Are you looking for a way to support a good cause while also filling in some gaps in your classic Marvel Comics collection? Then bidding on the issues being auctioned on eBay for the Center for Cartoon Studies BIPOC Cartoonist Fund is deserving of your attention!
The CCS BIPOC Cartoonist Fund
According to information from the Center for Cartoon Studies, “The CCS BIPOC Cartoonist Fund is designed to both further the diversity of comics production and bring creative voices from the margins towards the center by providing funding to cartoonists who are Black, Indigenous and/or People of Color.”
Included among the issues at auction is The Incredible Hulk #181 by Len Wein, Herb Trimpe, Jack Abel, Glynis Wein, and Artie Simek. Released in 1974, this issue marks the first appearance of Wolverine.
There are also six additional Marvel Comics issues up for auction, including Luke Cage, Hero for Hire (1972) #1 by Archie Goodwin, George Tuska, Billy Graham, and Skip Kohloff (with creative contributions by Roy Thomas and John Romita), Marvel Spotlight (1977) #32 by Goodwin, Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney, Irv Watanabe, and Janice Cohen (the first appearance of Spider-Woman), and the 1947 pamphlet Secrets Behind the Comics by Stan Lee.
Auction Open Until 1/24/22
If you’re interested in bidding on any of these issues, the auctions will be open until around midday on Monday, January 24th, 2022 (check the individual issue auctions for the precise times).
Will you putting in your own bid on one of these seven issues? Which issues do you hope to see for up for bidding in future CCS BIPOC Cartoonist Fund auctions?
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