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Low $1.4k
Mid $5.5k
High $18.5k
  • 12-page black and white Ashcan, a way to establish copyright by printing small-quantities and distributing to show proof of intellectual property ownership
  • 1st appearance of Captain Thunder (Billy Batson), renamed Captain Marvel to avoid more copyright issues from Fiction House's character Captain Terry Thunder
  • Fawcett couldn't use the title Flash Comics due to All-American Comics (DC) already having secured the rights
  • 8 copies were printed in 1940 but prior to 1986, collectors were unaware of its existence
  • High value is from a 2008 sale of a 9.4 graded copy
  • 12-page black and white Ashcan, a way to establish copyright by printing small-quantities and distributing to show proof of intellectual property ownership
  • 1st appearance of Captain Thunder (Billy Batson), renamed Captain Marvel to avoid more copyright issues from Fiction House's character Captain Terry Thunder
  • Fawcett couldn't use the title Flash Comics due to All-American Comics (DC) already having secured the rights
  • 8 copies were printed in 1940 but prior to 1986, collectors were unaware of its existence
  • High value is from a 2008 sale of a 9.4 graded copy
Low $4k
Mid $12k
High $20.3k
  • 12-page black and white Ashcan, a way to establish copyright by printing small-quantities and distributing to show proof of intellectual property ownership
  • 1st appearance of Captain Thunder (Billy Batson), renamed Captain Marvel to avoid more copyright issues from Fiction House's character Captain Terry Thunder
  • Fawcett was forced to select the name Whiz Comics after Better Publications acquired the title Thrilling Comics
  • 3 copies were printed in 1940 but prior to 1986, collectors were unaware of its existence
  • High value is from a 2008 sale of a 9.0 graded copy
  • 12-page black and white Ashcan, a way to establish copyright by printing small-quantities and distributing to show proof of intellectual property ownership
  • 1st appearance of Captain Thunder (Billy Batson), renamed Captain Marvel to avoid more copyright issues from Fiction House's character Captain Terry Thunder
  • Fawcett was forced to select the name Whiz Comics after Better Publications acquired the title Thrilling Comics
  • 3 copies were printed in 1940 but prior to 1986, collectors were unaware of its existence
  • High value is from a 2008 sale of a 9.0 graded copy
Low $34k
Mid $86k
High $280k
  • 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
  • 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
Low $680
Mid $2k
High $12.5k
  • 2nd appearance of Captain Marvel, later becomes Shazam
  • 2nd appearance of Dr. Sivana
  • 2nd appearance of Spy Smasher
  • *this is the second issue of the series although the copyright notes indicate this is issue #3
  • 2nd appearance of Captain Marvel, later becomes Shazam
  • 2nd appearance of Dr. Sivana
  • 2nd appearance of Spy Smasher
  • *this is the second issue of the series although the copyright notes indicate this is issue #3
Low $415
Mid $1.2k
High $5.3k
  • 3rd appearance of Captain Marvel (Shazam)
  • 1st appearance of Beautia, the daughter of Dr. Sivana
  • Cover correctly reads issue #3, interior notes read #4
  • 3rd appearance of Captain Marvel (Shazam)
  • 1st appearance of Beautia, the daughter of Dr. Sivana
  • Cover correctly reads issue #3, interior notes read #4
Low $350
Mid $1.1k
High $4.3k
  • 1st appearance of Bulletman
  • 1st appearance of Susan Kent, later becomes Bulletgirl
  • 1st appearance of Bulletman
  • 1st appearance of Susan Kent, later becomes Bulletgirl
Low $345
Mid $1k
High $4.2k
  • 4th appearance of Captain Marvel (Shazam)
  • 4th appearance of Doctor Sivana
  • 2nd appearance of Beautia
  • 4th appearance of Captain Marvel (Shazam)
  • 4th appearance of Doctor Sivana
  • 2nd appearance of Beautia
Low $160
Mid $500
High $1.9k
  • Origin of Dr. Sivana
  • 1st appearance of Magnificus Sivana, the son of Dr. Sivana
  • Revealed that Beautia is the daughter of Dr. Sivana
  • Origin of Dr. Sivana
  • 1st appearance of Magnificus Sivana, the son of Dr. Sivana
  • Revealed that Beautia is the daughter of Dr. Sivana
Issue Publisher Low Mid High
Flash Comics #1 Fawcett $1.4k $5.5k $18.5k
Thrill Comics (Fawcett) #1 Fawcett $4k $12k $20.3k
Whiz Comics #1 Fawcett $34k $86k $280k
Whiz Comics #2 Fawcett $680 $2k $12.5k
Whiz Comics #3 Fawcett $415 $1.2k $5.3k
Nickel Comics #1 Fawcett $350 $1.1k $4.3k
Whiz Comics #4 Fawcett $345 $1k $4.2k
Whiz Comics #15 Fawcett $160 $500 $1.9k