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  • Item #48353455
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    Published Nov 1956 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 222 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Duplicate Superman," script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Exposure to the military's new secret weapon, the Q-Bomb splits Superman into two almost equal selves; One has x-ray vision, the other telescopic, but otherwise they're equal. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The World's Most Amazing Animals," art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill has to capture a white lion, a tri-colored zebra and a flying ostrich. "Peril on the Mountain Peak" text story, art by Raymond Perry. "The Creature from Outer Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49100092
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    Published May 1957 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 228 VG 4.0

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    Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's Super-Skyscraper," art by Al Plastino; Superman constructs a skyscraper in Metropolis and turns it into a museum of his past cases. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gorilla King of the Jungle" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman; A former Hollywood animal star, Kongorilla is being returned to the jungle, but his former trainer tries to prove the ape has human intelligence. Two-page Lionel and His Lions story by Henry Boltinoff. "Space Dreams for Sale" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. A Date With Effie public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Curt Swan. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #48353456
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    Published Jul 1957 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 230 VG- 3.5

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman Loses His Powers," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Exposure to ancient Atlantean experiments gives Bart Wellins super-powers and Superman can't stop him because exposure to the same experiments have increased his powers so much he daren't use them at all. "The Jungle Journal," script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. Adventures in Coin Collecting article. Supermen of America ad. One-page Lem 'n' Lime story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #48353462
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    Published Oct 1958 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 245 VG 4.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Shrinking Superman!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois accidentally releases from Kandor the criminal Zak-Kul, who traps Superman in Kandor and takes over his life; Lois marries Zak-Kul thinking him Kal-El, but he tries to kill Lois because she keeps asking him Kal-El's secret id. "The Interplanetary Scarecrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Secret of the Super Animals," script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #48353464
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    Published Feb 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 249 GD+ 2.5

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Kryptonite Man!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Luthor takes a liquid kryptonite serum which makes it impossible for Superman to get near him; Superman makes a lead suit to protect himself, but Luthor has discovered a way to turn lead into glass. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Man-Ape's Mountain Mission," script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; As Congorilla goes on a dangerous mission to rescue some plane crash survivors, the body of Congo Bill is locked in a shack which is about to be blown up. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gambling Asteroid" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525415
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    Published Oct 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 257 VG- 3.5

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Reporter of Steel!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Luthor creates a ray that gives super-powers and uses it on Clark Kent; But Clark convinces Luthor it also compels him to be super-generous, and Luthor destroys the device. 2/3-page Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Man-Ape Skin Diver!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Foreign agents kidnap Janu to force Congorilla to retrieve an experimental nuclear tank which they have sunk into a river. "The Three Magic Wishes!", script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; When Tommy Baxter doesn't believe in fairy tales, Supergirl decides to prove him wrong. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525588
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    Published Sep 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 268 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Battle With Hercules!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Hercules wants to marry Lois, but Lois won't marry him while Superman is around, so Hercules tries to get rid of Superman. "The Mystery Supergirl!", script by Otto Binder and Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; While working an internship at the Daily Planet, Linda Lee discovers that someone is impersonating her as Supergirl around the world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525416
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    Published Oct 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 269 VG- 3.5

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Truth Mirror!", script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois receives a magic mirror from her uncle that reveals a person's true nature; She uses it to find out Superman is really Clark Kent, but Superman then tricks her into believing that the mirror does not always work. One-page Tricksy story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's First Romance!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is called upon by Lori Lemaris to help Atlantis from a disaster. There, she falls in love with a merboy, Jerro. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49269352
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    Published Mar 1961 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 274 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Lois Lane becomes Superwoman in "The Reversed Super-Powers!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; While trying to make himself immune to Kryptonite an explosion in the lab removes Superman's power and gives Lois powers. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Three Time Trips!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; When tasked to do a report on a famous historical figure, Supergirl travels into the past to view Annie Oakley, Betsy Ross and Pocahontas in action, but in each time period she encounters kryptonite. One-page Tricksy story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 229 VG 4.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The End of the Kent Family starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by John Sikela; The Kents have to start a new life in another town after the house is destroyed by a meteor. Aquaman's Undersea Partner, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman picks one undersea creature to be his special assistant. The Wildcat Archers starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 237 GD+ 2.5

    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Robot War of Smallville, script by Jerry Coleman, art by John Sikela; Superboy returns to Smallville after a trip and finds that everyone has been turned into robots. Sgt. Bilko #1 ad. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Secret of the Sea King starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. The Home-Made Arrows starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Lem 'n' Lime humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Two-page text feature, How to Become an Expert Pitcher, by Jack Miller. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49223209
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 264 FN- 5.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Helpless Hero, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; a boy from another planet schemes to take Superboy's place by causing all his powers to go haywire. Aquaman and His Sea-Policeman, art by Ramona Fradon; Aquaman helps out a city whose streets are all canals. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Green Arrow Robin Hood!, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow goes back in time and takes Robin Hood's place. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525417
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 279 VG 4.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy Visits the 50th Century, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; Superboy visits the 50th century where everyone considers him to be just a legend. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Sacrifice of Congorilla, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congorilla helps Wazumi earns the respect of the Maboli tribe. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Silly Sailors Of The Sea!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49489786
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 281 VG 4.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's New Parents, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Superboy gets rid of crooked foster parents. The Lost Magic Ring, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congorilla loses ring while possessing Congo Bill's mind. Moolah the Mystic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 438,000. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 283 GD- 1.8

    • 3 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. 1st appearance of the Phantom Zone in The Phantom Superboy, script by Robert Bernstein, art by George Papp; After Professor Lang finds a box of Kryptonian weapons, Superboy is accidentally projected into the Phantom Zone, the place where Kryptonian criminals were exiled. A Salute to Our American Indians public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. The Lion with the Double Identity starring Congorilla, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 306 VG- 3.5

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    Starts Aug 26

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The 5th Dimensional High-School! starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; Mxyzptlk plays pranks on Smallville in order to do well in his 5th dimensional practical joking class. The Legion of Substitute Heroes--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; A group of rejected applicants band together as the Legion of Substitute Heroes and thwart the Plant Men's scheme to take over the Earth; First appearances of Polar Lad, Night Girl, Stone Boy, and the Chlorophyll Kid. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #49427209
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 381 VG/FN 5.0

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    1st full length Supergirl story and her 1st solo book. First 15-cent cover price issue. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. The Supergirl Gang starring Supergirl, Superman, Batgirl, Judy Belson, Jonathan Maxom, and Albert Maxom, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; Supergirl becomes the lead character in the series; here she leads an all-girl gang of hoodlums. Series continues from Action #375. 36 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Item #48511974
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    Published Oct 1965 by DC.

    Auction Item: Adventures of Bob Hope (1950) 95 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover art by Bob Oksner. Super-Hip, the Sickest Super-Hero of 'Em All, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Oksner; Bob's college friend's son comes to live with him. Unknown to either of them Tad is secretly Super-Hip, the world's hippest super-hero. Are You A Litter Bug? public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Henry Boltinoff. Four Creepy People, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Oksner; Ferocious taunting and bullying by his fellow high school students turns Tad into Super-Hip. Cheerios ad with Rocky and Bullwinkle. Super-Hip Flips Again, script by Arnold Drake, art by Bob Oksner. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Adventures of the Fly (Fly Man) (1959) 1 GD 2.0

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    This series is titled "Adventures of the Fly" from issue 1 to issue 30. Edited by John Goldwater. Cover by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Stories by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, George Tuska, and Bill Draut. Archie Comics amiable and agile super-hero The Fly battles an assortment of nefarious villains, including arch foe Spider Spry. Includes origin story. Includes an adventure starring The Shield as well. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #49525419
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    Auction Item: Adventures of the Jaguar (1961) 1 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Aug 26

    Origin of the Jaguar (1st app ?) by J. Rosenberger. Edited by Victor Gorelick. Cover by John Rosenberger. Stories by Robert Bernstein and John Rosenberger. Super-hero adventure stories in which the Jaguar battles such villains as the Inca Serpent, Invaders from Kordu and Monster Mouse. Origin and first appearance of the Jaguar. 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 6 Coverless 0.3

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    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Lizard in Face-to-Face With...the Lizard!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Bugle challenges Spider-Man to put an end to the Lizard's rampage. Vulture cameo. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 3 and 143. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 7 CGC 2.5

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front of case; Other - see grading notes
    • 1" crack on right side edge extending onto back of slab.
    • Label #0215585002
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Return of the Vulture, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Adrian Toomes breaks out of prison and goes on a crime spree, and ends up battling Spider-Man in the skies above New York. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 4 and # 144. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 10 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko and Dick Ayers. The Enforcers!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Enforcers try to shake down Betty Brant, which brings them to the attention of Spider-Man. House as for Fantastic Four #24, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. Special Announcement Section wherein Stan plugs a few upcoming issues. X-Men #4, The Avengers #4 and Fantastic Four #25 are mentioned. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 12 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Unmasked by Dr. Octopus!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Peter has the 24 hour flu when Doc Ock captures Betty Brant in hopes of luring Spider-Man into battle; Ock beats the under the weather web-head and unmasks him, but everyone thinks it is just Peter trying to be brave by impersonating Spidey; Once he has recovered, Spider-Man battles through the wild animals Ock has released from the zoo to take on old six-arms himself. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 149. Letter to the editor from comics artist Dave Cockrum. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 13 CGC 2.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1268548001
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of Mysterio in The Menace of... Mysterio!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Mysterio first frames Spider-Man for a crime wave, then challenges him to a battle on top of the Brooklyn Bridge. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 8 and 151. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 13 FR/GD 1.5

    • 3" cumulative spine split (taped).
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of Mysterio in The Menace of... Mysterio!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Mysterio first frames Spider-Man for a crime wave, then challenges him to a battle on top of the Brooklyn Bridge. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 8 and 151. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 14 CBCS 6.5 SS

    • Paper: Off white
    • Verified Sig: Stan Lee (on 1st page).
    • Label #3AB573-001
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Green Goblin (Norman Osborn) in The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Green Goblin hires the Enforcers to help him defeat Spider-Man; To further his plan he convinces B.J. Cosmos to film a movie of Spider-Man fighting Goblin and the Enforcers in the desert; While filming, Goblin and the Enforcers attack Spider-Man and accidentally awaken the Hulk. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 9 and 152. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 16 FN- 5.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Duel with Daredevil, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When the Circus of Crime comes to town, they advertise that Spider-Man will be appearing in an attempt to fill the big top before they rob it; Spider-Man sees the advertisements and decides he will show up; He is hypnotized along with the rest of the audience, but unfortunately for the Circus of Crime, the Daredevil is in attendance and immune to the Ringmaster's hat. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 11 and 154. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 18 GD/VG 3.0

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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Third appearance of the Sandman in The End of Spider-Man!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; With the entire city thinking he is a coward, Spider-Man runs from Sandman; Peter's life is in shambles, and he contemplates giving up being Spider-Man to concentrate on his personal life; Cameos by the Avengers, Daredevil, the Fantastic Four, the Green Goblin, Kraven the Hunter, Doctor Octopus, and the Vulture. First appearance of Ned Leeds (later Hobgoblin). Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 13 and 156. Letter to the editor from comics artist Frank Brunner. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 40 CGC 6.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2043338003
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    Current Bid $115.00
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    Cover by pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito and John Romita Sr. (touch-ups). Green Goblin origin in Spidey Saves the Day!. script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo) and John Romita Sr. (touch-ups); Spider-Man battles the Green Goblin; While battling, an explosion erases the last several years of Norman Osborn's memory, reverting him to his pre-Green Goblin state. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 179. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 41 FN- 5.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito and John Romita (touch-ups). First appearance of the Rhino in The Horns of the Rhino!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito (as M. Demeo) and John Romita Sr. (touch-ups); The Rhino attempts to kidnap John Jameson to turn him over to foreign powers that want his secrets about the U.S. space program; Spider-Man manages to stop the Rhino. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 30 and 190. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 44 FN- 5.5

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    Current Bid $36.00
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Second appearance of the Lizard in "Where Crawls the Lizard," script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; Dr. Connors reacts from The Rhino antidote he was previously working on and turns into The Lizard; Realizing this, he runs away but is spotted by his son Billy; The Lizard plots his human conquest and plans to defeat Spider-Man. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 184. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 44 GD/VG 3.0

    • Cover detached at one staple. 1.25" cumulative spine split. 3" tear in first page.
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    Current Bid $14.00
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Second appearance of the Lizard in "Where Crawls the Lizard," script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; Dr. Connors reacts from The Rhino antidote he was previously working on and turns into The Lizard; Realizing this, he runs away but is spotted by his son Billy; The Lizard plots his human conquest and plans to defeat Spider-Man. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 184. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 46 GD+ 2.5

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    Cover by John Romita Sr.. First appearance of the Shocker in "The Sinister Shocker," script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; Peter moves in with Harry and is confronted by the Shocker for the first time; Shocker brutalizes Spider-Man, but the Webslinger defeats him with his webs; once at Harrys, Peter doesn't feel happy, although he doesn't know why. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 186. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 50 VG/FN 5.0

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    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by John Romita. First appearance of the Kingpin in Spider-Man No More!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito [as Mickey Dimeo]; Fearing for his aunt's health and tired of being hounded by Jameson, Peter gives up being Spider-Man and concentrates on being a simple college student; A kid finds the discarded Spidey suit in the trash can and brings it to the Daily Bugle where Jonah proudly puts it on display; Pete's personal life starts looking up but crime increases as the Kingpin gathers the mob under his leadership; Feeling guilty about the crime wave, Peter remembers the lessons taught to him by his uncle's death and decides to become Spider-Man once again. Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon cameos. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #190. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 50 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by John Romita. First appearance of the Kingpin in Spider-Man No More!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito [as Mickey Dimeo]; Fearing for his aunt's health and tired of being hounded by Jameson, Peter gives up being Spider-Man and concentrates on being a simple college student; A kid finds the discarded Spidey suit in the trash can and brings it to the Daily Bugle where Jonah proudly puts it on display; Pete's personal life starts looking up but crime increases as the Kingpin gathers the mob under his leadership; Feeling guilty about the crime wave, Peter remembers the lessons taught to him by his uncle's death and decides to become Spider-Man once again. Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon cameos. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #190. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 50 GD/VG 3.0

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    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by John Romita. First appearance of the Kingpin in Spider-Man No More!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito [as Mickey Dimeo]; Fearing for his aunt's health and tired of being hounded by Jameson, Peter gives up being Spider-Man and concentrates on being a simple college student; A kid finds the discarded Spidey suit in the trash can and brings it to the Daily Bugle where Jonah proudly puts it on display; Pete's personal life starts looking up but crime increases as the Kingpin gathers the mob under his leadership; Feeling guilty about the crime wave, Peter remembers the lessons taught to him by his uncle's death and decides to become Spider-Man once again. Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon cameos. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #190. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 51 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Sep 2

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Second appearance of the Kingpin in In the Clutches of...the Kingpin!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); When the Kingpin orders that J. Jonah Jameson be silenced for his negative press on Fisk's illegal activites, Spidey swings in to save the EIC; But can the Wallcrawler take the big guy in a one-on-one brawl? Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 36. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 51 VG 4.0

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Second appearance of the Kingpin in In the Clutches of...the Kingpin!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); When the Kingpin orders that J. Jonah Jameson be silenced for his negative press on Fisk's illegal activites, Spidey swings in to save the EIC; But can the Wallcrawler take the big guy in a one-on-one brawl? Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 36. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 51 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Second appearance of the Kingpin in In the Clutches of...the Kingpin!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); When the Kingpin orders that J. Jonah Jameson be silenced for his negative press on Fisk's illegal activites, Spidey swings in to save the EIC; But can the Wallcrawler take the big guy in a one-on-one brawl? Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 36. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 52 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1296695005
    Starts Aug 26

    Cover by John Romita Sr. First appearance of Joe (Robbie) Robertson in To Die A Hero!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Kingpin has an unconscious Spidey and J. Jonah Jameson sealed up tight in a watery deathtrap!; If they want to get out while still breathing, Jameson will have to wake Spider-Man up from his afternoon nap. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 37. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 52 FN 6.0

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. First appearance of Joe (Robbie) Robertson in To Die A Hero!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Kingpin has an unconscious Spidey and J. Jonah Jameson sealed up tight in a watery deathtrap!; If they want to get out while still breathing, Jameson will have to wake Spider-Man up from his afternoon nap. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 37. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 52 VG 4.0

    Starts Aug 26

    Cover by John Romita Sr. First appearance of Joe (Robbie) Robertson in To Die A Hero!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); The Kingpin has an unconscious Spidey and J. Jonah Jameson sealed up tight in a watery deathtrap!; If they want to get out while still breathing, Jameson will have to wake Spider-Man up from his afternoon nap. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 37. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 53 VG+ 4.5

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    Doctor Octopus. Story synopsis: Peter and Gwen are off to the Science Expo with Professor Warren to see the "nullifier," but unfortunately Dr. Octopus is there too. Only he isn't there to listen to the lecture, he's there to steal it! After putting up a good fight, Spider-Man finally gets the nullifier back, but not before slipping a spider tracer on Doc Ock. Doc Ock finds the tracer when he gets back to his lab and decides to set up a trap for Spidey, but come on, Spidey isn't gonna fall for it. Aunt May and Anna Watson put an ad in the paper looking for a boarder at their house. And guess who answers the ad? That's right, the one and only Otto Octavius. "Enter Dr. Octopus." Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito as "Mickey Demeo." Romita cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 38. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 54 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1296695006
    Starts Aug 26

    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Tentacles and the Trap!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spider-Man faces off against Doctor Octopus on the lawn of the Parker house; With Aunt May caught in the crossfire, ol' Webhead will have to think fast if he wants to save her. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 39. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 54 FN 6.0

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    Current Bid $25.00
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    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Tentacles and the Trap!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spider-Man faces off against Doctor Octopus on the lawn of the Parker house; With Aunt May caught in the crossfire, ol' Webhead will have to think fast if he wants to save her. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 39. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 55 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1296695007
    Starts Aug 26

    Story synopsis: Spidey is on a rampage - looking for Doc Ock ever since Aunt May collapsed. Meanwhile, Doc Ock is after the Nullifier again - and he finds it and uses it against Spider-Man with most unexpected results. Spidey can't remember who he is, but will he believe Dr. Octopus when the doc tells him they are on the same team??? "Doc Ock Wins." Script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito as "Mickey Demeo." Romita cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 40. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 56 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Off white
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    Starts Aug 26

    Doctor Octopus appearance and the first appearance of Capt. Stacy in "Disaster" script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito as "Mickey Demeo." Spidey has amnesia, and Doc Ock convinces him that they are partners! Will he fall for it? Or just go along until his memory comes back? Romita cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 41. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 56 VG/FN 5.0

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    Doctor Octopus appearance and the first appearance of Capt. Stacy in "Disaster" script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr., inks by Mike Esposito as "Mickey Demeo." Spidey has amnesia, and Doc Ock convinces him that they are partners! Will he fall for it? Or just go along until his memory comes back? Romita cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 41. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 57 FN 6.0

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Coming of Ka-Zar!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita and Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); A still amnesiac Spider-Man must contend with the police, military, and worst of all: Ka-Zar and Zabu; Spider-Man falls into water from a great height. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.