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    Tales to Astonish #44 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. No small occurrence in the Marvel Universe was the origin and first appearance of the Wasp (Janet Van Dyne). Unfortunately her arrival heralded the death of her father Vernon Van Dyne, by Pilai, a creature he summoned from the Prison Dimension. The cover and art are by Jack Kirby and Don Heck. the book includes a back-up feature with art by Steve Ditko. Overstreet 2014 VF/NM 9.0 value = $1,028; NM- 9.2 value = $1,600. CGC census 8/14: 8 in 9.0, 17 higher. From the Down Under Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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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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