The Winter Featured Auction preview has updated with many new and exciting comic book and related artwork lots, and there may still be time for interested sellers to consign if you act fast. The auction starting February 15, 2017 will be one of the firm’s biggest events of the year.
A small sample of the comic book highlights are Amazing Fantasy #15 (first Spider-Man) CBCS 9.0 and CGC 7.5, Fantastic Four #1 (first Fantastic Four appearance) CGC 9.0, Showcase #4 (first Silver Age Flash) CGC 7.5, Daredevil #1 (first Daredevil) CGC 9.6, Action Comics #23 (first Lex Luthor) CGC 6.5, and All Star Comics #3 (first Justice Society) CGC 5.5, just to name a few. You’ll also find the Amazing Spider-Man #1 (CGC 9.0) to #52 run from a brand new Silver Age pedigree, a 100% complete run of Marvel Mystery Comics from #2 to #92, and so much more. Outstanding original art highlights are outlined in a separate article.
To reserve placement for your comic books or original artwork within the Featured Auction or to inquire about consigning to other upcoming auctions, simply email your prospective auction list to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 517-0062 (option 1, for sales). Interested sellers are encouraged to get in touch as soon as possible to reserve placement.
Some individual examples of early comic book consignments are Action Comics #7 (second Superman cover) CGC 5.0 Restored, #23 (first Luthor) CGC 6.5, #76 (Japanese war cover) CGC 9.6 Mile High Pedigree (single highest graded), and #96 CGC 9.6, Adventure Comics #40 (first Sandman) CBCS 9.6 (Professionally Restored), All Star Comics #3 CGC 8.0 Moderate Professional Restoration, nine issues of All Winners Comics including examples of #21 (second All Winners Squad) in CGC 8.5, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 5.0, and Amazing Spider-Man #1 CGC 9.0 Fantucchio, #8 (first Living Brain) CGC 9.8, #11 (Doc Ock) CGC 9.6 Fantucchio, #13 (first Mysterio) CGC 9.6 Twin Cities, #39 (first Romita in title, Goblin cover) CGC 9.6 Fantucchio, #50 (first Kingpin) CGC 9.4 Fantucchio, #101 (first Morbius) CGC 9.8 and 9.6, and #129 (first Punisher) CGC 9.8.
Avengers #1 (first gathering and origin of the Avengers) CGC 8.5, CGC 7.5 Signature Series, #4 (first Silver Age Captain America, classic Kirby cover) CGC 9.4, CGC 9.2, and CGC 9.0, #8 (first Kang) CGC 9.6, and #57 (first Vision) CGC 9.6, Batman #1 (coverless, first Joker, first Catwoman) CGC NG, #23 (classic Joker cover) CGC 7.5, #46 CGC 8.5 (one of top four graded), #49 (Joker cover, first Mad Hatter, first Vicki Vale) CGC 8.5, #251 (classic Adams Joker cover/story) CGC 9.8 and more including a newly listed collection of 54 high grade Batman, Detective Comics, and Brave and the Bold issues from the Silver Age and Bronze Age, Captain America Comics #2 (second Cap and Bucky) CGC 7.0, #27 (classic Schomburg “To Berlin” WWII cover) CBCS 6.0, #37 (classic WWII cover) CGC 7.0, #39 (Schomburg war cover) CGC 8.5, and #46 (Holocaust cover) CGC 5.0, and Captain America #100 (first Silver Age issue, classic Kirby cover) CGC 9.8 are offered.
Featured books are Chamber of Chills #23 (1954, classic Pre-Code horror cover) CGC 7.5, Daredevil #1 CGC 9.0 and many later issues in the series in CGC 9.8, Detective Comics #29 (second Batman cover) CGC 1.8, #31 (third Batman cover, classic cover) CGC 1.8, #35 CBCS 9.0 Restored, #58 (first Penguin) CGC 4.5, #67 (first Penguin cover) CGC 6.5, #68 (first Two-Face cover, second appearance) CGC 6.5, and #140 (first Riddler) CGC 6.5, Famous Funnies #209 (first Frazetta Buck Rogers cover) CGC 9.4, Fantastic Four #4 (first Silver Age Sub-Mariner) CGC 9.0, #5 (first Doctor Doom) CGC 7.5, #25 (Thing/Hulk battle cover) CGC 9.2, #45 (first Inhumans) CGC 9.0, #46 (first full Black Bolt) CBCS 9.4, #52 (first Black Panther) CGC 9.6 Signature Series and CGC 9.2, #67 (first Warlock) CGC 9.4, and Annual #5 (first solo Silver Surfer story, Inhumans cover/story) CGC 9.8, Firehair Comics #1 CGC 9.6 Mile High Pedigree and single highest graded, and Flash #123 (first Golden Age Flash in Silver Age) CGC 8.5.
Giant-Size X-Men #1 (first Storm, Colossus and Nightcrawler, second full Wolverine) CGC 9.8, Hawkman #4 (first Zatanna) CGC 9.6, Hero For Hire #1 (first Luke Cage) CGC 9.8 and CGC 9.4, House of Secrets #92 (first Swamp Thing) CGC 9.6, Human Torch #1 (first Toro) CGC 6.0, #11 CGC 8.5 Chicago Pedigree (one of the top two graded), and #16 CGC 8.0, Incredible Hulk #1 (first Hulk and origin) CGC 6.0, #141 (first Doc Samson) CGC 9.8, #181 (first full Wolverine) CGC 9.8 and CGC 9.6, and many more examples in CGC 9.8, Iron Fist #14 (first Sabretooth) CGC 9.8, eight issues of Iron Man between #22 and #38 all in CGC 9.8, #47 (origin retold, Barry Smith art) CGC 9.8, and #55 (first Thanos and Drax) CGC 9.8, Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 (pre-dates both Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1) CGC 9.8, Jackpot Comics #4 (first Archie cover) CGC 3.5, Journey Into Mystery #83 (first Thor) CGC 5.0 Signature Series signed by Stan Lee, Joe Sinnott, Larry Lieber, and Sam Goldberg, and Justice League of America #1 CGC 6.5 and #39 (first 80-page giant in run) CGC 9.8 (single highest graded) will be sold.
Marvel Feature #1 (first Defenders) CGC 9.8, Marvel Premiere #15 (first Iron Fist) CGC 9.8, More Fun Comics #55 (first Doctor Fate) CGC 8.0, #62 (Spectre cover) CGC 8.0, and #65 (classic Spectre cover) CGC 5.5, Pep Comics #26 (first Veronica Lodge in Archie) CGC 2.0, Showcase #4 CGC 3.0, high grade run of Sensation Comics, Silver Streak Comics #6 (first appearance and origin of Golden Age Daredevil, classic Claw cover) CGC 5.5, Silver Surfer #4 (classic Surfer/Thor battle cover/story) CGC 9.6 and #18 (Kirby art, Inhumans) CCG 9.8, and Skeleton Hand #1 (classic pre-code horror cover) CGC 9.4 (single highest graded) are in the auction.
Additional highlights are Star Wars #1 (first Star Wars in comics) CGC 8.5 Price Variant, Strange Tales #110 (first Doctor Strange) CGC 8.5 and #126 (first Clea and first Dormammu) CGC 9.4, Superman #14 (classic patriotic cover) CGC 8.0 and #53 (origin cover/issue) CGC 9.0, Tales of Suspense #39 (first Iron Man and origin) CBCS 9.0 and #59 (Silver Age solo Captain America series begins) CGC 9.8, Tomb of Dracula #10 (first Blade) CGC 9.8, USA Comics #2 (classic WWII cover) CGC 6.5, Walking Dead #1 (first Rick Grimes) CGC 9.8, Werewolf By Night #32 (first Moon Knight) CGC 9.6 and CGC 9.4, X-Men #1 (first X-Men and Magneto) CBCS 9.0, #2 (second X-Men) CGC 9.4, and #4 (first Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch) CGC 9.4.
These are just some of the highlights within the Winter Featured Auction preview. If you are selling, ComicLink would love for you to be a part of it but act quickly as the auction begins on February 15. Interested consignors may contact ComicLink by emailing email@example.com, by calling (617) 517-0062 (option 1 for sales) or by reaching out to your favorite ComicLink sales consultant.
In addition to auctioning items for consignors, ComicLink is also always accepting new sellers for the ComicLink exchange marketplaces, brokering private placement deals, and buying outright. The firm is always brokering higher end artwork and comic books to collectors, so it pays to get in touch if you are selling or buying significant items.
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