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3/9/2012
  New Gold and Silver Age Keys in Pedigree Comics' March Grand Auction!
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With only a few days before it starts, Pedigree Comics’ Grand Auction is gaining momentum and becoming a can’t miss live auction for high grade comic book collectors, dealers and investors. This incredible online event is scheduled to begin on the night of Monday, March 12th, and last for ten (10) days until the evening of Thursday, March 22nd. The auction will have a few hundred choice high grade CGC certified Marvels and DC’s from the Silver and Bronze Ages including many key and first appearance issues plus some choice Golden Age books. There is no Buyers Premium on any of the lots in the auction and almost every book will be listed without a reserve. Every book is CGC graded and the minimum bid is only $100. You can check out over 300 high grade, CGC certified comic books right now in the Auction Preview at www.PedigreeComics.com under the Grand Auctions banner.

The focus of this article is the unbelievable new consignments Pedigree’s CEO and President, Doug Schmell, has just recently obtained for the auction. This group includes some highest graded Golden Age DC’s, Fawcett and Lev Gleason, a bunch of ultra high grade early Silver Age issues and keys and 9.8 Bronze Age Marvels. The first one is a very special Golden Age consignment and contains the highest graded and best existing copy of Daredevil Battles Hitler #1, a 9.4 with off-white to white pages; a Captain America Comics #5 in 8.0 (third highest certified copy with only 3 graded higher); Whiz Comics #30 in 9.8 from the Edgar Church (Mile High) Collection, the single highest CGC rated example; Wonder Woman #10 in 9.6, similarly the single highest certified and finest existing copy and an incredible copy of Superman #2 in 9.2 with off-white to white pages, the highest CGC ranked copy and one of only two in 9.2!

Here are the other highlights of the brand new consignments:

  • All Star Comics 26 9.2
  • Amazing Spider-Man 6 9.4
  • Amazing Spider-Man 130 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 131 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 133 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 134 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 135 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 136 9.8 (Pacific Coast)
  • Amazing Spider-Man Annual 4 9.8 (Rocky Mountain)
  • Avengers 1 9.4 (Northland)
  • Avengers 3 9.4
  • Avengers 4 9.6
  • Avengers 27 9.8 (Curator)
  • Daredevil 2 9.2
  • Daredevil 14 9.8
  • Daredevil 19 9.6 (Northland)
  • Daredevil 20 9.6
  • Fantastic Four 5 9.2
  • Fantastic Four 10 9.2
  • Fantastic Four 33 9.8
  • Fantastic Four 55 9.2
  • Fantastic Four 59 9.8
  • Fantastic Four 60 9.6
  • Fantastic Four 75 9.6 (Rocky Mountain)
  • Fantastic Four Annual 5 9.8
  • Fantastic Four Annual 6 9.6 (Northland)
  • Ghost Rider 1 9.6
  • Incredible Hulk 119 9.8 (CGC Signature SERIES)
  • Incredible Hulk 180 9.8 (CGC Signature SERIES)
  • Iron Man 15 9.8
  • Journey Into Mystery 83 9.0
  • Journey Into Mystery 106 9.4
  • Mad 2 9.2
  • Marvel Feature 11 9.8
  • Superboy 20 9.4
  • Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane 70 9.4
  • Thor 126 9.8
  • Thor 171 9.8 (Northland)
  • X-Men 2 9.2
  • X-Men 40 9.8

The final group of books comes from the recent MegaCon convention in Orlando, Florida and includes over 30 ultra high grade Silver Age Marvels and DC’s (with a few Bronze books as well). These books were just graded by the CGC and added to the Grand Auction listing this week. There are many keys and highest graded books in this batch.The highlights include:

  • All Star Western 10 9.6
  • Amazing Spider-Man 31 9.4
  • Amazing Spider-Man 129 9.6
  • Avengers 10 9.4
  • Avengers 14 9.6
  • Avengers 16 9.6
  • Batman 191 9.6
  • Batman 193 9.4
  • Batman 222 9.4
  • Batman 227 9.8
  • Batman 232 9.4
  • Daredevil 1 9.4
  • Daredevil 4 9.6
  • Fantastic Four 12 9.4
  • Fantastic Four 14 9.4 (Winnipeg)
  • Fantastic Four 22 9.6
  • Fantastic Four 52 9.4
  • Giant-Size X-Men 1 9.8
  • Green Lantern 87 9.4
  • Journey Into Mystery 104 9.6
  • Justice League of America 14 9.4
  • Justice League of America 15 9.6
  • Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD 5 9.6
  • Sgt. Fury 4 9.6 (Rocky Mountain)
  • Sgt. Fury 14 9.4
  • Silver Surfer 3 9.6
  • Strange Tales 114 9.4
  • Strange Tales 119 9.4
  • Strange Tales 122 9.4 (Twin Cities)
  • Tales of Suspense 39 9.4
  • Tales of Suspense 40 9.2
  • Tales to Astonish 59 9.2
  • Tales to Astonish 72 9.6
  • Thor Annual 2 9.8 (Pacific Coast)
  • X-Men 5 9.2
  • X-Men 101 9.8

Please check this space and the Pedigree Comics website next week for any last minute additions to the Grand Auction. Pedigree Comics will be accepting consignments for the auction until 12:00 midnight on Friday, March 16th.

If you have any questions or comments about the consignment process, any of the auction lots or about the Grand Auction in general, as well as how to consign your CGC graded books for Pedigree’s upcoming May Grand Auction, please contact Doug Schmell, at (561) 422-1120 (office) or (561) 596-9111 (mobile) or by email at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com. For any financial related and consignment payment questions, please contact Pedigree's CFO Lisa Shapiro at Lisa@pedigreecomics.com and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact their Web Master atWebDesigner@pedigreecomics.com.

 


 
     
     

 

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