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Batman

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Batman

Comic Books

Publisher: DC

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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

Item Realized
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white pages....
Lot 91013
Auction 7079
Saturday, August 3, 2013
$567,625
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white to white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white to white pages....
Lot 91049
Auction 7177
Saturday, February 24, 2018
$334,600
Batman #1 Billy Wright pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages
Batman #1 Billy Wright pedigree (DC, 1940) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages....
Lot 91047
Auction 7054
Friday, February 24, 2012
$274,850
Batman #186 (DC, 1966) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages
Batman #186 (DC, 1966) CGC NM- 9.2 Off-white to white pages....
Lot 14267
Auction 121816
Sunday, April 22, 2018
$334.60
Batman/Detective Comics Group of 10 (DC, 1973-75) Condition: Average VG/FN.... (Total: 10 Comic Books)
Batman/Detective Comics Group of 10 (DC, 1973-75) Condition: Average VG/FN.... (Total: 10 Comic Books)
Lot 14271
Auction 121816
Sunday, April 22, 2018
$131.45

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages....
Lot 91068
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$110,000
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC VG 4.0 Cream to off-white pages
Batman #1 (DC, 1940) CGC VG 4.0 Cream to off-white pages....
Lot 91069
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$55,000.00
Batman #3 (DC, 1940) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Slightly brittle pages
Batman #3 (DC, 1940) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Slightly brittle pages....
Lot 92028
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$1,400.00
Batman #3 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF/NM 9.0 Slight (A-1) Off-white pages
Batman #3 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF/NM 9.0 Slight (A-1) Off-white pages....
Lot 92029
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$1,000.00
Batman #10 (DC, 1942) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages
Batman #10 (DC, 1942) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages....
Lot 92030
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$4,200.00

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