Press Release - July 7, 2004

Latest Heritage Amazing Comics Auctions Internet 14071

Dallas, Texas: Heritage's Amazing Comics Auctions (ACA) sale #14071 ended Sunday, July 4, with 1,336 lots offered. 608 bidders placed bids, and 339 of them were successful, for a total sell-through of $92,512.05 for 1,265 lots (94.68% of lots offered). 13 after-auction lots were purchased by 11 bidders, for a total of $1,407.85.

A few highlights from the 07/04/04 ACA sale are:

Daredevil #1 (Marvel, 1964) CGC VF- 7.5 Off-white pages.
This #1 issue features the origin and first appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock), along with the first appearance of Karen Page and Foggy Nelson. Features plenty of action on it's classic Bill Everett cover. The interiors feature art by Jack Kirby and Everett. Overstreet 2004 VF 8.0 value = $1,794. Realized $1,322.50

Jim Starlin and Steve Leialoha - Warlock #10, page 23 Original Art (Marvel, 1975).
Thanos and Adam Warlock are spotlighted on this spectacular page. There is a stain in the top tier of panels; otherwise the art is in Very Good condition. The image area measures 10" x 15". From the cosmic thriller, "How Strange My Destiny! The Price! Part 1 Chapter 1." Realized $862.50

Tales of Suspense #39 (Marvel, 1963) CGC VG+ 4.5 Off-white pages.
Origin and first appearance of Iron Man, with a Jack Kirby cover and art by Don Heck. A key Silver Age book. Overstreet 2004 VG 4.0 value = $710. Realized $805.00

The Incredible Hulk #1 (Marvel, 1962) CGC GD+ 2.5 White pages.
Origin and first appearance of the Hulk. Jack Kirby cover and art. CGC notes, "Small piece out bottom of 2nd page, slightly affects art." Overstreet 2004 GD 2.0 value = $667. Realized $776.25

X-Men #108 (Marvel, 1977) CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages.
John Byrne's first issue as artist on this title. Dave Cockrum cover. This is the highest grade that CGC has assigned for this issue to date. Overstreet 2004 NM- 9.2 value = $100. Realized $776.25

The Incredible Hulk #2 (Marvel, 1962) CGC FN 6.0 Cream to off-white pages.
First green Hulk. Second appearance of Rick Jones, Betty Ross, and General Ross. First appearance of the Toad Men. Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko cover and art. Overstreet 2004 FN 6.0 value = $660. Realized $690.00

Fantastic Four #23 (Marvel, 1964) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white pages.
Jack Kirby art. Dr. Doom Appearance. Overstreet 2004 NM- 9.2 value = $300. Realized $661.25

Bidding closed July 4, at 10pm CT. To bid in future auctions, simply go to Heritage's web site http://www.HeritageComics.com, and join their free web community. Or write or e-mail Heritage for a printed or fax listing.

Heritage's current ACA auction ends (and a new one begins) July 18, 2004, at 10pm CT. Call today to consign to a future auction, as the earliest consignments receive the most attention and publicity. Those interested in consigning to ACA or to Heritage's live Signature auctions are invited to visit a special section on HCA's website or call Lon Allen directly at 214-252-4261, or email at LonA@HeritageComics.com.

HCA specializes in rare, high-grade comic books, as well as vintage comic and animation art, illustration art, classic toys, movie posters and comics-related collectibles.

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