These Comic Books Are Worth More Than You’d Expect

It seems like comic books are worth their weight in gold nowadays. Rare comic books can sell for even more than that. In 2018, the comic book market hit an all-time high, and it’s been steadily rising ever since. ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller told us that “total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.095 billion in 2018, an $80 million increase over sales in 2017.”

If you have a rare or first edition comic book, you could be sitting on a goldmine. Keep reading to find out which comic books fetch extraordinarily high prices.

The Brand New Adventures Of Batman

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If you know anything about comic books, you know that major superhero first appearances are worth a lot of money. In 2013, the world saw an energetic bidding war for Batman No. 1. That particular comic featured the first appearance of Batman’s nemesis, the Joker, and his fiesty love interest, Catwoman.

Robin was in this issue as well which makes things even better. Eventually, after several bids, this rare collector’s item sold for $567,625!