CGC Featured Comic of the Month: Werewolf by Night #32

Posted on 10/5/2022

With a “Werewolf by Night” special coming in October to Disney+, we look at Werewolf by Night #32, the first appearance of Moon Knight.

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Name of comic: Werewolf by Night #32

Comic publisher: Marvel Comics

Date: August 1975

Variants: A UK price variant edition was published along with the US release in 1975. A facsimile edition was also printed in 2020.

What makes it special? This book is the first appearance of Moon Knight, a Marvel vigilante with multiple personalities who appeared in a 2022 Disney+ series starring Oscar Isaac.

Why is it interesting now? Disney+ will air a “Werewolf by Night” special on October 7. The special is filmed in black and white and is said to be a comedy. While it’s not expected to include Moon Knight, the trailer does offer a first look at the Marvel character Man-Thing.

Did you know? The man who turns into a werewolf in this series is named Jack Russell. Co-creator Gerry Conway has denied purposefully naming him after a breed of dog.

Total graded by CGC: As of September 20, 2022, there are 4,930 US copies in the CGC Census and 209 UK price variant editions.

CGC highest graded: Nineteen copies share the highest recorded grade of 9.8.

Sales highlights: Heritage Auctions sold a copy of Werewolf by Night #32 graded CGC 9.8 for $31,200 in March 2020.

CGC Comics Registry Champion: Shivabali’s Lunar Lycanthrope leads the Werewolf by Night pack with a complete run of the series from issue #1-43, along with the first appearance of Werewolf by Night in Marvel Spotlight #2-4, Giant-Size Werewolf by Night #2-5, various international editions and facsimiles. This collection won the 2021 and 2022 Best in Set Type Award as well as the 2019 Best Set Bronze Age Award.

Explore this and other great collections in the CGC Comics Registry.

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