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Low
$3
Mid
$9
High
$30

Key Facts

Includes a blacklight poster

Copies ordered by retailers: 6,098

🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]

9.8 sold for $345 [No Previous Data]

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$2
Mid
$8
High
$20

Key Facts

Horizontal format on cover and throughout entire story

Issue included the 'Tattooz' giveaway bound between the front cover and first page

Marvel ⋅ 1983
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$1
Mid
$5
High
$18

Key Facts

1st appearance of a Mythosaur, skeletal remains only - The Mythosaur is a figure in Mandalorian mythology that is used in much of their symbolism including the tusked-skull logo

Issue included the 'Tattooz' giveaway bound between the front cover and first page

Variant ⋅ Valiant ⋅ 1991
Low
$25
Mid
$95
High
$250

Key Facts

Reprint of Super Mario Bros. #3 (1990)

Packaged with read-along cassette tape

This variant is identified by the Random House logo in the upper right corner

Values reflect sales of comic packaged with cassette

Reprint ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 2007
Low
$2
Mid
$8
High
$25

Key Facts

United States Postal Service exclusive with a sheet of 20 stamps

Reprint of The Amazing Spider-Man #1

Reprint of Fantastic Four #1

Additional gallery of iconic cover art reproductions

Marvel ⋅ 1991
Low
$1
Mid
$5
High
$15

Key Facts

Marvel begins publishing Barbie Comics although they previously published a magazine

Polybagged with a Barbie credit card or Do Not Disturb door hanger

Low
$4
Mid
$10
High
$35

Key Facts

Premiere issue of the first Sonic the Hedgehog ongoing series

Check interior for Sonic The Hedgehog cut-out bumper stickers to make certain the issue is complete

Low
$1
Mid
$2
High
$10

Key Facts

Four-issue series featuring the Simpsons, in-episode animated series 'Itchy and Scratchy'

Includes a poster insert that connects to three other posters found in separate issues to create one Bongo Universe image

Chaos! Comics ⋅ 2002
Low
$3
Mid
$9
High
$30

Key Facts

One-shot comic book featuring the band Static-X as cybernetically-enhanced laborers in a dystopian future, ran by The State

Polybagged with an exclusive CD that includes a live track by Static-X titled 'Black and White', a live music video and interview footage

Marvel ⋅ 1976
Low
$35
Mid
$100
High
$350

Key Facts

1st appearance of Captain Britain

1st cameo appearance of Roma

Debut of the Sword of Might

Bonus item included inside of the issue of a Captain Britain mask

International ⋅ DC ⋅ 1993
Low
$40
Mid
$125
High
$450

Key Facts

United Kingdom edition

Includes eight additional pages and a Batman button

Connecting Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 1996
Low
$15
Mid
$50
High
$145

Key Facts

Variant cover art by Sal Buscema

Limited edition variant sold at Camelot Music stores

Polybagged with a Saturday Morning Cartoon cassette tape

Connecting cover with Amazing Spider-Man #408, Sensational Spider-Man #1 and Spider-Man #65

Low
$10
Mid
$30
High
$160

Key Facts

42-page science-fiction story featuring the band, KISS

Four-page pull-out poster included

Valiant ⋅ 1992
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$5
Mid
$20
High
$90

Key Facts

1st team appearance of the Renegades, Harbinger Resistance Group

1st appearance of Sting, Peter Stanchek

1st appearance of Zephyr, Faith Herbert

1st appearance of Torque, Flamingo and Kris

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1st team appearance of the Eggbreakers

Included in issues #1 - #6 was a Mail Away Coupon that, collectively, were redeemable for a variant of Harbinger #0 with a pink cover

[February 2022 - Deadline reports reports Wes Ball to direct for Paramount]

Malibu ⋅ 1994
Low
$1
Mid
$2
High
$5

Key Facts

1st appearance of Breed, a soldier who discovers a monstrous power while deployed in Vietnam

Issue includes a sticker intended for the Bravura Gold Stamp program which was redeemable through the publisher to receive rare offerings

Key Facts

Two-issue limited series with variant newsstand covers

Polybagged with Creature Tokens

Rebellion ⋅ 1977
Low
$15
Mid
$50
High
$150

Key Facts

Advertisement for 2000 A.D. #2 featuring Judge Dredd: Next week, meet...Judge Dredd. He is the law! And you'd better believe it!

Includes a 'Space Spinner' similar to a frisbee - issue is not considered incomplete without this item

Rebellion ⋅ 1977
Low
$15
Mid
$50
High
$150

Key Facts

2nd appearance of Judge Dredd

Includes a 'survival wallet' giveaway item

Low
$40
Mid
$135
High
$450

Key Facts

1st appearance of the Hobgoblin, Roderick Kingsley

A complete issue includes the ‘Tattooz' giveaway insert, found between the final page and the back cover. See additional images - be aware that the insert may be there but the tattoos might still be missing

[Feb 2021 - a social media account associated with Sony seemingly teased the transformation of Ned Leeds into the Hobgoblin / June 2022 - Jacob Batalon reshared photo holding a Hobgoblin action figure which caused future movie speculation on social media / May 2023 - speculation Spider-Man 4's villain will be Hobgoblin]

Rebellion ⋅ 1977
Low
$800
Mid
$2k
High
$8k

Key Facts

1st appearance of Judge Dredd

Includes a sheet of 'biotronic' stickers meant to be affixed to one's skin to have the appearance of a cyborg

There exist zero copies graded 9.8 and only 10 copies total in grades 9.6 thru 9.0

Connecting Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 1996
Low
$12
Mid
$45
High
$135

Key Facts

Variant cover art by John Romita Jr.

Limited edition variant sold at Camelot Music stores

Polybagged with a cassette tape featuring The Ramones covering the Spider-Man TV theme song

Connecting cover with Spectacular Spider-Man #231, Sensational Spider-Man #1 and The Amazing Spider-Man 408

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Higher value than the standard cover without cassette and polybag

Value reflects sold data without the cassette

Connecting Variant ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 1996
Low
$3
Mid
$9
High
$30

Key Facts

Variant cover art by Dan Jurgens

Limited edition variant sold at Camelot Music stores

Polybagged with a cassette tape featuring The Ramones covering the Spider-Man TV theme song

Connecting cover with Spectacular Spider-Man #231, Amazing Spider-Man #408 and Spider-Man #65

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Value reflects sold data without the cassette, value with the cassette is unknown

Cassette ⋅ Marvel ⋅ 1996
Low
$8
Mid
$20
High
$80

Key Facts

Limited edition variant sold at Camelot Music stores

Polybagged with a cassette tape featuring The Ramones covering the Spider-Man TV theme song

Connecting cover with Spectacular Spider-Man #231, Sensational Spider-Man #1 and Spider-Man #65

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