The 50 Most Valuable Comic Books from Each Age
Last updated October 3, 2016
This page will deal with the most valuable of all, Golden Age comic books.
We will say that the Golden Age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the Silver Age began.
Here are links to the other eras:
1. Action Comics #1 (June 1938)
Origin and First Appearance of Superman
3. Batman #1 (Apr 1940)
First Appearance, Joker, Catwoman
5. All-Star Comics #8 (December 1941): Origin and First Appearance,
New Entry in the Top 5 Most Valuable Comic Books due to DC Movies!
7. Superman #1 (Jun 1939)
First Solo Comic
9. Action Comics #10 (Mar 1939)
Third Superman Cover Appearance
11. All-American Comics #16 (July 1940): Origin and First Appearance, Green Lantern (Alan Scott)
15. Pep Comics #22 (Dec 1941):
First Appearance of Archie,
Betty and Jughead
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17. More Fun Comics #53 (Mar 1940)
Second Appearance of Spectre
Record sale: $141,000
Minimum value: $1,000
23. Detective Comics #29 (Jul 1939)
Second Cover Appearance of Batman,
Third Total Appearance
Record sale: $90,000
Minimum value: $5,000
If you find one of these most valuable comic books, don't hesitate!
47. More Fun Comics #101 (Jan 1945)
Origin and First Appearance, Superboy
Record sale: $28,000
Minimum value: $300
49. Mystic Comics #1 (Mar 1940)
First Appearance of Flexo
and Blue Blaze
Record sale: $25,000
Minimum value: $400
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