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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 [...]

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 [...]

X-Men Origins - Wolverine - Hulk 181

Ever since the new X-Men movie has been out, X-Men Origins Wolverine, we have received a number of emails about the first appearance of Wolverine.
The first appearance of Wolverine is accepted to be in a full story in Hulk #181. The classic cover of Wolverine battling The Hulk was drawn by Herb Trimpe. However, Wolverine [...]

The Rise of Avengers #4 and Captain America

I’ve been noticing an increase in searches for Avengers #4. This is the return of Captain America in the Silver Age. During the early rise of Marvel Comics in the 1960’s, they focused on new characters such as Spider Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men.
So, Cap, was a late bloomer for the Marvel Silver [...]

Comic Books Being Made into Movies

I couldn’t believe it when I first heard about it, but it seems that there are currently about 84 different comics or comic book titles being considered for a movie. Hard to believe, but I’m surprised that the film industry is that far gung ho over comic books.
Here the link over at Den of Geek.
Among [...]

Halloween Comic Book Covers - Dead of Night

 

For the rest of this month, on odd days, I’ll be posting some great Halloween or scary comic book covers. 

Dead of Night #1, a bronze Marvel classic horror comic. You can’t go wrong with a skeleton.
Image credit to the Grand Comic Book Database.

Featured Comic Book Dealer: ComicLink

Second to Ebay, ComicLink is one of the largest dealers of comic books and comic art on the Internet. Although, to be fair, like Ebay, they aren’t a traditional comic book dealer but more of a consignment house. However, what that gets you is one of the largest selections of raw and CGC graded comic [...]

AmaIng Fantasy #15, first Spider-Man

Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Peter Parker as Spider-Man is the hottest back issue in comics right now.
This past summer I sold my CGC graded 3.0, unrestored copy at the San Diego comic-con for a lot more than I paid for it. I thought the market had begin to slow down for [...]