Third Highest-Graded Batman #121 Sells For $18,200, Along With Other Big Books

Posted by September 16, 2017 Comment

DC comics have been popular since before I was born (and likely you, as well, to be fair). Detective Comics #27 and Action Comics #1 are two of the most desirable collector items, and even non-comic book fans want them. Investment-wise, most DC books aren’t a bad choice. Below are the results of ComicConnect’s most popular books.

Batman #1 was a big book in the auction, with three copies up for sale:

0.5; $16,000 ow/w pages, trimmed, incomplete copy
4.0; $20,500; off white pages, restored, pieces added, cover reinforced
7.5; $35,500; ow/w pages, restored

Action Comics #2 9.0; $16,800; ow/w pages extensive restoration
Action Comics #21 8.5; $22,566; ow/w pages
Adventure Comics #40 7.0; $27,600; crm/ow pages
All Star Comics #8 5.5; $87,000 crm/ow pages

Batman 121 8.5 (third highest graded); $18,200; ow pages
Brave And The Bold 28 7.0; $10,000; crm/ow pages

Detective Comics:
#27 0.3; $22,051.00; crm/ow pages, incomplete
#29 $20,000; slightly brittle pages
#31 $44,000; 1.0 ow pages
#35 $18,800; 9.8 ow/w pages extensive restoration
#37 $17,500; 3.5 crm/ow pages
#51 $7,200; 8.5 (second highest graded); white pages
#69 $29,500; 6.5 ow/w pages

Showcase 4 3.5 $16,195 ow pages
Showcase 22 6.5 $9,001 crm/ow pages

Superman #1 also had a few copies for sale this week:

0.3  $14,200 coverless, tan/ow pages
1.0 $110,000 ow/w pages
7.0 $67,000 ow pages mild restoration
8.0 $150,555 white pages mild restoration

Superman #10 9.4 $8,000 white pages, restored

Wonder Woman had another great run in this auction, with three #1’s for sale:

1.0 $12,000 crm/ow pages
5.0 $$43,650 crm/ow pages
8.5 (second highest graded) $163,000 ow/white pages

Other Wonder Woman books fared well, too:

#6 8.5 $12,267 white pages
#7 7.0 $8,705 crm/ow pages
#98 7.5 (second highest copy) $11,700 ow pages

(Last Updated September 16, 2017 10:43 am )

About Lauren Sisselman

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