Batman

Comic Books

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 #2 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF 8.0 Moderate (P) Tan to off-white pages
Batman #2 (DC, 1940) CGC Apparent VF 8.0 Moderate (P) Tan to off-white pages....
Lot 91023
Auction 7076
Saturday, May 18, 2013
$1,792.50
Batman #121 (DC, 1959) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Cream to off-white pages
Batman #121 (DC, 1959) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Cream to off-white pages....
Lot 91287
Auction 7097
Saturday, August 9, 2014
$1,792.50
Batman #11 (DC, 1942) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages
Batman #11 (DC, 1942) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages....
Lot 91247
Auction 7087
Saturday, February 22, 2014
$1,792.50
Batman #36 (DC, 1946) CBCS NM- 9.2 White pages
Batman #36 (DC, 1946) CBCS NM- 9.2 White pages....
Lot 92053
Auction 7163
Saturday, May 20, 2017
$1,792.50
Batman #18 (DC, 1943) CGC FN 6.0 Off-white to white pages
Batman #18 (DC, 1943) CGC FN 6.0 Off-white to white pages....
Lot 93057
Auction 7147
Saturday, August 29, 2015
$1,792.50

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ItemCurrent Bid
Batman #29 (DC, 1945) Condition: VG/FN
Batman #29 (DC, 1945) Condition: VG/FN....
Lot 14303
Auction 121722
Sunday, May 28, 2017
$200.00
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Batman #48 (DC, 1948) Condition: GD/VG
Batman #48 (DC, 1948) Condition: GD/VG....
Lot 14304
Auction 121722
Sunday, May 28, 2017
$90.00
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Batman Related Trade Paperback and Mini-Series Short Box Group (DC, 1980s-90s) Condition: Average VF/NM
Batman Related Trade Paperback and Mini-Series Short Box Group (DC, 1980s-90s) Condition: Average VF/NM....
Lot 14306
Auction 121722
Sunday, May 28, 2017
$80.00
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Batman-Related Box Lot (DC, 1980-95) Condition: Average NM-
Batman-Related Box Lot (DC, 1980-95) Condition: Average NM-....
Lot 14305
Auction 121722
Sunday, May 28, 2017
$70.00
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Batman Group of 14 (DC, 2000s) Condition: Average NM-.... (Total: 14 Comic Books)
Batman Group of 14 (DC, 2000s) Condition: Average NM-.... (Total: 14 Comic Books)
Lot 14308
Auction 121722
Sunday, May 28, 2017
$16.00
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