A group of high grade, key books graded 9.0 and above are offered Friday in Heritage Auctions’ May 19-20, 2017, auction in New York.
Offers include a group of Disney and character comics in grades from 7.0 to 9.4. Featured books are Four Color Comics (Series 1) #16 CGC 7.5 for the first comic devoted to Mickey Mouse and Large Feature Comics (Series II) #8 CGC 9.0 Vancouver Pedigree from the Robert E. Myer collection, featuring Bugs Bunny. Superhero firsts are an unrestored Superman #1 CGC 1.0 and The Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 6.5 with the famed fingerprint spotting found on Jack Kirby’s covers.
Other famous first appearances in Friday’s auction are Showcase #4 CGC 5.5 with the Silver Age Flash, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 4.0 the first appearance of Spider-Man, and Journey Into Mystery #83 CGC 7.0 with the first appearance of Thor.
The auction starts at 12 PM ET on HA.com or in person at the Omni Berkshire Hotel, 21 East 52nd St., New York, NY 10022.