Next week, the final issue of The Fantastic Four arrives (until the series kicks off again), but one comic fan can get his/her hands on the very first issue, if the price is right.

Heritage Auctions has a CGC 4.5 on the auction block right now with the current bid sitting at $4,800.

Fantastic Four #1 (Marvel, 1961) CGC VG+ 4.5 Off-white to white pages. The origin and first appearance of the Fantastic Four, Marvel’s first superhero team. Also featured is the origin and first appearance of Mole Man. Cover and art by Jack Kirby. Currently rated #3 on Overstreet’s list of Top 20 Silver Age Comics. Overstreet 2014 VG 4.0 value = $4,200. CGC census 4/15: 73 in 4.5, 255 higher.

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Bidding for the auction closes at 6:00 PM CT on Sunday April 26, 2015, so if you want this copy for your very own, you better get bidding now.

via Heritage Auctions

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