2018 MARKET UPDATE: ELEKTRA-FYING PRICES IN LOWER GRADES
If we only based our decisions on the highest grades, then this book would be falling. But there are lots of positive sales this year, and so we've shuffled it higher.
Look at how compressed prices have become between CGC 6.5 and 9.2, less than $100. Don't buy low grade copies. Stick to high grade with white pages.
2017 MARKET UPDATE:
Elektra comics are about as hot as it gets, but her first appearance has dropped like a stone, in common with Daredevil #4 (first Purple Man).
There is a lot of profit-taking now that speculation has left the character. Expect to pay 10 to 20 percent less for the same book this year as you might have 12 months ago. Pretty common in all grades, so be picky if you're buying.
Elektra is clearly hot property. If not for the TV series, though, would any Daredevil books have enjoyed such a long-overdue ride up the speculator's want lists?
While it's expensive in CGC 9.8, there really is no easy alternative to recommend. Lower-grade examples are pretty common.
The jump to 9.8 is steep. Don't buy if you can't pay the price of entry.