INVESTING IN COMIC BOOKS 

Compiled and edited by Terry Hoknes    www.HoknesComics.com     hoknes@hotmail.com

Most Valuable AVON COMICS published each year

Key investment comics and historically important issues

These are the 3 most valuable AVON comic books published in every year (Overstreet 2013 guide NM prices)

These books have proven to be consistently the most in demand key issues ever and are the best investments long term.

This list only include regular cover mass printed editions.  No variants or limited edition versions included.

This is the first time a yearly comparison has ever been made and the purpose is to show a few things. 

First of all it does truly highlight the major key books of every year.  It also shows quickly which titles seems to pop up the most often and are truly the most expensive series to collect.  Some titles are just more collected than others and bring higher $$ amounts even to non-key issues in a run. 

Note that some years have lesser keys standing at the front of the line and are for their age a better investment. This can always be seen with most books from the 1950's which are much more affordable and scarcer than any more recent books.

1945

MOLLY O'DAY #1 $950.00 / CAPTAIN SILVER'S LOG OF THE SEA HOUND #1 $225.00 / SEA HOUND #2 $135.00

1947

EERIE #1 $9,500.00 / THE SAINT #1 $1,450.00 / THE SAINT #2 $650.00

1948

THE SAINT #3 $550.00 / THE SAINT #4 $550.00 / PETER RABBIT COMICS #2 $325.00

1949

SLAVE GIRL COMICS #1 $1,600.00 / SLAVE GIRL COMICS #2 $1,125.00 / SIDESHOW #1 $1,100.00

1950

STRANGE WORLDS #1 $2,300.00 / FLYING SAUCERS #1 $1,400.00 / OUT OF THIS WORLD #1 $1,300.00

1951

STRANGE WORLDS #3 $3,800.00 / STRANGE WORLDS #4 $2,400.00 / EARTH MAN ON VENUS #1 $2,300.00

1952

ROBOTMEN OF THE LOST PLANET #1 $2,100.00 / WITCHCRAFT #1 $1,200.00 / EERIE #4 $1,000.00

1953

SECRET DIARY OF EERIE ADVENTURES #1 $3,700.00 / WITCHCRAFT #5 $975.00 / NIGHT OF MYSTERY #1 $750.00

1954

SPACE THRILLERS #1 $2,100.00 / ALL TRUE DETECTIVE CASES 100 PAGE GIANT $600.00 / STRANGE WORLDS #18 $435.00 

1955

STRANGE WORLDS #19 $435.00 / STRANGE WORLDS #20 $105.00 / FIGHTING DAVY CROCKETT #9 $90.00

1956

PETER RABBIT #34 $85.00 / WILD BILL HICKOK #28 $85.00 / PETER RABBIT #33 $85.00

1959

FUNNIES ANNUAL - TREASURY SIZED ONE-SHOT $700.00

 

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