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  1. NO BUYER'S PREMIUMS — What you bid is what you pay! The Joel Shuster illustration on this cover is a classic of simplicity and dynamism and has eye appeal above its grade. It is important to note that this is only the third appearance of Superman on the cover of a comic and that there are just fourteen copies of this incredibly rare issue that have been certified unrestored by CGC. We almost never see the book on the marketplace let alone at auction - you can throw away the guide on this one! Also of note, this is only the third time that we have offered an unrestored example of this highly desirable and truly scarce tenth issue. Out of Superman's first three cover appearances, Action #10 has the fewest unrestored copies certified by CGC with a mere fifteen issues. With over forty unrestored copies of the mega key Action #1 and twenty-seven issues of Action #7, it's no surprise that Action #10 surfaces far less often.This issue is special in terms of it's significance as well as it's scarcity, and has a great pre-World War II cover with Superman destroying an enemy plane with one mighty punch! Serious Superman collectors already know how tough this early issue is. It should be noted, that an opportunity to acquire such a scarce and desirable issue like this one does not present itself often. Overstreet Guide 2018 VG- (3.5) value = $41,300. If you are a new customer planning to make a first-time purchase over $25,000, please contact us 24 hours in advance of the item closing at 212.895.3999 or support@comicconnect.com so that we may approve your account for bidding. (This policy was instituted to protect consignors and bidders against bids from fraudulent accounts, and to ensure the integrity of the bidding process.) Once approved, please log out of your account and then log in, for the approval to take effect. We realize many of you would like to bid on this auction lot, so for this listing, ComicConnect.com offers a 6 month, interest free, time payment plan with a 20% non-refundable deposit. Time Payments invoices can only be paid by cash, check, money order or wire transfer. LEARN MORE
  2. My Comic Shop History is a podcast hosted by filmmaker Anthony Desiato (My Comic Shop DocumentARy, By Spoon!, Wacky Man, and the upcoming My Comic Shop Country) exploring the business, culture, and fandom of the comics retail industry. In Season 1, a comic book store fell, a community united, and a podcast was born. Each subsequent season of the podcast, currently in its fourth cycle, has tackled a distinct part of the comics industry, including collecting (Season 2), national comics retail (Season 3), and comic conventions (Season 4). The podcast also includes the subseries Beyond My Comic Shop (featuring stories in and around the comic book world) and My Comic Shop Book Club (discussions of classic favorites and current hits). EPISODE DESCRIPTION Host Anthony Desiato kicks off the second half of "Con Season" with industry veteran Vincent Zurzolo, COO of the famed Metropolis Collectibles. Anthony and Vincent view decades' worth of convention history through the lens of Vincent's extensive experience on the con floor. https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/flatsquirrelproductions/episodes/2018-09-19T02_00_00-07_00
  3. The Second City Collection Auction ends TONIGHT! Session 1 (Action Comics #1 - Avengers) ATTENTION - Comic book investors and collectors -- the moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! The Second City Collection Auction ends each night this week. The auction end-dates are as follows: Session 1 (Action Comics #1 - Avengers) June 11, 2018 7 PM EDT Session 2 (Avengers) June 12, 2018 7 PM EDT Session 3 (Avengers - Fantastic Four) June 13, 2018 7 PM EDT Session 4 (Fantastic Four - Sgt. Fury) June 14, 2018 7 PM EDT Session 5 (Shadow - Yellow Claw) June 15, 2018 7 PM EDT Visit ComicConnect to view the entire auction Tonight's highlights Click here for the entire auction ComicConnect does not charge buyer’s premiums. Winners pay the hammer price plus shipping (and sales tax only if they live in the State of NY). ComicConnect provides free scanning for all CGC-certified comics shipped to us for auction at $1 start, no reserve. ComicConnect offers cash advances up to $5 million for top-notch consignments and we are always buying collections - big or small. ------- Best of luck to all of our bidders! ----------
  4. Second City Collection Event Auction BID NOW! AUCTION ENDS WEEK OF JUNE 11-15TH Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 ComicConnect, the premier vintage comic auction house, is delighted to announce The Second City Collection, an impressive assortment of rare comics, important key appearances, and exciting memorabilia, assembled by a lifelong comics fan who turned an obsession into something special. “This collection is like a love letter to pop culture, and it really shows the enthusiastic personality of its owner,” said ComicConnect COO Vincent Zurzolo. “The Second City Collection is comprised of some of the most carefully and meticulously curated comics we’ve had the pleasure to work with.” Amassed by a true comic book and movie fan from the Chicago area over the course of decades, the Second City Collection displays the breadth and dedication of his passionate interests. A sharp-minded individual, inveterate thrill seeker, and a collector of impressive paraphernalia, this comics fan was detail-obsessed, a voracious reader, traveler, and philanthropist. “I helped put a lot of his collection together, and got to know him pretty well,” explained Zurzolo. “He was a remarkable guy, kind of shy, but very open to new experiences and ideas, and when he fell in love with something, boy did he go all the way.” Determined to build a world-class private library of comic book treasures, he eventually obtained a collector’s dream lineup of major keys and first appearances. “The Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 with bright white pages is a real treasure, and in fact, until we sold the 9.0 from the Nicolas Cage Collection for over $2 million, the 8.5 unrestored CGC copy was the most-expensive comic sold to that point.” This record-breaking copy of the first appearance of Superman takes a place of pride in this auction alongside a restored 8.5 CGC Detective Comics #27, the first appearance of Batman; a 7.5 Amazing Fantasy #15, featuring the debut of Spider-Man; and an unrestored 7.5 Captain America Comics #1, featuring the premiere appearance of what may have been this comic fan’s favorite hero. “He loved Cap so much, he actually ended up buying the costume worn by Chris Evans in Captain America: The First Avenger, which was in an auction I actually helped him out with,” recalled Zurzolo. “I remember how excited he was winning that outfit, he was like a big kid, it made me so happy to be able to share that moment with him, and seeing Cap’s suit again brings back very warm memories.” The screen-worn costume is not only part of this auction, but also one of the central pieces in the opening at ComicConnect’s midtown Manhattan Metropolis Gallery, which will display a group of Second City Collection highlights. “He would have loved this,” stated Zurzolo, “and it makes me very happy to be able to share this wonderful collection of comics and memorabilia with other fans before they find their eventual home come hammer-time.” Other highlights in the auction include the highest-graded run of the Avengers, including a dazzling copy of Avengers #1 highest-graded CGC 9.6, and the highest-graded #2 CGC 9.8; an unrestored CGC 9.2 copy of the super-rare Detective Comics #33, featuring the first-ever origin story of the legendary Batman; and a complete run of the extremely scarce pre-Marvel horror anthology Mystery Tales. “I think this might have been his favorite comic,” said ComicConnect Consignment Director Rob Reynolds, “he especially loved issue #40 which was prominently featured on the TV show Lost. He knew how rare this title was and would snap up low and high-grade examples including many pedigree copies.” Recently, early Marvel horror and mystery anthology books have surged in demand and value, as savvy comics fans come to realize that the foundations for the Marvel comics Silver Age revolution are laid out in these issues. “All the artists and writers who made Marvel into a powerhouse in the 1960s cut their teeth and honed their style in these horror comics,” continued Reynolds. “They’re so rarely seen that anyone who really cares about the history of Marvel, or the history of comics in general gets extremely excited when these books come to market. You really can trace how Marvel became Marvel by reading these titles and watching them slowly morph from horror comic knockoffs to a very specific and sharp style all their own.” Click here to view the entire auction The auction end-dates are as follows: Session 1 (Action Comics #1 - Avengers) June 11, 2018 Session 2 (Avengers) June 12, 2018 Session 3 (Avengers - Fantastic Four) June 13, 2018 Session 4 (Fantastic Four - Sgt. Fury) June 14, 2018 Session 5 ( Shadow - Yellow Claw) June 15, 2018 For additional information on how ComicConnect auctions work, please click here. ComicConnect is currently accepting consignments for their next major auction. Contact them today to reserve space as it is on a first-come first-served basis. Call toll-free 1.888.779.7377 or e-mail their staff at support@comicconnect.com. Cash advances up to $5 million are available. --------------- --------------- ComicConnect is currently accepting consignments for their next major auction. Contact them today to reserve space as it is on a first-come first-served basis. Call toll-free 1.888.779.7377 or e-mail their staff at support@comicconnect.com. Cash advances up to $5 million are available.
  5. Jon Berk Collection Previewed by ComicConnect Click Here To Read About The Preview of This Fantastic Collection! “The Jon Berk collection is one of the most-asked-about, written-about, talked-about auctions in our history,” said ComicConnect Director of Consignments Rob Reynolds, “Which is saying a lot, as we’ve had some pretty amazing auctions in the past. The majority of these books have not been on the market in years, if not decades, and collectors are drooling over the chance to see these rare comics in person.”