PoliceAuctions.com Auctions an Amazing Fantasy 15 First Appearance of Spider-Man Comic Book

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A PoliceAuctions.com User Wins an Amazing Fantasy 15 Featuring the First Appearance of Spider-Man

Amazing Fantasy 15 The First Appearance of Spider-Man

On June 20th, PoliceAuctions.com auctioned a CGC graded Amazing Fantasy 15 comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man. The grading company, CGC, rated the book a 4.0, with a blue label meaning the comic book had not been restored and was completely original. Currently only sixty one Amazing Fantasy 15s have a rating of 4.0, and only two hundred have ever been rated higher than 4.0. The comic book sold for $9,006. In March of 2011 the same issue graded by the same company in 9.6 condition sold for 1.1 million dollars.

Amazing Fantasy Issue 15 is the first appearance of one of the world’s most recognized superheroes, The Amazing Spider-Man. Published in August of 1962 Amazing Fantasy 15 features an iconic cover drawn by Jack Kirby and interior art by Steve Ditko. Stan Lee wrote the story using the legendary Marvel Method, by which the writer would turn in a brief outline of the plot then after the pages were drawn add in dialog and captions.

Spider-Man was a ground breaking character in the comic book genre featuring a teenager as the hero and not the sidekick of an older superhero. The teenaged Peter Parker, Spider-Man’s alter ego, was a high school student who often struggled with issues and emotions that young readers could relate to.    

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