Sparkle City Comics is at it again with an amazing lineup of comics being auctioned off on January 21, 2016 through their partnership with eBay. Although there will be over 100 comic books and other highly sought after collectibles for sale through this special auction, the featured comics are none other than–
- Superman #1
- Detective #38
- Spiderman #1
- Amazing Fantasy #15
- Tales of Suspense #39
- Hulk #1
- Fantastic Four #1
This auction will be loaded with High Grade 1962 – 1968 Marvels including #1s and Key Issues, as well as rare comics from the Golden Age and Bronze Age. Sparkle City Comics will also be offering some recently unearthed Original Comic Art gems.
“I’m very excited to be able to ring in the New Year with this impressive selection for our clients,” said Brian Schutzer, CEO of Sparkle City Comics. “This is an especially exciting auction due to the Rare Golden Age, High Grade Silver Age and combination of unique additional items that will be offered.”
In this article
Original copy of Superman’s first self-titled comic book ever, Superman #1
Superman #1 is one of the most costly and sought after comic books. The character Superman began as one of several anthology features in the National Periodical Publications comic book Action Comics #1 in June 1938. The strip proved so popular that National launched Superman into his own self-titled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with cover date Summer 1939.
Auction Estimate: $50,000+
Original copy of Detective Comics #38 for auction
Detective Comics #38 features the origin and first appearance of Batman’s trusty sidekick, Robin. This comic dates back to 1940, from the Golden Age of comics when Superheroes reigned supreme and the lines between good and evil were clear. With the stunning success of Superman, DC really got behind it’s Superhero creations. Original and authentic copies of early Detective Comics are among the most sought after and valuable books from this time period. Robin is every bit as much a part of the success of the Batman Franchise as Batman himself.
Auction Estimate: $30,000+
Professionally-graded Amazing Spiderman #1
Amazing Spiderman #1 is the first issue of Spiderman’s self-titled comic. Appearing first in Amazing Fantasy #15, Spiderman took off in popularity, and shortly after, a designated Spider-Man title was launched in 1963. There is probably no Superhero currently as well known or collected as Spider-Man.
Auction Estimate: $10,000+
These are just a few of the many pieces going up for auction on January 21, 2016 when Sparkle City Comics teams up again with eBay for this auction event. In addition to the above mentioned books, also being offering is–
- Avengers #1
- Journey Into Mystery #83 (first appearance of Thor)
- Golden Age Sub Mariner #1
- Original comic art including the very first appearance of Wolverine’s Nemesis, Sabretooth
Sparkle City Comics is always buying comic book collections and is still accepting qualified consignments for this special auction. If you have any individual comics or an entire comic book collection you’re interested in selling, give Sparkle City Comics a call today.