With 6 days of online bidding left to go in the latest Hake’s Auction, there are some super classic finds up for bids. Here’s a look at recent sales data for a few of our picks to help you bid bravely, should you be looking to add any of these books to your collection.
FAMOUS FUNNIES #212 CGC 8.0 VF (BUCK ROGERS)
This Eastern Color book features a Frank Frazetta cover and has off-white to white pages. It’s a classic Buck Rogers comic from the Gene Seger Buck Rogers Collection.
Published by Eastern Color on July 1, 1954, this grade remained stagnant for several years before seeing a massive jump in price in November of 2021. The value code of this entry is listed as $10,000 to $20,000.
X-MEN #1 CGC 2.5 GOOD+ (FIRST X-MEN AND MAGNETO)
This Aug 31, 1963, Marvel comic contains the origin and first appearance of the X-Men (Professor X, Cyclops, Iceman, Angel, Beast, and Marvel Girl) and Magneto. It is a legend in the comic world, with a Stan Lee story and Jack Kirby cover and art. This copy has off-white to white pages.
This is one of those books that’s a grail for many collectors no matter what grade it is. The value code for this copy is estimated at $5,000 to $10,000.
Most recent sales in this grade:
Feb 7, 2022: $10,995.00: (eBay)
Feb 1, 2022: $10,800.00 (Heritage Auctions)
Jan 11, 2022: 9,506.53 (eBay)
Check out sales in other grades, this book’s current FMV, and other data by clicking HERE.
GREEN LANTERN #87 CGC 7.0 FINE/VF (FIRST JOHN STEWART)
This DC standard includes the first appearance of John Stewart and second appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). It’s also the first Elliot S. Maggin story. Denny O’Neil and Elliot S. Maggin stories. Neal Adams created the cover and art with additional art by Dick Giordano. This copy has cream to off-white pages.
CGC 7.0s make up 98 of the 1,323 Blue Labels in the census and sit in the top 69.9% of all grades. It currently has a 90-day sales average of $609 and 1-year of $700.
This copy has an estimated value code of $400 to $700. To see past sales and other information, click HERE.
FANTASTIC FOUR #4 CGC 3.5 VG- (FIRST SILVER AGE SUB-MARINER)
This key Silver Age Fantastic Four comic contains the first Silver Age appearance of Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenzie). Mister Fantastic pin-up. The Stan Lee story and Jack Kirby & Sol Brodsky cover and art definitely make it one worth keeping an eye on. This copy has white pages.
This Feb 8, 1962 book has come a long way from its original cover price of 12 cents. Auctions in this grade have landed all over this place.
Jan 6, 2022: 4,560.00 (Heritage Auctions)
Dec 16, 2021: 3,809.95 (ComicConnect)
Aug 29, 2021: 4,800.01 (eBay)
Aug 8, 2021: 6,160.00 (eBay)
To see plenty more past sales data, click HERE.
KID KOMICS #8 CGC 5.0 VG/FINE
AVENGERS #4 CGC 3.0 GOOD/VG (FIRST SILVER AGE CAPTAIN AMERICA)
It’s another Marvel gem, gang. This is the first Silver Age appearance of Captain America (Steve Rogers) and Bucky and also includes a Sub-Mariner appearance. Stan Lee story. Jack Kirby and George Roussos cover and art. This copy has off-white to white pages.