Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marvel’s Star Wars #1, $7,200, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall

A very fine copy of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 comic book from 1977, the rare 35-cent variant, sold for $7,200 at an auction of books and comic books held March 24 by PBA Galleries in San Francisco, Calif. Also, a pristine copy of the first printing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 brought $3,900; a copy of Dick Lupoff’s history of comics, All in Color for a Dime, hammered for $1,440; a nice copy of Giant Size X-Men #1 topped out at $1,080; and copies of Flash #101 and Flash #104 sold as one lot for $2,700. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Marvel’s Star Wars #1, $7,200, PBA Galleries