First Captain America Comic Sells For $3.1 Million at Auction
First comic sold for $3.1 million
4/7/2022 5: 38 PM PT
The first comic book to ever feature Captain America was just sold at auction for a record price.
The winning bid for “Captain America Comics No. 1″ was received on Thursday at $3.1 million. 1” came in Thursday at a whopping $3.1 million … which is not far off from the $3.6 million someone shelled out in 2014 for the first comic with Spider-Man.
The comic book, which introduced fans to Captain America and his trusty sidekick, Bucky, was published way back in 1941 … and this one was in near mint condition.
The issue, sold through Heritage Auctions, is 45 pages and the cover features imagery of Captain America punching Adolf Hitler and fighting the Nazis.
Here’s the top prices for other superhero comics … the first appearance of Superman went for $3.2 million in 2014, while the first comic with Batman fetched $2.2 million in January 2021.
“Captain America Comics,” which was sold for $3.1 million, is one of the most expensive comics ever.
This same issue has grown in value over the years … it was previously sold at auction twice before, fetching over $25,000 in 2010 and $915k in 2019.
Comics… they can be an investment.
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