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Which book would you have Stan sign?5956

Collector czarnickolas private msg quote post Address this user
I'm off to Woz's Silicon Valley Comic Con next weekend and am debating between two books to have Stan sign - Iron Man #1 (Stan edited/EIC) and Fantastic Four #67 (first full Him/Adam Warlock) (Stan wrote and edited/EIC). The former is probably around a 7.5-8.0, the latter an 8.5+. Aside from the "choose whichever you like/means more to you/etc," which is probably the best advice regardless, I'd love to hear the thoughts of serious collectors on the subject, either with regards to creating the greatest value, the more rare collectible, etc.

Thanks all!
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Collector gman private msg quote post Address this user
Kind of a toss up as I would always lean towards a book he actually worked on....but I would get with the IM 1 if it can score an 8.0
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Collector Jaydee private msg quote post Address this user
Main Book id want him to sign. Marvel Age 41
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
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I'm off to Woz's Silicon Valley Comic Con next weekend and am debating between two books to have Stan sign - Iron Man #1 (Stan edited/EIC) and Fantastic Four #67 (first full Him/Adam Warlock) (Stan wrote and edited/EIC). The former is probably around a 7.5-8.0, the latter an 8.5+. Aside from the "choose whichever you like/means more to you/etc," which is probably the best advice regardless, I'd love to hear the thoughts of serious collectors on the subject, either with regards to creating the greatest value, the more rare collectible, etc.

Thanks all!


I'd say the issue he wrote. If I were to do it for money, IM1
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Collector Jaydee private msg quote post Address this user
I had him sign my ASM 16. Thinking about the DD16 as well good combo.
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Collector BrianGreensnips private msg quote post Address this user
FF 67 would be my pick being he wrote it. However he did co-create Iron Man. And Iron Man#1 is an awesome book with a great Gene Colan cover. Have him sign both.
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Collector czarnickolas private msg quote post Address this user
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FF 67 would be my pick being he wrote it. However he did co-create Iron Man. And Iron Man#1 is an awesome book with a great Gene Colan cover. Have him sign both.


So tempting. It looks like there are autograph passes left for Sunday, the only day I'll be there.

Decisions, decisions...
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Collector BigRedOne1944 private msg quote post Address this user
None

I don't like people scribbling on my books.

My search is for pristine unaltered books.

A Stan Lee Signature is ANYTHING but rare.

I would never give a premium for a signed book, In fact I would not ever buy book that has been de-faced with writing.

Nice novelty items, but its not for me.
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Collector doog private msg quote post Address this user
Just have him sign a check, he’s not gonna know the difference.
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Collector Steverogers11 private msg quote post Address this user
Damn doog lol
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Collector BigRedOne1944 private msg quote post Address this user
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Just have him sign a check, he’s not gonna know the difference.


Now that's funny right there, I don't care who you are.
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Collector KingNampa private msg quote post Address this user
My Batman comics
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
A friend of mine is going to this & offered to take one of my books for a sig.

I'm considering it.

I have an 8.5 x 11 reproduction of the original art for page 1 of AF 15. It strikes me as a good option only because it's somewhat unique & easy to frame & display.

Then again, a low grade (3.0?) Tales to Astonish 44 might be a good alternative?
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COLLECTOR Foghorn_Sam private msg quote post Address this user
What???, there's books out there that Stan hasn't signed?
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Collector PaulPop private msg quote post Address this user
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What???, there's books out there that Stan hasn't signed?


From my estimation, there's at least 137 left.

If at all possible, FF #1 would be the signature crown jewel in my opinion.
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
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What???, there's books out there that Stan hasn't signed?


If at all possible, FF #1 would be the signature crown jewel in my opinion.


I agree. If it's low grade.

If it's a high grade, I'd rather let it be.
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Collector PaulPop private msg quote post Address this user
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What???, there's books out there that Stan hasn't signed?


If at all possible, FF #1 would be the signature crown jewel in my opinion.


I agree. If it's low grade.

If it's a high grade, I'd rather let it be.



I agree. I never jumped on the signing bandwagon. I don't see the value add. Meeting and talking with artists is more fun.
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
Yeah. There can be a significant jump in retail value with certain sigs, so, that is a factor. As far as personal preference, I'd rather invest in a higher grade book for the same price.

I've decided to have my Tales To Astonish 44 signed only because the sale price in lower grade is almost double with Stan's sig.
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Collector MarcJ private msg quote post Address this user
I personally would have something signed that he wrote or where he appears on the cover. For the "collector" in me, I'd also have a copy of the same book without the signature, but again, that's just me.

If you want something much more "unique", look at the stuff Stan wrote that isn't "hero" related. You'll be very surprised I would suspect once you find out all the stuff he's done. For example, did you know he wrote the stories in Terry Toons Mighty Mouse #1 comic in 1946?
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