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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30
Fantastic Four #52
First appearance of BlackPanther; First appearance Negative Zone
2
7
Fantastic Four #67
First brief appearance of HIM
3
2
Fantastic Four #45
First appearance of Inhumans; Medusa revealed as Crystal's sister
4
2
Fantastic Four #48
First appearance of Silver Surfer; First appearance of Galactus
5
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #50
First appearance of the King Pin
6
1
Iron Man #1
First issue of Iron Man titled series; Continued from Iron Man & Namor the Submariner One Shot; Origin retold
7
2
The Avengers #57
First appearance of The Vision
8
5
The Avengers #1
First appearance of the Avengers; Origin of The Avengers
9
3
Captain America #100
First issue to silver age titled series; Death of Franz Gruber
10
8
The Silver Surfer #1
First appearance of Shalla-Bal; First appearance of Zenn-La; Origin revealed; First issue to self titled series
11
-
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
12
2
Daredevil #1
First appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock); Origin of Daredevil; First appearance of Karen Page; First appearance of Foggy Nelson
13
17
The Amazing Spider-Man #14
First appearance of The Green Goblin
14
3
Thor #165
First full appearance HIM (Adam Warlock)
15
-
The Avengers #4
Revival of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Bucky
16
3
The Amazing Spider-Man #1
First Spider-man in his own series; First appearance of Jonah Jameson
17
5
Fantastic Four #46
First full appearance of Black Bolt; Second appearance of Inhumans; First appearance of Seeker; Partial origin of Inhumans
18
3
Detective Comics #359
First appearance of new Batgirl; Introduction of Barbara Gordon
19
15
Doctor Strange #169
Origin retold; panel swipe/M.D.
20
2
Marvel Super-Heroes #13
Second appearance of Captain Marvel; First appearance of Carol Danvers
21
12
Amazing Fantasy #15
First appearance of Spider-man
22
1
The Incredible Hulk #102
Titled series starts again
23
53
The Amazing Spider-Man #41
First appearance of The Rhino!
24
4
Sub-Mariner #1
Second self-titled comics series; First issue to 1st S.A. comic series; First S.A. Namor origin story
25
2
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
26
139
The Amazing Spider-Man #10
 
27
57
The Amazing Spider-Man #9
First appearance of Electro
28
2
The Silver Surfer #4
First time Silver Surfer meets Thor; First battle with Thor
29
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
30
150
The Amazing Spider-Man #5
 
31
81
The Amazing Spider-Man #3
First appearance of Doctor Octopus
32
10
Batman #181
First appearance of Poison Ivy
33
190
The Amazing Spider-Man #13
First appearance of Mysterio
34
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #20
First appearance of Scorpion
35
11
The Amazing Spider-Man #39
First John Romita Artwork; Norman Osbourne Revealed as The Green Goblin
36
28
The Avengers #55
First appearance of Ultron
37
30
Captain America #117
First appearance of The Falcon
38
5
Tales of Suspense #39
First appearance of Iron Man
39
297
The Amazing Spider-Man #8
 
40
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #4
First appearance of The Sandman
41
22
The Amazing Spider-Man #40
The Green Goblin Origin
42
121
The Amazing Spider-Man #16
 
43
6
The Amazing Spider-Man #17
 
44
16
The Amazing Spider-Man #2
First appearance of The Vulture
45
29
Marvel Super-Heroes #12
First appearance of Captain Marvel; Series title becomes Marvel Super-Heroes
46
105
The Amazing Spider-Man #7
 
47
46
The Amazing Spider-Man #15
First appearance of Kraven The Hunter
48
3
X-Men #12
Origin of Professor X; First appearance of the Juggernaut; Origin of the Juggernaut.
49
13
Journey into Mystery #112
First Thor vs. Hulk; Origin of Loki; First appearance of Frost Giants
50
16
Marvel Super-Heroes #18
 
51
90
The Amazing Spider-Man #33
 
52
16
The Amazing Spider-Man #31
First appearance of Gwen Stacy & Harry Osbourne
53
33
Fantastic Four #53
 
54
79
Tales of Suspense #59
First silver age Captain America solo story; First appearance of Jarvis
55
443
Fantastic Four #13
 
56
160
The Amazing Spider-Man #64
 
57
25
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.
58
215
The Amazing Spider-Man #27
 
59
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #56
First appearance of Captain George Stacy
60
8
The Amazing Spider-Man #6
First appearance of the Lizard
61
42
The Avengers #2
Hulk leaves The Avengers
62
19
The Amazing Spider-Man #23
 
63
38
The Amazing Spider-Man #46
 
64
25
X-Men #2
First appearance of The Vanisher
65
9
The Amazing Spider-Man #51
Second appearance of Kingpin; First appearance of Joe "Robbie" Robertson
66
13
Fantastic Four #49
 
67
8
The Amazing Spider-Man #25
First cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson
68
19
Tales of Suspense #57
First Appearance of Hawkeye
69
24
The Amazing Spider-Man #38
Last Steve Ditko art on Spider-Man
70
13
Fantastic Four #50
 
71
72
The Amazing Spider-Man #12
 
72
24
The Flash #139
First appearance of Professor Zoom; Origin of Professor Zoom
73
26
The Amazing Spider-Man #28
 
74
84
Daredevil #2
Second appearance of Electro
75
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #19
Second appearance of Ned Leeds
76
36
Captain America #109
 
77
29
The Amazing Spider-Man #11
 
78
49
Fantastic Four #36
First appearance of the Frightful Four; First appearance of Medusa
79
41
X-Men #14
First appearance of the Sentinels
80
237
X-Men #3
First appearance of the Blob
81
40
Daredevil #7
First red costume
82
13
The Amazing Spider-Man #62
 
83
30
Thor #132
First appearance of Ego
84
357
Journey into Mystery #83
First appearance of Thor; First appearance of Donald Blake; First appearance of the Kronans; First appearance of Mjolnir
85
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #42
 
86
32
Action Comics #252
First appearance of Supergirl; First appearance of Metallo; Death of Metallo
87
40
Strange Tales #135
 
88
24
Daredevil #3
First appearance of The Owl
89
11
The Avengers #11
 
90
32
The Amazing Spider-Man #18
First appearance of Ned Leeds
91
3
Daredevil #4
First appearance of The Purple Man
92
226
Fantastic Four #1
First appearance of Fantastic Four; First comic published under Marvel name; First appearance of Mole Man; Origin of Fantastic Four
93
95
Hawkman #4
First appearance of Zatanna; Origin of Zatanna
94
11
Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #1
First issue to self-titled series; First full appearance of Scorpio
95
106
Strange Adventures #205
 
96
93
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
97
43
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
98
52
The Silver Surfer #3
First appearance of Mephisto
99
112
The Amazing Spider-Man #45
 
100
28
Tales of Suspense #58
Iron Man vs. Captain America; First Cap in title; Second Kraven appearance

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