As New York Comic Con takes place, these comic books sell for millions of dollars

Comic book fans will have copiousness to demeanour during this weekend in New York City as they attend Comic Con, finish with costumes, video games, blockbuster films and many, many comic books.

Some singular issues can cost thousands of dollars some-more than they were value when creatively sold. And others? Even millions.

Right now, a comic book with a tip charity cost on eBay

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 is a near-mint condition “Flash Comics” from 1939 and is listed for about $1.2 million (when it was released, it cost 10 cents). If it’s sole during that or nearby that price, it will be one of a tip 5 many costly comic books ever sold, according to It’s All Just Comics, that marks singular collectibles. Right now a tip five, during slightest as Dec 2016, operation from $1,075,000 to $3.2 million.

The emanate is an ashcan edition, that are infrequently unenlightened or unfinished, though was a really initial DC Comics Flash edition, according to a seller, and was used to obvious a title. It’s also one of 6 famous to exist with a highest-graded quality. Other highest-priced collectible comic books for sale on a site right now are listed for $800,000 and $615,000. There’s a lot of 8 “Lone Ranger” comic books listed for $1 million.


The “Flash” comic book being sole for $1.2 million USD.

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Why are comic books still so expensive?

Superhero cinema have gained traction in new years, and underline dear characters such as Iron Man, Superman and Spider-Man, as good as formerly lesser-known characters from “Guardians of a Galaxy,” “Logan” and “X-Men.” The many costly comic book film franchises are “Spider-Man,“ during $3.96 billion, “Batman,“ during $3.8 billion, “X-Men,“ during $3.05 billion, “Iron Man,“ during $2.42 billion, and a “Avengers,” during $1.53 billion. Comics are seeping into radio and array as well, such as Netflix’s

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 “Daredevil” and ABC’s

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 “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” So strange comics formed on these pop-culture phenomena are in high demand.

What was a many costly comic book sold?

But nothing come tighten to a many costly comic sole on eBay, “Action Comics #1” in 2014, for $3.2 million. It was a scarcely flawless duplicate of Superman’s debut, combined in 1938, and sole by a fan named Darren Adam. A apportionment of a deduction went to a Christopher Dana Reeve Foundation. Christopher Reeve, who died in 2004, played a hastily Superman in 4 cinema between 1978 to 1987 before being inept from a spinal damage as a outcome of a horse-riding accident. The same emanate with identical class qualities were sole for $2.1 million and $1.5 million on ComicConnect, an online marketplace for comics.

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Last August, Adam also sole 3 singular comic books featuring “Wonder Woman,” who has gifted a resurgence after DC Comics’ blockbuster film starring Gal Gadot and destined by Patty Jenkins. The 3 were “All Star Comics #8,” that sole for $936,223; “Sensation Comics #1,” for $399,100; and “Wonder Woman #1,” for $226,877.77. The former was a initial comic with a womanlike lead to proceed a $1 million sale mark, according to eBay, that would also put it in a tip 10 list of all-time record comic book sales.

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