AMAZING FANTASY #15
CGC VF: 8.0
This is the Silver Age equivalent of Action Comics 1: an historic, game-changing key issue that acts as a pivot point from what came before, and what came after. The creation of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, this radical new concept featured a passive, neurotic, everyman hero; an unusually emotionally charged origin story touching on issues of mortality and family tragedy; a worldview grounded solidly in a real, recognizable universe obviously our own; and open-ended storytelling that demanded and rewarded close reading and regular readership. This milestone comic has also proven to be the success story of comics investment, growing rapidly and unstoppably in value and becoming one of the few completely bulletproof investments in recent times.
Although the Fantastic Four was the title that initiated the Marvel Age, things didn't really reach a fever pitch until 'ol Webhead arrived on the scene, basically giving Marvel their own version of Superman: a hallmark hero, who would become the instantly recognizable ambassador for the publisher. This copy is signed by Spider-Man's co-creator Stan "The Man" Lee, and it is tied for the highest-graded signed copy on the census. Now is your chance to take home this important piece of comic book history. Excelsior!
Overstreet Guide 2017 VF (8.0) value = $80,000.
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