Marvel Premiere Issue-by-Issue Price Guide

Comic Book Price Guide to Marvel Premiere #1-#20

Jump to prices for:
Premiere #21-#40 | Premiere #41-#61

Premiere was a series designed to introduce new characters, and to provide a home for those who no longer had their own books.

It launched Iron Fist and the reinvented Adam Warlock, and provided a home for Doctor Strange when he needed one.

(article continues below)

More Bronze Age Comic Book Price Guides

Roy Thomas and Gil Kane did some of their finest work on Marvel Premiere, and the run of Doctor Strange stories that Steve Englehart and Frank Brunner worked on are among the most renowned in all of Bronze Age comicdom.

We'll go issue by issue, looking at the classics as well as the one-shots, the weirdos, and the odds and ends. 

Have Your Issues of Premiere Valued!
If you've got some old Marvel Premiere comic books, then click here to have them valued FREE by Sell My Comic Books!

Marvel Premiere #1 (April, 1972):
Origin and First Appearance of Warlock

Marvel Premiere #1 (April, 1972): Warlock; First Appearance and Origin. Click for value

Record sale: $2,500
Minimum value: $5

Check Values | Have Yours Appraised

"And Men Shall Call Him... Warlock!"

The being known as Him (first seen in Fantastic Four #67 and Thor #165) was rebooted and reborn, literally, as Adam Warlock, the messiah-like figure who would live on counter-earth.

The High Evolutionary gives him his Soul Gem in this issue.

Premiere #2 (May, 1972): Warlock

Marvel Premiere #2 (May, 1972): Warlock. Click for values

Record sale: $375
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Hounds of Helios!"

Warlock battles the character who would become his primary adversary, the Man-Beast.

Marvel Premiere #3 (July, 1972): Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #3 (July, 1972): Dr. Strange. Click for values

Record sale: $650
Minimum value: $5

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"While the World Spins Mad!"

Dr. Strange battles his old foe Nightmare, while unconscious in the hospital after being hit by a truck.

Premiere #4 (September, 1972): Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #4 (September, 1972): Dr. Strange. Click for values

Record sale: $200
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Spawn of Sligguth!"

Dr. Strange is asked to investigate a small town in which odd things are happening, and ends up the captive of the cult of the reptilian Sligguth.

Premiere #5 (November, 1972): Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #5 (November, 1972): Dr. Strange. Click for values

Record sale: $100
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Lurker in the Labryinth!"

Dr. Strange battles Sligguth himself in a labyrinth, and finds out that Sligguth is working to help Shuma Gorath in an attempt to return to destroy humanity.

Premiere #6 (January, 1973): Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #6 (January, 1973): Dr. Strange. Click for values

"The Shambler from the Sea!"

Dr. Strange defeats Sligguth, but then must battle both N’Gabthoth and the priests of Sligguth, who have kidnapped Clea and Wong.

Record sale: $360
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

Premiere #7 (March, 1973): Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #7 (March, 1973) : Dr. Strange. Click for values

Record sale: $260
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Shadows of the Starstone!"

Dr. Strange falls under the influence of the Starstone, and must battle Dagoth in the Witch House as the next step in preventing the return of Shuma Gorath.

Premiere #8 (May, 1973) : Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #8 (May, 1973) : Dr. Strange. Click for values

Record sale: $350
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Doom that Bloomed on Kathulos!"

Dr. Strange destroys the Witch House and then travels through a portal in Stonehenge to the realm of Kathulos, a demon shaped like a venus flytrap with a human head.

Premiere #9 (July, 1973) : Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #9 (July, 1973) : Dr. Strange. Click for value

Record sale: $220
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Crypts of Kaa-U!"

Dr. Strange returns to earth and must fight the Living Buddha, leader of the Kaa-U, who have taken the Ancient One prisoner. Strange learns that Shuma Gorath plans to return through the Ancient One's mind.

Marvel Premiere #10 (September, 1973) : Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #10 (September, 1973) : Dr. Strange. Click for value

Record sale: $300
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Finally, Shuma-Gorath!"

Dr. Strange enters the Ancient One's mind to battle Shuma Gorath. He finds out that he must slay the Ancient One to stop Shuma Gorath's return. He does so with great regret and remorse, to save humanity.

The Ancient One then appears as part of all things to reassure him that he did the right thing, and that Dr. Strange is now the Sorcerer Supreme.

Premiere #11 (October, 1973) : Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #11 (October, 1973) : Dr. Strange. Click for value

Record sale: $290
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Homecoming!"

Dr. Strange goes to the Ancient One's sanctum and tells Hamir to close it down for good.

Marvel Premiere #12 (November, 1973) : Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #12 (November, 1973) : Dr. Strange. Click for value

Record sale: $260
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Portal to the Past"

Dr. Strange returns to America, and takes Clea on as his disciple. He then travels to Transylvania to settle things with Mordo.

Premiere #13 (January, 1974) : Dr. Strange

Marvel Premiere #13 (January, 1974) : Dr. Strange. Click for values

Record sale: $280
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

Premiere #14: Last Doctor Strange Issue

Premiere #14: Last Doctor Strange Issue. Click for value

Record sale: $250
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Sise-Neg Genesis"

Strange and Mordo travel back in time to the dawn of creation, and Sise-Neg realizes that
remaking the world in his image is a bad idea. 

Marvel Premiere #15 (May, 1974): Origin and First Appearance of Iron Fist

Marvel Premiere #15 (May, 1974): Origin and First Appearance of Iron Fist. Click for value

Record sale: $4,100
Minimum value: $20

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"The Fury of Iron Fist!"

Daniel Rand finishes the penultimate challenge of his training in K'un L'un, and reflects on
how he got there.

Completing the final challenge, he must make a final choice:
stay in K'un L'un and be immortal, or return to the world.

Marvel Premiere #16 (July, 1974) : Iron Fist

Marvel Premiere #16 (July, 1974) : Iron Fist. Click for values

Record sale: $430
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Heart of the Dragon!"

Daniel, now in New York City, fights off an assassin named Scythe sent by Harold Meachum, the man who killed Daniel's father. He reminisces about how he acquired the power of the Iron Fist.

Marvel Premiere #17 (September, 1974) : Iron Fist

Marvel Premiere #17 (September, 1974) : Iron Fist. Click for value

Record sale: $310
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Citadel on the Edge of Vengence"

Iron Fist goes to the Meachum building to confront Harold Meachum, but must battle his way through innumerable traps and defenders.

Marvel Premiere #18 (October, 1974): Iron Fist

Marvel Premiere #18 (October, 1974): Iron Fist. Click for value

Record sale: $270
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Lair of Shattered Vengeance!"

Iron Fist's quest for vengeance is thwarted when he finds Meachum to be a crippled old man. He decides not to kill him, but then a mysterious Ninja comes in and kills Meachum, for which Iron Fist is blamed.

Marvel Premiere #19 (November, 1974):
First Appearance of Colleen Wing

Marvel Premiere #19 (November, 1974): First Appearance of Colleen Wing. Click for value

Record sale: $900
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Death-Cult!"

Iron Fist tries to explain to Meachum's daughter that he did not kill her father, but is lured into a trap by her in Times Square.

Colleen Wing informs him that her father, Lee, has found a book that shows how to destroy K'un L'un, and that assassins from the Cult of Kara Kai are after it.

Marvel Premiere #20 (January, 1975): Iron Fist

Marvel Premiere #20 (January, 1975): Iron Fist. Click for value

Record sale: $350
Minimum value: $1

Check ValuesHave Yours Appraised

"Batroc and Other Assassins"

Iron Fist again tries to explain himself to Meachum's daughter, but is attacked by Batroc.

Defeating Batroc with the help of the Ninja, he returns to the Wing residence, where he finds that
the Ninja is Lee Wing!


Click here to see Part Two of this Price Guide >>>

More of our Comic Price Guides

Rare Comic Books and Their Values

Rare Comic Books and Their Values
If you're lucky enough to find one of these super-scarce issues, you could be in the money!

Read more

Avengers Comic Book Values

Avengers Comic Book Values
Another movie has been confirmed, so it's time to see which Avengers comics are worth big $$$.

Read more

Focus on Incredible Hulk #1 Comic Investments

Focus on Incredible Hulk #1 Comic Investments
This back issue of our free newsletter looks at how prices for Hulk #1 are rocketing.

Read more

How to Make a Quick List of Comic Books For Sale

How to Make a Quick List of Comic Books For Sale
If it's time to sell your collection, then check out this fast method for making us a list.

Read more

Go from Marvel Premiere to the Marvel Comic Superheroes Price Guide menu

Sell or Appraise Comic Books Today

Click to see the 100 Hot Comics list and find out which are the most valuable books you should invest in