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Iron Man (1968 1st Series) comic books

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    Auction Item: Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 2 VG/FN 5.0

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    Cover by Johnny Craig. "The Day of the Demolisher," script by Archie Goodwin, art by Johnny Craig; One of Tony Starks many competitors seek to put an end to the Iron Man's fame; To prove that the Iron Man suit is nothing but a pile of mechanical junk, Drexel Cord will build a bigger and more destructive suit! Enter the Demolisher! Cont'd from AVENGERS #52. Letter from comics writer Bob Gale. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 55 GD- 1.8

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    "Beware the Blood Brothers!" First appearance of Thanos. Story by Jim Starlin. Art by Jim Starlin and Mike Esposito. Cover by Jim Starlin and Joe Sinnott. One of the landmark Marvel issues of the Bronze Age. Drax the Destroyer is a prisoner of Thanos at the evil Titan's Earth-fortress. In an effort to escape, Drax telepathically reaches out to Tony Stark for assistance; but before Iron Man can come to the rescue, Shell-Head is ambushed by the Blood Brothers! Can Drax and the golden avenger defeat the Blood Brothers and Thanos? Also first appearances of Drax the Destroyer, Starfox (in a flashback), and Mentor. (Note: Iron Man 55 was reprinted as a Marvel Milestone Edition in 1992.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

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    Auction Item: Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 112 CGC 9.2

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    "Moon Wars!" Part 4 of 4. Guest-starring the Jack of Hearts and the Soviet Super-Soldiers. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Keith Pollard and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Keith Pollard and Bob Wiacek. The final showdown between the Rigellian Colonizers and the Knights of Wundagore. It's a two-front war as the Jack of Hearts fights on the Moon, while Iron Man fights on Earth vs. the Punisher (former watchdog of Galactus). (Note: Special one-page addition to the letters page that features a story and art by Fred Hembeck poking fun at recent Shell-head storylines.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

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    Auction Item: Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 116 CGC 9.0

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    "Anguish, Once Removed!" Part 2 of 2. Plot by David Michelinie and Bob Layton. Script by David Michelinie. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Bob Layton (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Bob Layton. Madame Masque must choose between saving her father and saving Tony! While Iron Man must survive battles against the Ani-Men and the Jupiter Landing Vehicle! But even if the golden avenger wins, he's still going to lose. A sorrowful ending for all. Cameo appearance by the Spymaster. (Note: This issue begins the classic Michelinie-Romita Jr-Layton run on the Iron Man series.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

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    Auction Item: Iron Man (1968 1st Series) 219 CGC 9.4

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    First appearance of the Ghost. "Ghost Story" Part 1 of 3. Plot by David Michelinie and Bob Layton. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Bob Layton. Cover by Bob Layton. Stark Enterprises is ready to make its first corporate acquisition: the Accutech Research and Development company! However a strange phenomenon (or perhaps strange person) has been plaguing Accutech and causing various accidents! Some employees blame it on a mysterious ghost! Does a ghost actually walk the halls of Accutech? Once Tony signs the contract to purchase the company, he finds out the answer! And Iron Man's first battle vs. the Ghost begins in earnest! First appearance of Abe Zimmer. Cameo appearances by Jim Rhodes. (Notes: The Ghost debuted in the MCU in the 2018 movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp. This issue was reprinted in 2015 in the softcover: Iron Man Stark Wars Epic Collection.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.