Joker comics have been around since the late 1930s, when the Batman's most infamous enemy first appeared.
If you have vintage comic books featuring The Joker, then this article will tell you what they are worth.
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The good news is, if you have a copy of the comic featuring the first appearance of The Joker, then it's the legendary Batman #1.
The bad news is, that's a rare comic book, and the chances of you having it in an old collection are pretty slim.
No matter what condition your Batman #1 is, if it's complete, then it's worth at least $20,000!
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Another vintage Joker comics landmark is Detective Comics #40. Here is the first appearance of the Joker on a comic book cover.
Admittedly, it's a pretty small image of The Joker. He's visible next to Batman, while Robin hanging from a flagpole is the cover's central image.
Even a pretty beaten-up, but complete, copy of this landmark Joker appearance is worth $1,000.
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Here are some really special Joker appearances from the early days of Detective Comics and Batman Comics.
We've put the minimum value for each below the images. Get in touch if you want yours valued!
Batman #11, classic Joker cover with playing cards
Minimum value: $300
Batman #23, early Joker cover with Chess theme
Minimum value: $235
Batman #37, classic Joker cover mimicking Bat signal
Minimum value: $80
Batman #40, classic Joker cover with multiple Jokers
Minimum value: $100
Detective Comics #62, classic Joker cover
Minimum value: $700
Detective Comics #69, classic Joker cover
Minimum value: $200
Detective Comics #85, classic Joker cover
Minimum value: $250
Detective Comics #114, classic Joker cover
Minimum value: $175
While you won't come across the earlier Batman and Detective Comics all that often, there are still plenty of Joker appearances with value in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Here are some of the covers. If you have a big collection, the fastest way to get a sense of their value is to ask us for a free comic book appraisal.
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Detective Comics #168, origin of The Joker
Detective Comics #332, Joker cover story
Detective Comics #387, Joker cover, Batman anniversary
Detective Comics #475, Joker cover story
Batman Comics #136, Joker cover, sci-fi theme
Batman Comics #163, Joker cover story
Batman Comics #251, classic Joker cover by Neal Adams
Batman Comics #353, Joker cover story
Batman Comics #429, Joker cover, concludes A Death in the Family mini-series
Starting in 1975, DC Comics tested the popularity of The Joker by launching his own dedicated title.
Ultimately this proved to be ill-fated, and the series lasted only nine issues.
In ultra-fine condition, they have value, otherwise, you should not bank on a big windfall. Some of the covers are below.
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