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#5645387 - 05/02/12 01:22 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: tortoise]
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Nice Mark - two issues in my sweet spot.
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#5645389 - 05/02/12 01:29 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: sacentaur]
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Here are two more technical mid-grade (but still w/bright colors and nearly white interiors) Spideys that got me started. I had previously purchased these from a dealer - Ed Robertson out of Arizona - who had the integrity to see the few flaws (e.g., notice the right side staining on the ASM 19 and the bottom edge center damage on the ASM 17) to grade/price these books fairly.

I've enjoyed them both a bunch.

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#5645391 - 05/02/12 01:29 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: sacentaur]
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#5645891 - 05/02/12 10:25 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: sacentaur]
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 Originally Posted By: sacentaur
Nice Mark - two issues in my sweet spot.


+1 !
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#5645893 - 05/02/12 10:26 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: sacentaur]
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 Originally Posted By: sacentaur
Here are two more technical mid-grade (but still w/bright colors and nearly white interiors) Spideys that got me started. I had previously purchased these from a dealer - Ed Robertson out of Arizona - who had the integrity to see the few flaws (e.g., notice the right side staining on the ASM 19 and the bottom edge center damage on the ASM 17) to grade/price these books fairly.

I've enjoyed them both a bunch.



XLNT pickups! Ed R's good peeps!
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#5647691 - 05/02/12 09:04 PM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: sacentaur]
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.....17 - 19 is such a rich storyline. The cover of # 19 is quintessential SA. I did a friend a favor a while back and bought some books from him to help him out. ASM 7 was one of them.....and it reignited my ASM passion.....ASM 7 is one of my favorite early marvels...don't really know why, it's not profound but it sure was, and is, a fun read. What started as a favor has turned into a stack of 12 different Ditko gems. I'm going to try and get the first appearance of all of Ditko's ASM villains. As of now, I lack 1, 2, 20, and 28. I'm looking for 4.5 to 6.0 copies that present well in a mylar.....stuff I can take out and look at often. I won't have a 1 for a very long while....as it's pricey.....but what fun. I had forgotten how much I love Spidey. GOD BLESS...

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#5648708 - 05/03/12 09:39 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: jimjum12]
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 Originally Posted By: jimjum12
 Originally Posted By: sacentaur


.....17 - 19 is such a rich storyline. The cover of # 19 is quintessential SA. I did a friend a favor a while back and bought some books from him to help him out. ASM 7 was one of them.....and it reignited my ASM passion.....ASM 7 is one of my favorite early marvels...don't really know why, it's not profound but it sure was, and is, a fun read. What started as a favor has turned into a stack of 12 different Ditko gems. I'm going to try and get the first appearance of all of Ditko's ASM villains. As of now, I lack 1, 2, 20, and 28. I'm looking for 4.5 to 6.0 copies that present well in a mylar.....stuff I can take out and look at often. I won't have a 1 for a very long while....as it's pricey.....but what fun. I had forgotten how much I love Spidey. GOD BLESS...

-jimbo(a friend of jesus) \(thumbs u


I always love your posts Jim! Another great tribute to a great artist and book!
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#5648786 - 05/03/12 10:08 AM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: bomber-bob]
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My newest addition...finally...
Now need just #11 to complete my 5-41 in 9.0 or better...gonna be a tough one...



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Great book Tom. Tough book to find with this kind of eye appeal, maybe second in difficulty to only the 11.


THX Bob! Appreciate the thoughts! Yeah I hunted for awhile for the right copy
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#5649217 - 05/03/12 01:01 PM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: trmoore54]
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 Originally Posted By: jimjum12
 Originally Posted By: sacentaur


.....17 - 19 is such a rich storyline. The cover of # 19 is quintessential SA. I did a friend a favor a while back and bought some books from him to help him out. ASM 7 was one of them.....and it reignited my ASM passion.....ASM 7 is one of my favorite early marvels...don't really know why, it's not profound but it sure was, and is, a fun read. What started as a favor has turned into a stack of 12 different Ditko gems. I'm going to try and get the first appearance of all of Ditko's ASM villains. As of now, I lack 1, 2, 20, and 28. I'm looking for 4.5 to 6.0 copies that present well in a mylar.....stuff I can take out and look at often. I won't have a 1 for a very long while....as it's pricey.....but what fun. I had forgotten how much I love Spidey. GOD BLESS...

-jimbo(a friend of jesus) \(thumbs u


I always love your posts Jim! Another great tribute to a great artist and book!


....thanks Tom. After giving this more thought , I realized that there are more first appearances of villains in Ditko's run than I realized....18 if I'm not mistaken. GOD BLESS....

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1...Chameleon
2...Vulture, Tinker
3...Dr. Octopus
4...Sandman
6...Lizard
9...Electro
10...Enforcers
13...Mysterio
14...Green Goblin
15...Kraven
20...Scorpion
25...Spider Slayer
26...Crime Master
28...Molten Man
30...Cat Burgler (almost didn't include)
36...Looter
37...Strom's Robots (almost didn't include)
38...A Guy Named Joe (almost didn't include)

....I didn't include the Living Brain, as it was just a malfunctioning machine.
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#5649507 - 05/03/12 02:28 PM Re: Amazing Spiderman Collecting Thread! [Re: jimjum12]
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What about the circus bunch in 16 and 22? The Beetle was in ASM 21, he was a big villain for somebody else later on. Where did he come from?

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