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    Tales of Suspense #39 Trimmed (Marvel, 1963) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Slight (C-1) Off-white pages. The origin and first appearance of Iron Man and first appearance of Wong Chu, Iron Man's first villain, as well as the first appearance and death of Professor Yinsen. Jack Kirby and Don Heck are responsible for the famous cover, and Heck, Steve Ditko, and Gene Colan handled the interior art chores. Currently this issue is #9 on Overstreet's list of Top 50 Silver Age Comics. CGC notes, "Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, small amount of glue on cover. (Bottom Edge Trimmed)". Overstreet 2015 GD 2.0 value = $1,200; VG 4.0 value = $2,400; FN 6.0 value = $4,800; VF 8.0 value = $9,600.

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    August, 2015
    27th-29th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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