Batman

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Batman

Comic Books

Publisher: DC

About:
The creative Minds behind Batman #1: Vin Sullivan, editor of the National Comics that later became DC Comics, assigned cartoonist Bob Kane to conceptualize a new superhero following the success of Superman. Bill Finger was later brought in to write the stories. Kane and Finger worked on the artwork and stories for Batman #1, but only Kane was credited for the work. Valuation of Batman #1 is pertinent as a collector’s piece because it is the first issue with Batman as the headliner. It is also the issue where the Joker's villainous character is introduced and established. Likewise, the Catwoman character is introduced to Batman and fans although she is named the Cat at first. According to The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, a copy of Batman #1 in Good condition may be valued at $25,000 and double that at $50,000 in Very Good condition. The value skyrockets to $500,000 in Near Mint Minus condition. The first issue of


 

Batman Comic Book Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Moderate (P) Cream to off-white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Moderate (P) Cream to off-white pages....
Lot 91018
Auction 7009
Saturday, August 15, 2009
$15,535.00
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC GD- 1.8 Off-white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC GD- 1.8 Off-white pages....
Lot 91022
Auction 7073
Saturday, February 23, 2013
$15,535.00
Batman #1 Trimmed (DC, 1940) CBCS Restored VG/FN 5.0 Moderate to Extensive (A) Off-white pages
Batman #1 Trimmed (DC, 1940) CBCS Restored VG/FN 5.0 Moderate to Extensive (A) Off-white pages....
Lot 91008
Auction 7124
Saturday, February 20, 2016
$15,535.00
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC 0.5 Off-white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC 0.5 Off-white pages....
Lot 91035
Auction 7136
Saturday, May 30, 2015
$15,535.00
Batman #11 (DC, 1942) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white pages
Batman #11 (DC, 1942) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white pages....
Lot 91035
Auction 7076
Saturday, May 18, 2013
$15,379.65

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ItemCurrent Bid
Batman #2 (DC, 1940) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Brittle pages
Batman #2 (DC, 1940) CGC FR/GD 1.5 Brittle pages....
Lot 15266
Auction 121744
Sunday, October 29, 2017
$360.00
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Batman #232 (DC, 1971) CGC VF+ 8.5 Off-white to white pages
Batman #232 (DC, 1971) CGC VF+ 8.5 Off-white to white pages....
Lot 15274
Auction 121744
Sunday, October 29, 2017
$340.00
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Batman #42 (DC, 1947) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white to white pages
Batman #42 (DC, 1947) CGC VG 4.0 Off-white to white pages....
Lot 15269
Auction 121744
Sunday, October 29, 2017
$220.00
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Batman #227 (DC, 1970) CGC VF+ 8.5 Cream to off-white pages
Batman #227 (DC, 1970) CGC VF+ 8.5 Cream to off-white pages....
Lot 15273
Auction 121744
Sunday, October 29, 2017
$170.00
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Batman #251 (DC, 1973) CBCS FN+ 6.5 Off-white pages
Batman #251 (DC, 1973) CBCS FN+ 6.5 Off-white pages....
Lot 15275
Auction 121744
Sunday, October 29, 2017
$126.00
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