Low $760
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Mid $4k
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High $12k
  • Number 1 on the list this week
  • 1st appearance of the Sub-Mariner in the Silver Age
  • First time the Human Torch activates his power while shouting, 'Flame On'
  • The Silver Age roars onto this week's Hot 10, set loose upon this list by explosive sales from Heritage Auctions
  • Last week's announcement that Tenoch Huerta (Narcos) will play an unknown villain in the Black Panther 2 has bolstered collector confidence that Namor will enter the MCU (unconfirmed)
  • This week's RECORD BREAKING SALES:
  • CGC 8.5 sold for $14k (previous: $11k in April 2020)
  • CGC 7.5 sold for $9k (previous: $7k in Aug 2020)
  • CGC 6.0 sold for $5k (previous: $3k in March 2020)
  • CGC 9.4 sold for $40k (previous: $30k in 2015)
  • 2015 held the record for FIVE years and was demolished this week by a difference of $10,000
  • Impressed?
  • Let's take a brief look at the same sales above compared to 5 years ago to get a feel for the current health of the hobby:
  • CGC 9.2 [ 2020: $24,000 vs 2015: $12,000 ]
  • CGC 8.5 [ 2020: $13,800 vs 2015: $5,000 ]
  • CGC 7.5 [ 2020: $9,000 vs 2015: $2,500 ]
  • This type of dynamic growth over the past 3-5 years is not specific to just this one issue but consistently experienced by nearly all of Marvel's early, blue-chip keys and persists even in uncertain times
  • Worth mentioning is this week's Fantastic Four #1 CGC 7.0 sale of $75,000 (previous record: $45,000 in Sept 2020)
  • Also Fantastic Four #5, 1st Doctor Doom CGC 8.0 sold for $26,400 (previous record: $23,000 in 2019)
  • And Fantastic Four #49, 1st full Galactus, 1st cover Silver Surfer, CGC 9.4 sold for $9,000 (previous record: $8,750 in July 2020)
Details
Publisher Marvel
Published May 1962
Written By Stan Lee (1922 - 2018)
Illustrated By Jack Kirby