Most Popular Golden Age Comic Books

These are the most actively sold comic books in the marketplace graded by CGC or CBCS.
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#1
$1,850
$3,600
$13K
$20K
$64K
$200K
#2 579
$900
$2,500
$11K
$15K
$21K
$36K
Superman #76 First Earth One Batman and Superman meeting or team up
#3 780
$925
$5,000
$9,000
$21K
$34K
$64K
Superman #10 First bald Lex Luthor
#4 555
$750
$1,650
$4,400
$17K
$32K
$66K
#5 2
$10K
$21K
$125K
$250K
$390K
$750K
Superman #2 Second self-titled issue
#6
$825
$1,950
$3,700
$9,500
$15.5K
$30K
#8 404
$1,200
$2,800
$7,500
$26K
$50K
$110K
#9
$850
$2,300
$6,000
$8,000
$10K
$15.5K
#10 31
$3,500
$10K
$98K
$270K
$470K
$950K
#11 56
$575
$1,650
$9,250
$13.5K
$18K
$29K
#12
$3,100
$6,750
$17.5K
$23K
$29K
$44K
#13 12
$1,650
$2,600
$6,500
$14.5K
$28K
$38K
Mad #1 First issue in titled series; Wood, Davis, Elder start as regulars
#14

N/A*

#15 477
$1,750
$4,200
$43K
$70K
$100K
$175K
#16 136

N/A*

#17 3
$4,600
$9,750
$105K
$170K
$240K
$420K
Crime SuspenStories #22 Used in Senate investigation of juvenile delinquency; Ax decapitation cover
#18 46
$1,000
$3,100
$5,500
$6,500
$7,500
$10K
#19
$1,150
$4,200
$13K
$26K
$40K
$74K
#20 18
$5,750
$21K
$68K
$96K
$130K
$220K
Detective Comics #225 First appearance of Martin Manhunter; Origin of Martian Manhunter
#21 722
$975
$2,200
$6,250
$20K
$46K
$110K
#22

N/A*

Batman #18 Cover art with Hitler, Hirohito, and Mussolini
#23 5
$3,400
$8,500
$25K
$35K
$46K
$74K
Superboy #1 First Superboy title
#24

N/A*

Detective Comics #46 Death of Hugo Strange
#25
$2,250
$6,750
$29K
$38K
$48K
$72K
Batman #47 First detailed origin of Batman; Batman tracks parent's killer; Reveals identity to killer of parents; First Batsignal on cover for this title
#26
$800
$1,900
$8,250
$11.5K
$13K
$17.5K
#27

N/A*

#28 414
$4,500
$12.5K
$74K
$74K
$135K
$280K
Batman #3 First Catwoman in costume; First appearance of Puppet Master
#29 377
$850
$5,250
$16.5K
$21K
$26K
$37K
#30
$2,600
$5,000
$12.5K
$32K
$62K
$130K
#31
$85
$150
$250
$300
$400
$775
#32 457
$1,050
$2,200
$7,000
$24K
$50K
$110K
Batman #42 Second Catwoman cover (first in batman); Catwoman story
#33
$4,400
$16K
$58K
$90K
$125K
$220K
Superman #14 Classic cover
#35 97

N/A*

#37 217

N/A*

Superman #53 Third retelling of Origin; Classic origin cover by Wayne Boring; Tenth anniversary issue
#38 25
$4,000
$25K
$68K
$84K
$100K
$140K
Adventure Comics #210 First appearance of Krypto (Superdog)
#39
$1,200
$4,900
$12K
$15.5K
$19.5K
$29K
#40
$1,850
$6,000
$37K
$60K
$74K
$88K
Batman #23 Joker cover; Joker story; Classic black cover
#41
$8,250
$27K
$72K
$150K
$280K
$575K
#42
$725
$1,300
$4,700
$26K
$64K
$155K
#43
$550
$1,150
$3,000
$7,000
$13.5K
$28K
#44 74

N/A*

Batman #1 First ongoing Batman comic series; First appearance of The Joker; First appearance of Catwoman; Origin reprinted
#45
$90K
$360K
$550K
$950K
$1.4M
$2.4M
All-Star Comics #8 Origin of Wonder Woman; First appearance of Wonder Woman; Dr. Fate dons new helmet; Hop Harrigan text stories & Starman begins; Shiera appearance; Hop Harrigan JSA guest; Starman & Dr. Mid-Nite becomes member
#46
$375
$675
$3,900
$7,500
$21K
$54K
#47 654

N/A*

#48 12
$2,250
$10.5K
$340K
$500K
$700K
$1.15M
#49 36
$650
$1,600
$6,750
$10.5K
$19K
$36K
#50
$300
$675
$2,700
$4,400
$6,500
$11K
#51
$2,900
$10K
$19.5K
$25K
$30K
$43K
Batman #16 First appearance of Alfred Pennyworth; Origin of Alfred Pennyworth
#53 27
$875
$2,200
$10.5K
$14K
$21K
$39K
Batman #25 First Batman major villain team up; First and only Joker & Penguin team up
#55

N/A*

Captain America Comics #3 Classic Red Skull cover and appearance; Stan Lee's first text (first work for Marvel)
#56 283
$10.5K
$34K
$135K
$175K
$195K
$250K
Detective Comics #140 First appearance of The Riddler; Origin of The Ridder; First appearance of Edward Nigma
#57
$1,900
$5,000
$37K
$50K
$66K
$100K
Batman #49 First appearance of Mad Hatter; First appearance of Vicki Vale
#58 786
$1,450
$3,600
$13K
$18K
$23K
$36K
Superman #7 First appearance of Perry White
#60
$325
$800
$1,800
$2,250
$2,800
$4,100
#61
$270
$650
$2,600
$2,700
$3,800
$6,500
#62
$250
$400
$1,200
$1,500
$1,550
$2,150
#64
$600
$950
$4,800
$8,000
$11K
$17.5K
#67

N/A*

Action Comics #23 First appearance of Lex Luthor; First mention of Daily Planet
#68
$1,300
$3,400
$7,750
$14K
$23K
$43K
#69 61

N/A*

#70

N/A*

#71

N/A*

#72 6
$2,800
$9,500
$30K
$39K
$49K
$74K
New York World's Fair #2 Batman, Hourman, Johnny Thunderbolt, Red, White, & Blue & Honko appearance; Superman, Batman, and Robin Cover (First time they all appear together); Early Robin appearance; First Burnley cover art
#73 64
$1,000
$2,300
$5,500
$6,250
$15.5K
$32K
#74
$850
$1,950
$3,100
$3,500
$4,000
$5,000
#75 140
$9,250
$24K
$115K
$200K
$310K
$550K
Batman #2 Second appearance of The Joker; Second appearance of The Catwoman; First time character is called Catwoman
#77
$2,400
$5,500
$43K
$60K
$86K
$150K
#78
$1,800
$6,000
$23K
$36K
$52K
$90K
#79
$1,100
$2,900
$5,500
$6,750
$8,000
$11K
#80
$180
$625
$1,500
$1,850
$2,200
$3,100
#81
$120
$220
$525
$675
$800
$1,150
#82
$1,100
$2,500
$5,500
$6,750
$8,250
$11.5K
#86 13

N/A*

#90
$750
$2,050
$8,000
$12.5K
$18.5K
$32K
Strange Adventures #1 First issue of series; Adaptation of "Destination Moon"; Darwin Jones begins
#91 26
$1,200
$2,800
$42K
$60K
$80K
$125K
#92

N/A*

#93

N/A*

All-Star Comics #3 First appearance of Justice Society of America; G.A. Flash joins the team; Origin of Justice Society of America; Dr. Fate and The Atom begins; Cameo by Red Tornado
#95

N/A*

#96
$375
$1,200
$2,900
$4,100
$8,500
$17.5K
#98

N/A*

#100
$575
$1,150
$5,000
$17.5K
$56K
$150K

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