Most comic book lovers pledge allegiance to either dc comicsfeaturing that famous alien from krypton and aquaman, among many othersor marvel comics, which gave us the webslinging spiderman, the new mutants and patriotic captain america. How to price the most valuable batman comic books liveabout. That, in and of itself, is an excellent example of how joker breaks with comic book convention in more than just giving the character an origin. Ok so i mentioned over in the superman forum that im doing a paper for ethics about a character and their moralsprincipleshowever ive started to change my mind and thought on doing batman. Inspired by classic comic portrayals, the 6inch joker figurine is sculpted to reveal the palefaced psychotic supervillain in full monochromatic form from the disheveled hair, devilish. Sell my comic books looks at the value of joker comics. These valuations are extrapolated based on the actual sales and listings of all comic book shops combined. B, an operatic and fashionably nihilistic smear of comicbook mythmaking that already feels like a phenomenon a whole month before its even scheduled to open, is a movie that could only exist right now, at this exact moment in pop culture history. In general, the comics that have the most collectible value are those published between 1938 and 1979. Superworld comics buying and selling comic books, free. The value of an individual comic book is dependent on its grade. This is a love letter to brian azzarellos joker story. Remember that there is also the original detective comics series, as well as other comic books featuring batman. We hope that these statistics will help collectors with the appraisal of their collections.
But my laugh must never be the reason for somebodys pain. An experiment gone wrong switches lex luthors and the jokers personality. With two of the biggest rivals in comic book history joining forces, neo has no chance to survive. And thats not even taking into consideration that it was the first issue of batmans solo comic book. Joker is the opposite of batman philosophically in that he starts with the subjectivity and works the way up. It is a unique take on the batman mythos, set outside regular continuity citation needed and narrated by one of the jokers henchmen. August 2007 inks previously credited to ernie chan. The joker tears up gotham city as an absent batman fails to confront him, leaving it up to robin to track down and stop his mentors nemesis. When it comes to rare comic books, few are as important as the origin and 1st appearance of batman.
The central villain of 2008s blockbuster film the dark night shatters the mold for the comicbook criminal. Maggin, pencils by irv novick, inks by frank mclaughlin. We have values for any marvel, dc, image, idw, darkhorse, or dell comic book that is in your collection. Visit us in ma, or we are happy to do comic book appraisals on location. Dc comics can be worth a small fortune, especially when batman is the star of the show. These days movies based on comic books have become the highest boxoffice earners.
We make every possible effort to only report on the price paid for individual comics. Sell, buy and trade with comic collectors from around the world. From our humble beginnings, we have grown to the largest, most complete comic book price guide with well over 1,000,000 comics in our database. The vast majority of comics from the 1980s and later have little, if any, value today. In the lead story, the joker meets the catwoman, batman and robin are foiled. If joker becomes a template for the next batch of some but not all comic book flicks, then we may see a deluge of moderatelybudgeted dramas, thrillers, romantic melodramas, crime flicks. The series focused on tim drake, the third character to canonically assume the identity of robin. We can help you find the fair value of your comics. The joker escapes from arkham asylum and finds his gang being led by mister freeze, as robin follows a lead in order to get to the clown prince of crime in the funniest thing happened. Written by chuck dixon, with art by tom lyle and bob smith. When more than one comic is offered in a particular listing, the entire sale is disregarded. Charlie chaplin the nominees for the 92nd academy awards have been announced, and joker leads the field with eleven nominations, an impressive number for any movie, and a record for any movie based on a comic book or strip. Pricing and appraisal for joker 2 a, jul 1975 comic book by dc. The animated series, video game appearances such as the recordbreaking batman.
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Joker makes for uncomfortable viewing it shows how. Typically within that time frame, superhero comics hold the most value, with first appearance or origin issues being the most sought after. Superworld comics is home to many rare and valuable comics for fun and investment. This 1941 comic book contained an early appearance of the joker in it. The number 1 free online comic book community featuring a comic book price guide database, friends, lists, blogs, and more. You will even find a few auction sites dedicated to the comic book market. Whether by way of awardwinning films like the dark knight, emmywinning animated programs like batman. We created this guide to help the many people who call us asking how much are my comic books worth. We follow a strict set of guidelines in order to deliver the best possible comic book values. How much are my comic books worth welcome to, a quick and simple guide to help you grade and identify your old comic books. As with most collectibles, there are some auction websites that are better than others. This comic will be a great christmas gift and collectible to my brothers collection. Batman meets commissioner gordon face to face for the first time.
This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early issues of. Consumer products on behalf of dc entertainment, brings you their newest pewter collectible the joker. The market for high grade copies is tremendous, as highgrade copies sell for as much as a luxury car would. Dc comics the joker figurine pewter collectible by royal. Im tom and i am a collector, enthusiast, and comic dealer. Known only as the joker, he subscribes to a philosophy so evil and so incendiary that the film shakes its viewers to their very core.
Auctions, such as ebay, are a great way to see how much people are willing to pay for a comic book. Hobbizine comic book value guides list prices in all conditions from good to. With ebay, you dont have to choose sides, because we have plenty of any option. If you have vintage comic books featuring batman and the joker, what are they worth. Previous versions of the character include, dick grayson and jason todd. Subscribe for ongoing comic book news, market analysis, and history. You can also connect with others in the comic industry to further and enhance everyones comic experience. Joker may represent the postavengers future for comic. In joker the stakes are life and death, and comicbook movies may never be the same with joker, director todd phillips gives the comicbook movie a dark new scorseseesque spin.
Use these values as a guideline for evaluating the reasonableness of dealer prices, setting up trades with other collectors, and estimating the worth of your collection. Batman is one of the worlds bestknown and mostloved superheroes. When a new criminal breaks twoface out of arkham asylum, claiming that he has need of a truly master criminal, the joker is incensed. Six values are listed here for each issue number based on the following grading criteria. Also, the heritage auctions archives contain high quality images of comics, so the archives are also an outstanding resource for identifying your comic books. This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early. Written by brian azzarello and illustrated by lee bermejo, it is based on characters from dcs batman series, focusing primarily on the title character. Jack releases batman from jail in order to help him take down neojoker. This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early issues of batman comics, the series which began in 1940. Dc is home to the worlds greatest super heroes, including superman, batman, wonder woman, green lantern, the flash, aquaman and more. We are always interested in buying comic book collections and original comic book art. Joker is an american graphic novel published by dc comics in 2008. Arkham asylum, or the countless comics stacking comic book shelves and digital libraries, the joker stands unquestionably as the most recognizable and.260 829 524 1243 789 899 1570 287 248 1032 873 175 1440 1287 479 1324 810 1582 1668 1343 396 1597 1460 467 1337 903 1017 508 132 879 663 362 206 911 1273 27 1047 1132 45 346 803 1220