Hot Comics #91:
Marvel Spotlight 32, 1st Spider-Woman
DOWN 72 PLACES FROM LAST YEAR

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Why Marvel Spotlight 32 is a Hot Comic

2022 MARKET REPORT: TURN AROUND BEING SEEN JUST IN TIME

I drew up this year's Hot list at a time when all sales of Spotlight 32 were lower, and things looked gloomy. I even considered relegation!

If I had checked today, then this would be much higher on the list. So don't give up just yet on Jessica.

My 9.8 grade gained $1K from last year.

Recent sales:

  • 9.8 $3,225
  • 9.6 $1,380
  • 9.4 $745
  • 9.2 $565
  • 9.0 $415
  • 8.5 $310
  • 8.0 $300
  • 7.5 $230
  • 7.0 $235

2021 MARKET REPORT: NEW RECORD SALES IN UPPER GRADES!

There is a phenomenon occurring in the female Marvel comics characters world. As well as the expansion of all things Spider-related, female superheroes are hot this year.

Record sales for Spotlight #32 are proof that Spider-Woman has a big future in the MCU.

Recent sales:

  • 9.8 $2,275
  • 9.6 $700
  • 9.4 $323
  • 9.2 $299
  • 9.0 $187 (low sale)
  • 8.5 $340 (KNUCKLEHEAD BUY)
  • 8.0 $215
  • 7.5 $155
  • 7.0 $160

IF YOU BOUGHT MY RECOMMENDED GRADE LAST YEAR:

Here's the bottom line.

  • CGC 9.8 2020 $1,566
  • LAST SALE $2,275
  • PERCENT CHANGE +45%

2020 MARKET REPORT: MODEST GAINS IN A WIDER RANGE OF GRADES

There is no real news about Spider-Woman, but Spider-ANYTHING is usually a good bet for speculation.

It's mildly hotter than last year due to the interest in different grade levels, with VF and higher seeing small gains.

If and when Spider-Woman gets a movie appearance, or a TV series, Marvel Spotlight 32 will take off rapidly. Until then it remains a cautious hold rather than a must-have hot buy.

This is a common book, so don't fall into the price compression trap around 8.0-9.2.

Recent sales:

  • 9.8 $1,545
  • 9.6 $390
  • 9.4 $204
  • 9.2 $128
  • 9.0 $144(!)
  • 8.5 $102
  • 8.0 $135(!!)
  • 7.5 $100
  • 7.0 $76

2019 MARKET REPORT: NEW ENTRY ON THE HOT 100 LIST!

Marvel Spotlight 32 is the first appearance of Jessica Drew, the original Spider-Woman.

Female Spider-characters are hot in general, following rumors of a spin-off from Marvel male Spider-characters, with the first Spider-Gwen also in the 100 Hot Comics list in Edge of Spider-Verse #2.

This book is pretty common. It shows up in almost every collection from the era, usually between FN and VF/NM.

Thanks to the new interest in books of a similar theme, like Amazing Spider-Man #210 (1st Madame Web) and What If? v2 #105 (1st Spider-Girl), this book is now worth certifying as low as CGC 9.0.

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Back in October, I wrote a newsletter about this topic, and at the time CGC 9.8s of Spotlight 32 were selling for an average of $1,167.

Already a few months later, the average is $1,340, while lower grades have not done as well. CGC 9.6 has actually fallen during the same period.

So I am going to stick with my recommendation of buying a CGC 9.8 with White pages.

Here are the most recent sales.

  • CGC 7.5 $64
  • CGC 8.5 $100
  • CGC 9.0 $175
  • CGC 9.2 $290
  • CGC 9.4 $245 (!)
  • CGC 9.6 $350
  • CGC 9.8 $1,275

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