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Lot # 1247 (of 1512)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1945-1971 Classics Illustrated #1-156 Comic Book Collection (97 Books)

Starting Bid - $100, Sold For - $1,080

For years, many young readers have been introduced to literary masterpieces through the pages of "classic comics," which offer abridged text and, of course, pictures to illustrate the action. Offered here is a large run of ninety-seven Classics Illustrated comics dating from 1945 through 1971. It should be noted that all of the titles in the series were reissued many times over the years. This collection includes seventeen first editions. The other eighty books represent later editions. In the following inventory listing we have noted the respective edition number for each comic in parentheses (edition numbers were all obtained from the 2001 Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide checklist). All of the comics are well read and are in Good condition overall. The collection is comprised of the following: #1 (23), 2 (21), 3 (13), 4 (19), 5 (12), 6 (19), 8 (4A), 10 (11), 11 (5), 12 (11), two 13 (9 & 15), 15 (8), 16 (12), 17 (11), 18 (10), 19 (9), 20 (6), 21 (7), 22 (6), 23 (8), 24 (13), 25 (4), 26 (7), 27 (5), 28 (7), 29 (6), 30 (2), 31 (8), 32 (4), 34 (9), 36 (4), 38 (5), 39 (7), 42 (5), 46 (7), 47 (14), 48 (15), 49 (3A), 50 (5), 51 (3), 52 (3), 55 (4), 56 (1st), 58 (4), 59 (2), 60 (4), 62 (2), 63 (2), 64 (3), 65 (1st), 66 (1st), 67 (2), 75 (4), 76 (1st), 77 (5), 78 (3), 79 (3), 80 (1st), 83 (7), 85 (8), 86 (3), 89 (5), 92 (2), 93 (1st), 94 (2), 96 (1st), 97 (2), 99 (2), 100 (2), 101 (2), 105 (12), 106 (4), 107 (1st), 111 (1st), 112 (5), 117 (1st), 118 (1st), 119 (2), 120 (1st), 121 (1st), 122 (2), 124 (11), two 125 (both 2), 126 (3), 127 (1st), three 131 (1st, 2, and 4), 136 (4), 137 (7), 139 (1st), 144 (1st), 147 (6), 153 (3), and 156 (4). Total: 97 books (Good condition overall). Reserve $100. Estmate (open). SOLD FOR $1,080


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