CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1
CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1
CGC F/VF: 7.0
One of the greatest Golden Age keys, this issue features the origin and first appearance of the most popular patriotic hero: Captain America! The issue also features the 1st appearance of Cap's tragic sidekick Bucky, as well as his nemesis, The Red Skull! Thrill to the adventures of America's greatest hero as told by the character's creators, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The cover sports one of the greatest images of the Golden Age: Captain America socking Hitler in the jaw. Cap 1 is the first appearance of Hitler on a comic book cover.
The premieres of the Captain America and Avengers movies have catapulted Captain America's popularity into the stratosphere. His star is on the rise. The demand for Captain America Comics 1 has grown exponentially over the last two years. Records are constantly being set and broken. With two more Cap and Avengers movies scheduled the demand will grow and grow.
This wonderful unrestored copy which was bought off the newsstands in 1941 is offered here for the very first time. The current owner made a very wise investment when he forked over his dime for Captain America's very first appearance over 70 years ago. We tried to figure out his return on investment but unfortunately our calculator broke. A killer spine, deep vivid colors wrapped around off white to white pages - what more could you want?
Overstreet 2011 F/VF 7.0 value = $50,000.
This copy is from an original owner collection from upstate New York. The octagenarian collector bought all of his prized comics off the newsstand. Relatives of the collector were worried that he had thrown all his comics away years ago. After they recovered the comics it took five years to convince the owner to sell. He finally decided to due to health concerns. It was very important to him that the books find their way into a collection where they will be appreciated.
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Overstreet 2011 F/VF 7.0 value = $55,000.
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