ASM #4: Comic Auctions & Updates 7/20/21

by Sarah Thomas

072021C-300x157 ASM #4: Comic Auctions & Updates 7/20/21There’s never a slow week when it comes to comic auctions. This week, ASM #4 brought in a tidy sum, and several auction houses get ready to launch their next offerings. Here’s the latest in Comic Auctions!

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First Appearance of Sandman goes for $5,280 at Heritage – The 2021 July 18-19 Sunday & Monday Comic Books Select Auction #122129 at Heritage closed yesterday, bringing in a chunk of money for a 7.0 graded first appearance of a favorite Spider-Man villain. Most recently, Amazing Spider-Man #4 in a 7.0 had sold for $5,040 (Heritage, 7/5/21), $4,700 (ComicConnect, 4/13/21), and $3,249 (eBay, 11/18/19.) This sale price exceeds the current FMV of the book, which sits at $4,600 at the time of this writing.

The top three highest sales at the auction came in at $32,400 for a 3.0 graded Amazing Fantasy #15, $26,400 for a 6.0 Amazing Spider-Man #1, and $13,800 for an X-Men #1 graded 3.5.

Upcoming & Ongoing Comic Auctions

ComicLink Auction Close Dates (Lots Start Closing at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific Time Each Evening):
Tuesday-Friday, 7/27-7/29: Session 1Select, Key & High-Grade Silver and Bronze Age Comics (pre-1976)
Friday, 7/30: Session 2Golden Age comic books
Monday-Friday, 8/2-8/6: Session 3CGC/CBCS Graded Late Bronze, Copper and Modern Age Comic Books (post-1975)
Monday-Tuesday, 8/9-8/10: Session 4Assorted Comic Books (Silver Age to Present)
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ComicConnect’s Amazing Pulp Auction – Bidding opened for over 2,000 items on Monday and doesn’t close until August 03, 2021 – August 05, 2021. This auction contains amazingly well-preserved Pulp Fiction novels, several graded 8.0. Collectors have the chance to bid on a large selection of Magazine of Fantasy, Weird Tales, Amazing Stories Quarterly, Astounding Science Fiction, Doc Savage, and many more.

Auction end-dates are as follows:
Session 1: (Air Wonder Stories – Authentic Science Fiction) Ends: Aug 03, 2021
Session 2: (Avenger – Shadow) Ends: Aug 04, 2021
Session 3: (South Sea Stories – Wonder Story Annual) Ends: Aug 05, 2021
Check out the auction HERE.

 2021 Certified DC Comics Superhero Titles Showcase Auction #40179 – Heritage’s next big auction is all about the characters that made comics iconic – Superheroes. There are still a couple weeks to watch the entries, but there could be some big sellers by the end of the show.

Worth watching – 80 Page Giant #8 Secret Origins – Pacific Coast Pedigree CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages. This is the highest-graded CGC copy of this book, which reprints the origin stories of the Justice League of America, Superman, Batman & Robin, the Atom, the Flash, and Aquaman. This book sold on Heritage in 2019 for $5,760, though its estimatedlf-14-e1626799292138-194x300 ASM #4: Comic Auctions & Updates 7/20/21 FMV has grown over the years.

Also – Batman #198 (DC, 1968) CGC NM/MT 9.8 with off-white to white pages. This is another book achieving the title of the highest-graded in the CGC census. This all-villain issue is also known as 80 Page Giant G-43. This book last came to auction in August 2019, realizing $4,200, which is also its current FMV. Sitting at $1,850 now, it has plenty of time to rise. This auction closes Aug 5th. Check out all the entries HERE.


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