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Amazing Spider-man #50, Spider-Man No More

Arguably, one of the greatest Amazing Spider-Man covers is #50 and the story titled “Spider-Man No More”. This issue features a large image of Spider-Man on the mostly all red cover. Peter Parker is walking away from the spidey image with his head down.
This issue has the first appearance of one of Marvel’s greatest villains, [...]

Tales of Suspense 39, First Iron Man

Recently, there has been some confusion about the first appearance of Iron Man. It is understandable. He appeared in several different comics before Tony Stark appeared in Iron Man #1.
The first appearance of Iron Man, in a grey suit, was in Tales of Suspense 39. This classic issue was written by Stan Lee. In addition, [...]

Offline Search for Old Comic Books

What I love about ComicSeeker.com is that the entire world of comic books is available to you from one website. To find your old comic book, you simply enter it into our search box above and view your results.
However, once in a while I get questions about how to find old comic books out in [...]

Red Hot Avengers 4, First Captain America

It’s hard to believe that almost a year ago, we posted about the growing popularity of Avengers #4, the first appearance in the Silver Age of Captain America. See this post.
Well, a recent check of the ComicSeeker database shows that Avengers 4 has become even more popular. Considering the Marvel comics movie line-up, it is [...]

Archie Soap Opera with Betty and Veronica

Well, news reports of Archie marrying Veronica have now switched. Reports are now saying in the upcoming Archie #603, that he marries Betty. What?
Is this an unfortunate ploy by Archie’s publisher to sell more comics? You bet. From the fans point of view, has all this been good or bad? Regardless, it has made for [...]

Long Beach Comic Con

The first ever Long Beach Comic Con was held a couple of weeks ago in Southern California. For a first time affair, the convention was fun and well attended. Saturday was packed with collectors and families.
Vintage comic book collectors were not disappointed. There were a number of national and local dealers with good stock on [...]

First Appearance of Archie, Betty and Veronica in Pep Comics #22

With the recent announcement that America’s favorite teenager, Archie Andews, would soon be engaged to Betty or Veronica, we thought that it would be interesting for you to learn the first appearance of Archie.
Archie first appeared in Pep Comics #22 in December 1941. With multiple stories in each issue, Pep Comics was considered an anthology [...]

WonderCon 2009 ComicSeeker Report

I woke up at 5:15AM Friday to make a 7:45AM flight to SFO. I made it to the airport with time to spare. I flew United and the terminal at SFO has a nice display of “Space Pop Culture” from the 1950’s. Since I was in no rush, I browsed most of the exhibit which [...]

Most Valuable Comics in the World

For a long time now, old and rare comic books have not been cheap. When you take a look at the blue chips of the comic book market, they can be downright pricey. Rob, over at It’s All Just Comics, maintains a list of comic books that are valued at $100,000 or more. I thought [...]

Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

Today, Barack Obama is being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. It is not uncommon for a President to make an appearance in a comic book. This goes as far back as Roosevelt appearing in comics during the Golden Age of comics.

In October, 2008, during the heat of the Presidential campaign [...]