Bodnar’s Auction Offers Rare Gem for Spider-Man Fans Everywhere

As a leading antique auction house in New Jersey, Bodnar’s Auction is proud to offer truly unique, once-in-a-lifetime items, and comic book collectors know that when they attend one of our sales, they’re in for a real treat.

That’s definitely the case at our June 20 event, which will include the Silver Age of Comic Books collection, featuring Amazing Fantasy 15, best known to comic aficionados as the first time that the great Stan Lee introduced Spider-Man!

The argument over who the most popular superhero of all time would certainly be a lengthy discussion; however, due to his humanity and relatability — he’s just a regular kid who got bit by a spider — the “friendly neighborhood” Spider-Man is one superhero that has definitely captured the hearts and minds of readers around the globe.

Here’s a little history on his introduction to the world.

The Amazing Fantasy 15

Today, Spider-Man is globally recognized, and it all began with his debut appearance in the comic, Amazing Fantasy 15, written by Stan Lee and illustrated by Steve Ditko. Lee was excited to introduce a character who set himself apart from all who had appeared before. Spider-Man was the first truly relatable superhero fans could see themselves in; not only was he a teenager, but he faced typical everyday issues, insecurities and even financial problems.

While this was the final issue of the Amazing Fantasy, it was made clear that Spiderman would appear monthly in the Amazing Adventures, a series launched during the Silver Age of Comic Books that lasted from the 1950s to 1960s. The introduction of Spider-Man certainly resonated with comic books fans, as the final Amazing Fantasy 15 issue was recognized as Marvel’s highest selling comic book at the time.

The Amazing Fantasy 15 Can be Yours on June 20th, 2019 at Bodnar’s Auction

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” is the next big installment in the Marvel cinematic franchise, and you could argue that the title character has never been more popular. The most ardent collectors will relish the opportunity to own his first comic book, and Amazing Fantasy 15 is expected to bring between $20,000-$30,000 at our June 20 auction.

The auction will be located at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, located at 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison, NJ, 08837. If you’re interested in browsing through an assortment of extraordinary items and collectibles, we look forward to seeing you at our next vintage toy and comic book auction in NJ!

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