The 10 Most Valuable Comic Books

By on April 7, 2013 in ArticlesEntertainment

During the golden age of comic books, each copy cost only approximately 10 cents. However, in the decades since then, the price of well-preserved comic books has increased tremendously and some of the more rare comics are worth a ton. Here's a list of the 10 most valuable comic books ever sold:

10. The Incredible Hulk #1

Year published: 1962

Sold for: $320,000 in 2014

9. Captain America Comics #1

Year published: 1941

Sold for: $343,057 in 2011

8. Marvel Comics #1

Year published: 1939

Sold for: $350,000

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7. Tales of Suspense #39

Year published: 1963

Sold for: $375,000 in 2012

6. Flash Comics #1

Year published: 1940

Sold for: $450,000 in 2010

5. X-Men #1

Year published: 1963

Sold for: $492,937.50

4. Batman #1

Year published: 1940

Sold for: $567,625

3. Detective Comics #27

Year published: 1939

Sold for: $1.08 million

2. Amazing Fantasy #15

Year published: 1962

Sold for: $1.1 million in 2012

1. Action Comics #1

Year published: 1938

Sold for: $3.21 million

Articles Written by Joseph Gibson
Joseph Gibson is a freelance writer currently based in Austin, TX. His main interests are movies, music, books, and other things you can watch, read, or listen to. Joseph's favorite billionaire is Paul McCartney.
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