Batman # 1 Sells for $2.22 Million at Heritage Auctions Which Breaks Caped Crusader’s World Record!

On the 14th of January at Heritage Auctions in Dallas Texas, a record for the Caped Crusader was smashed into the next multiverse! This 1940 Batman #1 comic was given the highest known grade in existence form CGC - Certified Guaranty Company.


It was graded at a whooping 9.4!!! Which is absolutely incredible for a comic of it's age, and clearly made it's mark in auction and comic history. It Sold for $2.2 million dollars (US) last Thursday at Heritage Auctions. This make it the highest selling comic book at Heritage Auctions.


The Previous highest selling Batman Comic was Detective Comics #27 1939 which sold for $1.5 million.


The issue, the sole copy ever to receive a 9.4 grade from the Certified Guaranty Company, was already a record-setter before the auction even began due it's high grade!


So far the highest ever paid comic book record still belongs to the Man of Steel, Superman in Action Comics #1 in 1938. That comic sold for $3.2 million dollars (US) back in 2014.


Do you have a grail comic sitting in a hidden stash somewhere in your house? Email us so we can write a story about a rare comic you have.


If you have any questions about comic grading or vintage comics, please feel free to contact us and ask us more!

Fox and Panda Comics Customer Service

Business hours - 9am to 6pm Mon - Fri

                            - 9am to 12pm Sat

©2020 Fox and Panda. All Rights Reserved.

Established in 2014 Proudly Australian. 

ABN: 965 364 659 45

Find us on Facbook - @foxandpanda

best-instagram-logo-download-here-15.png

Find us on Instagram - @foxandpandacomics