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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 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 Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Nov 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Nov 25, 2018
  • CGC Signature Series 2.0 (GD)
    Nov 21, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Nov 18, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Nov 4, 2018
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Oct 30, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Oct 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Oct 23, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Oct 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Oct 13, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Oct 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Oct 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Sep 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Sep 26, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Sep 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 6.5 (FN+)
    Sep 23, 2018
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Sep 4, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Aug 30, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 8.0 (VF)
    Aug 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Aug 29, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Aug 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Aug 26, 2018
  • CGC Signature Series 4.5 (VG+)
    Aug 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Aug 5, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Jul 29, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Jul 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jul 24, 2018
  • CGC Restored 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jul 23, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jul 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jul 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Jul 4, 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 0.3% 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 3 2 0.5% 0 - 0 - 1 1.0%
9.2 13 11 2.0% 0 - 1 2.0% 1 1.9%
9.0 16 12 3.6% 2 10.0% 0 - 2 3.8%
8.5 30 26 7.1% 0 - 0 - 4 7.6%
8.0 30 23 10.2% 2 20.0% 2 6.1% 3 10.5%
7.5 44 36 15.0% 0 - 2 10.2% 6 16.2%
7.0 50 44 20.9% 0 - 2 14.3% 4 20.0%
6.5 50 38 26.0% 2 30.0% 3 20.4% 7 26.7%
6.0 51 39 31.2% 2 40.0% 2 24.5% 8 34.3%
5.5 52 44 37.1% 1 45.0% 3 30.6% 4 38.1%
5.0 78 68 46.2% 1 50.0% 3 36.7% 6 43.8%
4.5 82 64 54.8% 4 70.0% 6 49.0% 8 51.4%
4.0 102 84 66.0% 2 80.0% 2 53.1% 14 64.8%
3.5 78 67 75.0% 0 - 6 65.3% 5 69.5%
3.0 76 65 83.7% 1 85.0% 2 69.4% 8 77.1%
2.5 52 43 89.4% 0 - 1 71.4% 8 84.8%
2.0 31 22 92.4% 2 95.0% 3 77.6% 4 88.6%
1.8 32 25 95.7% 0 - 3 83.7% 4 92.4%
1.5 19 12 97.3% 0 - 5 93.9% 2 94.3%
1.0 8 7 98.3% 0 - 0 - 1 95.2%
0.5 22 13 100.0% 1 100.0% 3 100.0% 5 100.0%
Total 921 747   20   49   105  

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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 842 Sales 9.8 FMV $4,700,000
    First appearance of Fantastic Four; First comic published under Marvel name; First appearance of Mole Man; Origin of Fantastic Four
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $37,000
    • 8.0 $86,000
    • 9.2 $625,000
  • 1961 442 Sales 9.8 FMV $145,000
    Last 10 cent issue; Second issue to titled series; First appearance of the Skrulls
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $3,000
    • 8.0 $8,750
    • 9.2 $27,000
  • 1961 447 Sales 9.8 FMV $98,000
    First Fantastic Four costumes; First appearance of Fantasti-Car; First appearance of Fantasti-Copter; First appearance Baxter Building
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,900
    • 8.0 $5,000
    • 9.2 $24,000
  • 1962 511 Sales 9.8 FMV $300,000
    1st Silver Age appearance of Namor
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $3,000
    • 8.0 $8,500
    • 9.2 $30,000
  • 1962 622 Sales 9.8 FMV $270,000
    First appearance of Dr. Doom; Origin of Dr. Doom
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $5,000
    • 8.0 $17,500
    • 9.2 $76,000
  • 1962 400 Sales 9.8 FMV $48,000
    Second appearance of Dr. Doom; Second appearance of Silver Age Namor; Dr. Doom & Namor team up; First Marvel villain team up
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $700
    • 8.0 $2,150
    • 9.2 $7,750
  • 1962 347 Sales 9.8 FMV $90,000
    First appearance of Xantha; First appearance of Kurrgo
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $300
    • 8.0 $1,150
    • 9.2 $3,900
  • 1962 293 Sales 9.8 FMV $120,000
    First appearance of Puppet Master; First appearance of Alicia Masters
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $650
    • 8.0 $1,400
    • 9.2 $7,000
  • 1962 329 Sales 9.8 FMV $27,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $425
    • 8.0 $1,250
    • 9.2 $5,250
  • 1962 342 Sales 9.8 FMV $24,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $475
    • 8.0 $1,100
    • 9.2 $3,800
  • 1962 267 Sales 9.8 FMV $37,000
    First Impossible Man
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $400
    • 8.0 $1,000
    • 9.2 $5,250
  • 1962 591 Sales 9.8 FMV $220,000
    First meeting with Hulk; First Hulk cross-over; Ties Amazing Spider-Man #1 as 1st Marvel cross-over
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,350
    • 8.0 $4,300
    • 9.2 $13,500