Most Popular Silver Age Comic Books

This is a snapshot of the most actively sold comic books in the marketplace that have been graded by either CGC or CBCS. It's important to note that raw comic sales are not considered within this set. You can adjust the dates to analyze using the controls below. A few pre-configured examples include most popular golden age comics, most popular silver age comics, most popular bronze age comics, most popular modern age comics and recently released comics.

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Fantastic Four #52
First appearance of BlackPanther; First appearance Negative Zone
2
1
Fantastic Four #48
First appearance of Silver Surfer; First appearance of Galactus
3
8
Fantastic Four #67
First brief appearance of HIM
4
6
Fantastic Four #45
First appearance of Inhumans; Medusa revealed as Crystal's sister
5
1
Iron Man #1
First issue of Iron Man titled series; Continued from Iron Man & Namor the Submariner One Shot; Origin retold
6
4
The Avengers #57
First appearance of The Vision
7
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #50
First appearance of the King Pin
8
6
Daredevil #1
First appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock); Origin of Daredevil; First appearance of Karen Page; First appearance of Foggy Nelson
9
18
X-Men #1
First Appearance of Cyclops; First Appearance of Beast, First Appearance of Angel; First Appearance of Marvel Girl; First Appearance of Iceman; First Appearance of Magneto; First Appearance of Professor X; First X-Men comic issue
10
1
The Silver Surfer #1
First appearance of Shalla-Bal; First appearance of Zenn-La; Origin revealed; First issue to self titled series
11
14
Fantastic Four #46
First full appearance of Black Bolt; Second appearance of Inhumans; First appearance of Seeker; Partial origin of Inhumans
12
8
Captain America #100
First issue to silver age titled series; Death of Franz Gruber
13
6
The Avengers #1
First appearance of the Avengers; Origin of The Avengers
14
6
The Avengers #4
Revival of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Bucky
15
107
Sub-Mariner #1
Second self-titled comics series; First issue to 1st S.A. comic series; First S.A. Namor origin story
16
1
Thor #165
First full appearance HIM (Adam Warlock)
17
4
The Amazing Spider-Man #14
First appearance of The Green Goblin
18
6
The Amazing Spider-Man #1
First Spider-man in his own series; First appearance of Jonah Jameson
19
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The Incredible Hulk #102
Titled series starts again
20
6
Doctor Strange #169
Origin retold; panel swipe/M.D.
21
11
The Silver Surfer #4
First time Silver Surfer meets Thor; First battle with Thor
22
6
Iron Man & Sub-Mariner #1
Iron Man story by Colan and Craig continues from Tales of Suspense #99 & continues in Iron Man #1; Sub-Mariner story by Colan continues from Tales of Astonish #101 & Sum-Mariner #1; Colan and Craig cover; Pre-dates Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1
23
52
Batman #181
First appearance of Poison Ivy
24
28
The Amazing Spider-Man #20
First appearance of Scorpion
25
20
Detective Comics #359
First appearance of new Batgirl; Introduction of Barbara Gordon
26
8
Amazing Fantasy #15
First appearance of Spider-man
27
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #41
First appearance of The Rhino!
28
194
Captain America #117
First appearance of The Falcon
29
18
The Amazing Spider-Man #5
 
30
26
The Avengers #55
First appearance of Ultron
31
35
The Amazing Spider-Man #40
The Green Goblin Origin
32
19
The Amazing Spider-Man #17
 
33
13
The Amazing Spider-Man #3
First appearance of Doctor Octopus
34
13
Strange Tales #110
First appearance of Doctor Strange; First appearance of the Ancient One; First appearance of Wong (not named); First appearance of Nightmare; First appearance of Dreamstalker
35
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #4
First appearance of The Sandman
36
6
The Amazing Spider-Man #9
First appearance of Electro
37
90
The Amazing Spider-Man #2
First appearance of The Vulture
38
23
Fantastic Four #50
 
39
23
Marvel Super-Heroes #13
Second appearance of Captain Marvel; First appearance of Carol Danvers
40
2
Tales of Suspense #39
First appearance of Iron Man
41
26
The Amazing Spider-Man #39
First John Romita Artwork; Norman Osbourne Revealed as The Green Goblin
42
50
The Amazing Spider-Man #28
 
43
8
The Amazing Spider-Man #8
 
44
21
The Amazing Spider-Man #19
Second appearance of Ned Leeds
45
25
The Amazing Spider-Man #10
 
46
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #31
First appearance of Gwen Stacy & Harry Osbourne
47
3
The Amazing Spider-Man #16
 
48
121
Fantastic Four #36
First appearance of the Frightful Four; First appearance of Medusa
49
21
Action Comics #252
First appearance of Supergirl; First appearance of Metallo; Death of Metallo
50
51
Fantastic Four #49
 
51
7
The Amazing Spider-Man #7
 
52
62
Journey into Mystery #112
First Thor vs. Hulk; Origin of Loki; First appearance of Frost Giants
53
31
The Amazing Spider-Man #13
First appearance of Mysterio
54
31
The Amazing Spider-Man #6
First appearance of the Lizard
55
7
Marvel Super-Heroes #12
First appearance of Captain Marvel; Series title becomes Marvel Super-Heroes
56
16
The Amazing Spider-Man #15
First appearance of Kraven The Hunter
57
39
The Amazing Spider-Man #33
 
58
33
The Amazing Spider-Man #23
 
59
6
X-Men #12
Origin of Professor X; First appearance of the Juggernaut; Origin of the Juggernaut.
60
12
The Avengers #2
Hulk leaves The Avengers
61
4
X-Men #4
First appearance of Quicksilver; First appearance of Scarlet Witch; First appearance of Toad; First appearance of Mastermind; First appearance of Evil Mutants.
62
40
X-Men #3
First appearance of the Blob
63
4
X-Men #14
First appearance of the Sentinels
64
141
The Brave and the Bold #54
First appearance of Teen Titans
65
32
The Amazing Spider-Man #12
 
66
11
The Flash #139
First appearance of Professor Zoom; Origin of Professor Zoom
67
49
Fantastic Four #53
 
68
255
The Avengers #11
 
69
40
Tales of Suspense #57
First Appearance of Hawkeye
70
37
The Amazing Spider-Man #64
 
71
52
Tales of Suspense #59
First silver age Captain America solo story; First appearance of Jarvis
72
43
Fantastic Four #1
First appearance of Fantastic Four; First comic published under Marvel name; First appearance of Mole Man; Origin of Fantastic Four
73
13
Daredevil #2
Second appearance of Electro
74
176
The Amazing Spider-Man #45
 
75
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #46
 
76
55
The Amazing Spider-Man #59
First appearance of Brainwasher; First appearance of Mary Jane Watson on cover
77
13
Tales of Suspense #52
First appearance of Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff); First appearance of Boris Turgenov; Death of Anton Vanko; Death of Boris Turgenov
78
24
The Amazing Spider-Man #38
Last Steve Ditko art on Spider-Man
79
48
The Amazing Spider-Man #27
 
80
41
Journey into Mystery #83
First appearance of Thor; First appearance of Donald Blake; First appearance of the Kronans; First appearance of Mjolnir
81
105
The Amazing Spider-Man #47
 
82
48
The Brave and the Bold #28
First appearance of Justice League of America
83
14
Fantastic Four #13
 
84
24
The Amazing Spider-Man #56
First appearance of Captain George Stacy
85
4
Justice League of America #1
First issue to self-titled series; First appearance of Despero
86
46
Daredevil #7
First red costume
87
13
X-Men #2
First appearance of The Vanisher
88
151
The Amazing Spider-Man #25
First cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson
89
45
The Amazing Spider-Man #18
First appearance of Ned Leeds
90
373
Fantastic Four #66
Origin of HIM begins
91
74
Captain America #109
 
92
54
Fantastic Four #12
First meeting with Hulk; First Hulk cross-over; Ties Amazing Spider-Man #1 as 1st Marvel cross-over
93
55
The Incredible Hulk #1
First appearance of Hulk (Bruce Banner); Origin of Hulk; First appearance of Betty Ross; First appearance of Rick Jones; First appearance of General Thunderbolt Ross
94
51
Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #1
First issue to self-titled series; First full appearance of Scorpio
95
45
Marvel Super-Heroes #18
 
96
129
The Silver Surfer #2
First appearance of Badoon; First appearance of Brother Royal; First appearance of Monster of Badoon; Second issue to self-titled series
97
6
Strange Tales #135
 
98
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #26
 
99
54
Thor #132
First appearance of Ego
100
11
Tales of Suspense #58
Iron Man vs. Captain America; First Cap in title; Second Kraven appearance

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