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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11
Fantastic Four #48
First appearance of Silver Surfer; First appearance of Galactus
2
1
Fantastic Four #52
First appearance of BlackPanther; First appearance Negative Zone
3
-
Iron Man #1
First issue of Iron Man titled series; Continued from Iron Man & Namor the Submariner One Shot; Origin retold
4
-
The Avengers #57
First appearance of The Vision
5
10
The Silver Surfer #1
First appearance of Shalla-Bal; First appearance of Zenn-La; Origin revealed; First issue to self titled series
6
5
Fantastic Four #45
First appearance of Inhumans; Medusa revealed as Crystal's sister
7
5
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
8
10
Fantastic Four #46
First full appearance of Black Bolt; Second appearance of Inhumans; First appearance of Seeker; Partial origin of Inhumans
9
1
Daredevil #1
First appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock); Origin of Daredevil; First appearance of Karen Page; First appearance of Foggy Nelson
10
3
The Amazing Spider-Man #50
First appearance of the King Pin
11
6
The Avengers #1
First appearance of the Avengers; Origin of The Avengers
12
6
Captain America #100
First issue to silver age titled series; Death of Franz Gruber
13
4
The Avengers #4
Revival of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Bucky
14
11
Sub-Mariner #1
Second self-titled comics series; First issue to 1st S.A. comic series; First S.A. Namor origin story
15
29
The Silver Surfer #4
First time Silver Surfer meets Thor; First battle with Thor
16
5
The Incredible Hulk #102
Titled series starts again
17
25
Detective Comics #359
First appearance of new Batgirl; Introduction of Barbara Gordon
18
9
The Amazing Spider-Man #14
First appearance of The Green Goblin
19
6
Fantastic Four #67
First brief appearance of HIM
20
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #1
First Spider-man in his own series; First appearance of Jonah Jameson
21
3
Doctor Strange #169
Origin retold; panel swipe/M.D.
22
1
Amazing Fantasy #15
First appearance of Spider-man
23
34
Batman #181
First appearance of Poison Ivy
24
10
Captain America #117
First appearance of The Falcon
25
27
The Amazing Spider-Man #31
First appearance of Gwen Stacy & Harry Osbourne
26
72
Fantastic Four #36
First appearance of the Frightful Four; First appearance of Medusa
27
11
The Amazing Spider-Man #20
First appearance of Scorpion
28
26
Marvel Super-Heroes #12
First appearance of Captain Marvel; Series title becomes Marvel Super-Heroes
29
62
The Amazing Spider-Man #39
First John Romita Artwork; Norman Osbourne Revealed as The Green Goblin
30
47
The Amazing Spider-Man #19
Second appearance of Ned Leeds
31
40
Fantastic Four #50
 
32
6
The Avengers #55
First appearance of Ultron
33
17
Action Comics #252
First appearance of Supergirl; First appearance of Metallo; Death of Metallo
34
12
The Amazing Spider-Man #17
 
35
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #5
 
36
7
Thor #165
First full appearance HIM (Adam Warlock)
37
8
Tales of Suspense #39
First appearance of Iron Man
38
9
Marvel Super-Heroes #13
Second appearance of Captain Marvel; First appearance of Carol Danvers
39
20
Fantastic Four #49
 
40
27
The Amazing Spider-Man #16
 
41
10
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
42
14
The Amazing Spider-Man #2
First appearance of The Vulture
43
12
The Amazing Spider-Man #28
 
44
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #40
The Green Goblin Origin
45
15
The Amazing Spider-Man #8
 
46
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #6
First appearance of the Lizard
47
36
The Brave and the Bold #28
First appearance of Justice League of America
48
120
The Amazing Spider-Man #15
First appearance of Kraven The Hunter
49
62
The Amazing Spider-Man #13
First appearance of Mysterio
50
11
The Amazing Spider-Man #7
 
51
11
X-Men #12
Origin of Professor X; First appearance of the Juggernaut; Origin of the Juggernaut.
52
23
Justice League of America #1
First issue to self-titled series; First appearance of Despero
53
12
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
54
26
The Amazing Spider-Man #4
First appearance of The Sandman
55
33
The Amazing Spider-Man #9
First appearance of Electro
56
77
The Amazing Spider-Man #18
First appearance of Ned Leeds
57
6
The Amazing Spider-Man #3
First appearance of Doctor Octopus
58
69
Captain America #109
 
59
10
Journey into Mystery #112
First Thor vs. Hulk; Origin of Loki; First appearance of Frost Giants
60
27
X-Men #14
First appearance of the Sentinels
61
39
Fantastic Four #53
 
62
45
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.
63
44
The Amazing Spider-Man #41
First appearance of The Rhino!
64
4
The Silver Surfer #3
First appearance of Mephisto
65
175
X-Men #3
First appearance of the Blob
66
104
Fantastic Four #1
First appearance of Fantastic Four; First comic published under Marvel name; First appearance of Mole Man; Origin of Fantastic Four
67
24
The Flash #139
First appearance of Professor Zoom; Origin of Professor Zoom
68
61
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
69
12
Tales of Suspense #57
First Appearance of Hawkeye
70
35
The Amazing Spider-Man #10
 
71
7
The Avengers #2
Hulk leaves The Avengers
72
6
X-Men #2
First appearance of The Vanisher
73
39
The Amazing Spider-Man #23
 
74
15
Journey into Mystery #83
First appearance of Thor; First appearance of Donald Blake; First appearance of the Kronans; First appearance of Mjolnir
75
37
The Brave and the Bold #54
First appearance of Teen Titans
76
4
The Amazing Spider-Man #59
First appearance of Brainwasher; First appearance of Mary Jane Watson on cover
77
138
Captain Marvel #1
First issue to self-titled series; Third appearance of Captain Marvel
78
290
Fantastic Four #5
First appearance of Dr. Doom; Origin of Dr. Doom
79
72
The Amazing Spider-Man #12
 
80
43
The Amazing Spider-Man #64
 
81
15
X-Men #10
First appearance of Ka-Zar; First appearance of Zabu
82
53
Journey into Mystery #85
First appearance of Loki; First appearance of Heimdall; First appearance of Asgard; First cameo appearance of Odin; First appearance of Balder
83
58
The Amazing Spider-Man #46
 
84
136
Strange Tales #135
 
85
20
Tales of Suspense #52
First appearance of Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff); First appearance of Boris Turgenov; Death of Anton Vanko; Death of Boris Turgenov
86
53
X-Men #9
First appearance of Lucifer; First Avengers crossover in X-Men title
87
645
The Flash #123
First G.A. Flash in silver age; First comic to suggest multiverse; First appearance of Earth Two
88
50
The Avengers #11
 
89
207
Hawkman #4
First appearance of Zatanna; Origin of Zatanna
90
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #47
 
91
15
Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #1
First issue to self-titled series; First full appearance of Scorpio
92
95
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
93
28
Daredevil #7
First red costume
94
74
The Amazing Spider-Man #27
 
95
51
The Amazing Spider-Man #29
 
96
-
The Amazing Spider-Man #45
 
97
264
Fantastic Four #3
First Fantastic Four costumes; First appearance of Fantasti-Car; First appearance of Fantasti-Copter; First appearance Baxter Building
98
101
Fantastic Four #66
Origin of HIM begins
99
2
Showcase #22
First appearance of Hal Jordan; First appearance of Silver Age Green Lantern; First appearance and death of Abin Sur; First appearance of Carol Ferris
100
78
Showcase #30
Origin Aquaman

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