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Tales of suspense comic books issue 39

  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 39
    Auction opens January 2
    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white
    • Amateur Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, cover reinforced with glue. Right and bottom edge trimmed. Moderate amount of archival tape on interior cover.
    • Label #17-035C90C-036
    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Restoration includes: small amount of glue on spine of cover, tear seal to cover.
    • Label #2095253004
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • 3 staples added.
    • Label #22-03F7D1F-002
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #3692591001
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover detached. 2 staples added.
    • Label #16-3C7F95F-003
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #4087147002
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water saturation with paper deterioration. Staple rust, rust migration.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. First appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man Is Born!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; Playboy industrialist and weapons designer Tony Stark is injured in Vietnam and captured by communists; While pretending to build a weapon for his captors he builds a suit of battle armor to keep his injured heart beating and uses it to escape and beat the communist commander. "The Treasure" text story. "The Last Rocket!", art by Gene Colan; When the sun starts dying humanity goes into space, except for two nature lovers; Just as the last rocket leaves a new sun flares to life, and the two remaining humans, Adam and Eve, rename the planet Earth. "Gundar!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A shipwrecked man finds cursed Viking ghosts on an island, and his descent from the captain that cursed them releases them. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

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    $11,500 Tales Of Suspense #39 1st Iron Man: CGC 3.0 Major KEY appearance.
    $13,500 Tales of Suspense #39 [Marvel Comics] CGC 4.0 VG 1st Iron Man Tony Stark TOS Key
    $13,999 Tales Of Suspense #39 CGC 4.5 Signature Series Stan Lee Autograph Comic Book
    $14,500 Tales of Suspense #39 | CGC 3.0 G/VG | 1st Appearance of Iron Man
    6 days left Auction Tales of Suspense 39 Apparent VF/NM 9.0 Extensive (P)
  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense Facsimile Edition (2020 Marvel) 39
    Auction opens January 2
    • Paper: White
    • Label #4021897001
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #3915159021
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #3894536021
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.

    Written by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber. Art by Don Heck, Gene Colan and Steve Ditko. Cover by Jack Kirby and Don Heck. Iron Man is born! In one of the most significant issues of the Silver Age, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Don Heck unite to introduce Tony Stark - a character destined to be an icon! When Stark, a brilliant arms manufacturer, is captured and ordered to develop weapons for an evil tyrant, he instead forges a mighty suit of iron that empowers his escape - and safeguards his wounded heart! Stark's daring transformation ultimately sets him on a path of redemption that would forge him into one of Earth's mightiest heroes: the invincible Iron Man! It's one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #39. 32 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #39
    Marvel Milestone Edition Tales of Suspense (1994) 39

    1st Printing. Reprints Tales of Suspense 39 (origin and 1st appearance of Iron Man); Jack Kirby layouts. Identification Notes: 1st printing has a glossy silver cover and the 2nd printing has a darker grey and duller appearance; however, the easiest way to differentiate between the 1st and 2nd printing is to flip over to the back cover, if it has the 'Swinging Spider-Man' UPC on back cover, it is the 2nd printing from JC Penney. Cover price $2.95.

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    $10 MARVEL MILESTONE EDITION IRON MAN TALES OF SUSPENSE COMIC BOOK VOL.1 #39
    $90 Marvel Milestone Edition Tales of Suspense 39 cgc 9.6 2nd print Iron Man 1994 WH
    $250 Marvel Milestone Edition: Tales of Suspense #39 CGC 9.8 Iron Man 1993 1ST PRINT
    18 hours left Auction Marvel Masterworks, Iron Man, From Tsles Of Suspense 39-50
  • Issue #39JCPENNEY
    Marvel Milestone Edition Tales of Suspense (1994) 39JCPENNEY
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    2nd printing packaged with Marvel Vintage Reprint Packs. Marvel Vintage Packs were available only through JC Penney catalog and had low distribution. Identification Notes: JC Penney reprint has dull grey cover and the 'Swinging Spider-Man' UPC on the back cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #39REP
    Marvel Milestone Edition Tales of Suspense (1994) 39REP

    2nd and later printings. Reprints Tales of Suspense 39 (origin and 1st appearance of Iron Man); Jack Kirby layouts. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense (2007) Marvel Legends Reprint 39
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Reprint edition that originally came packaged with First Appearance Iron Man from Marvel Legends series 14 (Mojo Series). First appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man is Born!" Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, layouts by Jack Kirby, pencils and inks by Don Heck. Back-up stories: "The Last Rocket" with Gene Colan art; "Gundar" with script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a text story, "The Treasure." Kirby/Heck cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck. First appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man Is Born!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; Playboy industrialist and weapons designer Tony Stark is injured in Vietnam and captured by communists; While pretending to build a weapon for his captors he builds a suit of battle armor to keep his injured heart beating and uses it to escape and beat the communist commander. "The Treasure" text story. "The Last Rocket!", art by Gene Colan; When the sun starts dying humanity goes into space, except for two nature lovers; Just as the last rocket leaves a new sun flares to life, and the two remaining humans, Adam and Eve, rename the planet Earth. "Gundar!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A shipwrecked man finds cursed Viking ghosts on an island, and his descent from the captain that cursed them releases them. 36 pgs., full color

  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense (German 1999 Panini Deutschland) Facsimile 39

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    German Edition reprint (German language). Reprints the first appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man is Born!" Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, layouts by Jack Kirby, pencils and inks by Don Heck. Back-up stories: "The Last Rocket" with Gene Colan art; "Gundar" with script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a text story, "The Treasure." Kirby/Heck cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39GOLD

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    German Edition reprint with Gold Foil stamp on front cover reading "Marvel 1st 60th Anniversary." Reprints the first appearance of Iron Man in "Iron Man is Born!" Plot by Stan Lee, script by Larry Lieber, layouts by Jack Kirby, pencils and inks by Don Heck. Back-up stories: "The Last Rocket" with Gene Colan art; "Gundar" with script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; and a text story, "The Treasure." Kirby/Heck cover. Cover price $0.12.