A 15% BUYER'S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO THIS ITEM AT CONCLUSION OF THE AUCTION
ow/white pgs; QES Certified: Criteria met: impressive prime focal area + glossy + deep color strike (red, brown & grey)
Kirby cover; Ditko art; origin & 1st app. Spider-Man; 1st Uncle Ben & Aunt May (8/62) Comic Book Impact rating of 10 (CBI)
Microsoft CopyThis is the Silver Age equivalent of Action Comics #1: a 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 rewarded close attention and regular readership. This milestone 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.
One of the most iconic comics of all time, Amazing Fantasy #15 is a cultural landmark and a perennial favorite for collectors and investors alike. Introducing the world to the Amazing Spider-Man, this Stan Lee/Jack Kirby/Steve Ditko masterwork is an unmitigated classic. This Microsoft Collection copy earned an 8.0 CGC Universal Grade and boasts off-white to white pages as well as the vaunted QES seal of approval due to a sharp color strike and impressive focal area. Spider-Man seems to swing right off of this impressive cover, which presents incredibly sharp colors, wonderful centering, and stable construction, making this a gorgeous example of a treasured Silver Age key. This book would be the enviable centerpiece of any collection or investment portfolio.
Overstreet Guide 2021 VF (8.0) value = $110,400
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