishing Tales (1970) 6 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. 'Ware the Winds of Death, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith], inks by Bill Everett; Introduction of Damon the Man-God and his subsequent attack on the Savage Land; Also introduces Bobbi Morse and Tongah's sister and brother, Tatia and Emuel. Advertisement for posters of Fantastic Four, the Black Knight, Silver Surfer and Galactus, and Thor, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. The Tentacles of the Tyrant!, script by Larry Lieber, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Mike Esposito; Dr. Doom travels to Wakanda to steal Vibranium. Stan Lee's Soapbox. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28209938
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    Published August 1974 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Astonishing Tales (1970) 25 VF 8.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    This issue not only marks George Perez's first pro comic art, but the first appearance of Deathlok! Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Klaus Janson. A Cold Knight's Frenzy, script by Rich Buckler (Plot; Concept) and Doug Moench (Script), pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Rich Buckler (Primary Inks), Klaus Janson (Ink Assist), Al Milgrom (Ink Assist), and Mike Esposito (Ink Assist); Deathlok is shown to be a robot with a human mind that has the ability to override its programming; Deathlok has a flashback showing that his old army buddy Major Simon Riker is responsible for his creation. Stan Lee's Soapbox, art by Rich Buckler. Creation of Deathlok article, art by Rich Buckler. Promo for Giant-Size Spider-Man #1. Deathlok creation satire, script by Doug Moench, pencils by George Perez, inks by Mike Esposito; George Perez' first published work. Marvel Value Stamp #68 featuring Daimon Hellstrom [Son of Satan]. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #28209941
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    Published August 1974 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Astonishing Tales (1970) 25 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    This issue not only marks George Perez's first pro comic art, but the first appearance of Deathlok! Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Klaus Janson. A Cold Knight's Frenzy, script by Rich Buckler (Plot; Concept) and Doug Moench (Script), pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Rich Buckler (Primary Inks), Klaus Janson (Ink Assist), Al Milgrom (Ink Assist), and Mike Esposito (Ink Assist); Deathlok is shown to be a robot with a human mind that has the ability to override its programming; Deathlok has a flashback showing that his old army buddy Major Simon Riker is responsible for his creation. Stan Lee's Soapbox, art by Rich Buckler. Creation of Deathlok article, art by Rich Buckler. Promo for Giant-Size Spider-Man #1. Deathlok creation satire, script by Doug Moench, pencils by George Perez, inks by Mike Esposito; George Perez' first published work. Marvel Value Stamp #68 featuring Daimon Hellstrom [Son of Satan]. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #28286114
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    Astounding Wolf-Man Lot of 11
    Published 2007

    Auction Item: Astounding Wolf-Man Lot of 11

    • Issues 2-4, 5B, 6-10, and 12 of Astounding Wolf-Man (2007) and Issue 1 of Astounding Wolf-Man FCBD (2007). Most will grade in VF to FN range with #9 grading closer to VG.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST
  • Item #28210772
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    Atom (1962) #2 VG- 3.5
    Published September 1962 by DC.

    Auction Item: Atom (1962) 2 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "The Oddest Man on Earth!" and "The Prisoners Who Vanished!" Scripts by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Letter to the editor from comic artist Dave Cockrum. Kane/Anderson cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28016681
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    Atom (1962) #6 VG 4.0
    Published May 1963 by DC.

    Auction Item: Atom (1962) 6 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "The Riddle of the Two-Faces Astronaut!" and "The Highwayman and the Mighty Mite!" Scripts by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Letter to the editor from mycomicshop.com owner Buddy Saunders. Kane/Anderson cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28016702
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    Atom (1962) #16 FN- 5.5
    Published January 1965 by DC.

    Auction Item: Atom (1962) 16 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Fate of the Flattened-Out Atom!" Script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Sid Greene. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27619184
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    Published March 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 4 GD/VG 3.0

    • Writing in margins of first and last pages.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. Captain America Joins... The Avengers!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos; Namor attacks a group of eskimos and throws their idol into the sea. When the ice melts, the figure trapped within turns out to be Captain America, in suspended animation since the end of World War II; The Avengers rescue Cap and return to New York. An alien figure turns our heroes to stone. When Cap and Rick Jones track him down, the alien agrees to restore the Avengers if they agree to help him recover his broken space ship in return; When doing so, the Avengers are attacked by Namor. Roster includes: Thor, Giant-Man, Wasp, Iron Man and Captain America. Rick Jones and Sub-Mariner appearances. First modern appearances of Captain America and Bucky. First appearance (shadowed cameo of face) of the first Baron Zemo. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049534
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    Published May 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 5 GD 2.0

    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. The Invasion of the Lava Men!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman; The Avengers take on their 'hottest' foes yet to save the world. Roster includes: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Wasp, and Giant-Man. Appearances by the Hulk and Rick Jones. First letters page; letter to the editor from comics artist Alan Weiss. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26581643
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    Published July 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 6 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Masters of Evil!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Roster includes: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Giant-Man, and the Wasp. Rick Jones appearance. First full appearance of Baron Zemo. First appearance of the second Black Knight. Special bonus: The letter column in this issue leads off with a letter from Buddy Saunders, the owner of Lone Star Comics and mycomicshop.com. Oh, for the halcyon days of our callow youth! In the letter Buddy tells Stan and Jack that Avengers #4, with the return of Captain America, was one heck of a great issue. Time has certainly proven him right! Kirby/Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049537
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    Published July 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 6 FR/GD 1.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Masters of Evil!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Roster includes: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Giant-Man, and the Wasp. Rick Jones appearance. First full appearance of Baron Zemo. First appearance of the second Black Knight. Special bonus: The letter column in this issue leads off with a letter from Buddy Saunders, the owner of Lone Star Comics and mycomicshop.com. Oh, for the halcyon days of our callow youth! In the letter Buddy tells Stan and Jack that Avengers #4, with the return of Captain America, was one heck of a great issue. Time has certainly proven him right! Kirby/Stone cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26485295
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    Published September 1964 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 8 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Kang, The Conqueror!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta cover; Kang appears and demands to be made ruler of the Earth; The Avengers attempt to stop him, but it comes down to Wasp and the Teen Brigade to slow Kang long enough for the rest of the Avengers to free themselves and put an end to Kang's threat. Roster: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Wasp, Giant-Man, and Rick Jones. First appearance of Kang. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26472614
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    Tags: Avengers
    Published May 1965 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 16 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "The Old Order Changeth!" Script by Stan Lee, layouts by Jack Kirby, finished art by Dick Ayers. New line-up for Avengers: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Wasp, Giant Man, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and Rick Jones. First appearance of Edwin Jarvis, the butler, in Avengers. Villains: The Melter, the Enchantress, the Executioner, the second Black Knight, and Zemo's Mercenaries (Erik Josten). Guest Appearances by the Sub-Mariner, the Black Widow, the Mole Man, Kang, and Immortus. Cameos by Magneto, Mastermind, the Toad, Beast, Iceman, Angel (on loan from the original X-Men), and Hulk. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action # 10. Kirby/Sol Brodsky cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27620666
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    Published June 1965 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 17 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Four Against the Minotaur!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck (some faces retouched by Jack Kirby), inks by Dick Ayers. Avengers Roll Call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and Rick Jones. Villains: the Mole Man, the Leader, and the first and only appearance of a minotaur. Guest appearance by the Hulk. As this and the story from Tales to Astonish 69 take place at the same time, some panels are reproductions of the Astonish panels. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action # 11. Kirby/Frank Giacoia cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 21 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "The Bitter Taste of Defeat!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Wally Wood. Avengers Roll Call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch. Villains: the first Power Man (Erik Josten) and the Enchantress. Guest appearance by Tony Stark (Iron Man). Flashback cameos by the first Baron Zemo, the Executioner, and Wonder Man. Letter to the editor from comics writer Mike Friedrich. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action # 15. Jack Kirby/Wood cover. NOTE: 1st appearance of Erik Josten as Power Man (aka the Smuggler aka Goliath, aka Atlas of the Thunderbolts) Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26465915
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    Published January 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 24 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "From the Ashes of Defeat!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers. Avengers Roll Call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch. Guest appearance by Princess Ravonna and Carelius. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action # 18. Jack Kirby/Ayers cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049114
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    Published May 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 28 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Giant-Man becomes Goliath and, along with the Wasp, rejoins the Avengers in "Among Us Walks a Goliath!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia. Avengers roll call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch. Reprinted in Marvel Triple Action # 22. Jack Kirby/Giacoia cover. First appearance of The Collector Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26465918
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    Published July 1966 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 30 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The Black Widow and the Swordsman guest star in "Frenzy in a Far-Off Land!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia. Avengers roll call: Captain America, Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and, briefly, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch. Jack Kirby/Giacoia cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27214709
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    Published April 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 51 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and the Black Panther drop by in "In the Clutches of the Collector!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Tuska. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, and the Wasp. Letters to the editor from comics writers Doug Moench and Tony Isabella. Buscema/George Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049117
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    Published April 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 51 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and the Black Panther drop by in "In the Clutches of the Collector!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Tuska. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, and the Wasp. Letters to the editor from comics writers Doug Moench and Tony Isabella. Buscema/George Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28363937
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    Published May 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 52 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of the Grim Reaper in "Death Calls for the Arch-Heroes!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Thor, Captain America, and Tony Stark (Iron Man) guest appearance. Letter to the editor from writer Mike Uslan. Buscema cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049120
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    Published May 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 52 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of the Grim Reaper in "Death Calls for the Arch-Heroes!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Vince Colletta. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Thor, Captain America, and Tony Stark (Iron Man) guest appearance. Letter to the editor from writer Mike Uslan. Buscema cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28050767
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    Published June 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 53 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The original X-Men vs. the Avengers! "In Battle Joined!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Tuska. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Magneto, Quicksilver, and Scarlet Witch appearances. Letter to the editor from comics writer Tony Isabella. Buscema/Tuska cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049123
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    Published June 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 53 VG/FN 5.0

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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The original X-Men vs. the Avengers! "In Battle Joined!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Tuska. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Magneto, Quicksilver, and Scarlet Witch appearances. Letter to the editor from comics writer Tony Isabella. Buscema/Tuska cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28187588
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    Published July 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 54 CGC 8.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First cameo appearance of Ultron (1 panel) in "And Deliver Us From the Masters of Evil!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Tuska. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Letters to the editor from writers Don & Maggie Thompson and Scott Cupp. Buscema/George Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28050770
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    Published July 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 54 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First cameo appearance of Ultron (1 panel) in "And Deliver Us From the Masters of Evil!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Tuska. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Letters to the editor from writers Don & Maggie Thompson and Scott Cupp. Buscema/George Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049849
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    Published August 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 55 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    1st full appearance of Ultron. The Black Knight, Ultron-5, and Klaw guest star in "Mayhem Over Manhattan!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28050773
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    Tags: Avengers
    Published September 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 56 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Captain America and Bucky guest star in "Death Be Not Proud!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Letter to the editor from writer Peter Sanderson. Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #27584603
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    Published October 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 57 VG+ 4.5

    • Restored (see item notes)
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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First Silver Age appearance of the Vision in "Behold...The Vision!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, and the Black Panther. Black Widow and Ultron-5 appearances. Letter to the editor from comics writer Tony Isabella. Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049126
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    Published November 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 58 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The origin is revealed in "Even an Android Can Cry!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, the Vision, and the Black Panther. Guest appearances by Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Wonder Man, and Ultron-5. Cameos by Hercules, the Hulk, Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch, the Black Widow, and Spider-Man. Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28050923
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    Published November 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 58 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    The origin is revealed in "Even an Android Can Cry!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Goliath, the Wasp, the Vision, and the Black Panther. Guest appearances by Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Wonder Man, and Ultron-5. Cameos by Hercules, the Hulk, Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch, the Black Widow, and Spider-Man. Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28050776
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    Published December 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 59 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of Hank Pym as the Yellowjacket in "The Name is Yellowjacket!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Yellowjacket, the Wasp, the Vision, and the Black Panther. Black Widow, Spider-Man, and Nick Fury appearances. Letter to the editor from Elfquest's Wendy Fletcher (Pini). Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #28049129
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    Published December 1968 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 59 VG- 3.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    First appearance of Hank Pym as the Yellowjacket in "The Name is Yellowjacket!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Hawkeye, Yellowjacket, the Wasp, the Vision, and the Black Panther. Black Widow, Spider-Man, and Nick Fury appearances. Letter to the editor from Elfquest's Wendy Fletcher (Pini). Buscema/Klein cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #26472692
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    Published August 1969 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 67 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Ultron-6 attacks in "We Stand at Armageddon!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Goliath, Yellowjacket, the Wasp, and the Vision. Thor and Iron Man guest star. Sal Buscema/Sam Grainger cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28016729
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    Published August 1969 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 67 VG 4.0

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    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    Ultron-6 attacks in "We Stand at Armageddon!" Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by George Klein. Avengers roll call: Goliath, Yellowjacket, the Wasp, and the Vision. Thor and Iron Man guest star. Sal Buscema/Sam Grainger cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28049969
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    Published November 1969 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 70 VG/FN 5.0

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    "When Strikes the Squadron Sinister!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Sam Grainger. Cover by Sal Buscema and Sam Grainger. The galactic game between Kang and the Grandmaster begins! And the opening round pits Earth's Mightiest Heroes vs. the Squadron Sinister! Captain America vs. Nighthawk on Liberty Island! Iron Man vs. Doctor Spectrum at the Taj Mahal! Thor vs. Hyperion in Egypt! And Goliath vs. the Whizzer in London! The Avengers need four victories to win the first round for Kang! The Conqueror's team appears on track for a worldwide sweep until the Black Knight unwittingly interferes with Goliath's duel at the Big Ben Clock Tower! The Grandmaster is furious about the knight's interference! Have Dane Whitman's good intentions accidentally doomed the Earth to destruction? First full appearance of the Squadron Sinister (and Kyle Richmond aka Nighthawk). Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Black Knight, Captain America, Goliath, Hawkeye, Iron Man, Thor, Vision, Yellowjacket, and the Wasp. (Notes: The Squadron Sinister returns in Defenders 13. Shell-Head and Dr. Spectrum battle again in Iron Man 63. Nighthawk appears next in Daredevil 62.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28517675
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    Published December 1969 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 71 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Endgame!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Invaders (first appearance). Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Sam Grainger. Cover by Buscema and Grainger. The Avengers battle the Invaders in 1941 occupied France! Cameo appearances by Ravonna and the original 6th century Black Knight (aka Sir Percy). Notes: The plot of Avengers 71 overlaps with Invaders Annual 1 published eight years later in 1977. The last page is a pin-up featuring the Avengers. Kang returns in Incredible Hulk 135. This is the second appearance of the original Human Torch in Silver Age/Bronze Age continuity. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Super Action 32 and Giant Size (2008) Avengers Invaders. 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28049147
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    Published August 1970 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 79 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Lo! The Lethal Legion!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema. The Grim Reaper is back with a new scheme to destroy the Avengers! And this time Eric Williams has brought along some super-powered helpers: the Swordsman, Living Laser, Power Man, and the Man-Ape! Truly a Lethal Legion! But Earth's Mightiest Heroes have responded by summoning the golden avenger and the thunder god to their ranks! After the Black Panther momentarily escapes and warns his teammates about the reaper's plan, the colossal clash begins! The Mighty Avengers vs. the Lethal Legion in the heart of Avengers Mansion! While the battle rages the Grim Reaper's gang appears to seize the upper hand, but looks can be deceiving! As the Vision will prove! Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Notes: The Grim Reaper returns in Avengers 102. The Swordsman appears next in Avengers 100. The Grim Reaper discovers the connection between Wonder Man (aka Simon Williams) and the Vision in this issue. This story was reprinted in 1993 in the trade paperback: The Greatest Battles of the Avengers.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28049150
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    Published September 1970 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 80 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "The Coming of Red Wolf!" Part 1 of 3. First appearance of Red Wolf. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. During an evening walk through Manhattan, the Vision encounters a man and a wolf! But this isn't just any human and canine duo, it's the newest Marvel superhero Red Wolf, and his faithful partner Lobo! After a brief skirmish, the synthezoid avenger takes Red Wolf to Avengers Mansion to learn why the native American warrior has traveled so far from home. And regrettably the reason is a name Earth's Mightiest Heroes know very well: Cornelius Van Lunt! The ruthless businessman is using extortion to take land from Red Wolf's tribe! So the Avengers will be departing for big sky country very soon, right? Not so fast! Because the golden avenger has identified an urgent threat in the city: the resurgent Zodiac! Will the Avengers divide and conquer both menaces? Origin of Red Wolf. Avengers Lineup: Black Panther, Captain America, Goliath, Iron Man, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Thor, and the Vision. (Note: The letters page includes a full-page reply by Roy Thomas to a controversial fan letter (printed in Avengers 79) about the story in Avengers 73 & 74.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #28049153
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    Published November 1970 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Avengers (1963 1st Series) 82 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 6 2:00 PM CST

    "Hostage!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring Daredevil. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by John Buscema and Tom Palmer. Manhattan is under attack by the Zodiac! In the middle of the night, a small international army charges down Madison Avenue! And in a matter of minutes New York's finest are neutralized, the mayor is captured, and the entire island is surrounded by a powerful force field! Unbelievable! Where are New York City's favorite super-heroes?! Unfortunately, the Fantastic Four are out of town; the web-slinger is in Queens; and Cap, Thor, Shell-Head, and Quicksilver are already prisoners of Aries! Oh no! The Zodiac wants one billion dollars or the city's residents will be slaughtered! The situation looks hopeless! But in Aries' murderous quest for notoriety, he may have overlooked a couple of local citizens on the loose: the Man Without Fear and the Prince of Wakanda! Can Daredevil and the Black Panther save the city? Or is the Big Apple's destiny already written in the stars? Cameo appearances by President Richard Nixon, Mayor John Lindsay, Peter Parker, Aunt May, Mr. Fantastic, the Human Torch, Thing, Goliath, Scarlet Witch, and the Vision. (Notes: The Zodiac threaten Manhattan again in Avengers 120. Cover layout by Marie Severin.) Cover price $0.15.