In the U.S. the auction, which will be held on February 18, exhibited the comic book Amazing Fantasy No. 15, published in August 1962. In it appeared one of the most popular superheroes – spider-Man created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Comics, owned by 60-year-old Walter Baker Yakoboski, estimated at 400 thousand dollars.
Yakoboski started to make his collection of rare comics in 1979 and paid for it about 10 thousand dollars, reports The Telegraph.
In addition to the first comic book about spider-Man American comics also sells 1963 about the same character and two editions of the comic book “Fantastic four” and “Justice League”. Together they can bring the owner another 75 thousand dollars.
Yakoboski bought the first comic book about spider-Man, which is certainly the gem of his collection, for $ 1,200 in 1980. The original price of a collection about the adventures of this superhero, as written on its cover, was 12 cents.
According to experts, is currently preserved from 4000 to 5000 copies of Amazing Fantasy N15. A copy of Walter Jakoboski distinguishes excellent safety.
Publisher Marvel has published many series of comics about spider-Man, the latest release of the very first series The Amazing Spider-Man was released in December 2012. It was replaced by the comic book series The Superior Spider-Man. The series ended on 31 number, and its place was taken by the third volume of The Amazing Spider-Man.
Spider-man is one of the most popular and commercially successful superheroes. With its increasing popularity, this character began to appear on television, in video games and movies. In different times it played by actors Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland.