Auction in progress, bid now! Weekly Auction ends Monday April 24!

Auctions: comic books 1956-1969

  • Item #43313288
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Oct 1956 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 221 GD- 1.8

    • Centerfold detached, cover detached at one staple and loose at the other, staple rust/migration.
    Ends
    Bid History 4 bids
    Current Bid $21.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    1st Silver Age issue. Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's New Super-Power," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An encounter with a comet in space gives Superman magnetic powers. "Congo Bill - Witch Doctor," art by Howard Sherman. "The Sleeping Beauty of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114362
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Sep 1957 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 232 GD 2.0

    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Spine split sealed to first wrap with glue along spine.
    Ends
    Bid History 5 bids
    Current Bid $11.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan (1st Swan cover in Action), inks by Stan Kaye. "The Story of Superman, Junior," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor; After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Three Dives to Doom" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. "Riddle of the Space Rainbow" script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. "Nova" Norton. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43081661
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Oct 1958 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 245 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Apr 24

    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 #43313291
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Feb 1959 by DC.

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

    Ends
    Bid History 4 bids
    Current Bid $14.27
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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 #42916322
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Jun 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 253 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; A criminal from Kandor switches places with Jimmy Olsen and forces Superman to reveal the location of his Fortress of Solitude, so he can destroy the bottled city; But scientists in Kandor reverse the switch just in time. 2/3-page Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Super-Orphan!", script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl helps Timmy get adopted by assisting with his magic show using her super powers. "The Destroyer of Congo Bill!", script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114380
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Oct 1961 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 281 VG 4.0

    Ends
    Bid History 4 bids
    Current Bid $22.12
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Shelly Moldoff. "The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Superman meets Professor Dunn who visited Krypton and meet Jor-El before Krypton exploded. Using the Professor's "Matter-Radio" plans two crooks are on a crime spree. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Did You Vote for a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee? illustration by Jim Mooney. "The Secret of the Time-Barrier!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; The effects of Lesla-Lar's ray have still stripped Supergirl of her powers, but when Superman takes her into the past it is discovered that her super powers return in other time periods. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43079843
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover
    Published Nov 1961 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 282 FN- 5.5

    • Cover oxidation.
    Ends
    Bid History 3 bids
    Current Bid $31.25
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Toughest Day!", script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; A day in Superman's life. His Clark Kent robot has to avoid showing the damage to his hands while on a date with Lois. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Sagebrush Sam story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Supergirl of Tomorrow!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Using a time machine, a powerless Supergirl travels to the future, where her powers return and she frees humanity from the tyrannical reign of the Clan of Censors. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43312433
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 240 GD/VG 3.0

    • 1-1/2" cumulative spine split (chew).
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Super-Teacher from Krypton, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Sikela; A robot teacher constructed by Jor-El comes to Earth to decide if Superboy is worthy of his powers. Arrows -- for Hire, art by George Papp; Oliver's investments go bad, so Green Arrow and Speedy have to earn money to pay the mortgage on the Arrow Cave. So You Want to Be a Pilot article. Lucky humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Alphabet Book of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42114407
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 268 VG 4.0

    Ends
    Bid History 5 bids
    Current Bid $13.07
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Week That Clark Kent Lost His Memory!, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Superboy to lose his memory and leaves him stranded far from home. Green Arrow In King Arthur's Court!, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow and Speedy both dream that they are back in the time of King Arthur; Or was it more than a dream? The Adventures of Aquaboy! starring Aquaman, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Ramona Fradon. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43312439
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 273 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 24

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Boy Who Was Stronger Than Superboy, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; A Smallville boy gains super strength from a mysterious meteor. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Around The World In 80 Hours!, art by Ramona Fradon; An author needs Aquaman to prove he can swim around the world in 80 hours. Congorilla's Twin, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43506374
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 281 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1218694002
    Starts Apr 24

    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.

  • Item #43174448
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 300 GD 2.0

    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    Ends
    Bid History 6 bids
    Current Bid $21.02
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Super-Planet of Clark Kent and Lana Lang, art by George Papp; Lana and Clark are accidentally transported to a strange world where Clark must make her think they both have superpowers in order to prevent her from guessing he's Superboy. House ad for Superman Annual #5. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes series begins in The Face Behind the Lead Mask!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Forte, Al Plastino (page 4 and some Superboy and Luthor heads only), inks by John Forte and Al Plastino; At a regular meeting of the Legion of Super-Heroes, the Legionnaires lose control of their powers; Mon-el joins the Legion. 36 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43260035
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

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

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Nine pieces of tape on interior of cover.
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. Spider-Man, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Spider-Man origin retold; J. Jonah Jameson introduced; Spider-Man rescues John Jameson, J. Jonah Jameson's son, from his malfunctioning space capsule. Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Spider-Man tries to join the Fantastic Four and stops the Chameleon. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 138. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #39562253
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 19 VG+ 4.5

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Spidey Strikes Back!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Sandman and the Enforcers capture the Human Torch; When Spider-Man questions a stool pigeon and learns of this he comes to the aid of the Human Torch. Second appearance of Ned Leeds (future Hobgolin) in this issue (first time his name is revealed). Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 14 and 157. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43159502
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 19 GD- 1.8

    Ends
    Bid History 6 bids
    Current Bid $31.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Spidey Strikes Back!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Sandman and the Enforcers capture the Human Torch; When Spider-Man questions a stool pigeon and learns of this he comes to the aid of the Human Torch. Second appearance of Ned Leeds (future Hobgolin) in this issue (first time his name is revealed). Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 14 and 157. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43373021
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 20 CGC 3.5

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1218823001
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Scorpion in The Coming of the Scorpion!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; J. Jonah Jameson pays Dr. Stillwell to turn Mac Gargan into the Scorpion to try to capture Spider-Man. Stillwell's formula makes Gargan become more evil than he originally was and the Scorpion goes on a rampage and is finally stopped by Spider-Man. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 15 and 158. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43158596
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 20 GD 2.0

    • Heavy cover oxidation.
    Ends
    Bid History 5 bids
    Current Bid $46.07
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Scorpion in The Coming of the Scorpion!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; J. Jonah Jameson pays Dr. Stillwell to turn Mac Gargan into the Scorpion to try to capture Spider-Man. Stillwell's formula makes Gargan become more evil than he originally was and the Scorpion goes on a rampage and is finally stopped by Spider-Man. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 15 and 158. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43373024
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 23 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1218823002
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Goblin and the Gangsters, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; the Green Goblin returns and wants to take over Lucky Lobos mob; Spidey battles Lucky Lobo and his gang; Spidey fights the Green Goblin in a factory. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 18 and 161. Letter from Jim Shooter, former editor-in-chief at Marvel, critiquing Marvel's handling of Spider-Man. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43158611
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 23 GD 2.0

    • Cover detached at one staple.
    Ends
    Bid History 20 bids
    Current Bid $25.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Goblin and the Gangsters, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; the Green Goblin returns and wants to take over Lucky Lobos mob; Spidey battles Lucky Lobo and his gang; Spidey fights the Green Goblin in a factory. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 18 and 161. Letter from Jim Shooter, former editor-in-chief at Marvel, critiquing Marvel's handling of Spider-Man. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43158629
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 24 GD+ 2.5

    • Heavy cover oxidation.
    Ends
    Bid History 6 bids
    Current Bid $13.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Spider-Man goes to see a psychiatrist! But it's really Mysterio messing with Spidey's mind in "Spider-Man Goes Mad." Script by Stan Lee, art and cover by Steve Ditko. Cameos (actually part of Spider-Man's imagination) by Doctor Octopus, the Vulture, and the Sandman. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 19 and 162. Letters to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor and mycomicshop.com president Buddy Saunders! Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #42916382
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 25 FN- 5.5

    Ends
    Bid History 11 bids
    Current Bid $56.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of Mary Jane Watson (cameo; face not shown) in "Captured by J. Jonah Jameson," script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; As Peter goes to sell pictures of a crime to J. Jonah Jameson, an inventor named Smythe comes in with a robot guaranteeing the destruction of Spider-Man; Since Peter needs money bad, he eggs Jameson on to hear out the wacky inventor; Smythe shows how his robot instantly shoots out steel tentacles at the hint of a spider's presence and grabs a hold of Peter, much to his surprise; Jameson is given a remote control and they agree to a deal; Betty is furious with Peter for trying to trap Spider-Man, not understanding his true reasons; Peter shows up at school and has Flash Thompson waiting to fight him as he hangs around Liz Allan too much to his liking; As Peter exits school, he sees the robot and begins to run; Flash, thinking he's running away from a fight runs after Peter; First appearance of Spencer Smythe. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #20 and #163. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43158635
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 25 GD 2.0

    Ends
    Bid History 8 bids
    Current Bid $26.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of Mary Jane Watson (cameo; face not shown) in "Captured by J. Jonah Jameson," script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; As Peter goes to sell pictures of a crime to J. Jonah Jameson, an inventor named Smythe comes in with a robot guaranteeing the destruction of Spider-Man; Since Peter needs money bad, he eggs Jameson on to hear out the wacky inventor; Smythe shows how his robot instantly shoots out steel tentacles at the hint of a spider's presence and grabs a hold of Peter, much to his surprise; Jameson is given a remote control and they agree to a deal; Betty is furious with Peter for trying to trap Spider-Man, not understanding his true reasons; Peter shows up at school and has Flash Thompson waiting to fight him as he hangs around Liz Allan too much to his liking; As Peter exits school, he sees the robot and begins to run; Flash, thinking he's running away from a fight runs after Peter; First appearance of Spencer Smythe. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #20 and #163. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #42657176
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 32 VG+ 4.5

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts May 1

    Doctor Octopus (the Master Planner) in "Man on a Rampage." Script by Stan Lee, art and cover by Steve Ditko. In a battle with Doctor Octopus, Spider-Man gets trapped under tons of steel. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 25 and 171. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #39562271
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 34 VG+ 4.5

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Fourth appearance of Kraven the Hunter in "The Thrill of the Hunt, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; Kraven dresses up as Spider-Man and harasses J. Jonah Jameson to get Spider-Man to come out for a re-match of their last fight. Ad for Marvel T-Shirts and MMMS items, art by Marie Severin. Letter to the editor from comics editor Richard Pini (Elfquest). 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #39562274
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 35 VG+ 4.5

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover pencils by Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby (Spider-Man figure), inks by Steve Ditko and Sol Brodsky (Spider-Man figure). The Molten Man Regrets...!, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; The Molten Man is released from jail and he decides he is going to be smarter about his next robbery, but Spider-Man puts an end to his plans. Ad for Hulk T-Shirt and other MMMS items, art by Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, and Frank Giacoia. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 28 and 174. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43161098
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 36 GD- 1.8

    • Cover detached.
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover by Steve Ditko. When Falls the Meteor!, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; A strange meteor gives Norton Fester incredible strength and agility. He uses these new powers to become the Looter to fund his scientific research. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 28 and 175. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #40214897
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 40 PR 0.5

    • INCOMPLETE. Third wrap missing. Does not affect art or story.
    Starts Apr 24

    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.

  • Item #43079468
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 41 CBCS 4.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #962ED8-002
    Ends
    Bid History 8 bids
    Current Bid $76.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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.

  • Item #43079471
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 43 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1217080001
    Ends
    Bid History 18 bids
    Current Bid $91.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    1st full appearance of Mary Jane (cameos in #25,38, & 42). Cover by John Romita Sr.. MJ has her first in-depth interaction with Peter Parker, plus cameos by Foggy Nelson and Matt Murdock (Daredevil) in Rhino on the Rampage!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; Rhino escapes from police custody and is looking for revenge on Spider-Man for defeating his attempt to kidnap John Jameson. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 32 and 183. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43312232
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 43 VG 4.0

    • Cover oxidation.
    Ends
    Bid History 5 bids
    Current Bid $29.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    1st full appearance of Mary Jane (cameos in #25,38, & 42). Cover by John Romita Sr.. MJ has her first in-depth interaction with Peter Parker, plus cameos by Foggy Nelson and Matt Murdock (Daredevil) in Rhino on the Rampage!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; Rhino escapes from police custody and is looking for revenge on Spider-Man for defeating his attempt to kidnap John Jameson. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 32 and 183. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43312235
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 44 VG/FN 5.0

    Ends
    Bid History 10 bids
    Current Bid $28.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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.

  • Item #41623736
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 45 VG 4.0

    Starts Apr 24

    Cover by John Romita Sr.. The third appearance of the Lizard in Spidey Smashes Out!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; The Lizard heads to Dr. Connor's lab to find a formula to transform reptiles into his personal army; Aunt May worries about Peter; The Lizard and Spider-Man battle aboard a train. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 185. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43079303
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 45 GD/VG 3.0

    Ends
    Bid History 6 bids
    Current Bid $16.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover by John Romita Sr.. The third appearance of the Lizard in Spidey Smashes Out!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; The Lizard heads to Dr. Connor's lab to find a formula to transform reptiles into his personal army; Aunt May worries about Peter; The Lizard and Spider-Man battle aboard a train. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 185. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #41496161
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 46 FN 6.0

    Starts Jul 3

    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.

  • Item #43312238
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 46 VG 4.0

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Apr 24

    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.

  • Item #43079474
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 47 FN 6.0

    Ends
    Bid History 14 bids
    Current Bid $40.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover by John Romita Sr. "In the Hands of the Hunter," script by Stan Lee, art and cover by John Romita Sr.; Kraven the Hunter wants cash from Norman Osborn for attacking Spider-Man; since Norman is out of town, Kraven kidnaps Norman's son, Harry, at a party; Spider-Man appears, and he and Kraven fight, but when Norman shows up he can't remember who Kraven is, so doesn't pay him the money; Kraven escapes while Spidey saves Norman. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 33 and 187. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43174460
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 47 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Apr 24

    Cover by John Romita Sr. "In the Hands of the Hunter," script by Stan Lee, art and cover by John Romita Sr.; Kraven the Hunter wants cash from Norman Osborn for attacking Spider-Man; since Norman is out of town, Kraven kidnaps Norman's son, Harry, at a party; Spider-Man appears, and he and Kraven fight, but when Norman shows up he can't remember who Kraven is, so doesn't pay him the money; Kraven escapes while Spidey saves Norman. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 33 and 187. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43079219
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 47 VG 4.0

    Ends
    Bid History 9 bids
    Current Bid $22.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover by John Romita Sr. "In the Hands of the Hunter," script by Stan Lee, art and cover by John Romita Sr.; Kraven the Hunter wants cash from Norman Osborn for attacking Spider-Man; since Norman is out of town, Kraven kidnaps Norman's son, Harry, at a party; Spider-Man appears, and he and Kraven fight, but when Norman shows up he can't remember who Kraven is, so doesn't pay him the money; Kraven escapes while Spidey saves Norman. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 33 and 187. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43079306
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 48 VG 4.0

    Ends
    Bid History 7 bids
    Current Bid $19.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Wings of the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita; Spider-Man searches the city for a trace of Kraven the Hunter; while searching, he gets a bad cold and goes home; Blackie Drago, a.k.a. the New Vulture, defeats Spider-Man and leaves him unconscious in a pile of snow. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 34 and 188. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43312241
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 48 VG 4.0

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Wings of the Vulture!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita; Spider-Man searches the city for a trace of Kraven the Hunter; while searching, he gets a bad cold and goes home; Blackie Drago, a.k.a. the New Vulture, defeats Spider-Man and leaves him unconscious in a pile of snow. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 34 and 188. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43079309
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 49 FN 6.0

    Ends
    Bid History 14 bids
    Current Bid $25.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Sixth appearance of Kraven the Hunter, and second appearance of the new Vulture (Blackie Drago) in From the Depths of Defeat!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (uncredited); As Peter recovers from the injuries received in his fight with the new Vulture, he sees television coverage of a fight between the Vulture and Kraven and goes out to capture them. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 35 and 189. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43312244
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 49 VG 4.0

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Apr 24

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Sixth appearance of Kraven the Hunter, and second appearance of the new Vulture (Blackie Drago) in From the Depths of Defeat!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita, inks by Mike Esposito (uncredited); As Peter recovers from the injuries received in his fight with the new Vulture, he sees television coverage of a fight between the Vulture and Kraven and goes out to capture them. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 35 and 189. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43373027
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 50 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0303255002
    Starts Jul 3

    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.

  • Item #41496164
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 51 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Jul 3

    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.

  • Item #43312247
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover

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

    Ends
    Bid History 15 bids
    Current Bid $26.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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.

  • Item #43161104
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 54 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Apr 24

    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.

  • Item #43079312
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 55 FN- 5.5

    • Cover oxidation.
    Ends
    Bid History 5 bids
    Current Bid $17.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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.

  • Item #43161110
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover

    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 55 GD 2.0

    Starts Apr 24

    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.

  • Item #38483495
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

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

    Ends
    Bid History 10 bids
    Current Bid $17.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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.

  • Item #43079315
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Front Cover
    Actual item pictured; not a generic image.
    Zoom Back Cover

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

    Ends
    Bid History 20 bids
    Current Bid $28.00
    Your Secret Max Bid If you'd like to bid, please log in or register.

    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.