COMMENTS:A 15% BUYER'S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO THIS ITEM AT CONCLUSION OF THE AUCTION crm/ow pgs One of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker; 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940); Comic Book Impact rating of 10 (CBI)
A 15% BUYER'S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO THIS ITEM AT CONCLUSION OF THE AUCTION crm/ow pgs One of the most iconic covers of the Golden Age! 1st app. Joker; 1st app. Catwoman (Spring 1940); Comic Book Impact rating of 10 (CBI)One of the most famous comics of the Golden Age, featuring one of the most iconic covers, Batman #1 is the perfect cornerstone for any new GA collector; an accessible comic that only increases in value and popularity year after year, featuring the debut of fan favorites the Joker and the Cat, later dubbed Catwoman.
There's easily been over a hundred titles devoted to the Caped Crusader, more than Superman and Spider-Man combined. Starring in several serials, animated series, TV shows, movies, video games, novelizations, record albums, soundtracks, Batman is everywhere! Along with the Boy Wonder, the Dynamic Duo is universally recognized in the shared global human consciousness and this issue, Batman #1, is a milestone key as it serves to announce that Batman and Robin are here and they're here to stay.
This is the first self-titled Bat-book, featuring the premiere appearances of Joker and Catwoman, as well as a classic Bob Kane cover, Batman #1 is among the most desirable comics of all time. This copy is in very impressive shape for its grade and vintage. This book represented a major step in cementing Batman’s legacy, opening up the character’s fan base to a younger audience while simultaneously lightening the Caped Crusader’s darker roots. A book like this is always in high demand, and copies are only becoming scarcer and more valuable over time. Batman #1 is one of the all-time historic DC books, alongside other keys like Action #1, Detective #27, and Sensation #1. A major key like this is a very difficult object to obtain, and copies are only becoming scarcer and more expensive over time.
Overstreet Guide 2021 VG+ (4.5) value = $138,375
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