Star Wars #1 Price Variants

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Low $1.1k
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Mid $4.2k
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High $14.5k
  • Issues #1 - #6 are an adaptation of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'
  • 1st appearance of Darth Vader
  • 1st appearance of Luke Skywalker
  • 1st appearance of Princess Leia
  • 1st appearance of C-3PO and R2-D2
  • 1st appearance of Grand Moff Tarkin
  • Introduction of Stormtroopers
  • 1st cover only appearance of Obi Wan Kenobi and Han Solo, not in story
  • 📖 Reading Order: read Star Wars (1977) #1 - #6, then Princess Leia #1
  • $0.35 price variant
  • Fewer than 1,000 copies known to exist
Low $5
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Mid $18
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High $60
  • Whitman edition, $0.35 price and issue number inside white diamond
Low $5
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Mid $18
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High $60
  • Second printing
  • $0.30 newsstand
  • 'Reprint' printed alongside Luke Skywalker in the upper left box
Low $50
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Mid $500
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High $1.5k
  • Unlicensed adaptation of Star Wars IV: A New Hope, distributed in St. Petersburg Russia
  • Print run: 20,000 copies
  • Character on cover resembles Russian cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin