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$15,000 comic book, 'Amazing Fantasy No. 15,' stolen

$15,000 comic book: 'Amazing Fantasy No. 15' is the first appearance of Spider-Man and sold for 12 cents in 1962.

By Associated Press / November 17, 2011

Marvel 'Amazing Fantasy No. 15' was the first comic book to feature Spider-Man.

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LINCOLN, Neb.

A rare Spider-Man comic book valued at $15,000 has been stolen from a home in Lincoln, Neb.

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The Lincoln Journal Star reports the comic "Amazing Fantasy No. 15" is the first appearance of Spider-Man and sold for 12 cents in 1962.

Nearly 50 years later, it sells for thousands of dollars and in May, an unnamed buyer purchased a mint condition copy for more than $1 million.

The owner of the stolen comic believes it was taken between Oct. 27 and Monday morning.

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