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Debut edition of Spider-Man comic headed to auction

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Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as a short-order cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for $10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment. That day may soon be here. Yakoboski’s copy of “Amazing Fantasy” No. 15 from 1962 — which introduced the world to Spider-Man — could fetch $400,000 or more when it goes up for auction later this month. “This is the first…

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