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🗝 The Top 100 Comic Books From The Silver Age 🎁 Please utilize the eBay links when making ANY purchase to help the continued development of Key Collector Comics

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Low $7.3k
Mid $25k
High $142k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Flash, Barry Allen
  • 1st appearance of Iris West, the wife of Barry Allen
  • This issue is credited for ushering in the Silver Age of comics
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Flash, Barry Allen
  • 1st appearance of Iris West, the wife of Barry Allen
  • This issue is credited for ushering in the Silver Age of comics
Low $585
Mid $2.7k
High $19k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes: Cosmic Boy, Lightning Boy, Saturn Girl
  • 1st appearance of Cosmic Boy
  • 1st appearance of Lightning Boy, later becomes Lightning Lad
  • 1st appearance of Saturn Girl
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes: Cosmic Boy, Lightning Boy, Saturn Girl
  • 1st appearance of Cosmic Boy
  • 1st appearance of Lightning Boy, later becomes Lightning Lad
  • 1st appearance of Saturn Girl
Low $775
Mid $2.2k
High $17k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Brainiac
  • 1st appearance of the Bottle City of Kandor, the capital city of Krypton
  • 1st appearance and origin of Brainiac
  • 1st appearance of the Bottle City of Kandor, the capital city of Krypton
Low $225
Mid $980
High $2.7k
  • 1st appearance and death of Bizarro Superboy
  • [March 2022 - Superman & Lois TV show features Bizarro as a main villain]
  • 1st appearance and death of Bizarro Superboy
  • [March 2022 - Superman & Lois TV show features Bizarro as a main villain]
Low $330
Mid $950
High $7.7k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Adam Strange
  • 1st appearance of Alanna, daughter of Sardath
  • 1st appearance of Sardath, a scientist from Rann who created Zeta-Beams
  • 1st appearance and origin of Adam Strange
  • 1st appearance of Alanna, daughter of Sardath
  • 1st appearance of Sardath, a scientist from Rann who created Zeta-Beams
Low $1.3k
Mid $3.4k
High $14.7k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mr. Freeze, initially named Mr. Zero, later renamed Mr. Freeze in Detective Comics #373
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mr. Freeze, initially named Mr. Zero, later renamed Mr. Freeze in Detective Comics #373
Low $450
Mid $1.6k
High $14k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mirror Master
  • Barry Allen appears for the first time in the Flash title
  • 1st appearance and origin of Mirror Master
  • Barry Allen appears for the first time in the Flash title
Low $1.1k
Mid $6k
High $22k
  • 1st appearance of Supergirl
  • 1st appearance of Metallo
  • 1st appearance of Zor-El, the father of Supergirl
  • 1st appearance of Supergirl
  • 1st appearance of Metallo
  • 1st appearance of Zor-El, the father of Supergirl
Low $965
Mid $3.6k
High $19k
  • 1st full appearance of Sgt. Rock
  • 1st full appearance of Sgt. Rock
Low $2.2k
Mid $7k
High $35k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Hal Jordan as Green Lantern
  • 1st appearance Carol Ferris, later becomes the second Star Sapphire
  • 1st appearance and death of Abin Sur, an alien who gave Hal his ring as he died
  • First mention of the Green Lantern Corps
  • 1st appearance and origin of Hal Jordan as Green Lantern
  • 1st appearance Carol Ferris, later becomes the second Star Sapphire
  • 1st appearance and death of Abin Sur, an alien who gave Hal his ring as he died
  • First mention of the Green Lantern Corps
Low $290
Mid $650
High $4.5k
  • 1st team appearance of the Suicide Squad: Rick Flag, Jess Bright, Karin Grace, Hugh Evans
  • The first iteration of the Suicide Squad preceded the formation of the Justice League of America by three issues
  • 1st team appearance of the Suicide Squad: Rick Flag, Jess Bright, Karin Grace, Hugh Evans
  • The first iteration of the Suicide Squad preceded the formation of the Justice League of America by three issues
Low $2.2k
Mid $9.3k
High $74k
  • 1st team appearance of the Justice League of America: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman
  • 1st appearance of Starro the Conqueror
  • 1st team appearance of the Justice League of America: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman
  • 1st appearance of Starro the Conqueror
Low $500
Mid $1.8k
High $9.3k
  • 1st appearance of Oa, the planetary headquarters of the Green Lantern Corps
  • 1st appearance of Puppet Master
  • 1st team appearance of the Guardians of the Universe
  • 1st appearance of Oa, the planetary headquarters of the Green Lantern Corps
  • 1st appearance of Puppet Master
  • 1st team appearance of the Guardians of the Universe
Low $450
Mid $1.8k
High $24k
  • First solo-titled Justice League of America series
  • 1st appearance of Despero
  • First solo-titled Justice League of America series
  • 1st appearance of Despero
Low $1.5k
Mid $5k
High $15k
  • 1st appearance of Groot, an alien resembling a tree
  • 1st appearance of Groot, an alien resembling a tree
Low $280
Mid $930
High $2.8k
  • 1st appearance of Bat-Girl, Betty Kane
  • 1st appearance of Bat-Girl, Betty Kane
Low $340
Mid $1.5k
High $3.7k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Sinestro, known as the greatest of all Green Lanterns until it was discovered he used the power ring to enslave the sector he was charged to protect
  • 1st appearance and origin of Sinestro, known as the greatest of all Green Lanterns until it was discovered he used the power ring to enslave the sector he was charged to protect
Low $160
Mid $850
High $3.9k
  • 1st appearance and origin of The Atom aka Ray Palmer, in the Silver Age
  • 1st appearance of Jean Loring, girlfriend of Ray Palmer
  • 1st appearance and origin of The Atom aka Ray Palmer, in the Silver Age
  • 1st appearance of Jean Loring, girlfriend of Ray Palmer
Low $480
Mid $1.6k
High $5.2k
  • 1st appearance of the Golden Age Flash in the Silver Age
  • Key issue of the Mutliverse concept
  • 2nd appearance of The Shade
  • First mention of Earth-2, home of the Golden Age superheroes
  • [March 2022 - rumor that Warner Bros. will incorporate a Crisis on Infinite Earths event (which was already adapted for TV) in The Flash movie in an effort to streamline their universe of live-action projects. If this is the scenario, a Multiverse concept will first have to be established as it did in this issue]
  • 1st appearance of the Golden Age Flash in the Silver Age
  • Key issue of the Mutliverse concept
  • 2nd appearance of The Shade
  • First mention of Earth-2, home of the Golden Age superheroes
  • [March 2022 - rumor that Warner Bros. will incorporate a Crisis on Infinite Earths event (which was already adapted for TV) in The Flash movie in an effort to streamline their universe of live-action projects. If this is the scenario, a Multiverse concept will first have to be established as it did in this issue]
Low $610
Mid $1.8k
High $6.3k
  • 1st appearance of Fin Fang Foom, translated his name means 'he whose limbs shatter mountains and whose back scrapes the sun'
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Chan Liuchow, a member of the Legion of Night
  • 1st appearance of Fin Fang Foom, translated his name means 'he whose limbs shatter mountains and whose back scrapes the sun'
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Chan Liuchow, a member of the Legion of Night
Low $12k
Mid $49.5k
High $190k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Fantastic Four: Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, The Thing
  • 1st appearance of Mole Man
  • 1st appearance of Tricephalous
  • Landmark issue that launched the Marvel Age of comics
  • 💰 In April 2022, a 9.2 sold for $1.5 million
  • [SDCC 2022 - Phase 6 will open with the Fantastic Four film]
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Fantastic Four: Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, The Thing
  • 1st appearance of Mole Man
  • 1st appearance of Tricephalous
  • Landmark issue that launched the Marvel Age of comics
  • 💰 In April 2022, a 9.2 sold for $1.5 million
  • [SDCC 2022 - Phase 6 will open with the Fantastic Four film]
Low $1.4k
Mid $4.7k
High $21k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Hank Pym, later becomes Ant-Man, Goliath, Giant-Man and Yellowjacket
  • 1st appearance and origin of Hank Pym, later becomes Ant-Man, Goliath, Giant-Man and Yellowjacket
Low $750
Mid $3.7k
High $9.3k
  • 1st team appearance of the Skrulls, the shape-shifting alien race
  • 2nd team appearance of the Fantastic Four
  • 1st team appearance of the Skrulls, the shape-shifting alien race
  • 2nd team appearance of the Fantastic Four
Low $220
Mid $680
High $2.7k
  • Premiere issue of the first Aquaman title series
  • 1st appearance of Qwsp, a creature from the 5th dimension and ally of Aquaman
  • Premiere issue of the first Aquaman title series
  • 1st appearance of Qwsp, a creature from the 5th dimension and ally of Aquaman
Low $815
Mid $3.3k
High $9.8k
  • 1st team appearance of the Fantastic Four in costume
  • 1st appearance of the Miracle Man
  • 1st appearance of the Baxter Building, Fantastic-car and Fantastic-copter
  • 1st team appearance of the Fantastic Four in costume
  • 1st appearance of the Miracle Man
  • 1st appearance of the Baxter Building, Fantastic-car and Fantastic-copter
Low $7k
Mid $37k
High $210k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of Betty Ross
  • 1st appearance of Rick Jones
  • 1st appearance of General "Thunderbolt" Ross
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Hulk
  • 1st appearance of Betty Ross
  • 1st appearance of Rick Jones
  • 1st appearance of General "Thunderbolt" Ross
Low $1.2k
Mid $5.7k
High $15.1k
  • 1st appearance of Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
  • First time the Human Torch activates his power while shouting, 'Flame On'
  • 1st appearance of Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
  • First time the Human Torch activates his power while shouting, 'Flame On'
Low $1.4k
Mid $4.8k
High $14.1k
  • 2nd appearance of the Hulk, first time with green skin, previously gray
  • 2nd appearance of the Hulk, first time with green skin, previously gray
Low $5.5k
Mid $19k
High $52k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Doctor Doom
  • [November 2020 - speculation that Doom will be hinted at or appear in the Black Panther sequel as well as other MCU projects]
  • 1st appearance and origin of Doctor Doom
  • [November 2020 - speculation that Doom will be hinted at or appear in the Black Panther sequel as well as other MCU projects]
Low $4.2k
Mid $20k
High $81k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Thor
  • Introduction of Thor's hammer, Mjolnir
  • 1st team appearance of the Kronans, a race of rock-like aliens
  • 1st appearance of Donald Blake, the human host of Thor
  • 1st appearance and origin of Thor
  • Introduction of Thor's hammer, Mjolnir
  • 1st team appearance of the Kronans, a race of rock-like aliens
  • 1st appearance of Donald Blake, the human host of Thor
Low $775
Mid $2.7k
High $8.1k
  • 2nd appearance of Thor
  • 1st appearance and cover of Jane Foster
  • 2nd appearance of Thor
  • 1st appearance and cover of Jane Foster
Low $30k
Mid $115k
High $695k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance and death of Uncle Ben
  • 1st appearance of Aunt May
  • 1st appearance of Flash Thompson
  • 💰 In Sept. 2021, a 9.6 sale of $3.6 million surpassed the previous record in this grade of $1.1 million from 2011
  • 1st appearance and origin of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance and death of Uncle Ben
  • 1st appearance of Aunt May
  • 1st appearance of Flash Thompson
  • 💰 In Sept. 2021, a 9.6 sale of $3.6 million surpassed the previous record in this grade of $1.1 million from 2011
Low $950
Mid $4.7k
High $14k
  • 1st appearance of Loki, the Norse god of mischief
  • 1st appearance of Balder, half-brother of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Heimdall, guardian of Bifrost
  • 1st appearance of Tyr, the Norse god of war
  • 1st cameo appearance of Odin, the All-Father, seen from behind
  • 3rd appearance of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Loki, the Norse god of mischief
  • 1st appearance of Balder, half-brother of Thor
  • 1st appearance of Heimdall, guardian of Bifrost
  • 1st appearance of Tyr, the Norse god of war
  • 1st cameo appearance of Odin, the All-Father, seen from behind
  • 3rd appearance of Thor
Low $6.2k
Mid $18.5k
High $44k
  • 1st appearance of Iron Man
  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model 1' armor
  • 1st appearance of Wong-Chu, a Viet Cong warlord and Iron Man's first enemy
  • 1st appearance of Iron Man
  • Debut of Iron Man's 'Model 1' armor
  • 1st appearance of Wong-Chu, a Viet Cong warlord and Iron Man's first enemy
Low $4.5k
Mid $14.5k
High $82k
  • 2nd appearance of Spider-Man
  • First meeting of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of Chameleon, Dmitri Smerdyakov, half-brother of Kraven the Hunter
  • [February 2022 - confirmed, Fred Hechinger cast as chameleon]
  • 1st appearance of J. Jonah Jameson
  • 2nd appearance of Spider-Man
  • First meeting of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four
  • 1st appearance of Chameleon, Dmitri Smerdyakov, half-brother of Kraven the Hunter
  • [February 2022 - confirmed, Fred Hechinger cast as chameleon]
  • 1st appearance of J. Jonah Jameson
Low $1.5k
Mid $4.9k
High $16k
  • First battle of the Hulk and the Fantastic Four
  • First crossover of a character with a title (the Hulk) into another title (Fantastic Four)
  • First battle of the Hulk and the Fantastic Four
  • First crossover of a character with a title (the Hulk) into another title (Fantastic Four)
Low $1.4k
Mid $4.7k
High $14.2k
  • 3rd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance of Vulture
  • 1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • Spider-Man first references his ability to sense danger as his Spider-Sense tingling
  • [June 2022 - Jorma Taccone to voice Vulture in Spider-Verse 2]
  • 3rd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance of Vulture
  • 1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • Spider-Man first references his ability to sense danger as his Spider-Sense tingling
  • [June 2022 - Jorma Taccone to voice Vulture in Spider-Verse 2]
Low $510
Mid $1.7k
High $5.3k
  • 1st appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 1st team appearance of the Howling Commandos: Happy Sam Sawyer, Dino Manelli, Dum Dum Dugan, Junior Juniper, Rebel Ralston and Gabe Jones, the first ongoing black character in the mainstream Marvel Universe (post Fantastic Four #1)
  • In the book, Stan Lee's Amazing Marvel Universe, Stan explains Gabe Jones was intended to be black but due to a printing error, he was the same color as the other soldiers. Gabe's skin tone is noticeably different in the next issue though not necessarily a natural color
  • December 2020 - Fury confirmed to lead his own series alongside Talos in Secret Invasion]
  • 1st appearance of Sgt. Nick Fury
  • 1st team appearance of the Howling Commandos: Happy Sam Sawyer, Dino Manelli, Dum Dum Dugan, Junior Juniper, Rebel Ralston and Gabe Jones, the first ongoing black character in the mainstream Marvel Universe (post Fantastic Four #1)
  • In the book, Stan Lee's Amazing Marvel Universe, Stan explains Gabe Jones was intended to be black but due to a printing error, he was the same color as the other soldiers. Gabe's skin tone is noticeably different in the next issue though not necessarily a natural color
  • December 2020 - Fury confirmed to lead his own series alongside Talos in Secret Invasion]
Low $625
Mid $1.7k
High $7.6k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wasp
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wasp
Low $140
Mid $815
High $2.6k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of Doom Patrol: Chief, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl, Robotman
  • 1st team appearance and origin of Doom Patrol: Chief, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl, Robotman
Low $1.7k
Mid $8.6k
High $27k
  • 1st appearance of Doctor Strange
  • 1st appearance of the Ancient One, former Sorcerer Supreme
  • 1st appearance of Wong, Doctor Strange's assistant
  • [May 2022 - Wong to appear in She-Hulk Disney+ series]
  • 1st cameo appearance of Nightmare, multiple panels, named but obscured by shadows
  • 1st appearance of Doctor Strange
  • 1st appearance of the Ancient One, former Sorcerer Supreme
  • 1st appearance of Wong, Doctor Strange's assistant
  • [May 2022 - Wong to appear in She-Hulk Disney+ series]
  • 1st cameo appearance of Nightmare, multiple panels, named but obscured by shadows
Low $960
Mid $3.4k
High $11.8k
  • 1st appearance, cover and origin of Dr. Octopus
  • Debut of the 'Spider's Web' fan letters section
  • An editing error has Doctor Octopus mistakenly refer to Spider-Man as Super-Man
  • 1st appearance, cover and origin of Dr. Octopus
  • Debut of the 'Spider's Web' fan letters section
  • An editing error has Doctor Octopus mistakenly refer to Spider-Man as Super-Man
Low $180
Mid $725
High $2.1k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Professor Zoom, Eobard Thawne aka Reverse-Flash
  • 1st appearance and origin of Professor Zoom, Eobard Thawne aka Reverse-Flash
Low $890
Mid $2.1k
High $11.2k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Sandman
  • 1st appearance of Betty Brant, a secretary at the Daily Bugle
  • Spider-Man refers to himself as 'The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man' for the first time
  • 1st cameo appearance of Jessica Jones, a spectator of the Sandman versus Spider-Man fight - this appearance is retconned as revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man #601
  • 1st appearance and origin of Sandman
  • 1st appearance of Betty Brant, a secretary at the Daily Bugle
  • Spider-Man refers to himself as 'The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man' for the first time
  • 1st cameo appearance of Jessica Jones, a spectator of the Sandman versus Spider-Man fight - this appearance is retconned as revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man #601
Low $6.2k
Mid $14k
High $85k
  • 1st team appearance of the X-Men: Cyclops, Jean Grey aka Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, Beast, Professor X
  • 1st appearance of Magneto
  • Homo Superior concept, coined by Magneto to describe humans born with special abilities introduced in this issue
  • 1st team appearance of the X-Men: Cyclops, Jean Grey aka Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, Beast, Professor X
  • 1st appearance of Magneto
  • Homo Superior concept, coined by Magneto to describe humans born with special abilities introduced in this issue
Low $1.8k
Mid $5.5k
High $39k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Avengers: Hulk, Iron Man, Wasp, Thor, and Ant-Man, Pym
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Avengers: Hulk, Iron Man, Wasp, Thor, and Ant-Man, Pym
Low $675
Mid $1.6k
High $6.8k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Lizard
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Lizard
Low $110
Mid $425
High $1.9k
  • 1st appearance of the Blob, an invulnerable mutant
  • 1st appearance of the Blob, an invulnerable mutant
Low $335
Mid $1.4k
High $6.1k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Electro
  • [December 2021 - a source informs us that there was a clause in Foxx’s contract that secured his reprisal of the Electro role for a standalone feature if No Way Home hit an opening weekend monetary goal but we cannot say for sure that an Electro spin-off will happen]
  • 1st appearance and origin of Electro
  • [December 2021 - a source informs us that there was a clause in Foxx’s contract that secured his reprisal of the Electro role for a standalone feature if No Way Home hit an opening weekend monetary goal but we cannot say for sure that an Electro spin-off will happen]
Low $180
Mid $900
High $1.8k
  • 1st appearance of Mandarin
  • 1st appearance of Mandarin
Issue Publisher Low Mid High
Showcase #4 DC $7.3k $25k $142k
Adventure Comics #247 DC $585 $2.7k $19k
Action Comics #242 DC $775 $2.2k $17k
Superboy #68 DC $225 $980 $2.7k
Showcase #17 DC $330 $950 $7.7k
Batman #121 DC $1.3k $3.4k $14.7k
Flash #105 DC $450 $1.6k $14k
Action Comics #252 DC $1.1k $6k $22k
Our Army at War #83 DC $965 $3.6k $19k
Showcase #22 DC $2.2k $7k $35k
Brave and the Bold #25 DC $290 $650 $4.5k
Brave and the Bold #28 DC $2.2k $9.3k $74k
Green Lantern #1 DC $500 $1.8k $9.3k
Justice League of America #1 DC $450 $1.8k $24k
Tales to Astonish #13 Marvel $1.5k $5k $15k
Batman #139 DC $280 $930 $2.8k
Green Lantern #7 DC $340 $1.5k $3.7k
Showcase #34 DC $160 $850 $3.9k
Flash #123 DC $480 $1.6k $5.2k
Strange Tales #89 Marvel $610 $1.8k $6.3k
Fantastic Four #1 Marvel $12k $49.5k $190k
Tales to Astonish #27 Marvel $1.4k $4.7k $21k
Fantastic Four #2 Marvel $750 $3.7k $9.3k
Aquaman #1 DC $220 $680 $2.7k
Fantastic Four #3 Marvel $815 $3.3k $9.8k
Incredible Hulk #1 Marvel $7k $37k $210k
Fantastic Four #4 Marvel $1.2k $5.7k $15.1k
Incredible Hulk #2 Marvel $1.4k $4.8k $14.1k
Fantastic Four #5 Marvel $5.5k $19k $52k
Journey Into Mystery #83 Marvel $4.2k $20k $81k
Journey Into Mystery #84 Marvel $775 $2.7k $8.1k
Amazing Fantasy #15 Marvel $30k $115k $695k
Journey Into Mystery #85 Marvel $950 $4.7k $14k
Tales of Suspense #39 Marvel $6.2k $18.5k $44k
Amazing Spider-Man #1 Marvel $4.5k $14.5k $82k
Fantastic Four #12 Marvel $1.5k $4.9k $16k
Amazing Spider-Man #2 Marvel $1.4k $4.7k $14.2k
Sgt. Fury #1 Marvel $510 $1.7k $5.3k
Tales to Astonish #44 Marvel $625 $1.7k $7.6k
My Greatest Adventure #80 DC $140 $815 $2.6k
Strange Tales #110 Marvel $1.7k $8.6k $27k
Amazing Spider-Man #3 Marvel $960 $3.4k $11.8k
Flash #139 DC $180 $725 $2.1k
Amazing Spider-Man #4 Marvel $890 $2.1k $11.2k
Uncanny X-Men #1 Marvel $6.2k $14k $85k
Avengers #1 Marvel $1.8k $5.5k $39k
Amazing Spider-Man #6 Marvel $675 $1.6k $6.8k
Uncanny X-Men #3 Marvel $110 $425 $1.9k
Amazing Spider-Man #9 Marvel $335 $1.4k $6.1k
Tales of Suspense #50 Marvel $180 $900 $1.8k