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Captain America #117: First appearance of The Falcon in 1969

Black superheroes have become part and parcel of pop culture. There’s Blade, the half-human, half-vampire creature slayer whose popularity has spawned a huge fan following after four movies; Storm, the mutant weather master, from the  wildly successful X-Men comics and films; Spawn, War Machine, John Stewart (who took up the Green Lantern mantle), the list […]

Silver Surfer #1 Premiered in 1968 near the end of the Silver Age

The Silver Surfer debuted in the Fantastic Four series as a secondary character, conceived by Jack Kirby, who introduced him as the herald of interplanetary conqueror Galactus. Despite not being pleased with Kirby creating a character without asking him, Stan Lee soon developed a great fondness for the Surfer, and over time he’d write numerous […]

Fantastic Four #5 features the First appearance of Dr. Doom in 1962

Though not belonging to the golden age, most of Marvel’s series early issues are quite significant and valuable nowadays. Such is the case of Fantastic Four #5, which features the first appearance of Marvel Universe’s king of villains – Doctor Doom. Victor Von Doom, a former fellow student of Reed Richards (aka Mr. Fantastic), arrives […]

Avengers #1, First Ever Avengers from 1963

Following the success of DC’s Justice League of America, in 1963 Marvel launched its own team of superheroes, The Avengers. The series was created by Marvel’s star creative team, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, who picked a roster of heroes who were arguably more attractive as a team than acting alone. The founding members of […]

Daredevil, the Man Without Fear #1

Right in the middle of the Silver Age of comic books, Marvel released Daredevil #1. The subtitle of the book is The Man without Fear. Daredevil was a quick success, playing out Marvel’s formula of a teenage boy, grappling with growing problems, and finding his unique super power. In this case, Matt Murdock loses his […]

Old Comics for Sale – Golden, Silver and Bronze Age

The Internet has revolutionized the way old comic books are sold. A simple search demonstrates that old comics for sale can be found via auction sites, classifieds and comic book dealer websites. With the holidays approaching, we wanted to take the time to remind readers that vintage old comics can be searched for via […]

Collectible Rare Comic Books

Often times, a person with vintage comics, or an old comic book collection has no idea of their value. The comic books may have been inherited, or, found in an attic, stored away for many years. What the person really wants to know if whether or not they have collectible rare comic books. To determine […]

Fantastic Four #10 – The Return of Doctor Doom

In the Fantastic Four #10, Doctor Doom returns to plague the Fantastic Four. This issue is a milestone comic book in the Marvel Universe. It is the first time that Stan Lee and Jack Kirby appear on the cover (and inside panels) of a Marvel comic book. This issue, titled “The Return of Doctor Doom” […]

Flash 123 – Flash of Two Worlds

A major key of the comic book universe is Flash #123, published by DC in 1961. This issue was titled “Flash of Two Worlds” and featured the re-appearance of the Golden Age Flash, Jay Garrick and the first mention of Earth-2. The story was written by Gardner Fox, illustrated by Carmine Infantino and inked by […]

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 […]