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1964-1965 Tales to Astonish with Hulk & Giant-Man Comic Book Lot of (10) - All CGC Graded

Lot Number 1019

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/15/2020 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 150.00  Bid Ends: 05/28/2020 23:34:44 
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One of Marvel's great Silver Age revolving door title's, Tales to Astonish at one time or another featured popular super-heroes Ant-Man, Wasp, Giant-Man, Hulk and Sub-Mariner. Here we focus on the segment of this revered anthology series' that paired up the adventures of Giant-Man and Hulk. While all comics from this series are hot properties, this group of (10) 1964-1965 issues boasts the added benefit of CGC certification for all, with:


#59 Hulk's first appearance in this title; (PR .5) condition due to a missing page that does not affect the story, as noted on the CGC grading label, otherwise presents better


#60 Giant-Man and Hulk double feature begins (GD-VG 3.0)


#61 Jack Kirby cover, Steve Ditko art (GD-VG 3.0)


#62 Origin and first appearance of the Leader, new Wasp costume (VG-FN 5.0) in a Qualified Grade holder that notes "12th page missing, does not affect story, Incomplete" on the CGC grading label


#63 Kirby cover, Ditko art (VG-FN 5.0) in a Qualified Grade holder that notes "8th page missing, affects story, Incomplete" on the CGC grading label


#64 Kirby art, Ditko cover (VG-FN 5.0)


#65 New Giant-Man costume (FN+ 6.5)


#67 Ditko and Bob Powell art (VG- 3.5)


#68 New Human Torch costume (FN+ 6.5)


#69 Last Giant-Man issue (VG 4.0)

 

 

This new to the market comic offering comes from the estate of a lifetime collector who purchased his collection at time of publication in the 1960s. One of sixty-six such comic book lots in the current H&S May 2020 auction, these Silver Age classics were held by the original owner until his demise last year, at which point his collection was bequeathed to a longtime friend, who though reluctant to let go of his friend's nostalgic possessions, has decided they should be enjoyed by dedicated collectors. Many of the comics that are graded were submitted to CGC c.2001-2003 and along with those that are not graded, were lovingly stored for more than fifty years regardless of condition. Enjoy this vintage selection from the fabulous "Ford Collection."



 
 
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