Want to know what the current value of your old comic books are. Studios started snapping up rights to other shows based on books. Ask 10 comic book fans whether they prefer disneys marvel or time warners nyse. Before allen donned the red suit though, jay garrick held the title of the scarlet speedster. The day after tomorrow, script by grant morrison, pencils by val semeiks, inks by prentis rollins. Tens of thousands are attending conventions, where dealers sell scifi and fantasy memorabilia, and back issues of comic books. These days movies based on comic books have become the highest. Featuring weekly comic release discussions, creator amas, a friendly and helpful userbase, and much more. These rare and wellpreserved comic books are worth. Marvel and dc comic books worth big money showbiz cheat sheet. Comics and comic book collectibles are worth what is it worth for comics and comic book collectibles from the latest and newest comic book to old and rare comics will all be included in this category. The books have to be in an excellent condition and even the slightest of damage can lower its price. Comic books for sale buy dc, marvel comic books online. May 16, 2017 dc comic books, marvel comic books, and action comics are some of the rarest comic books to look for that are worth a fortune.
These are rare items you may have in your attic or garage. Dc s 100 page comics featured 10 12 pages of original stories and the rest were reprint material. The digests, similar to archie comics digests, were published at a time before graphic novels and trade paperbacks, when publishers like dc comics and marvel reprinted material in comic book pages. The best of dc comic read the best of dc comic online in. Amazing world of dc comics was a regrettably shortlived 17 issues magazine that published interviews, previously unpublished stories, humorous pieces, articles on dc superheroes, and other dc centric items of interest. If your mom didnt throw them out while you were in college, then your marvel and dc superhero comic books might be a handy nestegg. This was one of the most soughtafter books from rai, one of the most famous characters of the decade, and a strong contender for the ten most important comic books of the decade. Rare books, comic books, programme guides comics and comic book collectibles are. By having a professional certify the grade, the comic is worth much more money than if the seller graded the comic themselves. On comichron, if youll look you can find percentage of market share in dollars, but i dont know if there is a perbook profit listing. Oct 26, 2015 without further ado, here is screen rant s list of the 10 most expensive dc comic books. Dc could publish one 96 or 128 page superman comic, including ads, on thin pulpy paper at a price of say 8. Top ways to know if your comic book is valuable liveabout. Be careful though as in recent years publishers will relaunch a comic to get new interest such as in the new 52 where dc comics completely rebooted their franchise.
Most people are familiar with signed books, sports memorabilia and pop culture items, so they logically assume comic books would be the same. Flash comics, so popular for dc in the early 40s, that they started all flash quarterly. Jun, 20 tens of thousands are attending conventions, where dealers sell scifi and fantasy memorabilia, and back issues of comic books. Yes there are comic books worth 4 to 7 figures in value. This page will deal with the most valuable of all, golden age comic books. Here is a list of the 20 books that can get you a whole lot of money.
More than 48,000 attended denver comiccon last weekend, up 20,000. Ten of the richest comic book characters ever worthly. It was a thing to behold for long time readersspeculators. We will say that the golden age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the silver age began. But those are just two legs of the threelegged stool of marvel and dc. A lot of books, depending on title, variants, authors, etc. The business case isnt nearly as subjective, and it. In order for a comic to be considered for this list, it first and. I have about six comic boxes with mostly 80s and 90s era comics. Most comic shops have a large back log of modern issues and selling on ebaycraigslist is a crapshoot for modern stuff w exception for the odd sleeper hit with a low print run or popular issue that goes unlow ordered. May 16, 2016 assuming you keep your comics in near mint condition prices for the infographic were determined assuming that comics were a 9.
Twx dc comics, and youre likely to get an even split. In the last few years, there have been 5 different comics, as. Dc comic book price guide price list nm comic books. Without further ado, here is screen rant s list of the 10 most expensive dc comic books. The 10 most valuable comic books celebrity net worth. View market values for books, store your collection, and. Milestone, paradox press, piranha press, tangent comics, vertigo, wildstorm. The first issues are all reprints, but it finished its run with original stories. For example, i could try and sell a comic that i say is graded at a 7. For years now, hes fought evil alongside different versions of the justice league and his good pal ted kord, the second blue beetle. Jun 05, 2010 for example, i could try and sell a comic that i say is graded at a 7. Nov 04, 2010 the less amount of a comic that was printed, the rarer it becomes, and the rarer it becomes, the more it is worth.
Realizing that inspired us to put together this list of 20 new comic books worth investing in. 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. Nov, 2008 dc could publish one 96 or 128 page superman comic, including ads, on thin pulpy paper at a price of say 8. More than 48,000 attended denver comic con last weekend, up 20,000. Dc comic books, marvel comic books, and action comics are some of the rarest comic books to look for that are worth a fortune. Comics that have the most collectible value are those published between 1938 and 1979.
Now some comics that contain first appearances from a less know characters at the time, that were not pushed had by marvel or dc, can actually get more on auction if they are in mint co. When their comic book first hit stands in 1963, it only would have cost you 12 cents. Top 100 most valuable comic books of the golden age 19381956 the 100 most valuable comic books from each age. Of course, there are comics like the first appearances of batman, superman, and wolverine that are already worth a fortune, but the real money is in comics that are still on the rise. Also it kind of signified open season on new comic books. Typically within that time frame, superhero comics hold the most value, with first appearance or origin issues being the most sought after.
In the last few years, there have been 5 different comics, as of this writing, which sold for 1 to 2. How much money do marvel and dc make off their books. What is it worth for comics and comic book collectibles from the latest and newest comic book to old and rare comics will all be included in this category. Even if youve heard that money or career success wont necessarily make you happier. Top 60 most valuable comic books from the modern age. The unofficial dc comics subreddit a place for fans of dc s comics, graphic novels, movies, and anything else related to one of the largest comic book publishers in the world and home of the worlds greatest superheroes. In this article youll discover the, well, hazy truth about signed comic books. Comic books have a tendency to sell like the stock market. Dcs 100 page comics featured 10 12 pages of original stories and the rest were reprint material. With his robot pal skeets at his side, mike timetraveled to the modern age and debuted as booster gold. The three early comic books reprinted in dc comics rarities are fascinating cultural artifacts. Still, having a comic book with a low issue number is another good indicator that it is worth something. Buy set of 10 comic book by dc book online at best prices in india on. Pretty much any flash comic from the 1940s is worth good money, and those early issues are truly rare comic books.
Sell my comic books got the call on canadian thanksgiving. The less amount of a comic that was printed, the rarer it becomes, and the rarer it becomes, the more it is worth. Most modern comics are going to be negligible in terms of financial value. Adventures featuring batman and robin in the first comic to bear the batman name. To the delight of millions of readers everywhere, the modern comic book was born, and from its pages came leaping an exhilarating cast of characters. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. If you had a time machine and wanted to use it to make yourself rich, buying comic books is a good option. Buy set of 10 comic book by dc book online at low prices. Anything later must be in better shape to be truly valuable. The unofficial dc comics subreddit a place for fans of dcs comics, graphic novels, movies, and anything else related to one of the largest comic book publishers in the world and home of the worlds greatest superheroes.
Top 50 most valuable comic books of the bronze age. I have to admit, i get a fair share of questions about how much a signed copy of a specific comic book issue is worth. Well, any dc and marvel book is definitely making some money indy companies can survive on books selling 2k after all. That stands to reason considering ifanboy is a site devoted to the medium. If youve been collecting comic books since you were a kid, now is the time to list them on ebay. May 05, 2016 so, if youre looking to make some major cash take a look at our list of some of the most valuable comic books below and what theyre possibly worth now, according to listings found on ebay. Blockbuster movie franchises from marvel and dc have made superheroes more popular than ever. How can you tell that the comic you have in your hands is worth anything. In really nice condition, any issue of this rare comic book series is worth good money.
The 10 most valuable comic books in the world today. Although the end of the 20th century was a troubling time for the comic book industry, some comics from the 90s are worth the kind of money that would make. The 853rd century jla and the jla members in the 20th century try to contain the solaris virus and battle vandal savage. Dc one million series consists of 31 issues including this 4issue miniseries, plus 27 individual oneshots. Many major books today can sell 100,000 copies monthly, but those are usually the. So, if youre looking to make some major cash take a look at our list of some of the most valuable comic books below and what theyre possibly worth. If you need an appraisal fast, or quick help grading and pricing your comics call. The two issues of new york worlds fair comics were distributed at the 193940 exposition. We also talk a lot about comic book characters in other forms of media. With so many comic books being printed over the years it can be hard to. If you have found a pile of old flash comics, well help you figure out what they are, and what theyre worth. Amazing world of dc comics was a regrettably shortlived 17 issues magazine that published interviews, previously unpublished stories, humorous pieces, articles on dc superheroes, and other dccentric items of interest.1494 970 139 514 81 1118 1193 1224 642 272 345 284 678 1433 271 1452 402 448 913 700 1153 381 232 1307 211 1316 423 1482 1583 419 839 196 350 97 911 618