Wonder Woman Variant of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Comic, $250+ on eBay

Wonder Woman Variant of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Comic, $250+ on eBay

Posted by May 19, 2019 Comment

Two days ago, Bleeding Cool broke the news that DC Comics had sent a cease and desist notice to Devil’s Due and the NY Collector Cave over the retailer exclusive cover of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & The Freshman Force: New Party Who Dis? #1.

The story was picked up by a number of sites, though the NY Daily Post, The Daily Wire and Fox News decided to credit ComicBook.com who just re-reported our original story. Hey ho.

But as a result, the market has gone a little crazy for the remaining copies on the market, numbering 250 minus any of the $30-priced copies that were withdrawn or destroyed as demanded by the cease-and-desist.

As sales reached $70, suggested in the original report that it might hit $100 on eBay. I was underestimating the demand and the craziness.

Most copies will go to private sales, but there is one copy remaining on eBay which, after three bids, is sitting at $255 with a week left to go.

Hilariously, the Daily Wire’s take included the statement that,

Thanks to capitalism — something the Congresswoman in question regularly derides — the threat of a DC Comics lawsuit has turned the AOC/Wonder Woman book from a novelty into a collector’s item.

… as if they seem to think that she will be benefittung in any way from this non-authorised publication…

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(Last Updated May 20, 2019 9:20 pm )

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