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10 December 2007

The Top 10 Most Valuable Comic Books In The World

Whiz Comics feature Captain Marvel #9
Whiz Comics #1

Published in February 1940-and confusingly labeled "2", it was the first comic book to feature Captain Marvel.

Approximate value in 2004 (In "near mint" condition):
$84,0000 USD.
Spectre More Fun Comics #9 (Tie With Whiz Comics #1)
More Fun Comics #52

The Spectre made his debut in the issue dated February 1940.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$84,000 USD.
Flash Comics #1 poster - retitled Whiz Comics #8
Flash Comics #1

Dated January 1940, and featuring the Flash, it is rare because it was produced in small numbers for promotional purposes, and was unique as issue number 2 was retitled "Whiz Comics"

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$97,000 USD.
#6
Captain America Comics #1

Published in March 1941, this was the original comic book in which Captain America appeared.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$125,000 USD.
Batman #1 Comic #6 (Tie with Captain America #1)
Batman #1

Published in Spring, 1940, this was the first comic book devoted to Batman.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$125,000 USD.
All American Comics #16 #5
All American Comics #16

The Green Lantern made his debut in the issue dated July 1940.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$160,000 USD.
Superman #1 Action Comics story #4
Superman #1

The first comic book devoted to Superman, reprinting the original Action Comics story, was published in the summer of 1939.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$270,000 USD.
Marvel Comics #1 Human Torch and other heroes #3
Marvel Comics #1

The Human Torch and other heroes were first introduced in the issue dated October 1939.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$330,000 USD.
Detective Comics #27 feature Batman #2
Detective Comics #27

Issued in May 1939, it is prized as the first comic book to feature Batman.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$375,000 USD.
Action Comics #1 Superman #1
Action Comics #1

Published in June of 1938, the first issue of Action Comics marked the original appearance of Superman.

Approximate Value (In "near mint" condition):
$440,000 USD.

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5 comments: on "The Top 10 Most Valuable Comic Books In The World"

Anonymous said...

How do I find a buyer for the Capt. Marvel, "Whiz Comic" dated February, 1940, Vol. 1, No. 2?

Rahul Vij said...

You should edit the price for #9. there is one extra 0 which makes it $8.4 mil rather than $84k.. :)

Anonymous said...

COMICS ARE COOL

Anonymous said...

COMICS ARE STUPID!

Anonymous said...

I'm looking for the first comic book appearance of Efram the Retarded Rabbit. My friend Bob Sacamanto tells me it's worth even more than Action Comics #1. Any help here?