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Tales of suspense comic books issue 39

  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 39
    Auction opens January 4
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Cover detached
    • Label #3716589001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($90.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Brittle
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/17/14. Coverless.
    • Label #1196085006

    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. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39GERMANREP
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 39GERMANREP
    Published 1999 by Marvel.

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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 #39GERMANREPGOLD
    Tales of Suspense (1959) 39GERMANREPGOLD
    Published 1999 by Marvel.

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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.

  • Issue #39
    Tales Of Suspense Facsimile Edition (2020 Marvel) 39

    Written by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber. Art by Don Heck & Various. Cover by Jack Kirby. 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($30.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 08/09/2013.
    • Label #1176981017

    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.

  • Issue #39JCPENNEY
    Marvel Milestone Edition Tales of Suspense (1994) 39JCPENNEY
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.63) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    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 #39UK
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    UK Edition. 9d cover price. Cover by Jack Kirby. "The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World!", art by Jack Davis; An arrogant teen-ager finds a genie's lamp and tries to make the world perfect, but finds that all his wishes have unexpected results. "We Can't All Be Human!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Don Heck; Seemingly friendly aliens arrive on Earth, seeking refuge from pirates, but a philosophy student figures out that the first visitors are the pirates, and disguised themselves to appear pleasant to humans. "Blueprint for Victory" text story. "The Man In The Mirror!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A millionaire buys an enchanted mirror that allows him to wish any person he dislikes to be trapped inside of it; He wishes dozens of people into the mirror until he is contacted by agents of the IRS who wish to audit his books. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #39
    Tales of Suspense (2007) Marvel Legends Reprint 39
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    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.