Heritage Auctions has a new comic book collection auction going on right now, and on the block is the first appearance of Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #39.


Tales of Suspense #39 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG/FN 5.0 White pages. The origin and first appearance of Iron Man (Tony Stark). Cover by Jack Kirby and Don Heck. Art by Heck, Steve Ditko, and Gene Colan. Currently #8 on Overstreet’s list of Top 20 Silver Age Comics. Overstreet 2014 VG 4.0 value = $2,200; FN 6.0 value = $3,300. CGC census 1/15: 85 in 5.0, 407 higher.

The issue is graded at 5.0, and while that may normally fetch around $3,000, the owner is looking to make a bit more than that. This is a live auction, so get in there and bid on it now!

If Iron Man isn’t your thing, the auction also includes Batman #121, Marvel Super-Heroes #13 Captain Marvel, Blue Bolt #113 and more.

via Heritage Auctions


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