Comic books are a way of entertainment for every other millennial kid who has grown up mostly now. However, as time passed and comic books got older, the price of some of the unique comic books have gone rocketing upwards. Some comics have great value because of a radical change in the comic or the appearance of a new superhero.
Some of these comics can fetch you millions of dollars if you own one of them. Most of the comics mentioned in this list are extremely rare and are not easy to acquire as these pieces are seen as extremely valuable art works.
Some of these comics have legendary status and exist as an ode of respect for the respected and talented artists and writers. Here we are listing the most amazing and expensive cult classics in the history of comics. Behold and get amazed by these marvels which will bring back your childhood nostalgia!
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10. The Incredible Hulk, Issue 1
This comic that features the very popular Hulk for the first time was sold in 2014 for a massive $326,000. Definitely one of the finest characters in the Avengers. With a character transformation that puts Dr. Jekkyl to shame, the Hulk is a truly inspiring character. The Hulk may seem like a villain to some in the beginning but all true fans what a good character he is and how he is characterized as a person who wants to help heal the world deep inside.
9. Captain America Comics, Issue 1
Around $20,000 US Dollars more costlier than the Incredible Hulk first issue comes Captain America’s first issue. The character was great at the time of release and gained legendary status. At the time of World War, this comic came out with the super soldier punching Hitler in the face as the cover art. This super soldier depicted to be turned into one by the US Government by exposing him to gamma radiation. This all American hero was truly a motivation for the people those days who tended to look for some hope and delight in comics.
8. Marvel Comics, Issue 1
Sold for $367,000 US Dollars in 2003, this is the first appearance of Human Torch. Unlike the story changed in the later years, the Human Torch was a stand alone hero and not a part of the Fantastic Four in this edition. In this first issue, Human Torch is shown to awaken in a tube with his powers unlike how the story transformed in later years where the Fantastic Four team were shown to be exposed to radiation which eventually gives them the superpowers they had.
7. Tales of Suspense, Issue 39
IRON MAN! Yeah, now you do know why this specific issue made a person pay such a huge amount to acquire back in 2012. This edition marks the first appearance of Iron Man a.k.a Tony Stark! With a storyline that would make anyone a fan this projected multi billionaire is also extremely intelligent and has a sarcastic tone to him that makes him really unique in the world of super heroes. The story also gets more interesting as it is shown that Anthony Stark, Tony Stark’s dad was associated with Captain America. The interesting storyline which is also kept light makes this character truly amazing.
6. Flash Comics, Issue 1
In 2010, this specific comic, which is the first issue to feature Flash was sold for a whopping amount of $450,000! This introductory issue portrayed Jay Garrick as a college student. He acquires the super natural power by inhaling a gaseous substance causing internal changes to his body. The first issue also portrays how he tries to help his girlfriend’s father and also how the character evolves himself into a hero who fights crimes and stops the bad guys.
5. X-Men, Issue 1
Yet another comic to be gain a massive amount in 2012, this first issue of X-men was sold for almost half a million dollars! First ever issue of X men came in as a surprise to many as for the first time a comic had portrayed super powers as something that could come to you as a natural mutation and not something created in a secret lab! The storyline was amazing and showed how multiple mutants come together to protect the human species from other mutants who are posing a danger for these humans!
4. Batman, Issue 1
Half a million for a Batman Comic that is not even his first appearance? Sure! The comic is the first in which the character of Batman is projected in a great manner and his past is being explored in a much more detailed fashion giving the character the aura that only he possesses and continues to be one of the most loved superhero characters worldwide with an amazing storyline to back up the multi billionaire turned vigilante!
3. Detective Comics, Issue 27
Well, considering a comic of Batman which is not even his appearance fetched half a Million Dollars, it is only fitting that the first ever appearance of Batman in a comic is going to put you back by a Million! Yep, you saw that right, a Million US Dollars for a comic simply because it is the very first appearance of Batman in a comic! Even though sold for a Million Dollars in 2010, this comic is said to be the most valuable single comic existing in the world according to some experts.
2. Amazing Fantasy, Issue 15
Price: $1.1 million
The 15th issue of Amazing Fantasy introduced a new character who is quite popular, Spiderman! Witha storyline that reminds every introvert of their life, turning him into a superhero with something as meager as a spider bite was a really enthralling experience for the comic fans! This comic is evaluated at $1.1 Million which in itself goes on to prove how valuable this specific comic is! A dull nerd kid turning into an action packed superhero is someone many people can relate to making his character all the more relevant!
1. Action Comics, Issue 1
Price: $3.2 million
By now you must have already guessed who it is! Yep, you are right. Superman himself occupies the top spot claiming a massive amount of $3.3 Million! If you grew up in a developing or developed nation there is no way you have not heard about the Superman! The baby sent from Krypton who lives on to protect mankind from danger!
These are not necessarily the best comics out there but certainly, these are the most precious comics out there in real! Being able to own one of these will give you fame that you did not expect, such is the value. These are not just comics, these are investments which are never gonna burn a hole in your pocket once you own them!