Marvel Comics latest and greatest superhero flick “Ant-Man” is blowing up the box office and related memorabilia is following right along. Witness the early adventures of the Ant-Man character with this key 1962-1963 Tales to Astonish run. These important Silver Age comics encompass the entire original run of Ant-Man for this title including several key first appearances with: #27 first appearance of Hank Pym/Ant-Man CGC graded 2.5-Apparent; #35 first appearance in Ant-Man suit (FR-GD); and #44 first appearance of Wasp (GD-VG). Complete list on our website.
Worth noting is that the red hot issue #27 occupies a position on Overstreet’s “Top 20 Silver Age Comics” list. Currently copies of this highly sought after, top tier issue are regularly realizing sale prices of twice guide at the level offered here and future increases seem inevitable.
This run of (15) Tales to Astonish issues includes all of the Ant-Man stories for this title up to the point just before the character becomes Giant-Man in issue #49. Issues #28 through #34 feature other characters and are not included in the offered run, the Ant-Man story line continues with #35 and runs through #48.
The complete list of included issues is: #27 first appearance of Hank Pym/Ant-Man CGC Restored Grade Apparent 2.5 Slight (A) noted on the flip with “Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover.”, referring to some minor touch-up at bottom right by what appears to be green crayon or possibly ink; #35 first appearance in Ant-Man suit (FR-GD); #36 third appearance of Ant-Man (GD); #37 shows GD-VG details with deference to a very light felt marker line; #38 first appearance of Egghead villain (GD-VG); #39 Scarlett Beetle cover (GD-VG); #40 (GD-VG); #41 (VG-); #42 (FR); #43 presents FN details with deference to what appears to be professional spine restoration; #44 first appearance of Wasp (GD-VG); #45 presents FN details with deference to what appears to be professional spine restoration; #46 (GD+); #47 (GD-VG); #48 origin and first appearance of The Porcupine villain (GD+).