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Heritage closed their Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction held beteween January 12-15, 2023, at a grand total of $13.5 million dollars. Featured below are the most notable auction results that established a new all-time high 20% higher than the previous record holder in the same grade.    

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  • Classic cover art by Jim Mooney featuring the Joker
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $33,600 [$2,185 in 2002] +1,438%
  • Classic cover art by Jim Mooney featuring the Joker
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $33,600 [$2,185 in 2002] +1,438%
Low $300
Mid $1k
High $3k
  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority
  • Reason: implication that the United States tests biological weapons on African natives
  • Reprinted story from Rulah the Jungle Goddess #21
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.5 sold for $3,000 [$287 in 2009] +945%
  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority
  • Reason: implication that the United States tests biological weapons on African natives
  • Reprinted story from Rulah the Jungle Goddess #21
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.5 sold for $3,000 [$287 in 2009] +945%
Low $7.5k
Mid $24k
High $75k
  • Cover art by Matt Baker
  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority
  • Reason: Wertham writes of the cover art, 'sexual stimulation by combining headlights with the sadist's dream of tying up a woman' -headlights a reference to her breasts
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 5.0 sold for $30,000 [$3,585 in 2012] +737%
  • Cover art by Matt Baker
  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority
  • Reason: Wertham writes of the cover art, 'sexual stimulation by combining headlights with the sadist's dream of tying up a woman' -headlights a reference to her breasts
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 5.0 sold for $30,000 [$3,585 in 2012] +737%
Low $65k
Mid $147k
High $480k
  • 1st appearance and origin of The Flash, Jay Garrick
  • First mention of Keystone City, protected by The Flash
  • 1st appearance and origin of Hawkman, Carter Hall
  • 1st appearance Shiera Sanders, later becomes Hawkgirl
  • 1st appearance of Hath-Set, the first villain of Hawkman
  • 1st appearance of Johnny Thunder
  • 1st appearance of Yz, Johnny Thunder's thunderbolt
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 5.0 sold for $192,000 [$35,833 in 2014] +436%
  • 1st appearance and origin of The Flash, Jay Garrick
  • First mention of Keystone City, protected by The Flash
  • 1st appearance and origin of Hawkman, Carter Hall
  • 1st appearance Shiera Sanders, later becomes Hawkgirl
  • 1st appearance of Hath-Set, the first villain of Hawkman
  • 1st appearance of Johnny Thunder
  • 1st appearance of Yz, Johnny Thunder's thunderbolt
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 5.0 sold for $192,000 [$35,833 in 2014] +436%
Low $5k
Mid $15k
High $50k
  • Cover art by Alex Schomburg depicting the Holocaust
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $55,200 [$11,000 in 2011] +402%
  • Cover art by Alex Schomburg depicting the Holocaust
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $55,200 [$11,000 in 2011] +402%
Low $1.8k
Mid $6.5k
High $18k
  • Pre-Comics Code Authority torture cover
  • 1st appearance Mr. Crime
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 5.5 sold for $17,400 [$3,900 in 2016] +346%
  • Pre-Comics Code Authority torture cover
  • 1st appearance Mr. Crime
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 5.5 sold for $17,400 [$3,900 in 2016] +346%
Low $2.5k
Mid $8.8k
High $25k
  • Published prior to the establishment of the Comics Code Authority
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.0 sold for $14,400 [$3,400 in 2014] +324%
  • Published prior to the establishment of the Comics Code Authority
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.0 sold for $14,400 [$3,400 in 2014] +324%
Low $850
Mid $2.2k
High $8.5k
  • Classic cover art by Alex Schomburg featuring Hitler
  • Origin of Miss Patriot
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.2 sold for $21,600 [$5,175 in 2004] +317%
  • Classic cover art by Alex Schomburg featuring Hitler
  • Origin of Miss Patriot
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.2 sold for $21,600 [$5,175 in 2004] +317%
Low $55
Mid $260
High $700
  • 1st appearance and origin of Absorbing Man
  • 1st appearance of Fenris Wolf
  • 1st appearance of Idunn, an Asgardian goddess
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $20,400 [$5,000 in 2016] +308%
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $8,100 [$5,000 in 2016] +62%
  • 1st appearance and origin of Absorbing Man
  • 1st appearance of Fenris Wolf
  • 1st appearance of Idunn, an Asgardian goddess
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $20,400 [$5,000 in 2016] +308%
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $8,100 [$5,000 in 2016] +62%
Low $600
Mid $1.8k
High $6k
  • Final German war cover
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $7,800 [$2,000 in 2011] +290%
  • Final German war cover
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $7,800 [$2,000 in 2011] +290%
Low $2.8k
Mid $9.1k
High $28k
  • One of the comic books used during the cross-examination of EC publisher William Gaines during hearings in front of the Senate Committee
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $72,000 [$23,583 in 2020] +205%
  • One of the comic books used during the cross-examination of EC publisher William Gaines during hearings in front of the Senate Committee
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $72,000 [$23,583 in 2020] +205%
Low $880
Mid $2.8k
High $9.5k
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $10,800 [$3,960 in 2020] +173%
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $10,800 [$3,960 in 2020] +173%
Low $380
Mid $1.1k
High $3.8k
  • World War II cover art
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $6,300 [$2,340 in 2020] +169%
  • World War II cover art
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $6,300 [$2,340 in 2020] +169%
Low $900
Mid $2.8k
High $9k
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $12,000 [$4,500 in 2021] +167%
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $12,000 [$4,500 in 2021] +167%
Low $165
Mid $500
High $1.9k
  • 1st appearance of Tom Mix, a western hero
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $2,880 [$1,135 in 2012] +154%
  • 1st appearance of Tom Mix, a western hero
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $2,880 [$1,135 in 2012] +154%
Low $280
Mid $850
High $2.8k
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $2,520 [$995 in 2018] +153%
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $2,520 [$995 in 2018] +153%
Low $250
Mid $850
High $2.5k
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $3,120 [$1,236 in 2017] +152%
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $3,120 [$1,236 in 2017] +152%
Low $2k
Mid $8k
High $20k
  • First solo-titled Mickey Mouse feature in a standard comic book
  • Classic cover and story "Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot"
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $57,600 [$23,900 in 2007] +141%
  • First solo-titled Mickey Mouse feature in a standard comic book
  • Classic cover and story "Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot"
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $57,600 [$23,900 in 2007] +141%
Low $175
Mid $525
High $1.9k
  • Clark Kent joins the Army
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.5 sold for $1,500 [$650 in 2016] +131%
  • Clark Kent joins the Army
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.5 sold for $1,500 [$650 in 2016] +131%
Low $815
Mid $2.9k
High $8.2k
  • 1st cover appearance of the Penguin
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 4.5 sold for $6,600 [$2,880 in 2019] +129%
  • 1st cover appearance of the Penguin
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 4.5 sold for $6,600 [$2,880 in 2019] +129%
Low $1.4k
Mid $4.7k
High $14.2k
  • 3rd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance of Vulture
  • 1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • Spider-Man first references his ability to sense danger as his Spider-Sense tingling
  • [June 2022 - Jorma Taccone to voice Vulture in Spider-Verse 2]
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $21,600 [$9,600 in 2020] +125%
  • 3rd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance of Vulture
  • 1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • Spider-Man first references his ability to sense danger as his Spider-Sense tingling
  • [June 2022 - Jorma Taccone to voice Vulture in Spider-Verse 2]
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.5 sold for $21,600 [$9,600 in 2020] +125%
Low $250
Mid $825
High $2.5k
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.4 sold for $6,000 [$2,888 in 2002] +108%
  • Cover art by Frank Frazetta featuring Buck Rogers
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.4 sold for $6,000 [$2,888 in 2002] +108%
Low $200
Mid $600
High $2.6k
  • New format, previously titled 'Saddle Romances'
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $4,560 [$2,250 in 2019] +103%
  • New format, previously titled 'Saddle Romances'
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $4,560 [$2,250 in 2019] +103%
Low $1.1k
Mid $4.2k
High $16k
  • Cover art by Matt Baker
  • Adaptation of 'The Pit and the Pendulum' by Edgar Allen Poe
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.0 sold for $5,760 [$3,000 in 2021] +92%
  • Cover art by Matt Baker
  • Adaptation of 'The Pit and the Pendulum' by Edgar Allen Poe
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.0 sold for $5,760 [$3,000 in 2021] +92%
Low $15
Mid $50
High $260
  • 1st appearance of Count Nefaria
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $6,600 [$3,499 in 2012] +89%
  • 1st appearance of Count Nefaria
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $6,600 [$3,499 in 2012] +89%
Low $60
Mid $180
High $600
  • 1st appearance and cover of the Destroyer, a suit of armor forged by Odin and animated by magic to act as a protector
  • Later, Thor frees Firelord from Galactus by giving him the Destroyer armor to act as his Herald
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $7,200 [$3,884 in 2007] +85%
  • 1st appearance and cover of the Destroyer, a suit of armor forged by Odin and animated by magic to act as a protector
  • Later, Thor frees Firelord from Galactus by giving him the Destroyer armor to act as his Herald
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $7,200 [$3,884 in 2007] +85%
Low $300
Mid $900
High $3.6k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Conqueror
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $4,800 [$2,600 in 2020] +85%
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Conqueror
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $4,800 [$2,600 in 2020] +85%
Low $20
Mid $80
High $200
  • 1st cover appearance of Contessa Valentina Allegro de Fontaine
  • Iconic cover art by Jim Steranko
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $3,840 [$2,160 in 2020] +78%
  • 1st cover appearance of Contessa Valentina Allegro de Fontaine
  • Iconic cover art by Jim Steranko
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $3,840 [$2,160 in 2020] +78%
Low $310
Mid $930
High $3.8k
  • Origin of Captain America retold
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $3,600 [$2,042 in 2008] +76%
  • Origin of Captain America retold
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $3,600 [$2,042 in 2008] +76%
Low $290
Mid $920
High $2.9k
  • 1st appearance of Georgia Sivana, daughter of Dr. Sivana
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $1,560 [$896 in 2009] +74%
  • 1st appearance of Georgia Sivana, daughter of Dr. Sivana
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $1,560 [$896 in 2009] +74%
Low $150
Mid $500
High $1.5k
  • War Crimes cover art featuring Hitler and Tojo
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $1,800 [$1,046 in 2015] +72%
  • War Crimes cover art featuring Hitler and Tojo
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $1,800 [$1,046 in 2015] +72%
Low $1.1k
Mid $3.3k
High $9.8k
  • World War II cover art
  • Interior story features the Destroyer versus Hitler
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $8,100 [$4,800 in 2019] +69%
  • World War II cover art
  • Interior story features the Destroyer versus Hitler
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 8.0 sold for $8,100 [$4,800 in 2019] +69%
Low $34k
Mid $106k
High $301k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain Marvel, later renamed Shazam
  • 1st appearance of the Wizard Shazam
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Sivana, a scientific genius and the archenemy of Captain Marvel
  • 1st appearance of Ibis the Invincible and Spy Smasher
  • 1st team appearance of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, later renamed the Seven Deadly Sins
  • While not a precise swipe of Action Comics #1 artwork, this cover and other aspects of Captain Marvel led to DC (formerly National) filing a lawsuit against Fawcett for Captain Marvel too closely resembling Superman
  • Premiere issue of the series though the copyright notes read issue #2
  • There exists a very scarce Ashcan edition of this issue
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 3.5 sold for $120,000 [$72,000 in 2021] +67%
  • 1st appearance and origin of Captain Marvel, later renamed Shazam
  • 1st appearance of the Wizard Shazam
  • 1st appearance of Dr. Sivana, a scientific genius and the archenemy of Captain Marvel
  • 1st appearance of Ibis the Invincible and Spy Smasher
  • 1st team appearance of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, later renamed the Seven Deadly Sins
  • While not a precise swipe of Action Comics #1 artwork, this cover and other aspects of Captain Marvel led to DC (formerly National) filing a lawsuit against Fawcett for Captain Marvel too closely resembling Superman
  • Premiere issue of the series though the copyright notes read issue #2
  • There exists a very scarce Ashcan edition of this issue
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 3.5 sold for $120,000 [$72,000 in 2021] +67%
Low $1k
Mid $3k
High $10k
  • 1st appearance of Mars, the Roman mythology equivalent of Greek mythology's Ares
  • 1st appearance of the Duke of Deception
  • 1st appearance of Lord Conquest
  • 1st appearance of Earl of Greed
  • 🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $9,000 [$7,322 in 2017] +23%
  • 1st appearance of Mars, the Roman mythology equivalent of Greek mythology's Ares
  • 1st appearance of the Duke of Deception
  • 1st appearance of Lord Conquest
  • 1st appearance of Earl of Greed
  • 🥈 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $9,000 [$7,322 in 2017] +23%
Low $125
Mid $315
High $975
  • 1st appearance of Mac Gargan, becomes Scorpion in The Amazing Spider-Man #20
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $15,600 [$9,600 in 2020] +63%
  • 1st appearance of Mac Gargan, becomes Scorpion in The Amazing Spider-Man #20
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $15,600 [$9,600 in 2020] +63%
Low $625
Mid $1.7k
High $7.6k
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wasp
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $39,600 [$26,290 in 2017] +51%
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Wasp
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $39,600 [$26,290 in 2017] +51%
Low $15
Mid $50
High $150
  • 2nd appearance of Contessa Valentina Allegro De Fontaine
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $1,320 [$880 in 2014] +50%
  • 2nd appearance of Contessa Valentina Allegro De Fontaine
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $1,320 [$880 in 2014] +50%
Low $15
Mid $55
High $165
  • Reprinted stories featuring Batman's female supporting characters
  • Partial reprint of Batman #181, the first appearance of Poison Ivy
  • Partial reprint of Detective Comics #359, the first appearance of Batgirl, Barbara Gordon
  • Reprint of Firefly's first appearance from Batman #126
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $5,520 [$3,840 in 2021] +44%
  • Reprinted stories featuring Batman's female supporting characters
  • Partial reprint of Batman #181, the first appearance of Poison Ivy
  • Partial reprint of Detective Comics #359, the first appearance of Batgirl, Barbara Gordon
  • Reprint of Firefly's first appearance from Batman #126
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.8 sold for $5,520 [$3,840 in 2021] +44%
Low $270
Mid $810
High $3.4k
  • First Archie Annual
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $7,200 [$5,079 in 2014] +42%
  • First Archie Annual
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $7,200 [$5,079 in 2014] +42%
Low $1.6k
Mid $3.5k
High $14k
  • 1st appearance of Black Knight, Sir Percy, ancestor of Dane Whitman
  • Debut of the Ebony Blade, an enchanted sword used by the Knights Templar
  • 1st appearance of Mordred, not affiliated with Modred the Mystic
  • 1st appearance of Morgan le Fey
  • Debut of Excalibur, the sword of King Arthur
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $16,800 [$12,000 in 2020] +40%
  • 1st appearance of Black Knight, Sir Percy, ancestor of Dane Whitman
  • Debut of the Ebony Blade, an enchanted sword used by the Knights Templar
  • 1st appearance of Mordred, not affiliated with Modred the Mystic
  • 1st appearance of Morgan le Fey
  • Debut of Excalibur, the sword of King Arthur
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $16,800 [$12,000 in 2020] +40%
Low $750
Mid $2.2k
High $7.5k
  • 1st team appearance of Young Allies: Bucky, Toro, Knuckles, Jeff Sandervilt, Whitewash Jones, Tubby Tinkle
  • First meeting of Captain America and the Human Torch
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.5 sold for $7,800 [$5,695 in 2011] +37%
  • 1st team appearance of Young Allies: Bucky, Toro, Knuckles, Jeff Sandervilt, Whitewash Jones, Tubby Tinkle
  • First meeting of Captain America and the Human Torch
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 6.5 sold for $7,800 [$5,695 in 2011] +37%
Low $640
Mid $3.1k
High $7.3k
  • World War II cover art with Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito
  • First cover art on Batman by Dick Sprang with layouts by Ed Kressy
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $5,520 [$4,063 in 2018] +36%
  • World War II cover art with Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito
  • First cover art on Batman by Dick Sprang with layouts by Ed Kressy
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $5,520 [$4,063 in 2018] +36%
Low $200
Mid $800
High $2k
  • 1st appearance of the second Clayface, Matt Hagen, a scuba diver who had come into contact with a clay-like substance that compromised his molecular structure
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $7,800 [$5,755 in 2021] +36%
  • 1st appearance of the second Clayface, Matt Hagen, a scuba diver who had come into contact with a clay-like substance that compromised his molecular structure
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $7,800 [$5,755 in 2021] +36%
Low $30k
Mid $115k
High $695k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance and death of Uncle Ben
  • 1st appearance of Aunt May
  • 1st appearance of Flash Thompson
  • 💰 In Sept. 2021, a 9.6 sale of $3.6 million surpassed the previous record in this grade of $1.1 million from 2011
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.2 sold for $810,000 [$598,000 in 2020] +35%
  • 1st appearance and origin of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance and death of Uncle Ben
  • 1st appearance of Aunt May
  • 1st appearance of Flash Thompson
  • 💰 In Sept. 2021, a 9.6 sale of $3.6 million surpassed the previous record in this grade of $1.1 million from 2011
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.2 sold for $810,000 [$598,000 in 2020] +35%
Low $95
Mid $230
High $525
  • Controversial cover, possible inappropriate innuendo
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $1,680 [$1,275 in Jul] +32%
  • Controversial cover, possible inappropriate innuendo
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.0 sold for $1,680 [$1,275 in Jul] +32%
Low $30
Mid $90
High $330
  • 1st full appearance of Nightmare, previous appearances obscured by shadows
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $4,320 [$3,346 in 2018] +29%
  • 1st full appearance of Nightmare, previous appearances obscured by shadows
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 9.6 sold for $4,320 [$3,346 in 2018] +29%
Low $1.6k
Mid $5.7k
High $19k
  • Cover art depicting graphic horror
  • One of nine comics banned by Congress
  • One of many examples during this era of an eye injury that adds value to a cover similar to: 'headlights' 'bondage' 'Nazis' and other recurring taboos
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • FILE COPY 8.0 sold for $15,000 [$11,767 in 2021] +27%
  • Cover art depicting graphic horror
  • One of nine comics banned by Congress
  • One of many examples during this era of an eye injury that adds value to a cover similar to: 'headlights' 'bondage' 'Nazis' and other recurring taboos
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • FILE COPY 8.0 sold for $15,000 [$11,767 in 2021] +27%
Low $500
Mid $18k
High $120k
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Justice Society of America, the first superhero team in history: Atom, Flash, Sandman, Spectre, Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Green Lantern, Hourman
  • 3rd appearance of The Atom
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 3.0 sold for $14,400 [$11,400 in 2020] +26%
  • 1st team appearance and origin of the Justice Society of America, the first superhero team in history: Atom, Flash, Sandman, Spectre, Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Green Lantern, Hourman
  • 3rd appearance of The Atom
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 3.0 sold for $14,400 [$11,400 in 2020] +26%
Low $2k
Mid $7k
High $32k
  • 2nd appearance of Captain America
  • 2nd appearance of Bucky Barnes
  • Debut of Captain America's disc shield
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $25,200 [$20,000 in 2020] +26%
  • 2nd appearance of Captain America
  • 2nd appearance of Bucky Barnes
  • Debut of Captain America's disc shield
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.0 sold for $25,200 [$20,000 in 2020] +26%
Low $1.2k
Mid $4k
High $12k
  • Classic pre-code cover art by Lou Morales
  • 'Tongue Bouquet' cover
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $8,700 [$7,069 in 2020] +23%
  • Classic pre-code cover art by Lou Morales
  • 'Tongue Bouquet' cover
  • 📣 Runner-Up: New High [Previous High]
  • 7.5 sold for $8,700 [$7,069 in 2020] +23%
Issue Publisher Low Mid High
Batman #44 DC $1k $3k $10k
Terrors of the Jungle #17 Star (Golden Age) $300 $1k $3k
Phantom Lady #17 Fox $7.5k $24k $75k
Flash Comics #1 DC $65k $147k $480k
Captain America Comics #46 Marvel $5k $15k $50k
Crime Does Not Pay #24 Lev Gleason $1.8k $6.5k $18k
Fight Against Crime #20 Story $2.5k $8.8k $25k
Marvel Mystery Comics #63 Timely $850 $2.2k $8.5k
Journey Into Mystery #114 Marvel $55 $260 $700
Marvel Mystery Comics #64 Timely $600 $1.8k $6k
Crime Suspenstories #22 EC $2.8k $9.1k $28k
Famous Funnies #215 Eastern $880 $2.8k $9.5k
World's Finest Comics #9 DC $380 $1.1k $3.8k
Famous Funnies #212 Eastern $900 $2.8k $9k
Comics, The #1 Dell $165 $500 $1.9k
Famous Funnies #211 Eastern $280 $850 $2.8k
Famous Funnies #216 Eastern $250 $850 $2.5k
Four Color #16 Dell $2k $8k $20k
Superman #25 DC $175 $525 $1.9k
Detective Comics #67 DC $815 $2.9k $8.2k
Amazing Spider-Man #2 Marvel $1.4k $4.7k $14.2k
Famous Funnies #209 Eastern $250 $825 $2.5k
Weird Science #12 EC $200 $600 $2.6k
Amazing Ghost Stories #14 St. John $1.1k $4.2k $16k
Avengers #13 Marvel $15 $50 $260
Journey Into Mystery #118 Marvel $60 $180 $600
Victory Comics #1 Hillman $300 $900 $3.6k
Strange Tales #167 Marvel $20 $80 $200
Captain America Comics #59 Marvel $310 $930 $3.8k
Mary Marvel #1 Fawcett $290 $920 $2.9k
Super Rabbit #1 Timely $150 $500 $1.5k
All Winners Comics #12 Timely $1.1k $3.3k $9.8k
Whiz Comics #1 Fawcett $34k $106k $301k
Wonder Woman #2 DC $1k $3k $10k
Amazing Spider-Man #19 Marvel $125 $315 $975
Tales to Astonish #44 Marvel $625 $1.7k $7.6k
Strange Tales #162 Marvel $15 $50 $150
Batman #208 DC $15 $55 $165
Archie Annual #1 Archie $270 $810 $3.4k
Black Knight #1 Marvel $1.6k $3.5k $14k
Young Allies #1 Timely $750 $2.2k $7.5k
Batman #18 DC $640 $3.1k $7.3k
Detective Comics #298 DC $200 $800 $2k
Amazing Fantasy #15 Marvel $30k $115k $695k
Rifleman #10 Dell $95 $230 $525
Strange Tales #122 Marvel $30 $90 $330
Tomb of Terror #15 Harvey $1.6k $5.7k $19k
All-Star Comics #3 DC $500 $18k $120k
Captain America Comics #2 Marvel $2k $7k $32k
Lawbreakers Suspense Stories #11 Charlton $1.2k $4k $12k