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    Auction Item: 2001 A Space Odyssey (1976) 4 CBCS 9.6

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #311-AA-018
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    Written by Jack Kirby. Art by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer. Cover by Jack Kirby and Frank Giacoia. Marik reaches the land of Jalessa and becomes queen. In 2001, a space station orbiting Mars is doomed to destruction by a meteor strike. The monolith rescues Herb Marik and transpors him to an area similar to Jalessa's kingdom. Based on concepts from the film by Stanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke. 36 pages, full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 17 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1216696015
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Second appearance of the Green Goblin in The Return of the Green Goblin!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Spider-Man attends a fan club meeting organized by Flash Thompson, but the Green Goblin crashes the meeting; Fortunately the Human Torch is in attendance to help Spider-Man; During the battle Spider-Man finds out that Aunt May is in the hospital and he leaves, causing everyone to believe that he is a coward. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 12 and 155. Letter to the editor by comics writer Doug Moench. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 19 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 3

    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.

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

    Starts Apr 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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 20 GD- 1.8

    • Water damage, staple rust/migration.
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    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 21 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Second appearance of the Beetle in Where Flies the Beetle...!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; after getting out of jail, Abner Jenkins dons his Beetle guise and prepares for revenge on the Human Torch; drama between Johnny Storm and Doris Evans and Peter Parker and Betty Brant; Human Torch teams with Spidey against Beetle. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 16 and 159. Spider-Man pin-up by Ditko. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 23 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Mar 27

    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 27 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1216696017
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Fifth appearance of the Green Goblin in "Bring Back My Goblin to Me," script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; Spider-Man is caught between the Green Goblin and the Crime-Master. The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page; Ads for Spider-Man T-Shirt and MMMS fan club. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 22 and 165. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 28 CGC 3.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0104326007
    Starts Mar 27

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Molten Man in "The Menace of the Molten Man!", script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; Peter Parker needs his old costume, so he goes to the lab of the inventor Smythe, who created the robot J. Jonah Jameson used to try and beat Spiderman with; During that battle Parker had to remove his costume in order to escape; While there he witnesses an argument between Smythe and a man named Raxton, which results in an accident turning Raxton into, the Molten Man; At first Raxton is confused when he walks out of the lab, but on the street he gets mad at a driver and smashes the car with his fists; Realizing his power Raxton decides he can be a super villain, but before he can do anything Spiderman comes in through his window and asks Raxton to turn himself in stating that so far no major crimes have been committed; A fight ensues; Peter graduates from high school. The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #166. This is a very difficult book to find in the higher grades because the black cover easily shows virtually every imperfection, no matter how minor. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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

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    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 33 VG- 3.5

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. The Final Chapter!, script by Steve Ditko (plot) and Stan Lee (script), art by Steve Ditko; Trapped under a pile of rubble in an underwater base that is filling with water, Spidey has to use all of his strength and determination to break himself free as Aunt May's life hangs in the balance; Spidey escapes and takes down Doc Ock's goons so he can deliver a serum that will remove the radiation from his Aunt's system. One of Spidey's classic moments is captured in the first 5 pages as he struggles to escape from underneath tons of steel! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 26 and 172. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 35 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0036372026
    Starts Apr 3

    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 35 PGX 7.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    Starts Apr 3

    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 35 VG 4.0

    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. Staple rust/migration.
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    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 38 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Second appearance of Mary Jane (cameo; face not shown) in Just a Guy Named Joe!, script by Steve Ditko (Plot) and Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Average joe, Joe Smith, fails at being a fighter and tries his hand at acting; Dressed up as a robotic monster, he is zapped with electricity and chemicals which causes him to go on a violent spree against those who doubted his abilities; Meanwhile, Norman Osborn puts a price on Spidey's head and our hero is plagued with goons trying to bump him off; Pete narrowly misses meeting Mary Jane. This is Ditko's final issue of Spider-Man. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 177. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 39 VF- 7.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover art by John Romita. How Green Was My Goblin!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita (who begins as regular penciler), inks by Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo] and John Romita (touch-ups); Peter heads to the doctor with the sniffles and learns that Aunt May's health is very fragile; Spidey is roped into tangling with a bunch of goons who zap him with a mysterious gas; Not realizing that the gas has weakened his spider sense, he changes into Peter Parker under the watchful gaze of the Green Goblin; The Goblin confronts Spidey outside of his home and captures him as Peter is worried that Aunt May might be overcome by the commotion; Trussed up in the Goblin's lair, Peter is shocked when the Goblin takes off his mask and reveals himself to be Norman Osborn. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 178. According to Les Daniels in "Marvel: Five Fabulous Decades of the World's Greatest Comics" (Abrams, 1991), artist Steve Ditko resigned because of a disagreement over the Goblin's identity. Ditko wanted it to be someone anonymous--a new, unknown guy; Lee wanted it to be a familiar character that would startle readers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 40 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Apr 3

    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) 40 FN/VF 7.0

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    Starts Mar 27

    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) 40 VG- 3.5

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    • RESTORATION. Slight color touch, heavy cover oxidation.
    Starts Mar 27

    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 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0274348002
    Starts Apr 3

    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) 41 FN 6.0

    Starts Apr 3

    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) 42 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Label #0293339002
    Starts Mar 27

    Third appearance of Mary Jane (cameo; first time face is shown). Cover by John Romita Sr. Rhino, Foggy Nelson (from Daredevil), and Dr. Curtis Connors cameos in The Birth of a Super-Hero!, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita Sr.; John Jameson was exposed to some strange space spores on a space mission. He returns to Earth where he gains super strength; Spider-Man is mistakenly accused of robbing a bank so Jameson decides to try to capture him with his new super powers. Ad for the M.M.M.S. fan club. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 31 and 182. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 43 VF+ 8.5

    Starts Apr 3

    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 43 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 3

    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 48 VF 8.0

    Starts Apr 3

    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 49 FN+ 6.5

    • Mild cover oxidation, dust shadow on back cover.
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    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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 50 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1214038001
    Starts Apr 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.

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

    • Water spots on front cover.
    Starts Apr 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.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 52 FN+ 6.5

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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+ 4.5

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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+ 4.5

    Starts Mar 27

    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 FN 6.0

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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) 55 VG- 3.5

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    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: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #1335085003
    Starts Apr 3

    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) 58 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Ka-Zar appearance in To Kill a Spider-Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spencer Smythe has created a Spider-Slayer robot for J. Jonah Jameson to use against the Wallcrawler; But when Jameson fails to capture Spider-Man, Smythe takes over control with designs on killing the hero! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 30. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 58 VG+ 4.5

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Ka-Zar appearance in To Kill a Spider-Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spencer Smythe has created a Spider-Slayer robot for J. Jonah Jameson to use against the Wallcrawler; But when Jameson fails to capture Spider-Man, Smythe takes over control with designs on killing the hero! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 30. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 59 VF 8.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by John Romita Sr. First cover appearance of Mary Jane Watson, and the first appearance (cameo) of Brainwasher (alias the Kingpin) in The Brand of the Brainwasher!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Mary Jane has taken a job as a go-go dancer; But Peter soon discovers that the club MJ works for is actually a front for a criminal enterprise, where a man named Dr. Winkler brainwashes his victims! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 42. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 59 VG/FN 5.0

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. First cover appearance of Mary Jane Watson, and the first appearance (cameo) of Brainwasher (alias the Kingpin) in The Brand of the Brainwasher!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Mary Jane has taken a job as a go-go dancer; But Peter soon discovers that the club MJ works for is actually a front for a criminal enterprise, where a man named Dr. Winkler brainwashes his victims! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 42. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 61 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover by John Romita Sr. What A Tangled Web We Weave..!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); After Captain George Stacy gets accused of breaking into police files, he and Gwen Stacy and him leave town; Kingpin kidnaps George and Gwen; Kingpin escapes via Norman Osborn's private helicopter. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 44. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 62 FN- 5.5

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Make Way For--Medusa!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Medusa has come to Earth on a goodwill mission on behalf of the Inhumans; But if that's the case, why is she slugging it out with Spidey?; Spider-Man realises that a hair product company has set him up, and so the two stop fighting. Letter to the editor from Lone Star's old pal Mark Lamberti. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 45. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 62 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Make Way For--Medusa!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Medusa has come to Earth on a goodwill mission on behalf of the Inhumans; But if that's the case, why is she slugging it out with Spidey?; Spider-Man realises that a hair product company has set him up, and so the two stop fighting. Letter to the editor from Lone Star's old pal Mark Lamberti. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 45. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 63 VG 4.0

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Wings in the Night!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spider-Man tries to break up a fight between the Vulture and the New Vulture; Spidey saves a kid who is about to fall to his death from a balcony. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 46. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 64 CGC 8.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1335092001
    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Vulture's Prey, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spider-Man battles the Vulture in the skies of New York!; But with an arm injury cramping the Wallcrawler's style, duking it out with Adrian Toomes won't be an easy feat! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 47. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 64 FN+ 6.5

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Vulture's Prey, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Romita Sr. (layouts) and Don Heck (pencils), inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo); Spider-Man battles the Vulture in the skies of New York!; But with an arm injury cramping the Wallcrawler's style, duking it out with Adrian Toomes won't be an easy feat! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 47. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 68 PGX 8.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by John Romita Sr. Crisis on Campus!, script by John Romita Sr. (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Romita (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; When the Kingpin of Crime looks to steal an ancient tablet, will Spider-Man be up to the task to stop him and his henchmen?; Kingpin destroys a wall with his blaster cane, burying Spider-Man and Randy Robertson under it. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 51. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 69 FN+ 6.5

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    Cover by John Romita Sr. Mission: Crush The Kingpin!, script by John Romita (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Romita (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; Spidey goes heads-up with the strength of the Kingpin, who is knocked out when his own cane-gun backfires; The police arrest the Kingpin for theft of the priceless tablet, but he claims that his ally Spider-Man has spirited it away; Meanwhile, Spidey manages to open the vault and retrieve the tablet, but when he tries to return it the police open fire on him. Letter to the editor from comics artist Kerry Gammill. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 52. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 71 CGC 9.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1445738008
    Starts Mar 27

    Cover art by John Romita. The Speedster and the Spider!, script by John Romita (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Romita (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; With Jonah down for the count, Robbie publishes Peter's pictures in the Bugle showing Kingpin, and not Spider-Man, to be the real crook in the case of the golden tablet; Trying to redeem himself after his recent career with Magneto, Quicksilver decides to bring in the menace known as Spider-Man but discovers he isn't the villain the Bugle has painted him to be. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 75 VF 8.0

    Starts Apr 3

    First 15-cent cover price. Cover by John Romita Sr. Death Without Warning!, script by John Romita (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Romita (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; Spidey, aware that Dr. Connors and his family are in danger from the Maggia, searches for them; The once-elderly Silvermane tries to convince Marko and Cicero that he is in fact a younger version of himself while Dr. Connors escapes and Spider-Man arrives; In the ensuing free-for-all Connors transforms into the Lizard…and Silvermane just keeps getting younger. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 56. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 78 FN- 5.5

    Starts Mar 27

    Cover by John Romita Sr. The Night of the Prowler!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by John Buscema (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; Peter tries to see Gwen only to find that she is (apparently) on a date with Flash; Hobie approaches his boss with ideas for new safety devices for his job as window-washer, only to be rebuffed; He implements them in private, adds a cloak and a mask, and thus creates The Prowler; Hobie plans to rob a newspaper as the Prowler then return the money as Hobie, making himself a hero; Naturally Peter (as Peter) discovers the Prowler in the act and J Jonah discovers Peter in front of an empty safe. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 59. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 82 VF+ 8.5

    Starts Apr 3

    Cover by Marie Severin. And Then Came Electro!, script by John Romita (plot) and Stan Lee (script), pencils by John Romita (layouts) and Jim Mooney (pencils), inks by Jim Mooney; Peter decides that it would be good for his public image to go on a TV talk show; Unfortunately he chooses a network where Max Dillon [Electro] works; In collusion with Jameson, Electro attacks Spider-Man live on stage; Spidey defeats him, but it is a Pyrrhic victory--Peter is as beat up as Max. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 63. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.