Iron Man # 55 1973 1st Thanos & Drax CGC Certified

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Iron Man    55   1973  1st Thanos   Drax  CGC Certified
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17 Aug 2013
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Mesa, Arizona

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IRON MAN # 55.   1st App. of THANOS, Drax the Destroyer, Statfox, Kronos & the Blood Brothers.

This is a comic that is going to Skyrocket when the New AVENGERS: Age of Ultron comes out.  This Movie will feature THANOS as a major character, in the Avengers lives. 

Condition: CGC Graded, 7.0 - FINE / VERY FINE.  Universal Graded, nothing missing off-White to White Pages. See large size scans for more details.

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On Aug-11-13 at 07:32:54 PDT, seller added the following information:

This Just Added: CGC Certification Number.  This is a genuine CGC slabbed comic. 

Certification InformationCertification #:1158829002Title:Iron ManIssue:55Issue Date:2/73Issue Year:1973Publisher:Marvel ComicsGrade:7.0Page Quality:OFF-WHITE TO WHITEGrade Date:07/29/2013Category:UniversalArt Comments:Jim Starlin and Mike Friedrich story
Jim Starlin and Mike Esposito art
Jim Starlin and Joe Sinnott cover
Key Comments:1st appearance of Thanos Mentor 
Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Douglas) 
Starfox Kronos and the Blood Brothers.On Aug-12-13 at 08:07:55 PDT, seller added the following information:
According to Bleeding Cool ( A copy of Iron Man #55 went for $9000.00.

A copy of Iron Man #55 CGC 9.8 white pages has just sold for $9000 at comic book consignment and auction site Comiclink, a record for this

 issue by a significant margin.  This 1973 Marvel comic plotted byJim Starlin, scripted by Starlin and Mike Friedrich, and penciled by

 Starlin is the first appearance of Thanos and Drax the Destroyer.  There are 40 copies in CGC 9.8 and none higher.