Tales of Suspense #39 contains the origin and first appearance of Iron Man. Tony Stark and his machine alter ego Iron Man have maintained a consistent presence in the Marvel Comics mythology, and the recent movies have only solidified this position.
A high grade copy of Tales of Suspense #39 recently topped $72,000. If you are looking for a key Iron Man issue for a little less money, the first self titled comic – Iron Man #1 can be found for significantly less. Keep an eye on the value and actual sales of this comic. Make sure to compare the value listed in the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide with the asking prices and sales you see below.
Tales of Suspense #39 has a firm position in the “blue chip” category of Silver Age comics.