No buyer's premiums — What you bid is what you pay!
Event AuctionCAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1
View Larger Image

Placing offer…

This item has been sold.
Grade: CGC F/VF: 7.0
Publisher: Timely
Bid History: Sold For
$85,800 

45 Bids 

End Time: 8:45 PM EDT
Tuesday 8/14/2012
Comments: ow/white pgs
Jack Kirby cvr/art; Joe Simon art; Origin & 1st app. Captain America, Bucky, & Red Skull; Hitler cvr!
Share:
CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1
Publisher:
Timely
Grade:
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.

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.

If you are a new customer planning to make a first-time purchase over $25,000, please contact us at 212.895.3999 or support@comicconnect.com so that we may approve your account for bidding. (This policy was instituted to protect consignors and bidders against bids from fraudulent accounts, and to ensure the integrity of the bidding process.).



Overstreet 2011 F/VF 7.0 value = $55,000.



We realize many of you would like to bid on this auction lot, so for this listing, ComicConnect.com offers a 3 month, interest free, time payment plan with a 20% non-refundable deposit paid by check, money order or wire transfer.