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Tales of Suspense #39 Values

Publisher: Marvel, 1963

About Tales of Suspense #39

The origin and first appearance of Tony Stark/Iron Man, and the first appearance of Wong Chu. First appearance and death of Professor Yinsen. Jack Kirby and Don Heck cover. Heck, Steve Ditko, and Gene Colan art. Currently tied for #9 on Overstreet's list of Top 50 Silver Age Comics.

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COVER DETAILS

Tales of Suspense #39 (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white to white pages....
Title: Iron Man!

Characters: Iron Man [Tony Stark]

Pencils: Jack Kirby

Inks: Don Heck

Colors: Stan Goldberg

Letters: Artie Simek

Notes: Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.


STORY DETAILS

Title: Iron Man Is Born!

Characters: Iron Man [Tony Stark] (introduction, origin); Wong-Chu (villain, introduction); Professor Yinsen (introduction, death)

Synopsis: Playboy industrialist and weapons designer Tony Stark is injured in Vietnam and captured by communists. While pretending to build a weapon for his captors he builds a suit of battle armor to keep his injured heart beating and uses it to escape and beat the communist commander.

Pages: 13.000

Script: Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)

Pencils: Don Heck

Inks: Don Heck

Letters: Artie Simek

Reprints: Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964)

Notes: This is the first Iron Man story.

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CGC Census Report*

Grade 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 Total
Universal  45 62 82 77 91 127 167 133 163 163 143 95 75 109 75 57 51 46 18 16 20 5 1 0 0 1821
Qualified  6 0 1 0 2 3 4 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
Signature Series  10 10 14 14 13 16 23 24 28 20 15 14 11 5 6 3 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 233
Restored  10 13 21 15 26 28 31 16 32 34 31 20 24 24 13 15 14 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 376
Total 71 85 118 106 132 174 225 175 225 218 190 129 110 139 96 77 69 53 21 16 22 5 1 0 0 2457

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