Amazing Fantasy #15–the first appearance of Spider-Man–is one of the most sought after books for collectors in the whole world. During this past weeks ComicLink auction, an Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 8.0 sold for a record breaking $261,010, an incredible price for the book. Currently, guide has the book listed at $66,000.The owner of the book had purchased this copy back in 1987 for $1,300, which at the time was $50 over guide. When the owner felt it was time to sell after watching recent auctions, he contacted ComicLink, who helped get this Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 8.0 graded and listed.
According to ComicLink founder and president, Josh Nathanson, “There is a palatable buzz around Spider-Man right now that is causing great excitement around his early appearances and driving the prices up. I encourage sellers to reach out to me or my firm if interested in exploring a sale of Amazing Fantasy #15 or an Amazing Spider-Man collection, and also for investors seeking rare, high dollar books like this one to make contact for exclusive purchasing opportunities. I have assisted top buyers in acquiring the best books for their collections since 1996, and this is one of the facets of my position that I really enjoy most.”
ComicLink is currently accepting consignments for upcoming auctions including the June Focused Auction which will commence on June 8th, the July Focused Auction, and the Summer Featured Auction which will commence on August 30th (a preview will post soon). Interested sellers may contact the firm by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (617) 517-0062 (option 1) to speak with Josh Nathanson, Douglas Gillock, Jason Crosby, Jon Signorelli or Ross Kearney. In addition to auctioning items for consignors, ComicLink is also always accepting new sellers for the ComicLink exchange marketplaces, brokering private placement deals, and buying outright.