Morphy’s to auction rare first-issue comic books April 28 On April 28 Morphy Auctions will hold its first-ever single-day auction devoted entirely to comic books, including early issues of Planet Comics, #1, #3 and #4.
News-Antique.com - Apr 23,2012 - DENVER, Pa. – On April 28 Morphy Auctions will hold its first-ever single-day auction devoted entirely to comic books. The sale will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, with Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.com.
The auction features a great grouping of early Planet Comics issues. Highlights are led by an issue #1 with a CGC grade of 9.0, estimated at $15,000-$20,000. Also included in the Planet group are issues #3, CGC 8.5, estimate $2,500-$3,000; and issue #4, CGC 9.0, estimate $7,000-$8,000.
Other early Golden Age comic books entered in the sale include Daredevil Battles Hitler #1, CGC 8.5, estimate $7,500-$8,500; Sub-Mariner Comics #1, CGC 5.5, estimate $5,000-$6,000; and Captain America #1, CGC 6.5 (restored), estimate $10,000-$12,000.
This auction also includes more than 300 graded Silver Age books with such titles as The Amazing Spider-man, The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, X-Men, Avengers and many other Marvel and DC productions. There will also be a fabulous selection of ungraded Golden and Silver Age comics.
All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the Internet through Morphy Live or LiveAuctioneers.com. For additional information, tel. 717-335-3435, e-mail email@example.com. Visit Morphy’s online at www.morphyauctions.com.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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Planet Comics #1, 1/40, CGC 9.0. Est. $15,000-$20,000. Morphy Auctions image.