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TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959-68) #39
CGC VF: 8.0
(Stock Image)
SOLD ON:  Friday, 12/16/2022 9:05 PM
$46,000
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PUBLISHER: Marvel
COMMENTS: ow pages
Origin & 1st app of Iron Man (Tony Stark); Jack Kirby cover; Steve Ditko art; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 10 (CBI)
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ow pages
Origin & 1st app of Iron Man (Tony Stark); Jack Kirby cover; Steve Ditko art; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 10 (CBI)
Tony Stark makes his first appearance in this classic collectible from 1963, in which the playboy munitions tycoon is wounded and taken captive while helping the U.S. government fight the Vietcong—before escaping by constructing an armored battle suit. (The outfit also slows the approach of some shrapnel inching toward Stark's heart.) Iron Man would go on to launch the start of Marvel Studios in 2008, with Robert Downey Jr.'s popular portrayal keeping fans speculating that the character might return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.





Long considered one of the toughest Marvel first appearances to track down, this copy should be just the thing for key fans looking to complete their runs of first appearances, it is an essential book for anyone serious about Marvel collecting in general. With its sharp, clean cover, bright reds, rich grays, and rock-solid construction, you would be hard-pressed to find a nicer copy at grade. With the value of this key going up and up, there is no copy of this book that is not a recommended investment.

Overstreet Guide 2022 VF (8.0) value = $22,400

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