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Daredevil #13
Sep 21st, 2013 by Rusty

Daredevil #13 cover

Daredevil #13

Date: February 1966
Publisher: Marvel Comics Group
Cover Price: 12¢
2013 Price Range: $11 – $210
Stats: 20 color pages plus ads, Marvel Bullpen Bulletins and “Let’s Level With Daredevil” letters page
Writer: Stan Lee
Artists: Jack Kirby, John Romita, Sam Rosen
Notable Notes: In which we find out out Ka-Zar’s origin!

One of the All-Time Greatest Covers!

I bought this issue years ago purely for the cover. (Well, that and I am a big Daredevil fan too!) I remember as a little kid growing up during the Bronze Age seeing this iconic image of Daredevil on posters as well as in books and reprints. I loved it then and I love it now! I would say that along with Thor #337 the cover of Daredevil #13 is one of the greatest covers in comic book history! I just wish I could say the same for the story inside.

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Unknown Worlds #35
Feb 9th, 2013 by Rusty

Unknown Worlds #35 cover

Unknown Worlds #35

Date: Oct-Nov 1964
Publisher: American Comics Group
Cover Price: 12¢
2013 Price Range: $5 – $70
Stats: 25 color pages plus “Kisses and Hisses” letters column and ads
Writers: Lafcadio Lee, Pierre Alonzo
Artists: Edd Ashe, Pete Costanza
Notable Notes: An early appearance of a somewhat popular secret agent!

An Amazing Discovery!

The story of how I came to possess this comic book is an awesome one! So, in the late 1990s my oldest brother was remodeling an old house in a small, rural town. As he was gutting the kitchen area he found this comic inside one of the walls! Realizing that it might be valuable he carefully pulled it out from between the crumbling dry-wall and eventually brought it to me to see how much it was worth. Given its condition I told him it was worth about $10 – $20 dollars. Well, that didn’t make his eyes light up with dollar signs, so he eventually gave it to me! I think it is a great comic book, and even if it is only worth $10 that is still 83 times its original value! Yay for old comics!

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The Avengers #7
Dec 24th, 2012 by Rusty

The Avengers #7 cover

The Avengers #7

Date: August 1964
Publisher: Marvel Comics Group
Cover Price: 12¢
2012 Price Range: $36 – $900
Stats: 22 color pages plus ads and “All About the Avengers” letters page.
Writer: Stan Lee
Artists: Jack Kirby, Chic Stone, Art Simek
Notable Notes: Rick Jones makes an appearance in Bucky’s costume – much to Cap’s chagrin!

Good Trade!

Back in the early 2000s I was selling a lot of my comics on ebay, and a few sets I even offered a trade option. Well, one guy took me up on that and traded me his Avengers #7 for a set of my Ultimate comics. Even though it isn’t a high grade copy I still think I got the better end of that deal! This is my second reading of this issue, and I still think it is awesome!

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Daredevil #57
Dec 10th, 2012 by Rusty

Daredevil #57 cover

Daredevil #57

Date: October 1969
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: 15¢
2012 Price Range: $5 – $65
Stats: 20 color pages plus ads, Marvel Bullpen Bulletins and “Let’s Level with Daredevil” letters page.
Writer: Roy Thomas
Artists: Gene Colan, Syd Shores, Artie Simek
Notable Notes: Daredevil reveals his identity to Karen Page! Oh, and Death’s Head makes an appearance.

Daredevil!

Gosh, I recently realized that I haven’t even reviewed any issues of my all-time favorite series: Daredevil – shame on me! So I’ll get the ball rolling by taking a look at an issue I bought a decade ago but never read. And what a great cover huh?!

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Prince Namor, The Sub-Mariner #14
Oct 29th, 2012 by Rusty

Prince Name, The Sub-Mariner #14

Prince Namor, The Sub-Mariner #14

Date: June, 1969
Cover Price: 12¢
Current Price Range: $3.20 – $35
Stats: color; 20 pages plus ads, bulletins and letters
Publisher: Marvel Comics Group
Writers: Roy Thomas
Artists: Marie Severin, Joe Gaudioso, Sam Rosen
Notable Notes: First modern appearance of, only modern appearance of, and death of Toro!

How I came by this issue:
Years ago my sister found a suitcase of old comics at a yard sale in Las Vegas, NV.  She bought them and then wanted me to look through them to see if any were valuable.  How fun that was!  I determined that a few of them were worth a few dollars, but the majority of them were not very valuable at all.  Once she heard that she told me to keep them.  Ok!  I quickly bagged and boarded the ones that I thought had value, and placed the rest in my general comic stack.  Anyway, this gem was one of the comics in that find, so I thought I would finally give it a read.

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