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We just acquired a nice Silver Age collection of Marvel’s and DC’s from the 1962 to 1967 era, and with it, the Holy Grail of any Silver Age comic book collection, AMAZING FANTASY #15, featuring the 1st appearance of AMAZING SPIDERMAN! Front, back and centerfold scans can be viewed here. It’s really a nice looking key, with lots of integrity left. It’s also one of the tougher to grade keys we’ve had in some time, with this book falling somewhere in the nebulous region of Good+ 2.5 to G/VG 3.0. Here’s the condition breakdown: Original staples are completely adhered to … Continue reading
SAVE THE DATE! All About Books and Comics is celebrating FREE COMIC BOOK DAY Saturday, May 7th, 2011! Watch here for details coming soon! Continue reading
Collecting comic books to the true aficionado is a lifetime hobby, but there comes a point in every collector’s life when it’s time to say “so long” to some of your best stuff! Today is one of those days. For nearly two decades, Marsha and I have owned original copies of Superman #1, #2, and #3 from 1939. We’ve always viewed these gems as an investment, and these books always have been, but as of today, these books are now up for sale. This magnificent comic book group of issues #1, #2, and #3 of SUPERMAN from 1939 was purchased from … Continue reading
We just acquired a COMPLETE run of CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED from a long time collector! This includes #’s 1-169…a very difficult run to complete, as most CI aficionado’s are aware of! The overall general condition of the collection is in the Very Good range. Here are some key notables from the lot: #14 in Good- to Good (one of the rarer CI’s to find…Overstreet even in this grade is close to $200.00!), #21 in VG+, #33 in VG, #43 in Fair, #66 in Fine, #74 in VG-, #117 in F/VF, #159 in Fine+, #167 and #168 in F/VF. About 25% of … Continue reading