News | June 11, 2024

First Appearances of Wolverine, Fantastic Four, and Sub-Mariner to Auction


Sub-Mariner #1 (1968 Marvel)

Goldin’s Pop Culture Elite Auction features a lineup of more than 80 comics, marking the first appearances of several iconic figures.

Highlights include: 

* 1974 Incredible Hulk #181 which marks the first full appearance of Wolverine, with the Herb Trimpe cover on the issue portraying the "berserker rage" which would become one of Wolverine's most defining characteristics

* The Fantastic Four #1 (1961) representing the dawn of Marvel's Silver Age, introducing readers to the quartet of Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch and The Thing as they embark on their inaugural adventure.

* 1968 Sub-Mariner #1 with a CGC grade of 9.8, the highest-graded example in CGC's census reporting, continuing the story from Iron Man and the Sub-Mariner #1, this comic reintroduces fans to the origin of Lord of Atlantis through flashbacks. 
The items are currently available for bidding and will be available through June 15.