Cowabunga! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 Sells For $250,000 At Auction

A new price record of $250,000 was set by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles issue #1 in a ComicConnect sale a few months ago. Graded 9.8 by Certified Guaranty Company (CGC), it is one of 31 issues in the same exceptional grade with a Universal label. From humble beginnings, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) haveContinue reading “Cowabunga! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 Sells For $250,000 At Auction”

December 1966 ‘Peanuts’ Strip Sells For World Record $360,000

An original Charles Schulz Peanuts Sunday strip, published December 18, 1966, sold for $360,000 Friday afternoon at Heritage Auctions. That is the highest price ever paid at auction for original Peanuts artwork. Friday’s sale, which happened during the auction house’s Sept. 8-12 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction, shatters two previous Schulz records held byContinue reading “December 1966 ‘Peanuts’ Strip Sells For World Record $360,000”

Spider-Man’s 1962 Debut Comic Book Sells for $3.6 Million At Heritage Auctions to Become the World’s Most Valuable Comic Book

Spider-Man’s debut appearance is now the most world’s most valuable comic book.  The finest-known copy of Amazing Fantasy No. 15 sold for $3.6 million Thursday morning at Heritage Auctions during the third session of the Sept. 8-12 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction. Graded CGC Near Mint+ 9.6, the 1962 Marvel comic is one ofContinue reading “Spider-Man’s 1962 Debut Comic Book Sells for $3.6 Million At Heritage Auctions to Become the World’s Most Valuable Comic Book”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 Comic Book Sells For Record $245,000

Cowabunga, a highest-graded copy of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 CGC 9.8 sold in ComicConnect’s fixed price marketplace for a record $245,000. Published in 1984 originally as a parody of Frank Miller’s Ronin, the X-Men, and a splash of Teen Titans, the comic features the first appearance of the Turtles, their Master, Splinter, and theContinue reading “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 Comic Book Sells For Record $245,000”

Best-Known Copy of Spider-Man’s Debut Comic Spins A New Auction Record – One Week Before Its Auction

Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man has already swung past an all-time auction record. And that auction doesn’t even close for another week. The finest-known copy of Amazing Fantasy No. 15, which features Peter Parker’s debut as the Web-Slinger, is a centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ Sept. 8-12 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction. Graded CGC Near Mint+Continue reading “Best-Known Copy of Spider-Man’s Debut Comic Spins A New Auction Record – One Week Before Its Auction”

Alex Ross’ Original Covers For Oversized Batman And Superman Books Soar To Heritage Auctions In September

Alex Ross creates heroes you believe really exist, who truly walk among us – or fly above us, anyway. For decades the artist’s painted heroes have popped off the page. They strike with awe, tickle with delight, maybe even induce a little fear. Comics have always been pop art, but the way Ross painted ourContinue reading “Alex Ross’ Original Covers For Oversized Batman And Superman Books Soar To Heritage Auctions In September”

Rocket-Firing Boba Fett Prototype Action Figure Sells For $165,200 At Auction

Among classic Star Wars action figures, the rocket-firing version of Boba Fett is among the most famous.  Offered as part of a mail-in rebate program, choking hazard worries ended up seeing the prototype scrapped, with only non-firing versions released to the public.  The prototype seen here is thus one of the very few known toContinue reading “Rocket-Firing Boba Fett Prototype Action Figure Sells For $165,200 At Auction”

Sealed Cartridge of The 1987 Video Game Legend of Zelda Shatters Auction World Record At $870,000

A sealed cartridge of the 1987 video game The Legend of Zelda set a world record as the world’s most expensive video game when it sold Friday for $870,000 at Heritage Auctions. The sale shatters the previous world record set April 2, 2021 when a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. sold for $660,000, alsoContinue reading “Sealed Cartridge of The 1987 Video Game Legend of Zelda Shatters Auction World Record At $870,000”

Mint-Condition 1933 Babe Ruth Baseball Card Is Expected To Become The Most Expensive Ever Sold

The extensive collection of old baseball cards passionately assembled over four decades by Tampa, Florida neurologist Thomas Newman, who died at age 73 this past January from COVID-19 complications, has now been estimated to be worth over $20 million. Some of the one-of-a-kind cards and sports memorabilia date back to the 1880s. “One of theContinue reading “Mint-Condition 1933 Babe Ruth Baseball Card Is Expected To Become The Most Expensive Ever Sold”

Handwritten Letter By Albert Einstein With Famous E = mc2 Equation Sells For $1.2M At Auction

The only known privately owned example of the equation E=mc2 written out by Albert Einstein has made its way to auction.  Addressed to physicist Dr. Ludwik Silberstein, the handwritten letter is dated October 26, 1946, and reads, “Your question can be answered from the E = mc2 formula, without any erudition.” It’s written entirely inContinue reading “Handwritten Letter By Albert Einstein With Famous E = mc2 Equation Sells For $1.2M At Auction”

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