The 20 most valuable comics ever auctioned off have all been sold since 2010. In the past two years, the astronomical selling prices of “holy grail” books like Action Comics No. 1 and Detective Comics No. 27 have triggered a boom in the comic book collectors’ market. Buyer interest shows no signs of slowing for first editions and other high-profile comics from long ago.
Check out the gallery HERE for a look at the top 10 comic books and art that have brought in the most money to date.
Considered by some to be the “holy grail” of comics collecting, an issue of Action Comics No. 1 sold in late 2011 for $2.161 million.