Are these valuable books collecting dust in your boxes. I like to look back at older lists such as this spiderman top 10 stories list and then see if i still feel the same. Sure, comic books might be for reading, but try to tell that to an avid comic book collector. Jul 21, 2017 its that time of year again, when comic fans, costumed characters, and film buffs descend on san diego, california. Discover now our comparison of the best collectible comic books.
This page will deal with the most valuable of all, golden age comic books. We feature business news, and indepth analysis for retailers, publishers, manufacturers, distributors. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. The list below, of the top 10 most valuable comic books ever sold, contains comics that birthed your favorite superheroes into existence. Explore this list that we have we compiled of the most valuable comic books on the market today. Apr 10, 2015 the top 10 most valuable golden age comic books april 10, 2015 in april 1938, national allied comics, the predecessor of dc comics, authorized a print run of 200,000 copies of a comic featuring a character like none ever published before. The 10 best collectible comic books to buy april 2020.
Written by alan moore and illustrated by gene ha and zander cannon, the series details the lives and work of the police force of neopolis, a city in which almost everyone, from the police and criminals to civilians, children and even pets, has super powers. Set email alerts so you never miss an auction lot again. Two different comics have sold for one million dollars recently and even lower grades of this comic book sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. These are the 20 most expensive comic books in the world.
Classify these books as hyper modern first editions. Most collectible books of the decade 20002009 on abebooks. Top 10 best graphic novels of all time wonderslist. The 10 most valuable comic books in the world today. The 20 most expensive comic books in the world 2020. Watchmen is not only one of the best graphic novels of all time, but also one of the best pieces of literature ever created. Jan 31, 2019 aaron albert, a collector of and an expert on comic books, has studied, taught, and written about the comic book genre for more than 20 years. And as you will discover, the best collectible comic books are not always the ones at the highest prices. The top 10 rare comics comic books have been around since the early 30s, with kids spending a dime per comic book, its amazing what they are worth today in mint condition. The top 10 most valuable modern age key issue comics to.
The comic book collection niche is big business and rare comic books in mint condition are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions. Top 100 most valuable comic books of the golden age 19381956 the 100 most valuable comic books from each age. Top 10 comic books most sought after by collectors movie. Animated superhero shows and movies better than liveaction versions. Top 10 most valuable comic books ever sold top ten lists. Nov 01, 2017 the thing with comic books is that even the most minor defect can impact the value tremendously. Nov 28, 2019 are these valuable books collecting dust in your boxes. This comic book is undoubtedly the most valuable comic book in the world. Here, we list what the worlds top 10 comic books are worth in mint condition, using data from nostomania, which. Abebooks has compiled a list of the most collectible books published between 2000 and 2009. Buying and selling comics has become a massive part of the collecting hobby, with comic book auctions serving as a necessary platform for navigating the wide world of comics. This is the third article in our series, following from most valuable golden age comics and most valuable silver age comics here are the key issues to look for when youre at garage sales yes, they do turn up. We carry the latest in sideshow, hot toys and dc collectibles as well as classic collectible toys and figures.
Clearly, some of these items may not, and probably do not exist in that grade. Weve gone through the record books to pick out the most valuable comic books ever sold. Then join us on our countdown of the most valuable comic books. Once it was featured in times list of top 100 novels of all time, the only graphic novel to do so, and thats saying a lot. Depending on if there is a flurry of bidding at the. The comic has a lot of comedy gold, but also contains many serious moments to balance things out. Top 10 comic books most sought after by collectors.
Mob psycho 100 tackles mental health and depression, cults, corruption and all sorts of other issues, all while being laughoutloud funny. The better the grade of these comics, the higher the price will be, with some going for over one million dollars a piece. With silver age 1956 1969 comic books demanding such high prices, one way of making a shrewd investment is to look for books that fall within the next age of comic books the bronze age 1970 1980. The thing with comic books is that even the most minor defect can impact the value tremendously. It usually takes a long time, sometimes decades, for a books value to be determined but these treasures became collectible in a hurry. Thats the sound of comic book excitement coming to life and ebay has all the brands, genres and issues any fanboy or. Perhaps the hottest collectible comic book in recent years has been the first appearance of the incredible hulk in this 1962 comic book by stan lee and jack kirby. The top 10 most valuable golden age comic books superworld. Thats the sound of comic book excitement coming to life and ebay has all the brands, genres and issues any fanboy or fangirl could ever want. Top 10 is a superhero comic book limited series published by the americas best comics imprint of wildstorm, itself an imprint of dc comics. The walking dead comics are still hot, and collectors are still gunning for various key issues within the series. We will say that the golden age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the.
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Top 100 most valuable comic books of the golden age 19381956. We will say that the golden age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the silver age began. There were some important books released during this period with some important characters making their debuts and also the subject matter of comics was allowed to become a bit. In the past, this could be a difficult proposition, as it was in a sellers best interest for a book to be graded as high as possible. The most expensive comic book was sold for millions of dollars. Top 50 most valuable comic books of the bronze age. Top 10 hottest selling collectible comic books this week. Speaking with valiant fans founder and site owner, greg holland, who has tracked and recorded sales for over a decade. Comic books armada magic the gathering the shadow mage no. The top 10 most valuable golden age comic books april 10, 2015 in april 1938, national allied comics, the predecessor of dc comics, authorized a print run of 200,000 copies of a comic featuring a character like none ever published before. The ultimate list of collectible childrens books top 10 list. The top 10 most valuable modern age key issue comics to date. Top 10 most valuable comic books of all time youtube. Jul 02, 2017 top 10 comic books most sought after by collectors.
These days movies based on comic books have become the highest boxoffice earners. Sep 25, 2015 e books are awesome, but nothing beats a beautiful hard copy of your favorite novel. My favorite spiderman story is still nothing can stop the juggernaut. And if you want to invest in a copy of any of the 100, which grade should you seek out, and why. Daily coverage of the pop culture products industry, including toys action figures, models and statues, anime anime, manga, and japanese imports, games collectible card and roleplaying games or ccgs and rpgs, comics comics and graphic novels, and movie and tv licensed merchandise. Most valuable collectors item comic books liveabout. And i must admit that this list holds up rather well. Browse a large variety of books on topics you love or new ones that youll discover. It was the first spiderman comic i read where i was actually inspired by the story and art. This graphic novel is a long commentary on humanity as a whole, and often reaches very deep. On the market, you will find an incalculable number of models, all at different prices. Even though marvel books arent generally as valuable as their dc counterparts, if you happen to have a wellkept copy of any of these issues, take care of it, because it could help pay for your retirement.
There is only one copy known to exist that is graded better than the 9. The list of the most valuable bronze age comic books. Im curious to see if i have any good ones that could be worth something. When buying or selling a comic book, or any collectible, it is important that both parties reach a level of agreement on that collectible condition or grade, as this will to a great extent determines its value. Original comic art to sell for the comic book legal defense fund at heritage. It is never easy to choose from the wide range of offers. Well, wait no longer, heres a list of the 20 most expensive comic books in the world. Visit our new comic list for a list of available titles each week, and if theres any past issues you need feel free to ask.1162 434 1376 272 1552 169 504 1216 1500 110 172 522 374 1383 1176 165 1141 714 1470 1310 1162 676 757 1079 1045 1435 1299 1086 1205 615 1217 1181 1039 610 1106 805 231 1218 1028