“Headlining our current auction is a stunningly gorgeous copy of Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 9.2,” Vincent Zurzolo said. “With rich, sturdy colors, and tight supple pages, this is easily one of the best copies in the world.”
A high grade copy of Amazing Spider-Man #1 CGC 9.4 is another featured comic in the auction, he said. More Silver Age Marvel keys include Fantastic Four #1 CGC 8.5, Journey into Mystery #83 CGC 9.0 and 8.0, Green Lantern #1 CGC 9.4, and Incredible Hulk #1 CGC 8.0.
Silver Age DC heavy hitters include the tough to find Justice League of America #1 CGC 9.6 with a fresh off the newsstand look and a bright Flash #105 CGC 9.4. DC Golden Age greats includes an Action Comics #1 CGC 6.5 (R), Batman #1 CGC 2.0, Detective Comics #31 CGC 1.5, Flash Comics #1 CGC 2.5, Superman #1 CGC 1.0, and the highly sought-after first appearance of Robin in Detective Comics #38 CBCS 3.0.
More Golden Age highlight are Captain America Comics #1 CGC 2.5, Flash Ashcan #1 CGC 9.4, Archie Comics #1 CGC 3.0, and Human Torch #15 CGC 9.4 Okajima copy.
The Thor #157 cover offered in the auction, is pure Jack Kirby perfection, Zurzolo said. The dramatic cover showcases the action in the Mighty Marvel Manner. More Kirby standouts include interior pages from Journey into Mystery #105, Fantastic Four Annual #2, Tales of Suspense #94, Thor #140 and #154, and Captain America #200. Art by John Buscema, Jim Starlin, Ken Kelly, Greg Hildebrandt, Arthur Adams, Russ Manning, and Steve Lightle are also featured in the auction.
“I hope you find something wonderful for your collection,” Zurzolo concluded. “Best of luck!”
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