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Fantastic Four #3

First Fantastic Four costumes; First appearance of Fantasti-Car; First appearance of Fantasti-Copter; First appearance Baxter Building
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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Sep 6, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Aug 26, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Aug 25, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Aug 10, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jul 29, 2019
  • CGC Signature Series 6.0 (FN)
    Jul 28, 2019
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Jul 24, 2019
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Jul 13, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Jul 12, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jul 5, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Jul 3, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Jul 1, 2019
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Jun 29, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jun 24, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Jun 21, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jun 21, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    May 30, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    May 27, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 6.0 (FN)
    May 21, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    May 19, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    May 5, 2019
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    May 1, 2019
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Apr 27, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    Apr 14, 2019
  • CGC Restored 4.0 (VG)
    Apr 4, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Mar 31, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.0 (FR)
    Mar 19, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Mar 18, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 2.0 (GD)
    Mar 3, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 6.0 (FN)
    Feb 27, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Feb 23, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Feb 17, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Feb 1, 2019
  • CGC Restored 2.5 (GD+)
    Feb 1, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Jan 25, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Jan 23, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jan 23, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 2, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.0 (FR)
    Dec 29, 2018
  • CGC Restored 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Dec 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Dec 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Dec 27, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Dec 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Dec 24, 2018
  • CGC Signature Series 4.5 (VG+)
    Dec 19, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Dec 16, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Dec 13, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.0 (FR)
    Dec 11, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Dec 9, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Nov 29, 2018

CGC® Census

Data provided courtesy of the CGC Census.
Grade Total Universal Top Qualified Top Signature Top Restored Top
10.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.9 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.8 1 1 0.1% 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.6 1 1 0.2% 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 3 2 0.5% 0 - 0 - 1 0.9%
9.2 13 11 1.8% 0 - 1 2.0% 1 1.8%
9.0 16 12 3.3% 2 9.5% 0 - 2 3.6%
8.5 32 28 6.7% 0 - 0 - 4 7.3%
8.0 32 25 9.8% 2 19.0% 2 6.1% 3 10.0%
7.5 45 37 14.3% 0 - 2 10.2% 6 15.5%
7.0 52 46 19.9% 0 - 2 14.3% 4 19.1%
6.5 52 40 24.8% 2 28.6% 3 20.4% 7 25.5%
6.0 55 43 30.1% 2 38.1% 2 24.5% 8 32.7%
5.5 54 46 35.7% 1 42.9% 3 30.6% 4 36.4%
5.0 80 70 44.3% 1 47.6% 3 36.7% 6 41.8%
4.5 88 69 52.7% 4 66.7% 6 49.0% 9 50.0%
4.0 115 96 64.4% 2 76.2% 2 53.1% 15 63.6%
3.5 84 72 73.2% 0 - 6 65.3% 6 69.1%
3.0 84 73 82.2% 1 81.0% 2 69.4% 8 76.4%
2.5 57 48 88.0% 0 - 1 71.4% 8 83.6%
2.0 40 31 91.8% 2 90.5% 3 77.6% 4 87.3%
1.8 33 26 95.0% 0 - 3 83.7% 4 90.9%
1.5 22 15 96.8% 0 - 5 93.9% 2 92.7%
1.0 8 7 97.7% 0 - 0 - 1 93.6%
0.5 31 19 100.0% 2 100.0% 3 100.0% 7 100.0%
Total 998 818   21   49   110  

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About

Key Issue
First Fantastic Four costumes; First appearance of Fantasti-Car; First appearance of Fantasti-Copter; First appearance Baxter Building
Publisher
Marvel
Store Date
December 12, 1961
Cover Price
$0.12
Editing
Stan Lee
Script
Stan Lee, Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
typeset
Issue Notes
An alternate Jack Kirby/Dick Ayers cover for this issue was published in Fantastic Four #224 (November 1980). Character: Added by Per Sandell (2005-12-05)
GCIN
123299

Additional Issues

  • 1961 888 Sales 9.8 FMV $4,200,000
    First appearance of Fantastic Four; First comic published under Marvel name; First appearance of Mole Man; Origin of Fantastic Four
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $30,000
    • 8.0 $74,000
    • 9.2 $550,000
  • 1961 487 Sales 9.8 FMV $165,000
    Last 10 cent issue; Second issue to titled series; First appearance of the Skrulls
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $3,300
    • 8.0 $10,500
    • 9.2 $29,000
  • 1961 478 Sales 9.8 FMV $94,000
    First Fantastic Four costumes; First appearance of Fantasti-Car; First appearance of Fantasti-Copter; First appearance Baxter Building
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,850
    • 8.0 $5,750
    • 9.2 $27,000
  • 1962 578 Sales 9.8 FMV $360,000
    1st Silver Age appearance of Namor
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $4,400
    • 8.0 $12,500
    • 9.2 $52,000
  • 1962 682 Sales 9.8 FMV $380,000
    First appearance of Dr. Doom; Origin of Dr. Doom
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $6,500
    • 8.0 $13,500
    • 9.2 $54,000
  • 1962 450 Sales 9.8 FMV $66,000
    Second appearance of Dr. Doom; Second appearance of Silver Age Namor; Dr. Doom & Namor team up; First Marvel villain team up
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,000
    • 8.0 $2,350
    • 9.2 $3,900
  • 1962 376 Sales 9.8 FMV $30,000
    First appearance of Xantha; First appearance of Kurrgo
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $425
    • 8.0 $1,250
    • 9.2 $4,700
  • 1962 324 Sales 9.8 FMV $130,000
    First appearance of Puppet Master; First appearance of Alicia Masters
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $600
    • 8.0 $1,550
    • 9.2 $7,000
  • 1962 366 Sales 9.8 FMV $29,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $375
    • 8.0 $1,200
    • 9.2 $4,900
  • 1962 383 Sales 9.8 FMV $23,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $425
    • 8.0 $1,100
    • 9.2 $3,700
  • 1962 290 Sales 9.8 FMV $44,000
    First Impossible Man
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $375
    • 8.0 $1,000
    • 9.2 $5,500
  • 1962 658 Sales 9.8 FMV $250,000
    First meeting with Hulk; First Hulk cross-over; Ties Amazing Spider-Man #1 as 1st Marvel cross-over
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,450
    • 8.0 $4,200
    • 9.2 $13,500