THE MOST VALUABLE AND PROFITABLE COMIC BOOKS OF ALL TIME

Calculations of profit and percentage taken from

http://calculator.tutorvista.com/math/124/profit-calculator.html

#1 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #1 (DC 1938)

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ACTION COMICS

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1ST SUPERMAN,ZATARA,LOIS

ACTION COMICS #1

1st superhero comic ever published.  1st appearance Superman.  1st superhero cover.  Comic started the Golden Age of superhero genre and the boom of comic sales.

2010 TO 2013 = $1,200,000.00 TO $1,900,000.00 = 58.3 % PROFIT INCREASE / $700,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $200,000.00 TO $1,900,000.00 = 850% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,700,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $32,500.00 TO $1,900.000.00 = 5,746% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,867,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $300.00 TO $1,900.000.00 = 633,233% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,899,700.00 PROFIT

1965 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $1,900.000.00 = 3,799,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,899,950.00 PROFIT

1960 TO 2013 = $1.00 TO $1,900.000.00 = 189,999,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,899,999.00 PROFIT

1965 = VALUED AT $50.00 most valuable comic already established before there were comic book stores or a price guide

1970 TO 1975 = $300.00 TO $3600.00 = 1100% PROFIT INCREASE / $3,300.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 1985 = $300.00 TO $17,000.00 = 5567% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 1995 = $300.00 TO $125,000.00 = 41,560% PROFIT INCREASE / $124,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2005 = $300.00 TO $485,000.00 = 161,566% PROFIT INCREASE / $484,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $300.00 TO $1,900,000.00 = 633,233% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,899,700.00 PROFIT

 

#2 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #27 (1939) DC

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DETECTIVE COMICS

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1ST BATMAN

DETECTIVE COMICS #27

1st appearance Batman - currently the most popular superhero ever created.  4th superhero cover ever.

2010 TO 2013 = $1,050,000.00 TO $1,500,000.00 = 42.87 % PROFIT INCREASE / $450,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $175,000.00 TO $1,500,000.00 = 757.14% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,325,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $32,500.00 TO $1,500.000.00 = 4,515% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,467,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $275.00 TO $1,500,000.00 = 545,354% PROFIT INCREASE / $1,499,725.00 PROFIT

 

#3 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SUPERMAN #1 (1939) DC

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SUPERMAN

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ORIGIN

SUPERMAN #1

1st superhero to spinoff and get their own title - now Superman was in 2 regular titles creating the golden age of superhero comics.

2010 TO 2013 = $500,000.00 TO $720,000.00 = 44.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $270,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $140,000.00 TO $720,000.00 = 414.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $580,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $26,000.00 TO $720.000.00 = 2,669% PROFIT INCREASE / $694,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $250.00 TO $720,000.00 = 287,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $719,750.00 PROFIT

 

#4 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL AMERICAN COMICS #16 (DC 1939)

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ALL AMERICAN COMICS

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1ST GREEN LANTERN

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #16

1st appearance of Green Lantern  - 3rd DC superhero created.   #1 Most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

Most valuable DC comic 1940 and onwards.

2010 TO 2013 = $350,000.00 TO $550,000.00 = 57.14 % PROFIT INCREASE / $200,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $70,000.00 TO $550,000.00 = 685.71% PROFIT INCREASE / $480,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $550.000.00 = 5,400% PROFIT INCREASE / $540,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $550,000.00 = 1,099,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $549,950.00 PROFIT

 

#5 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL COMICS #1 (DC 1939)

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MARVEL COMICS

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92000

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1ST H TORCH, KAZAR, ANGEL

The most valuable non-DC comic of all time. The most valuable Marvel comic of all time. The first Marvel comic ever published

1st appearance Human Torch / 1st appearance Sub-Mariner / 1st appearance Ka-zar The Great.

In the 1980's this was ranked the #1 most valuable comic book of all time (above Action #1 and Detective #27).   

In 2000 it FELL in value !   The most valuable comic to ever drop in value!

2010 TO 2013 = $450,000.00 TO $485,000.00 = 7.78 % PROFIT INCREASE / $35,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $125,000.00 TO $485,000.00 = 288.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $360,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $27,500.00 TO $485.000.00 = 1,663% PROFIT INCREASE / $457,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $250.00 TO $485,000.00 = 193,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $484,750.00 PROFIT

 

#6 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = BATMAN #1 (DC 1940)

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BATMAN

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ORIGIN

#2 most valuable DC comic in the 1940's       Currently the #1 most popular selling monthly comic book for new issues in 2013

2nd most valuable Batman related comic.  2nd superhero to get their own series - now Batman had 2 regular series.

2010 TO 2013 = $250,000.00 TO $420,000.00 = 68.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $170,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $65,000.00 TO $420,000.00 = 546.15% PROFIT INCREASE / $355,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $14,500.00 TO $420.000.00 = 2,796.55% PROFIT INCREASE / $405,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $175.00 TO $420,000.00 = 239,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $419,825.00 PROFIT

 

#7 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 (TIMELY 1941)

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CAPTAIN AMERICA

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1ST CAP & BUCKY

The most valuable comic ever published 1941 or more recent.

2nd most valuable non-DC comic ever.  2nd most valuable Marvel comic ever.  #1 most valuable Marvel comic of 1 specific character

2010 TO 2013 = $215,000.00 TO $300,000.00 = 39.53 % PROFIT INCREASE / $85,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $58,000.00 TO $300,000.00 = 417.24% PROFIT INCREASE / $242,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $9,000.00 TO $300.000.00 = 3,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $291,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $150.00 TO $300,000.00 = 199,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $299,850.00 PROFIT

 

#8 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #7 (DC 1938)

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ACTION COMICS

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2ND SUPERMAN COVER

3rd most valuable Superman related comic.  2nd superhero comic book cover ever !!

2010 TO 2013 = $100,000.00 TO $200,000.00 = 100.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $100,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,300.00 TO $200,000.00 = 1,298.60% PROFIT INCREASE / $185,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $200.000.00 = 6,150.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $196,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $200,000.00 = 499,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $199,960.00 PROFIT

 

#9 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = AMAZING FANTASY #15 (MARVEL 1962)

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AMAZING FANTASY

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#1 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  Most valuable comic of the last 70 years.  Most important character of the silver age 1st appearance.

This book FELL in value in 2000 and in 2004.   Most valuable comic of all time with a 12 cent cover price.

2010 TO 2013 = $100,000.00 TO $175,000.00 = 75.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $100,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $25,000.00 TO $175,000.00 = 600.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $150,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,800.00 TO $175.000.00 = 6,150.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $172,200.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $16.00 TO $175,000.00 = 1,093,650% PROFIT INCREASE / $174,984.00 PROFIT

 

#10 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FLASH COMICS #1 (DC 1940)

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FLASH COMICS

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1ST FLASH AND HAWKMAN, J THUNDER

1st appearance The Flash / 1st appearance Hawkman.  #3 most valuable DC comic of 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $145,000.00 TO $170,000.00 = 17.24 % PROFIT INCREASE / $25,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $60,000.00 TO $170,000.00 = 183.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $110,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $7,000.00 TO $170.000.00 = 2,328.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $163,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $125.00 TO $170,000.00 = 135,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $169,875.00 PROFIT

 

#11 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MORE FUN COMICS #52 (DC 1940)

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MORE FUN COMICS

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1ST SPECTRE

1st appearance The Spectre / #4 most valuable DC comic of 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $135,000.00 TO $155,000.00 = 14.81 % PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $50,000.00 TO $155,000.00 = 210.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $105,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $9,600.00 TO $155.000.00 = 1,514.58% PROFIT INCREASE / $145,400.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $155,000.00 = 154,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $154,900.00 PROFIT

 

#12 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #31 (DC 1939) 

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1ST BATPLANE

3rd most valuable Batman related comic book.  Classic cover.

2010 TO 2013 = $90,000.00 TO $150,000.00 = 66.66 % PROFIT INCREASE / $60,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $26,000.00 TO $150,000.00 = 476.92% PROFIT INCREASE / $124,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $5,000.00 TO $150.000.00 = 2,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $145,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $150,000.00 = 249,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $149,940.00 PROFIT

 

#13 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = PEP COMICS #22 (1941)

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PEP COMICS

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Most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.   Most valuable Archie comic.  1st app of Archie Andrews.

2010 TO 2013 = $50,000.00 TO $140,000.00 = 180.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $90,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,000.00 TO $140,000.00 = 1,172.72% PROFIT INCREASE / $129,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,550.00 TO $140.000.00 = 8,932.25% PROFIT INCREASE / $138,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $10.00 TO $140,000.00 = 1,399,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $139,990.00 PROFIT

 

#14 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #2 (DC 1938)

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ACTION COMICS

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4th most valuable Superman related comic.  2nd appearance Superman.   2nd superhero comic book ever !!

2010 TO 2013 = $84,000.00 TO $135,000.00 = 60.71 % PROFIT INCREASE / $51,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $21,000.00 TO $135,000.00 = 542.85% PROFIT INCREASE / $114,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $4,800.00 TO $135.000.00 = 2,712.50% PROFIT INCREASE / $130,200.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $70.00 TO $135,000.00 = 192,757.14% PROFIT INCREASE / $134,930.00 PROFIT

 

#15 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ADVENTURE COMICS #40 (DC 1939)

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ADVENTURE COMICS

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Tied as 4th DC superhero character ever created/published. 

2010 TO 2013 = $115,000.00 TO $130,000.00 = 13.04 % PROFIT INCREASE / $15,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $34,000.00 TO $130,000.00 = 282.35% PROFIT INCREASE / $96,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,600.00 TO $130.000.00 = 3,511.11% PROFIT INCREASE / $126,400.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $75.00 TO $130,000.00 = 173,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $129,925.00 PROFIT

 

#16 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = WHIZ COMICS #2 (FAWCETT 1940)

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WHIZ COMICS

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The best selling superhero of all time.  In the mid 1970's this ranked as the #3 most valuable comic of all time (ahead of Detective #27).

1st appearance Captain Marvel - the most popular and franchised superhero of the 1940's - later brought back by DC in 1973 as Shazam.

2nd most valuable non DC/Marvel comic ever.   #1 most valuable Fawcett comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $95,000.00 TO $130,000.00 = 36.84 % PROFIT INCREASE / $35,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $64,000.00 TO $130,000.00 = 103.12% PROFIT INCREASE / $66,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $20,000.00 TO $130.000.00 = 550.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $110,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $235.00 TO $130,000.00 = 55,219.14% PROFIT INCREASE / $129,765.00 PROFIT

 

#17 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #29 (DC 1939)

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3rd appearance Batman / 2nd Batman cover / 4th most valuable Batman related comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $80,000.00 TO $130,000.00 = 62.50 % PROFIT INCREASE / $50,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $26,000.00 TO $130,000.00 = 400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $104,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $5,000.00 TO $130.000.00 = 2,500.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $125,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $130,000.00 = 216,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $129,940.00 PROFIT

 

#18 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #33 (DC 1939)

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4th Batman cover / 5th most valuable Batman related comic / 7th appearance Batman

2010 TO 2013 = $92,000.00 TO $125,000.00 = 35.87 % PROFIT INCREASE / $33,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $36,000.00 TO $125,000.00 = 247.22% PROFIT INCREASE / $89,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $6,500.00 TO $125.000.00 = 1,823.07% PROFIT INCREASE / $118,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $75.00 TO $125,000.00 = 166,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $124,925.00 PROFIT


#19 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #10 (DC 1939)

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ACTION COMICS

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5th most valuable Superman related comic.  3rd Superman cover.  3rd superhero comic book cover ever.  10th appearance Superman

2010 TO 2013 = $55,000.00 TO $125,000.00 = 127.27 % PROFIT INCREASE / $70,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $125,000.00 = 1,150.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $115,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $125.000.00 = 3,806.25% PROFIT INCREASE / $121,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $125,000.00 = 312,400% PROFIT INCREASE / $124,960.00 PROFIT


#20 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ARCHIE COMICS #1 (ARCHIE 1942)

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ARCHIE COMICS

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3rd most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.   2nd most valuable Archie comic.  Archie spins off into his own title from Pep Comics.

2010 TO 2013 = $50,000.00 TO $110,000.00 = 180.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $60,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $110,000.00 = 1,172.72% PROFIT INCREASE / $88,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,000.00 TO $110.000.00 = 8,932.25% PROFIT INCREASE / $108,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $10.00 TO $110,000.00 = 1,399,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $109,990.00 PROFIT

 

#21 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FANTASTIC FOUR #1 (MARVEL 1961)

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FANTASTIC FOUR

1

1961

M

30

120

1100

2650

12000

13000

17000

19000

19000

37000

41000

52000

70000

80000

90000

105000

#2 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  #2 Most valuable comic of the last 70 years.  First Marvel silver age hero comic and characters.

In 1970's and 1980's ranked as most valuable Marvel silver age comic.   Stalled in value in 2000.

2010 TO 2013 = $70,000.00 TO $105,000.00 = 50.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $35,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $19,000.00 TO $105,000.00 = 452.63% PROFIT INCREASE / $86,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,650.00 TO $105.000.00 = 3,862.26% PROFIT INCREASE / $102,350.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $105,000.00 = 349,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $104,970.00 PROFIT

 

#22 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = INCREDIBLE HULK #1 (MARVEL 1962)

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INCREDIBLE HULK

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1962

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580

950

7100

8500

10000

12000

12000

28500

32000

32000

65000

75000

90000

105000

1st appearance Incredible Hulk.  2nd most valuable comic ever with 12 cent cover price.

#3 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  #3 Most valuable comic of the last 70 years.  First Marvel silver age solo hero with their own monthly title.

For almost 30 years this comic was only valued at 1/2 of Spiderman and Fantastic Four - only in recent years has it caught up.  Stalled in value in 2000.

Highest ranking most valuable comic of all time that was not even valued at $1000.00 yet in 1990

2010 TO 2013 = $65,000.00 TO $105,000.00 = 61.53 % PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,000.00 TO $105,000.00 = 775.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $93,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $950.00 TO $105.000.00 = 10,952.63% PROFIT INCREASE / $104,050.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $14.00 TO $105,000.00 = 749,900% PROFIT INCREASE / $104,986.00 PROFIT

 

#23 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL STAR COMICS #3 (DC 1940)

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ALL STAR COMICS

3

1940

DC

135

450

2675

7500

20000

25000

30000

31000

31500

55000

60000

65000

70000

75000

80000

85000

90000

95000

100000

1st appearance Justice Society of America.  1st superhero team ever in comics.  9 important superheroes in one title.  #5 most valuable DC comic of 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $85,000.00 TO $100,000.00 = 17.64 % PROFIT INCREASE / $15,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $31,500.00 TO $100,000.00 = 217.46% PROFIT INCREASE / $68,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $7,500.00 TO $100.000.00 = 1,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $92,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $135.00 TO $100,000.00 = 73,974.07% PROFIT INCREASE / $99,865.00 PROFIT


#24 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #38 (DC 1940)

TITLE

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2007

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2009

2010

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DETECTIVE COMICS

38

1940

DC

60

350

2300

7000

18000

21000

26000

30000

31000

55000

60000

65000

70000

75000

80000

85000

88000

90000

92000

1st appearance Robin / 8th Batman cover / 6th most valuable Batman related comic / 12th appearance Batman / #6 most valuable DC comic of 1940s

2010 TO 2013 = $85,000.00 TO $92,000.00 = 8.23 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $31,000.00 TO $92,000.00 = 196.74% PROFIT INCREASE / $61,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $7,000.00 TO $92.000.00 = 1,214.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $85,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $92,000.00 = 153,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $91,940.00 PROFIT

#25 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #1 (DC 1937)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1990

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1995

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1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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DETECTIVE COMICS

1

1937

DC

125

360

2900

11400

24000

36000

50000

50000

50000

58000

60000

62000

64000

68000

70000

77000

84000

88000

92000

1st issue of longest running comic book series of all time.  DC Comics took their initials from this comic title.  #1 pre-dates superhero genre.

2010 TO 2013 = $77,000.00 TO $92,000.00 = 19.48 % PROFIT INCREASE / $15,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $50,000.00 TO $92,000.00 = 84.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $42,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $11,400.00 TO $92.000.00 = 707.01% PROFIT INCREASE / $80,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $125.00 TO $92,000.00 = 73,500.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $91,875.00 PROFIT

 

#26 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL STAR COMICS #8 (DC 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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ALL STAR COMICS

8

1941

DC

45

150

1225

2700

7500

9500

22000

25000

25500

44000

48000

52500

56000

60000

65000

70000

75000

80000

90000

1st appearance Wonder Woman / Justice Society of America cover story / #7 most valuable DC comic of 1940s

2010 TO 2013 = $70,000.00 TO $90,000.00 = 28.57 % PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $25,500.00 TO $90,000.00 = 252.94% PROFIT INCREASE / $64,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,700.00 TO $90.000.00 = 3,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $87,300.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $45.00 TO $90,000.00 = 199,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $89,955.00 PROFIT

 

#27 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #9 (TIMELY 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1990

1994

1995

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1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

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MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

9

1940

T

110

400

1750

2100

6500

9500

14000

18000

18500

36000

40000

44500

47000

52000

58000

70000

80000

85000

88000

3rd most valuable Timely Comic ever.  Human Torch battles Sub-mariner classic cover and storyline.   2nd most valuable Timely comic of the 1940's

2010 TO 2013 = $70,000.00 TO $88,000.00 = 25.71 % PROFIT INCREASE / $18,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $18,500.00 TO $88,000.00 = 375.67% PROFIT INCREASE / $69,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,100.00 TO $88.000.00 = 4,090.47% PROFIT INCREASE / $85,900.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $110.00 TO $88,000.00 = 79,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $87,890.00 PROFIT

 

#28 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #3 (DC 1938)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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ACTION COMICS

3

1938

DC

65

650

2900

3800

5000

7000

10000

14000

14500

28000

32000

36000

40000

44000

48000

54000

60000

70000

85000

6th most valuable Superman related comic.  3rd appearance Superman.   3rd superhero comic book ever !!

2010 TO 2013 = $54,000.00 TO $85,000.00 = 57.40 % PROFIT INCREASE / $31,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,500.00 TO $85,000.00 = 486.20% PROFIT INCREASE / $60,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,800.00 TO $85.000.00 = 2,136.84% PROFIT INCREASE / $81,200.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $65.00 TO $85,000.00 = 130,669.23% PROFIT INCREASE / $84,935.00 PROFIT


#29 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MORE FUN COMICS #53 (DC 1940)

TITLE

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PUB

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1975

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1995

1996

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2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

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MORE FUN COMICS

53

1940

DC

80

450

3600

6200

17500

20500

30000

32000

30000

43000

46000

50000

54000

60000

65000

70000

75000

77000

80000

2nd appearance The Spectre / #8 most valuable DC comic of 1940s

This comic FELL in value in 2000.

2010 TO 2013 = $70,000.00 TO $80,000.00 = 14.28 % PROFIT INCREASE / $10,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $30,000.00 TO $80,000.00 = 166.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $50,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $6,200.00 TO $80,000.00 = 1,190.32% PROFIT INCREASE / $73,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $80.00 TO $80,000.00 = 99,990.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $79,920.00 PROFIT

 


#30 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #2 (TIMELY 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

2

1939

T

130

800

3800

4500

9500

12000

18000

20000

20000

38000

43000

47000

50000

55000

60000

65000

68000

70000

75000

2nd appearance Human Torch / 2nd appearance Sub-mariner / 2nd appearance Angel / First ongoing monthly Timely/Marvel series.  4th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $65,000.00 TO $75,000.00 = 15.38 % PROFIT INCREASE / $10,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $75,000.00 = 275% PROFIT INCREASE / $55,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $4,500.00 TO $75,000.00 = 1,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $70,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $130.00 TO $75,000.00 = 57,592.30% PROFIT INCREASE / $74,870.00 PROFIT

 


#31 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #35 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

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1975

1985

1990

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1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

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DETECTIVE COMICS

35

1940

DC

42.5

200

795

2000

4000

4700

6300

8000

16000

17500

19000

21500

24000

30000

40000

46000

60000

75000

5th Batman cover / 7th most valuable Batman related comic / 8th appearance Batman / #9 most valuable DC comic of 1940s

2010 TO 2013 = $40,000.00 TO $75,000.00 = 87.50 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,000.00 TO $75,000.00 = 837.50% PROFIT INCREASE / $61,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,000.00 TO $75.000.00 = 3,650.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $85,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $42.50 TO $75,000.00 = 176,370.58% PROFIT INCREASE / $91,940.00 PROFIT

 

#32 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #28 (DC 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

DETECTIVE COMICS

28

1939

DC

75

800

2900

4600

6300

8500

13000

15000

15500

27000

30000

33000

36000

40000

44000

50000

56000

65000

72000

2nd appearance Batman / 8th most valuable Batman related comic

2010 TO 2013 = $50,000.00 TO $72,000.00 = 44.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $22,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $15,500.00 TO $72,000.00 = 364.51% PROFIT INCREASE / $56,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $4,600.00 TO $72,000.00 = 1,465.21% PROFIT INCREASE / $67,400.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $75.00 TO $72,000.00 = 95,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $71,925.00 PROFIT

 

#33 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SUB-MARINER (TIMELY 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

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SUB MARINER

1

1941

T

75

300

2100

2800

7200

11000

18000

20000

21000

45000

50000

55000

58000

60000

62000

64000

65000

68000

70000

Popularity of Marvel Mystery Comics so Sub-Mariner gets his own spin-off series and is in 2 regular titles from Timely.

Early ongoing monthly Timely/Marvel series.  5th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $64,000.00 TO $70,000.00 = 9.37 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $21,000.00 TO $70,000.00 = 233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $49,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,800.00 TO $70,000.00 = 2,400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $67,200.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $75.00 TO $70,000.00 = 93,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $69,925.00 PROFIT

 

#34 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = HUMAN TORCH #2 (TIMELY 1940)

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#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

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1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

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2013

HUMAN TORCH

2

1940

T

80

400

2800

3500

9500

15000

19000

21000

22000

44000

50000

55000

58000

60000

62000

64000

65000

66000

67000

Popularity of Marvel Mystery Comics and Human  Torch is first Timely hero to get spin-off series and is in 2 regular titles from Timely.

Early ongoing monthly Timely/Marvel series.  6th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $64,000.00 TO $67,000.00 = 4.68 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $67,000.00 = 204.54% PROFIT INCREASE / $55,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,500.00 TO $67,000.00 = 1,814.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $63,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $80.00 TO $67,000.00 = 83,650.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $66,920.00 PROFIT

 

#35 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = GREEN LANTERN #1 (DC 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

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1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

GREEN LANTERN

1

1941

DC

60

170

1450

3500

13000

17500

23000

27000

28000

50000

55000

58000

59000

60000

61000

62000

64000

64000

66000

Green Lantern spins off from All American Comics into his 2nd series and own title.  #10 most valuable DC comic of 1940s

2010 TO 2013 = $62,000.00 TO $66,000.00 = 6.45 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $28,000.00 TO $66,000.00 = 135.71% PROFIT INCREASE / $38,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,500.00 TO $66.000.00 = 1,785.71% PROFIT INCREASE / $62,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $66,000.00 = 109,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $65,940.00 PROFIT

 

#36 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SHOWCASE #4 (DC 1956)

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#

YEAR

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1975

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1990

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1995

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2000

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2008

2009

2010

2011

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2013

SHOWCASE

4

1956

DC

12

50

1100

3000

18000

21000

24500

25000

25000

43000

45000

48000

54000

56000

60000

65000

1st appearance Silver Age The Flash.  1st Silver Age superhero comic. 

This comic began the silver age of comics and pre-dates Marvel silver age hero by 5 years.

#1 Most valuable comic book of the 1950's.  #1 Most valuable Silver Age DC Comic.  #1 Most valuable DC comic of the last 70 years. 

2010 TO 2013 = $54,000.00 TO $65,000.00 = 20.37 % PROFIT INCREASE / $11,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $25,000.00 TO $65,000.00 = 160.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,000.00 TO $65,000.00 = 2,066.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $62,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $12.00 TO $65,000.00 = 541,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $64,988.00 PROFIT

 

#37 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SENSATION COMICS #1 (DC 1942)

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#

YEAR

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1975

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2006

2007

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2009

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SENSATION COMICS

1

1942

DC

50

170

1350

2300

6000

9000

20000

21000

22000

40000

44000

49000

54000

60000

65000

60000

62000

62000

62000

Wonder Woman spins off from All Star Comics into her own series and proves to be the greatest female hero of all time.

#11 most valuable DC comic of 1940s

2010 TO 2013 = $60,000.00 TO $62,000.00 = 3.33 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $62,000.00 = 181.81% PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,300.00 TO $62,000.00 = 2,595.65% PROFIT INCREASE / $59,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $62,000.00 = 123,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $61,950.00 PROFIT

 

#38 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #5 (TIMELY 1940)

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#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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2013

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

5

1940

T

90

500

3000

3200

7000

9000

12500

15000

15500

30000

34000

38000

42000

46000

50000

54000

57000

60000

62000

Human Torch and Sub-Mariner.   First ongoing monthly Timely/Marvel series ever.  7th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $54,000.00 TO $62,000.00 = 14.81 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $15,500.00 TO $62,000.00 = 300.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $46,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $62,000.00 = 1,837.50% PROFIT INCREASE / $58,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $90.00 TO $62,000.00 = 68,788.88% PROFIT INCREASE / $61,910.00 PROFIT

 

#39 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES #1 (FAWCETT 1941)

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#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES

1

1941

FAWCETT

800

5000

17000

19000

25000

28000

28500

42000

45000

47000

48000

50000

51000

55000

57000

60000

62000

4th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.   2nd most valuable Captain Marvel related comic.  2nd most valuable Fawcett comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $55,000.00 TO $62,000.00 = 12.72 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $28,500.00 TO $62,000.00 = 117.54% PROFIT INCREASE / $33,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $12,000.00 TO $62,000.00 = 416.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $100.00 TO $62,000.00 = 61,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $61,900.00 PROFIT

 

#40 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #13 (DC 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

ACTION COMICS

13

1939

DC

30

170

1000

2800

5500

13000

14500

16000

18000

20000

25000

30000

45000

60000

4th Superman cover ever.  7th most valuable Superman related comic.  13th appearance Superman.   5th superhero comic book ever !!

2010 TO 2013 = $25,000.00 TO $60,000.00 = 140.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $35,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,500.00 TO $60,000.00 = 990.90% PROFIT INCREASE / $54,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $60,000.00 = 3,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $58,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $60,000.00 = 199,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $59,970.00 PROFIT

 

#41 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = WONDER WOMAN #1 (DC 1942)

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#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

WONDER WOMAN

1

1942

DC

35

150

1135

2150

6500

8000

15000

17500

18000

34000

37500

41000

44000

47000

50000

52000

55000

58000

58000

Wonder Woman spins off from All Star Comics AND Sensation Comics into another series and proves to be the greatest female hero of all time.

#12 most valuable DC comic of 1940s.   First title featuring a female superhero.  Longest running female superhero comic of all time.

This title STALLED in value in 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $52,000.00 TO $58,000.00 = 11.53 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $18,000.00 TO $58,000.00 = 222.22% PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,150.00 TO $58,000.00 = 2,597.67% PROFIT INCREASE / $55,850.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $35.00 TO $58,000.00 = 165,614.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $57,965.00 PROFIT

 

#42 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (MARVEL 1963)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

AMAZING SPIDERMAN

1

1963

M

16

80

750

2750

13500

14500

18000

18000

18000

34000

40000

44000

50000

54000

57000

58000

2nd appearance Spider-man - He graduates to his own ongoing monthly series.  3rd most valuable comic ever with 12 cent cover price.

#4 Most valuable Marvel silver age comic.  #5 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  #5 Most valuable comic of the last 70 years. 

2nd Marvel silver age solo hero with their own monthly title.

The only comic of the last 40 years worth over $40,000.00.

2010 TO 2013 = $50,000.00 TO $58,000.00 = 16.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $18,000.00 TO $58,000.00 = 222.22% PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,750.00 TO $58,000.00 = 2,009.09% PROFIT INCREASE / $55,250.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $16.00 TO $58,000.00 = 362,400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $57,984.00 PROFIT

 

#43 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SUSPENSE COMICS #3 (CONTINENTAL 1944)

TITLE

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SUSPENSE COMICS

3

1944

CONTINENTAL

6

85

700

2000

8000

10000

11000

18000

20000

22000

25000

30000

36000

45000

50000

55000

58000

5th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.   Most valuable horror violence themed comic cover.  #1 most valuable Continental comic.

Classic cover - symbolic of the atomic age and #1 most valuable comic of 1944 and of the entire time period of 1944-1955.

2010 TO 2013 = $45,000.00 TO $58,000.00 = 28.89 % PROFIT INCREASE / $13,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,000.00 TO $58,000.00 = 427.27% PROFIT INCREASE / $47,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $300.00 TO $58,000.00 = 19,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $57,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $3.00 TO $58,000.00 = 1,933,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $57,997.00 PROFIT

 

#44 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ADVENTURE COMICS #48 (DC 1940)

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ADVENTURE COMICS

48

1940

DC

50

150

975

3400

8500

12000

17000

20000

20000

35000

38000

41000

44000

47500

50000

52000

54000

55000

56000

1st appearance Hour Man.  Sandman 9th appearance.  #13 most valuable DC comic of 1940s.

This title STALLED in value in 2000.

2010 TO 2013 = $52,000.00 TO $56,000.00 = 7.69 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $56,000.00 = 180.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,400.00 TO $56,000.00 = 1,547.05% PROFIT INCREASE / $52,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $56,000.00 = 111,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $55,950.00 PROFIT

 

#45 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = NEW FUN COMICS (DC 1935)

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YEAR

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1975

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2000

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2007

2008

2009

2010

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NEW FUN COMICS

1

1935

DC

100

300

1300

7200

20000

27000

34000

38000

39000

43500

46000

47000

47500

49000

50000

51000

52000

53000

54000

1st DC Comic ever published from the longest running publisher ever of comics. 

1st appearance Oswald The Rabbit.  1st appearance Jack Woods (cowboy).  Slick cover.  36 pages.

2010 TO 2013 = $51,000.00 TO $54,000.00 = 5.88 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $39,000.00 TO $54,000.00 = 38.46% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $7,200.00 TO $54,000.00 = 650.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $46,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $54,000.00 = 53,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $53,900.00 PROFIT

 

#46 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SUPERMAN #2 (DC 1939)

TITLE

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YEAR

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

SUPERMAN

2

1939

DC

70

400

2600

3400

5000

6500

8700

9700

10000

17500

19500

21500

24000

27000

31000

35000

38000

45000

50000

2nd issue of Superman ongoing series.  8th most valuable Superman related comic.  Early superhero comic 1930's.

2010 TO 2013 = $35,000.00 TO $50,000.00 = 42.85 % PROFIT INCREASE / $15,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $50,000.00 = 400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $40,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,400.00 TO $50,000.00 = 1,370.58% PROFIT INCREASE / $46,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $70.00 TO $50,000.00 = 71,328.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $49,930.00 PROFIT

 

#47 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83 (MARVEL 1962)

TITLE

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YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY

83

1962

M

10

36

400

750

2730

2950

4000

4500

12500

15000

15000

24000

30000

40000

50000

1st appearance Thor.  4th most valuable comic ever with 12 cent cover price.

#5 Most valuable Marvel silver age comic.  #6 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  #6 Most valuable comic of the last 70 years. 

3rd Marvel silver age solo hero with their own monthly title (however not named after character)

2010 TO 2013 = $24,000.00 TO $50,000.00 = 108.33 % PROFIT INCREASE / $26,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $4,500.00 TO $50,000.00 = 1,011.11% PROFIT INCREASE / $45,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $750.00 TO $50,000.00 = 6,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $49,250.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $10.00 TO $50,000.00 = 499,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $49,990.00 PROFIT

 

#48 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = WALT DISNEY'S COMICS AND STORIES #1 (DELL 1940)

TITLE

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1975

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2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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WALT DISNEYS COMICS & STORIES

1

1940

DELL

115

1200

2800

7000

10000

15000

16000

16500

23000

25000

27000

30000

33000

36000

40000

42000

44000

45000

6th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.   Most valuable Disney themed comic cover. 

#1 most valuable Dell comic. #1 most valuable funny animal comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $40,000.00 TO $45,000.00 = 12.5 % PROFIT INCREASE / $13,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $16,500.00 TO $45,000.00 = 172.72% PROFIT INCREASE / $47,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $4,500.00 TO $45,000.00 = 900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $57,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $115.00 TO $45,000.00 = 39,030.43% PROFIT INCREASE / $57,997.00 PROFIT

 

#49 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #2 (TIMELY 1941)

TITLE

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YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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CAPTAIN AMERICA

2

1941

T

60

400

2200

2900

5000

6500

9000

10000

10000

19000

21000

23000

25000

27000

29000

35000

38000

42000

45000

2nd appearance Captain America.  Bucky.  Adolf Hitler cover.  2nd longest running Timely hero title.  8th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $35,000.00 TO $45,000.00 = 28.57 % PROFIT INCREASE / $10,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $45,000.00 = 350.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $35,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,900.00 TO $45,000.00 = 1,451.72% PROFIT INCREASE / $42,100.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $45,000.00 = 74,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $44,940.00 PROFIT

 

 

#50 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #4 (DC 1938)

TITLE

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YEAR

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1975

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1994

1995

1996

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2006

2007

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ACTION COMICS

4

1938

DC

55

500

2000

2600

3300

4000

6000

8000

8300

17500

19000

21000

23000

25000

28000

31000

34000

40000

45000

4th appearance Superman.  9th most valuable Superman related comic.  4th superhero comic ever.

2010 TO 2013 = $31,000.00 TO $45,000.00 = 45.161 % PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,300.00 TO $45,000.00 = 442.16% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,600.00 TO $45,000.00 = 1,630.76% PROFIT INCREASE / $42,400.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $55.00 TO $45,000.00 = 81,718.18% PROFIT INCREASE / $44,945.00 PROFIT

 

#51 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #5 (DC 1938)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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ACTION COMICS

5

1938

DC

45

400

2400

3200

3300

4000

6000

8000

8300

17500

19000

21000

23000

25000

28000

31000

34000

40000

45000

5th appearance Superman.  10th most valuable Superman related comic.  5th superhero comic ever.

2010 TO 2013 = $31,000.00 TO $45,000.00 = 45.161 % PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,300.00 TO $45,000.00 = 442.16% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $45,000.00 = 1,306.25% PROFIT INCREASE / $41,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $45.00 TO $45,000.00 = 99,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $44,955.00 PROFIT

 

#52 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #6 (DC 1938)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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ACTION COMICS

6

1938

DC

35

300

1750

2600

3300

4000

6000

8000

8300

17500

19000

21000

23000

25000

28000

31000

34000

40000

45000

6th appearance Superman.  11th most valuable Superman related comic.  6th superhero comic ever.

2010 TO 2013 = $31,000.00 TO $45,000.00 = 45.161 % PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,300.00 TO $45,000.00 = 442.16% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,600.00 TO $45,000.00 = 1,630.76% PROFIT INCREASE / $42,400.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $35.00 TO $45,000.00 = 128,471.42% PROFIT INCREASE / $44,965.00 PROFIT


#53 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS NN ANNUAL (TIMELY 1943)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

NN

1943

T

NL

70

1300

1800

3600

9100

15000

16000

23000

24000

25000

28000

30000

32000

36000

38000

42000

43000

Human Torch and Sub-mariner.  Special one-shot of remaindered comics rebound - very rare giant.   9th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $36,000.00 TO $43,000.00 = 19.44 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $16,000.00 TO $43,000.00 = 168.75% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,800.00 TO $43,000.00 = 2,288.88% PROFIT INCREASE / $41,200.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = unknown at time - estimated $50.00 TO $43,000.00 = 85,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $42,950.00 PROFIT

 

#54 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #3 (TIMELY 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

3

1940

T

100

600

2200

2600

3800

5000

7500

8600

9000

19000

22000

25000

27500

30000

33000

36000

38000

40000

42000

Human Torch and Sub-mariner.  Angel on cover.  10th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $36,000.00 TO $42,000.00 = 16.67 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $9,000.00 TO $42,000.00 = 366.67% PROFIT INCREASE / $33,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,600.00 TO $42,000.00 = 1,515.38% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,400.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $42,000.00 = 41,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $41,900.00 PROFIT

 

#55 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #4 (TIMELY 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

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2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

4

1940

T

100

400

1800

2100

3000

4000

6000

7200

16500

18500

20000

21500

24000

26000

29000

33000

38000

42000

Human Torch and Sub-mariner.  Angel on cover.  10th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $29,000.00 TO $42,000.00 = 44.82 % PROFIT INCREASE / $13,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $7,200.00 TO $42,000.00 = 483.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $34,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,100.00 TO $42,000.00 = 1,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,900.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $42,000.00 = 41,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $41,900.00 PROFIT

 

#56 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL AMERICAN COMICS #19 (DC 1940)

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#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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ALL AMERICAN COMICS

19

1940

DC

30

110

780

2200

6000

8500

11000

12500

12500

22000

24000

26000

28000

31000

34000

37000

39000

40000

40000

1st appearance The Atom.  4th appearance Green Lantern and cover.  #14 most valuable DC comic of 1940s.

This title STALLED in value in 2000 and in 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $37,000.00 TO $40,000.00 = 8.10 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $40,000.00 = 220.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,200.00 TO $40,000.00 = 1,718.18% PROFIT INCREASE / $37,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $40,000.00 = 133,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,970.00 PROFIT

 

#57 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DARING MYSTERY COMICS #1 (TIMELY 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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DARING MYSTERY COMICS

1

1940

T

50

360

2125

3500

8000

11000

15000

16500

17000

29000

31000

33000

35000

36000

37000

38000

38000

38000

40000

2nd Timely ongoing series ever.  1st appearance Fiery Mask by Joe Simon.  Bondage cover.  11th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $38,000.00 TO $40,000.00 = 5.26 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $17,000.00 TO $40,000.00 = 135.29% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,500.00 TO $40,000.00 = 1,042.85% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $40,000.00 = 79,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,950.00 PROFIT

 

#58 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = BATMAN #2 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

BATMAN

2

1940

DC

60

350

1650

4000

5700

7000

9500

11200

11500

19500

21000

23000

25000

27000

30000

32000

35000

38000

40000

2nd issue of title Batman / 9th most valuable Batman related comic.  #15 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $32,000.00 TO $40,000.00 = 25.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,500.00 TO $40,000.00 = 247.82% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $4,000.00 TO $40,000.00 = 900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $40,000.00 = 66,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,940.00 PROFIT

 

#59 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = X-MEN #1 (MARVEL 1963)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

X MEN

1

1963

M

6

15

380

990

3000

3200

4500

6000

6200

16500

19000

22000

26000

30000

35000

40000

1st appearance X-Men and Magneto.  5th most valuable comic ever with 12 cent cover price.

#6 Most valuable Marvel silver age comic.  #7 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  #7 Most valuable comic of the last 60 years. 

2010 TO 2013 = $26,000.00 TO $40,000.00 = 53.84 % PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $6,200.00 TO $40,000.00 = 545.16% PROFIT INCREASE / $33,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $990.00 TO $40,000.00 = 3,940.40% PROFIT INCREASE / $38,100.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $6.00 TO $40,000.00 = 666,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,994.00 PROFIT

 

#60 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = CAPTAIN AMERICA NN ANNUAL (TIMELY 1942)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

CAPTAIN AMERICA

NN

1942

T

NN

100

575

1400

3200

7500

12000

12000

21000

22000

23000

26000

28000

30000

33000

35000

36000

37000

Very rare one-shot giant of remaindered unsold comics with new cover. 

2nd longest running Timely superhero ongoing series ever.  12th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $33,000.00 TO $37,000.00 = 12.12 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,000.00 TO $37,000.00 = 208.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,400.00 TO $37,000.00 = 2,542.85% PROFIT INCREASE / $35,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $50.00 TO $37,000.00 = 73,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,950.00 PROFIT

 

#61 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MORE FUN COMICS #54 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

MORE FUN COMICS

54

1940

DC

40

200

1400

2500

4800

5800

7800

8400

8400

17000

19000

21000

23000

26000

29000

32000

34000

36000

37000

3rd appearance The Spectre.  #16 most valuable DC comic of 1940s.

2010 TO 2013 = $32,000.00 TO $37,000.00 = 15.62 % PROFIT INCREASE / $5,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,400.00 TO $37,000.00 = 340.47% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,600.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,500.00 TO $37,000.00 = 1,380.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $34,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $37,000.00 = 92,400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $36,960.00 PROFIT

#62 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #3 (TIMELY 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

CAPTAIN AMERICA

3

1941

T

55

250

1550

2100

3600

5000

7300

8200

8200

15500

17000

18500

20000

22000

24000

27000

30000

33000

36000

Captain America, Bucky and Red Skull cover. 2nd longest running Timely superhero ongoing series ever.  13th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $27,000.00 TO $36,000.00 = 33.33 % PROFIT INCREASE / $9,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,200.00 TO $36,000.00 = 339.02% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,100.00 TO $36,000.00 = 1,614.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $33,900.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $55.00 TO $36,000.00 = 65,354.54% PROFIT INCREASE / $35,945.00 PROFIT

#63 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 (MARVEL 1963)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

TALES OF SUSPENSE

39

1963

M

6

28

300

875

2550

3000

3400

4200

10500

12500

15000

20000

25000

32000

36000

1st appearance Iron Man.  6th most valuable comic ever with 12 cent cover price.

#7 Most valuable Marvel silver age comic.  #8 Most valuable Silver Age comic.  #8 Most valuable comic of the last 60 years. 

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $36,000.00 = 80.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $4,200.00 TO $36,000.00 = 757.14% PROFIT INCREASE / $33,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $875.00 TO $36,000.00 = 4,014.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $38,100.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $6.00 TO $36,000.00 = 599,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $39,994.00 PROFIT

 

 

#64 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL WINNERS COMICS #1 (TIMELY 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

ALL WINNERS

1

1941

T

80

200

1425

1890

5000

8000

12000

14500

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38000

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38000

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Captain America, Bucky, Human Torch, Toro, Sub-Mariner, Angel, Black Marvel all in one new series.  14th most valuable Timely comic.

This comic STALLED in value in 2008 and 2009 and it FELL in value in 2010 and 2011 and STALLED again in 2012 and 2013. 

This is currently the most valuable comic book that is in a downward value path.

2010 TO 2013 = $38,000.00 TO $35,000.00 = -7.89 % PROFIT LOSS / -$3,000.00 LOSS

2000 TO 2013 = $15,000.00 TO $35,000.00 = 133.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,890.00 TO $35,000.00 = 1,751.85% PROFIT INCREASE / $32,110.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $80.00 TO $35,000.00 = 43,650.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $34,920.00 PROFIT

 

#65 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MORE FUN COMICS #55 (DC 1940)

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4th appearance The Spectre.  #17 most valuable DC comic of 1940s.

2010 TO 2013 = $31,000.00 TO $35,000.00 = 12.90 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,500.00 TO $35,000.00 = 204.34% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,700.00 TO $35,000.00 = 1,196.26% PROFIT INCREASE / $32,300.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $45.00 TO $35,000.00 = 77,677.77% PROFIT INCREASE / $34,955.00 PROFIT


#66 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MOTION PICTURE FUNNIES WEEKLY (MARVEL 1939)

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MOTION PICTURES FUNNIES WEEKLY

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28000

28000

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First Funnies Inc - promotional giveaway comic for movie theatres.  15th most valuable Timely comic.

1st appearance and origin of Sub-Mariner by Bill Everett.  Only 8 copies known in existence.  Reprinted in first Marvel comic - Marvel Comics #1.

This comic STALLED in value in 1990 and 2005 and 2006 and 2007 and 2012. 

2010 TO 2013 = $32,000.00 TO $35,000.00 = 9.37 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $35,000.00 = 75.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $5,000.00 TO $35,000.00 = 600.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $30,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = unknown at the time - estimate $150.00 TO $35,000.00 = 23,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $34,850.00 PROFIT

 

#67 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = AMAZING MAN COMICS #5 (CENTAUR 1939)

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AMAZING MAN COMICS

5

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CENTAUR

22.5

100

1700

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13500

14500

14750

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1st appearance Red Raven.  7th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  Early superhero comic book.. #1 most valuable Centaur comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $29,000.00 TO $33,000.00 = 13.79 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,750.00 TO $33,000.00 = 123.72% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,250.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $5,000.00 TO $33,000.00 = 560.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $22.50 TO $33,000.00 = 146,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $32,977.50 PROFIT

 

#68 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MORE FUN COMICS #73 (DC 1941)

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1st appearance Hourman.  #18 most valuable DC comic of 1940s.

2010 TO 2013 = $30,000.00 TO $33,000.00 = 10.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,000.00 TO $33,000.00 = 200.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,800.00 TO $33,000.00 = 1,733.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $32,300.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $35.00 TO $33,000.00 = 94,185.71% PROFIT INCREASE / $34,955.00 PROFIT


#69 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FAMOUS FUNNIES (SERIES 1) #1 (EASTERN 1934)

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1934

EASTERN

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700

14000

11500

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29000

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31000

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32000

1st printing - Very rare early comic book.  Contains sunday strip reprints of Mutt And Jeff / Joe Palooka / Keeping Up With The Jones etc. 

8th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  Early comic book.. #1 most valuable Eastern Color comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $30,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 6.66 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $16,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 100.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $10,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 220.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $50.00 TO $32,000.00 = 63,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $31,950.00 PROFIT


#70 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = WONDER COMICS #1 (FOX 1939)

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FOX

140

130

4800

5800

12000

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22500

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1st appearance Wonder Man by Will Eisner.  Bob Kane art, Will Eisner art.  On newsstands same month as Detective Comics #27.

Very early superhero comic book.  9th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  #1 most valuable Fox comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $27,500.00 TO $32,000.00 = 16.36 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 128.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 1,500.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $30,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $25.00 TO $32,000.00 = 127,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $31,975.00 PROFIT

 

#71 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #8 (DC 1939)

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8

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8th appearance Superman.  12th most valuable Superman related comic.  8th superhero comic ever.

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 60.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $12,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $6,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 433.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,500.00 TO $32,000.00 = 1,180.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $35.00 TO $32,000.00 = 91,328.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $31,965.00 PROFIT

 

#72 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #9 (DC 1939)

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9

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9th appearance Superman.  13th most valuable Superman related comic.  9th superhero comic ever.

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 60.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $12,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $6,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 433.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,500.00 TO $32,000.00 = 1,180.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $35.00 TO $32,000.00 = 91,328.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $31,965.00 PROFIT

 

#73 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #36 (DC 1940)

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1940

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40

200

795

3300

5700

12000

13000

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10th appearance Batman / 6th Batman cover / 10th most valuable Batman related comic.  #19 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $32,000.00 = 60.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $12,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,700.00 TO $32,000.00 = 461.40% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,300.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $32,000.00 = 2,033.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $30,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $32,000.00 = 79,990.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $31,960.00 PROFIT

 

#74 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL SELECT COMICS #1 (TIMELY 1943)

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ALL SELECT COMICS

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750

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2200

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8000

17000

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22500

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26000

28000

30000

31000

31500

Another new series featuring all 3 main Timely heroes Captain America / Human Torch / Sub-mariner with Black Marvel Nazi soldiers flag and castle. 

16th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $28,000.00 TO $31,500.00 = 12.50 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,000.00 TO $31,500.00 = 293.75% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,250.00 TO $31,500.00 = 2,420.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $30,250.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $40.00 TO $31,500.00 = 78,650.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $31,460.00 PROFIT

 

#75 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = NEW BOOK OF COMICS #1 (DC 1937)

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NEW BOOK OF COMICS

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1937

DC

35

100

450

2400

6500

8000

10000

12000

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27000

28000

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30000

30000

30000

30000

1st regular size comic annual ever.  2nd DC annual.  Reprints early DC comics including Dr Occult by Siegel And Shuster, Moldoff and Sheldon Mayer art.

This book STALLED in value in 2005 and again in 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2013

2010 TO 2013 = $30,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 0 % PROFIT INCREASE / $0.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $30,000.00 = 140.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $17,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,400.00 TO $30,000.00 = 1,150.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $35.00 TO $30,000.00 = 85,614.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,965.00 PROFIT

 

#76 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MYSTIC COMICS #1 (TIMELY 1940)

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T

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1825

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8500

11000

12000

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28000

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30000

3rd Timely comics ongoing series ever.  17th most valuable Timely comic.

Alex Schomburg cover art and interior art.  1st appearance The Blue Blaze / Dynamic Man / Flexo the Rubber Robot / Zephyr  Jones / 3X's / Deep Sea Demon / Magician.

2010 TO 2013 = $27,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 11.11 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $30,000.00 = 140.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,650.00 TO $30,000.00 = 1,718.18% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,350.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $50.00 TO $30,000.00 = 59,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,950.00 PROFIT

 

#77 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FOUR COLOR COMICS #4 (SERIES #1) (DELL 1940)

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4

1940

DELL

70

900

1600

7000

10500

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17000

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21500

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24000

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30000

Donald Duck - Walt Disney character by Art Taliaferro.  Most valuable Four Color comics issue.

Early Disney comic 10th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  #2 most valuable Dell comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $28,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 7.14 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 172.72% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $3,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $70.00 TO $30,000.00 = 42,757.14% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,930.00 PROFIT

 

#78 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = RED RAVEN COMICS #1 (TIMELY 1940)

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T

40

500

2300

3200

6500

7500

9000

10000

10000

17000

18500

20000

21500

22000

22500

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1st signed work by artist Jack Kirby.  Early Timely one-shot.  Jack Kirby cover art.

1st appearance Red Raven / Comet Pierce / Mercury by Jack Kirby.  18th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $23,500.00 TO $30,000.00 = 27.66 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 200.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $30,000.00 = 837.50% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $30,000.00 = 74,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,960.00 PROFIT


#79 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #2 (DC 1937)

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2nd issue of longest running comic book series ever.  Pre-dates golden age superheroes.

Craig Flessel cover art.  New logo for DC on cover.  Rare - no copies in existence above VF

2010 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 36.36 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,300.00 TO $30,000.00 = 109.79% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,500.00 TO $30,000.00 = 757.14% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $30,000.00 = 59,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,950.00 PROFIT

 

#80 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #15 (DC 1939)

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15

1939

DC

30

170

900

2400

4600

10000

11000

12000

13000

14000

17000

19000

27000

30000

5th Superman cover.  16th appearance Superman.  14th most valuable Superman related comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $17,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 76.47 % PROFIT INCREASE / $13,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $4,600.00 TO $30,000.00 = 552.17% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,400.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $30,000.00 = 1,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $30,000.00 = 99,990.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,970.00 PROFIT

 

#81 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SHOWCASE #22 (DC 1959)

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1959

DC

6

24

300

725

3300

3900

4400

4500

8700

9300

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1st appearance Silver Age Green Lantern. 

This comic title began the silver age of comics and pre-dates Marvel silver age hero and this issue pre-dates Fantastic Four #1 by 2 years.

#2 Most valuable comic book of the 1950's.  #9 Most valuable Silver Age DC Comic.  #9 Most valuable DC comic of the last 60 years. 

This book STALLED in value in the late 1990's.

2010 TO 2013 = $24,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 25.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $4,500.00 TO $30,000.00 = 566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $3,000.00 TO $30,000.00 = 900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $12.00 TO $30,000.00 = 249,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $29,988.00 PROFIT

 

#82 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR (DC 1939)

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90

300

1150

2450

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29000

29000

29000

15th most valuable Superman related comic.   2nd most valuable Sandman related comic.

100 page giant / cardboard covers / DC's 4th annual.  Priced at hefty 25 cents it did not sell well.

Superman with blonde hair on cover.  Sandman / Zatara / Slam Bradley / Ginger Snap by Bob Kane

1st published appearance of The Sandman.   Vincent Sullivan cover.

This book STALLED in value in 2000 and 2008 and FELL in value in 2009 and again STALLED in 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $29,000.00 TO $29,000.00 = 0.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $0.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $24,000.00 TO $29,000.00 = 20.83% PROFIT INCREASE / $5,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,450.00 TO $29,000.00 = 1,083.67% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,550.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $90.00 TO $29,000.00 = 32,122.22% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,910.00 PROFIT

 

#83 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #8 (TIMELY 1940)

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1st battle between Human Torch and Sub-mariner.  Timely's first and longest running superhero ongoing series.  19th most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $25,000.00 TO $29,000.00 = 16.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $7,500.00 TO $29,000.00 = 286.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,700.00 TO $29,000.00 = 1,605.88% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,300.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $29,000.00 = 28,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,900.00 PROFIT

 

#84 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SILVER STREAK COMICS #6 (YOUR GUIDE PUBLICATIONS 1940)

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SILVER STREAK COMICS

6

1940

YOUR GUIDE

450

1500

4800

6500

8500

10500

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22500

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1st appearance and origin of Daredevil by Jack Binder.  The Claw returns as Green Claw. Classic Jack Cole cover art. 

#1 Most valuable Your Guide Publications comic.  11th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  

2010 TO 2013 = $26,000.00 TO $29,000.00 = 11.53 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,000.00 TO $29,000.00 = 163.63% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $3,000.00 TO $29,000.00 = 866.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $50.00 TO $29,000.00 = 57,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $28,950.00 PROFIT

 

#85 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = THE AVENGERS #1 (MARVEL 1963)

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AVENGERS

1

1963

M

6

20

380

725

1675

1775

2300

2400

6500

8000

9200

12500

15000

25000

28000

1st appearance of 2nd marvel silver age Team - The Avengers.  Early appearances of Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Thor, Ant-man. 

#8 Most valuable Silver Age Marvel Comic.  #10 Most valuable comic of the last 60 years. 

#7 most valuable comic with 12 cent cover price.  This book STALLED in value in the late 1990's.

2010 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $28,000.00 = 124.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $15,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $2,400.00 TO $28,000.00 = 1,066.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,600.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $725.00 TO $28,000.00 = 3,762.06% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,275.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $6.00 TO $28,000.00 = 466,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $27,994.00 PROFIT

 

#86 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = WOW COMICS #1 (FAWCETT 1940)

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1

1940

FAWCETT

100

4200

9000

10000

11500

12500

13000

20000

21500

23000

24000

26000

27000

27000

27000

27000

27000

Mr Scarlet by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.  1st mention of Gotham City in comics.  Bondage cover by CC Beck.   

#3 Most valuable Fawcett comic.  12th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  

This comic STALLED in value in 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2013

2010 TO 2013 = $27,000.00 TO $27,000.00 = 0 % PROFIT INCREASE / $0.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $13,000.00 TO $27,000.00 = 107.69% PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $6,000.00 TO $27,000.00 = 350.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $50.00 TO $27,000.00 = 53,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,950.00 PROFIT


#87 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #10 (TIMELY 1940)

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MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

10

1940

T

100

300

920

1140

1800

2300

4200

5200

12500

14000

15000

16500

19000

23000

25000

26000

27000

Alex Schomburg cover art.  Conclusion of 1st battle between Human Torch and Sub-mariner. 

Timely's first and longest running superhero ongoing series. 

20th most valuable Timely comic.   Terry Vance the schoolboy Sleuth begins and runs until #57.

2010 TO 2013 = $23,000.00 TO $27,000.00 = 17.39 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,200.00 TO $27,000.00 = 419.23% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,140.00 TO $27,000.00 = 2,268.42% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,860.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $27,000.00 = 26,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,900.00 PROFIT

 

#88 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = SUPERMAN #3 (DC 1939)

 

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2010

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SUPERMAN

3

1939

DC

60

300

1725

4250

6700

11500

12500

13500

15000

17000

20000

22000

25000

27000

16th most valuable Superman related comic.   2nd story reprinted from Action #5 and 3rd story reprinted from Action #6.

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $27,000.00 = 35.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $6,700.00 TO $27,000.00 = 302.98% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,300.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,500.00 TO $27,000.00 = 980.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $27,000.00 = 44,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,940.00 PROFIT

 

#89 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #37 (DC 1940)

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2007

2008

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DETECTIVE COMICS

37

1940

DC

42.5

200

795

3300

5700

10500

11500

12500

14000

15500

17500

20000

23000

27000

11th appearance Batman / 7th Batman cover / 11th most valuable Batman related comic.  #20 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $17,500.00 TO $27,000.00 = 54.28 % PROFIT INCREASE / $9,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,700.00 TO $27,000.00 = 373.68% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,300.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $27,000.00 = 1,700.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $42.50 TO $27,000.00 = 63,429.41% PROFIT INCREASE / $26,957.50 PROFIT

 

#90 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = YOUNG ALLIES #1 (TIMELY 1941)

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YOUNG ALLIES

1

1941

T

50

220

1200

1500

4000

6200

8200

9500

10000

21000

23000

24500

25000

25500

26000

25500

26000

26000

26000

1st appearance and origin of the Young Allies teen hero team featuring Bucky and Toro etc.  1st meeting of Captain America and Human Torch.

Red Skull cover art and appearance.  Hitler cover.  Jack Kirby and Joe Simon cover art.   

Early Timely superhero ongoing series.  21st most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $25,500.00 TO $26,000.00 = 1.96 % PROFIT INCREASE / $500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $26,000.00 = 160.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,500.00 TO $26,000.00 = 1,633.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $26,000.00 = 51,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,950.00 PROFIT


#91 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL AMERICAN COMICS #17 (DC 1940)

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ALL AMERICAN COMICS

17

1940

DC

25

100

900

2800

6000

8500

11000

12500

12500

20500

22000

24000

25000

26000

27500

19900

22000

25000

26000

2nd appearance Green Lantern.  Sheldon Moldoff cover art. #21 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.   Scribbly by Sheldon Mayer story inside.

This comic FELL drastically in value in 2010 and then picked up again but has not yet regained where it was 5 years ago.

2010 TO 2013 = $19,900.00 TO $26,000.00 = 30.65 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,100.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $26,000.00 = 108.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $13,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,800.00 TO $26,000.00 = 828.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,200.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $25.00 TO $26,000.00 = 103,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,975.00 PROFIT


#92 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28 (DC 1960)

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2010

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BRAVE AND THE BOLD

28

1960

DC

5

8

350

1100

3070

3300

4300

5100

10500

11500

13000

16000

20000

23000

26000

1st appearance of Justice League Of America.  1st silver age superhero team from DC and/or any publisher. 

 Early appearances of silver age Green Lantern / The Flash / Atom / Martian Manhunter.  Wonder Woman also joined the team. 

#3 Most valuable Silver Age DC Comic.  #11 Most valuable comic of the last 60 years. 

2010 TO 2013 = $16,000.00 TO $26,000.00 = 62.50 % PROFIT INCREASE / $10,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,100.00 TO $26,000.00 = 409.80% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,900.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,100.00 TO $26,000.00 = 2,263.63% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,900.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $5.00 TO $26,000.00 = 519,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,995.00 PROFIT

 

#93 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = NEW FUN COMICS #6 (DC 1935)

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NEW FUN COMICS

6

1935

DC

30

70

600

2700

7500

9500

16000

18500

19000

20700

21000

21500

22000

23000

23500

24000

24500

25000

25500

1st Dr. Occult by Siegel and Shuster.  Last issue before changing title to More Fun Comics.  Henri Duval begins by Siegel and Shuster.

1st DC title ever published - final issue.  40 pages.  Very rare no copies in existence VF or better. 

2010 TO 2013 = $24,000.00 TO $25,500.00 = 6.25 % PROFIT INCREASE / $1,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $19,000.00 TO $25,500.00 = 34.21% PROFIT INCREASE / $6,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,700.00 TO $25,500.00 = 844.44% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $25,500.00 = 84,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,470.00 PROFIT

 

#94 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = PLANET COMICS #1 (FICTION HOUSE 1940)

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PLANET COMICS

1

1940

FICTION H

50

130

1275

9000

9500

16500

18500

20000

21000

22000

23000

24000

24500

25000

25500

#1 Most valuable Fiction House comic.  13rd most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  

Long running sci-fi series ran 13 years 1940-1953.  Will Eisner and Lou Fine cover art.  

Origin Auro Lord of Jupiter by Briefer / Flint Baker and The Red Comet begin.

2010 TO 2013 = $24,000.00 TO $25,500.00 = 6.25 % PROFIT INCREASE / $1,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $9,500.00 TO $25,500.00 = 168.42% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,000.00 TO $25,500.00 = 1,175.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $25,500.00 = 50,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $25,450.00 PROFIT

 

#95 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ADVENTURE COMICS #73 (DC 1942)

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2007

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ADVENTURE COMICS

73

1942

DC

32.5

110

1000

2100

5200

6300

10000

10000

11000

17500

20000

22000

23000

24000

24500

25000

25000

25000

25000

Origin Manhunter by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.  Manhunter cover.  Scarce.  #22 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

This comic STALLED in value in the late 1990's.  It STALLED again 2011 and 2012 and 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $25,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 0 % PROFIT INCREASE / $0.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $11,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 127.27% PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,100.00 TO $25,000.00 = 1,090.47% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,900.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $32.50 TO $25,000.00 = 76,823.07% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,967.50 PROFIT

 

#96 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = WORLDS BEST COMICS #1 (DC 1941)

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WORLDS BEST COMICS

1

1941

DC

60

240

1300

2500

7000

9000

11500

14000

14500

21500

22500

23500

24000

24000

25000

25000

25000

25000

25000

Batman and Superman and Robin cover by Fred Ray.  100 page giant - cardboard cover.  #23 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

12th most valuable Batman appearance / 17th most valuable Superman appearance / 2nd most valuable Robin appearance.

This comic STALLED in value in 2008 and again STALLED in 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $25,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 0 % PROFIT INCREASE / $0.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,500.00 TO $25,000.00 = 72.41% PROFIT INCREASE / $10,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,500.00 TO $25,000.00 = 900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $25,000.00 = 41,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,940.50 PROFIT

 

#97 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = GREEN GIANT COMICS #1 (FUNNIES 1940)

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GREEN GIANT COMICS

1

1940

FUNNIES

35

1500

8500

8800

16000

17000

18000

18500

19000

21000

22000

23000

24000

25000

#1 Most valuable Pelican Publications (Funnies Inc) comic.  14th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.  No price on cover.

One-shot.  Rare.  Sold only in New York City.  Dr Nerod / Green Giant / Black Arrow / Mundoo / Master Mystic / Colossus origin.  

2010 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 13.63 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,800.00 TO $25,000.00 = 184.09% PROFIT INCREASE / $14,200.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,500.00 TO $25,000.00 = 900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $10.00 TO $25,000.00 = 249,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,990.50 PROFIT

 

#98 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL AMERICAN COMICS  #18 (DC 1940)

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ALL AMERICAN COMICS

18

1940

DC

25

90

550

1400

4000

5500

7200

8000

14000

15000

16000

17000

18500

20000

22000

23000

24000

25000

3rd appearance Green Lantern.  The Atom appears in one panel advertising his debut in the next issue.  #24 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

New York Worlds Fair cover story - scarce.

2010 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 13.63 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 212.50% PROFIT INCREASE / $17,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,400.00 TO $25,000.00 = 1,685.71% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $25.00 TO $25,000.00 = 99,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,975.00 PROFIT

 

#99 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #30 (DC 1939)

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2007

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2010

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DETECTIVE COMICS

30

1939

DC

55

250

940

3500

5800

11000

12000

13000

14500

16000

17500

20000

23000

25000

4th appearance Batman / 13th most valuable Batman appearance

Dr Death story / Classic Batman splash panel by Bob Kane

2010 TO 2013 = $17,500.00 TO $25,000.00 = 42.85 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,800.00 TO $25,000.00 = 331.03% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,200.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $25,000.00 = 1,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $55.00 TO $25,000.00 = 45,354.54% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,945.00 PROFIT

 

#100 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = TALES TO ASTONISH #27 (MARVEL 1962)

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TALES TO ASTONISH

27

1962

M

12

40

400

825

2300

2600

2900

3200

8200

9200

10000

13000

15000

20000

25000

1st appearance of Ant-Man.  2nd silver age Marvel character (after Fantastic Four by 2 months).

#9 Most valuable Silver Age Marvel Comic.  #11 Most valuable comic of the last 60 years. 

2010 TO 2013 = $13,000.00 TO $25,000.00 = 92.30 % PROFIT INCREASE / $12,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $25,000.00 = 681.25% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $825.00 TO $25,000.00 = 2,930.30% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,125.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $12.00 TO $25,000.00 = 208,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $24,988.00 PROFIT

 

#101 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ADVENTURE COMICS #61 (DC 1941)

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2007

2008

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2010

2011

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ADVENTURE COMICS

61

1941

DC

40

120

850

2200

6000

7200

10000

11000

10000

17000

18500

20000

21000

22000

23000

24000

24000

24000

24000

1st appearance Starman by Jack  Burnley. First of 20 issues in a row of Starman.  #25 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

This issue FELL in value in 2000.  It STALLED in value in 2011 and 2012 and 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $24,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 0 % PROFIT INCREASE / $0.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 140.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $14,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,200.00 TO $24,000.00 = 990.90% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $24,000.00 = 59,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,960.00 PROFIT

 

#102 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL STAR COMICS #1 (DC 1940)

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2006

2007

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ALL STAR COMICS

1

1940

DC

125

380

2000

4000

7800

8500

10500

12000

12000

18000

19500

20650

21500

22000

22500

23000

23500

24000

24000

#1 quarterly / Flash by EE Hibbard / Hawkman by Shelly / Hourman by Bernard Baily / Sandman by Creig Flessel / Spectre by Baily

#26 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

This issue STALLED in value in 2000 and again in 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $23,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 4.34 % PROFIT INCREASE / $1,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 100.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $12,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $4,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 500.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $125.00 TO $24,000.00 = 19,100.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,875.00 PROFIT


#103 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FAMOUS FUNNIES #1 (EASTERN 1934)

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FAMOUS FUNNIES

1

1934

EASTERN

400

600

8000

8500

20000

21000

21500

22000

22000

22000

22500

23000

24000

24000

This is #1 of the ongoing series which came out months after the comic of the same name Famous Funnies Series 1 which is worth more.

First monthly comic newstand comic book ever.  #1 most valuable Eastern Color Printing comic.  

Contains Sunday strip reprints of Mutt and Jeff / S'Matter Pop / Dixie Dugan / Tailspin Tommy / The Nebbs / Joe Palooka and others.

Very rare - no known copies in existence in high grade.  15th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.

2010 TO 2013 = $22,500.00 TO $24,000.00 = 6.66 % PROFIT INCREASE / $1,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,500.00 TO $24,000.00 = 182.35% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 2,300.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $75.00 TO $24,000.00 = 31,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,925.00 PROFIT

 

#104 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = LOONEY TUNES AND MERRY MELODIES #1 (DELL 1941)

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2007

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2009

2010

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LOONEY TUNES & MERRY MELODIES

1

1941

DELL

50

140

525

10000

10500

16000

17000

18000

19000

20000

21000

22000

22500

23000

24000

1st comic book appearance ever of Porky Pig / Bugs Bunnny / Daffy Duck / Elmer Fudd  #4 most valuable Dell comic.  

16th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.

2010 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 9.09 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,500.00 TO $24,000.00 = 128.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $13,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $24,000.00 = 1,500.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $50.00 TO $24,000.00 = 47,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,950.00 PROFIT

 

#105 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL AMERICAN COMICS #25 (DC 1941)

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2006

2007

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ALL AMERICAN COMICS

25

1941

DC

25

90

565

1400

4200

5500

7300

8000

14000

15000

16000

17000

19000

21000

22000

23000

24000

10th appearance golden age Green Lantern.  #27 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

This issue STALLED in value in the late 1990's.

2010 TO 2013 = $21,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 14.28 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $8,000.00 TO $24,000.00 = 200.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,400.00 TO $24,000.00 = 1,614.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,600.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $25.00 TO $24,000.00 = 95,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,975.00 PROFIT

 

#106 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DAREDEVIL COMICS #1 (LEV GLEASON 1941)

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2007

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2009

2010

2011

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DAREDEVIL COMICS

1

1941

LEV G

100

360

1050

9500

10500

18000

20000

21500

22500

22500

22500

23000

23500

23500

23500

#1 most valuable Lev Gleason comic.  16th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.

Classic Adolf Hitler photo cover.  Classic battle issue.  The Silver Streak.  The Claw unites with Hitle rand Japanese and battles Daredevil.

Origin of Hitler feature story "Man Of Hate" 

2010 TO 2013 = $23,000.00 TO $23,500.00 = 2.17 % PROFIT INCREASE / $500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,500.00 TO $23,500.00 = 123.81% PROFIT INCREASE / $13,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,500.00 TO $23,500.00 = 1,466.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $100.00 TO $23,500.00 = 23,400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,400.00 PROFIT

 

#107 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = NEW FUN COMICS #2 (DC 1935)

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2009

2010

2011

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NEW FUN COMICS

2

1935

DC

45

120

750

5040

8500

10000

14000

16500

17000

18700

19000

19500

20000

21000

21500

22000

22500

23000

23500

The 2nd DC comic book ever printed (after #1).  Very rare - no copies in existence in high grade.  36 pages.  Slick cover.   Pre-golden age hero.

2010 TO 2013 = $22,000.00 TO $23,500.00 = 6.81 % PROFIT INCREASE / $1,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $17,000.00 TO $23,500.00 = 38.23% PROFIT INCREASE / $6,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $5,040.00 TO $23,500.00 = 366.27% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,460.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $45.00 TO $23,500.00 = 52,122.22% PROFIT INCREASE / $23,455.00 PROFIT

 

#108 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FEATURE BOOK - DICK TRACY NN (DAVID MCKAY PUBLICATIONS 1937)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

DICK TRACY FEATURE BOOK

1937

300

2000

5250

8500

14000

12000

13500

14500

16000

17500

19000

21000

22000

23000

100 page giant - no number issue.  Partially reprints as Four Color #1.  #1 most valuable David McKay Publications comic.

1st Dick Tracy comic book. Very rare only 5 known copies in existence - 2 of them incomplete.

17th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.

This book FELL in value in the early 2000's. 

2010 TO 2013 = $19,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 21.05 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $14,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 64.28% PROFIT INCREASE / $9,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $3,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 666.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $25.00 TO $23,000.00 = 91,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,975.00 PROFIT

 

#109 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #17 (DC 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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ACTION COMICS

17

1939

DC

30

120

700

2100

3600

7700

8500

9300

10300

11500

14000

16000

22000

23000

18th most valuable Superman appearance / early World War 2 cover

2010 TO 2013 = $14,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 64.28 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $3,600.00 TO $23,000.00 = 538.88% PROFIT INCREASE / $9,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 2200.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $23,000.00 = 76,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,975.00 PROFIT

 

#110 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #3 (DC 1937)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

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1990

1994

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1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

DETECTIVE COMICS

3

1937

DC

40

100

850

2900

4700

6500

9000

10200

10200

11700

12300

12700

14000

15000

16500

18000

21000

23000

3rd issue of longest running comic book title of all time.  Rare - No high grade copies in existence.  Pre-golden age book.  2nd issue with new logo.

2010 TO 2013 = $16,500.00 TO $23,000.00 = 39.39 % PROFIT INCREASE / $6,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $10,200.00 TO $23,000.00 = 125.49% PROFIT INCREASE / $12,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,900.00 TO $23,000.00 = 693.10% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,100.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $23,000.00 = 57,400.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,960.00 PROFIT

 

#111 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #23 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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ACTION COMICS

23

1940

DC

23

70

520

3500

5500

10500

11500

12500

13500

14500

16000

17500

21000

23000

1st appearance Lex Luthor with red hair.  Black Pirate by Sheldon Moldoff.  1st mention of the Daily Planet.  1 panel ad for 1st Spectre in More Fun Comics.

19th most valuable Superman appearance.  #28 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $16,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 43.75 % PROFIT INCREASE / $7,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,500.00 TO $23,000.00 = 318.18% PROFIT INCREASE / $17,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 1,050.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $23.00 TO $23,000.00 = 99,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,977.00 PROFIT

 

#112 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #74 (TIMELY 1949)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

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1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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CAPTAIN AMERICA

74

1949

T

6

20

400

485

950

1300

2800

3800

8500

9300

10500

11500

12500

15000

16500

19000

23000

Captain America's Weird Tales. Classic Red Skull cover and appearance.  Scarce.  1st of two horror issues at end of run.

#1 most valuable Atlas Comic post golden age (atomic age) during 1945-1960 period.  22nd most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $15,000.00 TO $23,000.00 = 53.33 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $3,800.00 TO $23,000.00 = 505.26% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,200.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $485.00 TO $23,000.00 = 4,642.26% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,515.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $6.00 TO $23,000.00 = 383,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,994.00 PROFIT

 

#113 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = JUMBO COMICS #1 (FICTION HOUSE 1938)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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JUMBO COMICS

1

1938

FICTION H

400

1100

16500

17000

20500

21000

21500

21500

21500

21500

21500

21500

22000

22500

1st appearance Sheena Queen Of The Jungle by Meskin / Hawks Of The Seas by Will Eisner / 1st comic art ever by Jack Kirby. 

Mickey Mouse appears with 1 panel with brief biography of Walt Disney.  1st appearance Peter Pupp by Bob Kane. 

Multiple panel cover.  68 pages Oversized. Black and white interior.

Rare - no high grade copies in existence.  18th most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.

This book STALLED in value in 2007 and 2008 and 2009 and 2010 and 2011. 

2010 TO 2013 = $21,500.00 TO $22,500.00 = 4.65 % PROFIT INCREASE / $1,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $17,000.00 TO $22,500.00 = 32.35% PROFIT INCREASE / $5,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $2,000.00 TO $22,500.00 = 1,025.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $75.00 TO $22,500.00 = 29,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,425.00 PROFIT

 

#114 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DARING MYSTERY COMICS #2 (TIMELY 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

DARING MYSTERY COMICS

2

1940

T

25

180

1200

1700

2800

3600

5200

6200

15500

16500

17500

18000

19000

20000

21000

22000

22500

Alex Schomburg cover art.  Joe Simon art interior.  Phantom Bullet cover - origin and 1st and only appearance.

2nd issue of 2nd Timely ongoing series. Early Timely superhero ongoing series.  #23 most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $22,500.00 = 12.50 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $6,200.00 TO $22,500.00 = 262.90% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,300.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,700.00 TO $22,500.00 = 1,223.52% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $25.00 TO $22,500.00 = 89,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $22,475.00 PROFIT

 

#115 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DOUBLE ACTION COMICS #2 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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DOUBLE ACTION COMICS

2

1940

DC

NN

5800

6500

7500

8500

10000

12000

12500

17000

17500

17500

18500

18500

19500

20000

20500

21000

22000

Rare - 7 known copies in existence.  One-shot.  #1 was an ash-can copy.  Contains pre-hero DC contents - same cover as Adventure Comics #37.

#29 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $20,000.00 TO $22,000.00 = 10.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $22,000.00 = 76.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $9,500.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $6,500.00 TO $22,000.00 = 238.46% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = unknown at time estimated $100.00 TO $22,000.00 = 21,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,900.00 PROFIT

 

#116 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = EXCITING COMICS #9 (STANDARD 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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EXCITING COMICS

9

1941

STANDARD

70

275

7200

14000

15000

16000

16500

17500

19000

20000

21000

22000

#19 most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.    Bondage cover.

1st appearance and origin of The Black Terror and sidekick Tim - series begins.  First of 45 Black Terror covers.

2010 TO 2013 = $19,000.00 TO $22,000.00 = 15.78 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $7,200.00 TO $22,000.00 = 205.55% PROFIT INCREASE / $14,800.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,000.00 TO $22,000.00 = 2,100.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated $25.00 TO $22,000.00 = 87,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,975.00 PROFIT

 

#117 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #12 (DC 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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ACTION COMICS

12

1939

DC

25

150

750

1800

3300

7300

8000

8800

9700

10500

12500

14500

18000

22000

#20 most valuable Superman appearance.  Zatara sci-fi cover.  1 panel Batman ad for Detective Comics #27.

2010 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $22,000.00 = 76.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $9,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $3,300.00 TO $22,000.00 = 566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated $1,000.00 TO $22,000.00 = 2,100.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $25.00 TO $22,000.00 = 87,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,975.00 PROFIT

 

#118 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = BATMAN #3 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

BATMAN

3

1940

DC

40

200

1025

2700

4000

5000

6500

7400

13000

14000

15000

16000

17000

18000

20000

21000

21500

#14 most valuable Batman appearance.   Classic Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson cover.  #30 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

3rd appearance Catwoman (1st in costume and 1st costumed villainess ever).  1st appearance Puppet Master.

2010 TO 2013 = $18,000.00 TO $21,500.00 = 19.44 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $7,400.00 TO $21,500.00 = 190.54% PROFIT INCREASE / $14,100.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,700.00 TO $21,500.00 = 696.29% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,800.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $40.00 TO $21,500.00 = 53,650.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,460.00 PROFIT

 

#119 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #19 (DC 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

ACTION COMICS

19

1939

DC

30

120

625

1800

3200

7300

8000

8800

9700

10800

13000

14500

20500

21500

#21 most valuable Superman appearance.  Superman covers begin continous with this issue for first time.  Early world war 2 cover.

2010 TO 2013 = $13,000.00 TO $21,500.00 = 65.38 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $3,200.00 TO $21,500.00 = 190.54% PROFIT INCREASE / $18,300.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated at $1,000.00 TO $21,500.00 = 571.87% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $21,500.00 = 71,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $21,470.00 PROFIT

 

#120 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ALL FLASH COMICS #1 (DC 1941)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

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1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

ALL FLASH

1

1941

DC

45

130

900

2000

5800

7000

9800

12500

13000

22000

24000

25500

26000

26500

27000

27500

26000

26000

21000

Origin of The Flash retold by EE Hibbard.  Hibbard cover art.  Quarterly comic for first 5 issues.

#31 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

This comic FELL in value in 2011.  It STALLED in value in 2012.  It FELL again in value in 2013.

2010 TO 2013 = $27,500.00 TO $21,000.00 = -23.63 % PROFIT LOSS / -$6,500.00 PROFIT LOSS

2000 TO 2013 = $13,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 61.53% PROFIT INCREASE / $8,000.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $2,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 950.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $45.00 TO $21,000.00 = 46,566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,955.00 PROFIT

 

#121 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = COMICS MAGAZINE #1 (COMICS MAGAZINE 1936)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

1990

1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

COMICS MAGAZINE

1

1936

50

250

9600

12400

12800

13500

16500

18000

19000

20000

21000

21000

1st appearance Dr Mystic (Dr Occult) by Siegel and Shuster (1st appearance of a Superman prototype in comics). 

Dr Mystic is not in costume but later appears in costume in More Fun #14-17.)  1 page Kelly art.  Sheldon Mayer art.

#20 most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.

2010 TO 2013 = $19,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 10.52 % PROFIT INCREASE / $2,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $9,600.00 TO $21,000.00 = 118.75% PROFIT INCREASE / $11,400.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated at $2,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 950.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = estimated at $25.00 TO $21,000.00 = 83,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,975.00 PROFIT

 

#122 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = ACTION COMICS #20 (DC 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1975

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1994

1995

1996

1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

ACTION COMICS

20

1940

DC

30

120

625

1700

3150

7000

7700

8500

9300

10300

12500

14000

20000

21000

S left off Superman's chest.  Clark Kent works at Daily Star.  

#22 most valuable Superman appearance.  #32 most valuable DC comic of the 1940's.

2010 TO 2013 = $12,500.00 TO $21,000.00 = 68.00 % PROFIT INCREASE / $8,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $3,150.00 TO $21,000.00 = 566.66% PROFIT INCREASE / $17,850.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated at $1,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 2,000.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,000.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $30.00 TO $21,000.00 = 69,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,970.00 PROFIT

 

#123 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = FOUR COLOR COMICS (SERIES #1) - DICK TRACY (DELL 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

1985

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1999

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

FOUR COLOR COMICS (SERIES 1)

1

1939

DELL

60

160

550

4700

6600

11500

13000

14000

15000

16000

18000

19000

20000

21000

Four Color Comics is the most prolific comic series ever published.  It ran for 25 issues and then started again at #1 and ran for 1354 issues from 1939 to 1962.

NN #1 issue - Dick Tracy.  #21 most valuable non DC/Marvel comic book of all time.   #5 most valuable Dell Comic of all time.

2010 TO 2013 = $18,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 16.67 % PROFIT INCREASE / $3,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $6,600.00 TO $21,000.00 = 218.18% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,400.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated at $1,500.00 TO $21,000.00 = 1,300.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $60.00 TO $21,000.00 = 34,900.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,940.00 PROFIT

 

#124 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #7 (TIMELY 1940)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

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1995

1996

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2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS

7

1940

T

90

300

1150

1300

1900

2500

4000

4900

11500

12700

13500

14500

15500

17000

18000

19500

21000

Alex Schomburg cover art.  Sub-mariner attacks New York city and Human Torch joins police force setting up battle in next issue.

Classic 2nd Human Torch cover by Schomburg.  1st Timely ongoing series and longest running Timely hero series.

#24 most valuable Timely comic.

2010 TO 2013 = $17,000.00 TO $21,000.00 = 23.52 % PROFIT INCREASE / $4,000.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $4,900.00 TO $21,000.00 = 328.57% PROFIT INCREASE / $16,100.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = $1,300.00 TO $21,000.00 = 1,515.38% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,700.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $90.00 TO $21,000.00 = 23,233.33% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,910.00 PROFIT

 

#125 COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME = DETECTIVE COMICS #32 (DC 1939)

TITLE

#

YEAR

PUB

1970

1975

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1995

1996

1999

2000

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2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

DETECTIVE COMICS

32

1939

DC

55

250

940

3500

5300

9600

10500

11500

12500

14000

15500

17000

19000

21000

#15 most valuable Batman appearance.   1st Batman head logo on cover.

1st appearance Dala (Monk's assistant) / Batman uses gun for 1st time to slay The Monk and Dala.  1st time a costumed hero used a gun in comic books

2010 TO 2013 = $15,500.00 TO $21,000.00 = 35.48 % PROFIT INCREASE / $5,500.00 PROFIT

2000 TO 2013 = $5,300.00 TO $21,000.00 = 296.22% PROFIT INCREASE / $15,700.00 PROFIT

1990 TO 2013 = estimated at $1,500.00 TO $21,000.00 = 1,300.00% PROFIT INCREASE / $19,500.00 PROFIT

1970 TO 2013 = $55.00 TO $21,000.00 = 38,081.81% PROFIT INCREASE / $20,945.00 PROFIT

 

125 different comic books published in the USA since the creation of the comic book format in 1933 are now worth over $20,000.00 in NM condition

We have shown you all the most valuable comics ranked in order but now lets sort the list in various categories and analyze which comics have been the best profit maker for each dollar spent.

The first chart shows the comics ranked in order of $$ value.  Also shown is the %% percentage growth in the last 3 years / 13 years / 23 years / 43 year period.

RANK

TITLE / ISSUE #

YEAR

3

13

23

43

1

ACTION COMICS #1

1938

58.3

850

5746

633233

2

DETECTIVE COMICS #27

1939

42.87

757

4515

545354

3

SUPERMAN #1

1939

44

414

2669

287900

4

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #16

1939

57.14

685

5400

1099900

5

MARVEL COMICS #1

1939

7.78

288

1663

193900

6

BATMAN #1

1940

68

546

2796

239900

7

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1

1941

39.53

417

3233

199900

8

ACTION COMICS #7

1938

100

1298

6150

499900

9

AMAZING FANTASY #15

1962

75

600

6150

1093650

10

FLASH COMICS #1

1940

17.24

183

2328

135900

11

MORE FUN COMICS #52

1940

14.81

210

1514

1545900

12

DETECTIVE COMICS #31

1939

66.66

476

2900

249900

13

PEP COMICS #22

1941

180

1172

8932

1399900

14

ACTION COMICS #2

1938

60.71

542

2712

192757

15

ADVENTURE COMICS #40

1939

13.04

282

3511

173233

16

WHIZ COMICS #2

1940

36.84

103

550

55219

17

DETECTIVE COMICS #29

1939

62.5

400

2500

216566

18

DETECTIVE COMICS #33

1939

35.87

247

1823

166566

19

ACTION COMICS #10

1939

127.27

1150

3806

312400

20

ARCHIE COMICS #1

1942

180

1172

8932

1399900

21

FANTASTIC FOUR #1

1961

50

452

3862

349900

22

INCREDIBLE HULK #1

1962

61.53

775

10952

749900

23

ALL STAR COMICS #3

1940

17.64

217

1233

73974

24

DETECTIVE COMICS #38

1940

8.23

196

1214

153233

25

DETECTIVE COMICS #1

1937

19.48

84

707

73500

26

ALL STAR COMICS #8

1941

28.57

252

3233

199900

27

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #9

1940

25.71

375

4090

79900

28

ACTION COMICS #3

1938

57.4

486

2136

130669

29

MORE FUN COMICS #53

1940

14.28

166

1190

99990

30

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #2

1939

15.38

275

1566

57592

31

DETECTIVE COMICS #35

1940

87.5

837

3650

176370

32

DETECTIVE COMICS #28

1939

44

364

1465

95900

33

SUB-MARINER #1

1941

9.37

233

2400

93233

34

HUMAN TORCH #2

1940

4.68

204

1814

83650

35

GREEN LANTERN #1

1941

6.45

135

1785

109900

36

SHOWCASE #4

1956

20.37

160

2066

541566

37

SENSATION COMICS #1

1942

3.33

181

2595

123900

38

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #5

1940

14.81

300

1837

68788

39

CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES #1

1941

12.72

117

416

61900

40

ACTION COMICS #13

1939

140

990

3900

199900

41

WONDER WOMAN #1

1942

11.53

222

2597

165614

42

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1

1963

16

222

2009

362400

43

SUSPENSE COMICS #3

1944

28.89

427

19233

1933233

44

ADVENTURE COMICS #48

1940

7.69

180

1547

111900

45

NEW FUN COMICS #1

1935

5.88

38

650

53900

46

SUPERMAN #2

1939

42.85

400

1370

71328

47

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83

1962

108.33

1011

6566

499900

48

WALT DISNEYS COMICS AND STORIES #1

1940

12.5

172

900

39030

49

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #2

1941

28.57

350

1451

74900

50

ACTION COMICS #4

1938

45.16

442

1630

81718

51

ACTION COMICS #5

1938

45.16

442

1306

99900

52

ACTION COMICS #6

1938

45.16

442

1630

128471

53

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS NN ANNUAL

1943

19.44

168

2288

85900

54

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #3

1940

16.67

366

1515

41900

55

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #4

1940

44.82

483

1900

41900

56

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #19

1940

8.1

220

1718

133233

57

DARING MYSTERY COMICS #1

1940

5.26

135

1042

79900

58

BATMAN #2

1940

25

247

900

66566

59

X-MEN #1

1963

53.84

545

3940

666566

60

CAPTAIN AMERICA NN ANNUAL

1942

12.12

208

2542

73900

61

MORE FUN COMICS #54

1940

15.62

340

1380

92400

62

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #3

1941

33.33

339

1614

65354

63

TALES OF SUSPENSE #39

1963

80

757

4014

599900

64

ALL WINNERS #1

1941

-7.89

133

1751

43650

65

MORE FUN COMICS #55

1940

12.9

204

1196

77677

66

MOTION PICTURES FUNNIES WEEKLY #1

1939

9.37

75

600

23233

67

AMAZING MAN COMICS #5

1939

13.79

123

560

146566

68

MORE FUN COMICS #73

1941

10

200

1733

94185

69

FAMOUS FUNNIES #1

1934

6.66

100

220

63900

70

WONDER COMICS #1

1939

16.36

128

1500

127900

71

ACTION COMICS #8

1939

60

433

1180

91328

72

ACTION COMICS #9

1939

60

433

1180

91328

73

DETECTIVE COMICS #36

1940

60

461

2033

79990

74

ALL SELECT COMICS #1

1943

12.5

293

2420

78650

75

NEW BOOK OF COMICS #1

1937

0

140

1150

85614

76

MYSTIC COMICS #1

1940

11.11

140

1718

59900

77

FOUR COLOR #4

1940

7.14

172

900

42757

78

RED RAVEN COMICS #1

1940

27.66

200

837

74900

79

DETECTIVE COMICS #2

1937

36.36

109

757

59900

80

ACTION COMICS #15

1939

76.47

552

1900

99990

81

SHOWCASE #22

1959

25

566

900

249900

82

NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR #1

1939

0

20

1083

32122

83

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #8

1940

16

286

1605

28900

84

SILVER STREAK COMICS #6

1940

11.53

163

866

57900

85

AVENGERS #1

1963

124

1066

3762

466566

86

WOW COMICS #1

1940

0

107

350

53900

87

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #10

1940

17.39

419

2268

26900

88

SUPERMAN #3

1939

35

302

980

44900

89

DETECTIVE COMICS #37

1940

54.28

373

1700

63429

90

YOUNG ALLIES #1

1941

1.96

160

1633

51900

91

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #17

1940

30.65

108

828

103900

92

BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28

1960

62.5

409

2263

519900

93

NEW FUN COMICS #6

1935

6.25

34

844

84900

94

PLANET COMICS #1

1940

6.25

168

1175

50900

95

ADVENTURE COMICS #73

1942

0

127

1090

76823

96

WORLDS BEST COMICS #1

1941

0

72

900

41566

97

GREEN GIANT COMICS #1

1940

13.63

184

900

249900

98

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #18

1940

13.63

212

1685

99900

99

DETECTIVE COMICS #30

1939

42.85

331

1566

45354

100

TALES TO ASTONISH #27

1962

92.3

681

2930

208233

101

ADVENTURE COMICS #61

1941

0

140

990

59900

102

ALL STAR COMICS #1

1940

4.34

100

500

19100

103

FAMOUS FUNNIES #1

1934

6.66

182

2300

31900

104

LOONEY TUNES & MERRY MELODIES #1

1941

9.09

128

1500

47900

105

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #25

1941

14.28

200

1614

95900

106

DAREDEVIL COMICS #1

1941

2.17

123

1466

23400

107

NEW FUN COMICS #2

1935

6.81

38

366

52122

108

FEATURE BOOK - DICK TRACY NN

1937

21.05

64

666

91900

109

ACTION COMICS #17

1939

64.28

538

2200

76566

110

DETECTIVE COMICS #3

1937

39.39

125

693

57400

111

ACTION COMICS #23

1940

43.75

318

1050

99900

112

CAPTAIN AMERICA'S WEIRD TALES #74

1949

53.33

505

4642

383233

113

JUMBO COMICS #1

1938

4.65

32

1025

29900

114

DARING MYSTERY COMICS #2

1940

12.5

262

1223

89900

115

DOUBLE ACTION COMICS #2

1940

10

76

238

21900

116

EXCITING COMICS #9

1941

15.78

205

2100

87900

117

ACTION COMICS #12

1939

76

566

2100

87900

118

BATMAN #3

1940

19.44

190

696

53650

119

ACTION COMICS #19

1939

65.38

190

571

71566

120

ALL FLASH COMICS #1

1941

-23.63

61

950

46566

121

COMICS MAGAZINE #1

1936

10.52

118

950

83900

122

ACTION COMICS #20

1940

68

566

2000

69900

123

FOUR COLOR (SERIES 1) #1

1939

16.67

218

1300

34900

124

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #7

1940

23.52

328

1515

23233

125

DETECTIVE COMICS #32

1939

35.48

296

1300

38081

PAST 3 YEARS - RECENT MOST CURRENT "HOT" MOVERS - BIGGEST PROFIT MAKERS %%

There are 7 comic books made that are so hot that investors have actually doubled their money in only 3 years.

Incredible profit on these books !  They have made 100% profit or more in only the past 3 years.

These books are an interesting batch.  2 major key Archie comics lead the pack with a whopping 180% profit almost tripling in value in 3 years.

3 early Superman Action Comics covers show massive gains. 

2 silver age titles lead the pack for the momentum in 1960's marvel key issues. 

The Avengers #1 (1963) and Journey Into Mystery #83 (1962) lead the pack.

The next hottest titles include more early Batman and Superman appearances. 

5 more silver age books show considerable strength all gaining 60% or more profit in only 3 years.

BEST PROFIT % INVESMENT OVER PAST 3 YEARS

#

RANK

TITLE / ISSUE #

YEAR

3

13

23

43

1

13

PEP COMICS #22

1941

180

1172

8932

1399900

2

20

ARCHIE COMICS #1

1942

180

1172

8932

1399900

3

40

ACTION COMICS #13

1939

140

990

3900

199900

4

19

ACTION COMICS #10

1939

127.27

1150

3806

312400

5

85

AVENGERS #1

1963

124

1066

3762

466566

6

47

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83

1962

108.33

1011

6566

499900

7

8

ACTION COMICS #7

1938

100

1298

6150

499900

8

100

TALES TO ASTONISH #27

1962

92.3

681

2930

208233

9

31

DETECTIVE COMICS #35

1940

87.5

837

3650

176370

10

63

TALES OF SUSPENSE #39

1963

80

757

4014

599900

11

80

ACTION COMICS #15

1939

76.47

552

1900

99990

12

117

ACTION COMICS #12

1939

76

566

2100

87900

13

9

AMAZING FANTASY #15

1962

75

600

6150

1093650

14

122

ACTION COMICS #20

1940

68

566

2000

69900

15

6

BATMAN #1

1940

68

546

2796

239900

16

12

DETECTIVE COMICS #31

1939

66.66

476

2900

249900

17

119

ACTION COMICS #19

1939

65.38

190

571

71566

18

109

ACTION COMICS #17

1939

64.28

538

2200

76566

19

92

BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28

1960

62.5

409

2263

519900

20

17

DETECTIVE COMICS #29

1939

62.5

400

2500

216566

21

22

INCREDIBLE HULK #1

1962

61.53

775

10952

749900

22

14

ACTION COMICS #2

1938

60.71

542

2712

192757

23

73

DETECTIVE COMICS #36

1940

60

461

2033

79990

24

71

ACTION COMICS #8

1939

60

433

1180

91328

25

72

ACTION COMICS #9

1939

60

433

1180

91328

26

1

ACTION COMICS #1

1938

58.3

850

5746

633233

27

28

ACTION COMICS #3

1938

57.4

486

2136

130669

28

4

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #16

1939

57.14

685

5400

1099900

29

89

DETECTIVE COMICS #37

1940

54.28

373

1700

63429

30

59

X-MEN #1

1963

53.84

545

3940

666566

31

112

CAPTAIN AMERICA'S WEIRD TALES #74

1949

53.33

505

4642

383233

32

21

FANTASTIC FOUR #1

1961

50

452

3862

349900

33

50

ACTION COMICS #4

1938

45.16

442

1630

81718

34

51

ACTION COMICS #5

1938

45.16

442

1306

99900

35

52

ACTION COMICS #6

1938

45.16

442

1630

128471

36

55

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #4

1940

44.82

483

1900

41900

37

3

SUPERMAN #1

1939

44

414

2669

287900

38

32

DETECTIVE COMICS #28

1939

44

364

1465

95900

39

111

ACTION COMICS #23

1940

43.75

318

1050

99900

40

2

DETECTIVE COMICS #27

1939

42.87

757

4515

545354

41

46

SUPERMAN #2

1939

42.85

400

1370

71328

42

99

DETECTIVE COMICS #30

1939

42.85

331

1566

45354

43

7

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1

1941

39.53

417

3233

199900

44

110

DETECTIVE COMICS #3

1937

39.39

125

693

57400

45

16

WHIZ COMICS #2

1940

36.84

103

550

55219

46

79

DETECTIVE COMICS #2

1937

36.36

109

757

59900

47

18

DETECTIVE COMICS #33

1939

35.87

247

1823

166566

48

125

DETECTIVE COMICS #32

1939

35.48

296

1300

38081

49

88

SUPERMAN #3

1939

35

302

980

44900

50

62

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #3

1941

33.33

339

1614

65354

51

91

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #17

1940

30.65

108

828

103900

52

43

SUSPENSE COMICS #3

1944

28.89

427

19233

1933233

53

49

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #2

1941

28.57

350

1451

74900

54

26

ALL STAR COMICS #8

1941

28.57

252

3233

199900

55

78

RED RAVEN COMICS #1

1940

27.66

200

837

74900

56

27

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #9

1940

25.71

375

4090

79900

57

81

SHOWCASE #22

1959

25

566

900

249900

58

58

BATMAN #2

1940

25

247

900

66566

59

124

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #7

1940

23.52

328

1515

23233

60

108

FEATURE BOOK - DICK TRACY NN

1937

21.05

64

666

91900

61

36

SHOWCASE #4

1956

20.37

160

2066

541566

62

25

DETECTIVE COMICS #1

1937

19.48

84

707

73500

63

118

BATMAN #3

1940

19.44

190

696

53650

64

53

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS NN ANNUAL

1943

19.44

168

2288

85900

65

23

ALL STAR COMICS #3

1940

17.64

217

1233

73974

66

87

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #10

1940

17.39

419

2268

26900

67

10

FLASH COMICS #1

1940

17.24

183

2328

135900

68

54

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #3

1940

16.67

366

1515

41900

69

123

FOUR COLOR (SERIES 1) #1

1939

16.67

218

1300

34900

70

70

WONDER COMICS #1

1939

16.36

128

1500

127900

71

83

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #8

1940

16

286

1605

28900

72

42

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1

1963

16

222

2009

362400

73

116

EXCITING COMICS #9

1941

15.78

205

2100

87900

74

61

MORE FUN COMICS #54

1940

15.62

340

1380

92400

75

30

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #2

1939

15.38

275

1566

57592

76

38

MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS #5

1940

14.81

300

1837

68788

77

11

MORE FUN COMICS #52

1940

14.81

210

1514

1545900

78

105

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #25

1941

14.28

200

1614

95900

79

29

MORE FUN COMICS #53

1940

14.28

166

1190

99990

80

67

AMAZING MAN COMICS #5

1939

13.79

123

560

146566

81

98

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #18

1940

13.63

212

1685

99900

82

97

GREEN GIANT COMICS #1

1940

13.63

184

900

249900

83

15

ADVENTURE COMICS #40

1939

13.04

282

3511

173233

84

65

MORE FUN COMICS #55

1940

12.9

204

1196

77677

85

39

CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES #1

1941

12.72

117

416

61900

86

74

ALL SELECT COMICS #1

1943

12.5

293

2420

78650

87

114

DARING MYSTERY COMICS #2

1940

12.5

262

1223

89900

88

48

WALT DISNEYS COMICS AND STORIES #1

1940

12.5

172

900

39030

89

60

CAPTAIN AMERICA NN ANNUAL

1942

12.12

208

2542

73900

90

41

WONDER WOMAN #1

1942

11.53

222

2597

165614

91

84

SILVER STREAK COMICS #6

1940

11.53

163

866

57900

92

76

MYSTIC COMICS #1

1940

11.11

140

1718

59900

93

121

COMICS MAGAZINE #1

1936

10.52

118

950

83900

94

68

MORE FUN COMICS #73

1941

10

200

1733

94185

95

115

DOUBLE ACTION COMICS #2

1940

10

76

238

21900

96

33

SUB-MARINER #1

1941

9.37

233

2400

93233

97

66

MOTION PICTURES FUNNIES WEEKLY #1

1939

9.37

75

600

23233

98

104

LOONEY TUNES & MERRY MELODIES #1

1941

9.09

128

1500

47900

99

24

DETECTIVE COMICS #38

1940

8.23

196

1214

153233

100

56

ALL AMERICAN COMICS #19

1940

8.1

220

1718

133233

101

5

MARVEL COMICS #1

1939

7.78

288

1663

193900

102

44

ADVENTURE COMICS #48

1940

7.69

180

1547

111900

103

77

FOUR COLOR #4

1940

7.14

172

900

42757

104

107

NEW FUN COMICS #2

1935

6.81

38

366

52122

105

103

FAMOUS FUNNIES #1

1934

6.66

182

2300

31900

106

69

FAMOUS FUNNIES #1

1934

6.66

100

220

63900

107

35

GREEN LANTERN #1

1941

6.45

135

1785

109900

108

94

PLANET COMICS #1

1940

6.25

168

1175

50900

109

93

NEW FUN COMICS #6

1935

6.25

34

844

84900

110

45

NEW FUN COMICS #1

1935

5.88

38

650

53900

111

57

DARING MYSTERY COMICS #1

1940

5.26

135

1042

79900

112

34

HUMAN TORCH #2

1940

4.68

204

1814

83650

113

113

JUMBO COMICS #1

1938

4.65

32

1025

29900

114

102

ALL STAR COMICS #1

1940

4.34

100

500

19100

115

37

SENSATION COMICS #1

1942

3.33

181

2595

123900

116

106

DAREDEVIL COMICS #1

1941

2.17

123

1466

23400

117

90

YOUNG ALLIES #1

1941

1.96

160

1633

51900

118

75

NEW BOOK OF COMICS #1

1937

0

140

1150

85614

119