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 1380
$975
$5,500
$9,500
$23K
$38K
$74K
Superman #10 First bald Lex Luthor
#2
$1,850
$3,600
$11.5K
$15.5K
$62K
$250K
#3 23
$5,500
$20K
$66K
$98K
$135K
$220K
Detective Comics #225 First appearance of Martin Manhunter; Origin of Martian Manhunter
#4 3
$625
$1,500
$14.5K
$23K
$32K
$54K
#5 94
$3,500
$10K
$100K
$270K
$480K
$975K
#6
$1,300
$2,700
$14K
$18.5K
$26K
$42K
Superman #76 First Earth One Batman and Superman meeting or team up
#7 1278
$11K
$22K
$130K
$260K
$420K
$775K
Superman #2 Second self-titled issue
#8 1398
$3,500
$7,250
$21K
$29K
$39K
$62K
Superboy #1 First Superboy title
#9 199
$850
$5,250
$16.5K
$21K
$25K
$37K
#10 15
$1,600
$2,700
$6,750
$13.5K
$31K
$41K
Mad #1 First issue in titled series; Wood, Davis, Elder start as regulars
#11 132
$84K
$320K
$525K
$875K
$1.2M
$2M
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
#12 844
$750
$1,800
$4,400
$17K
$32K
$68K
#13 218
$1,050
$3,100
$5,750
$6,750
$7,750
$10.5K
#14 641
$1,750
$3,900
$43K
$72K
$105K
$180K
#15

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#16 15

N/A*

Superman #53 Third retelling of Origin; Classic origin cover by Wayne Boring; Tenth anniversary issue
#17 1314
$375
$775
$2,350
$8,000
$9,000
$10K
#18 1380
$4,500
$12.5K
$74K
$74K
$135K
$280K
Batman #3 First Catwoman in costume; First appearance of Puppet Master
#19
$1,200
$2,800
$42K
$60K
$80K
$125K
#20
$4,200
$9,000
$110K
$180K
$260K
$460K
Crime SuspenStories #22 Used in Senate investigation of juvenile delinquency; Ax decapitation cover
#21 133
$2,900
$6,500
$12.5K
$14.5K
$17K
$23K
#22
$1,200
$2,800
$7,500
$25K
$49K
$105K
#23 439
$3,400
$8,750
$16K
$20K
$24K
$34K
#25 68
$7,750
$11.5K
$52K
$70K
$88K
$135K
#26
$325
$975
$1,850
$2,250
$2,700
$3,700
#27 383
$2,600
$7,250
$33K
$45K
$56K
$86K
Batman #4 First appearance of Clayface; First appearance of Basil Karlo; Origin of Clayface; First Joker cover appearance;
#28 1266
$3,600
$21K
$38K
$43K
$49K
$62K
#29 53
$2,700
$5,500
$10.5K
$12.5K
$14.5K
$19.5K
Batman #59 First appearance of Deadshot
#30

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
#31 958

N/A*

#32
$2,700
$5,750
$14K
$33K
$60K
$125K
#33 1213
$950
$2,100
$7,750
$20K
$48K
$115K
#34
$800
$2,300
$6,000
$7,750
$10K
$15K
#35 260
$775
$1,850
$4,000
$8,750
$15K
$30K
#36 34
$550
$1,300
$3,600
$7,750
$14.5K
$30K
#37 314
$875
$3,000
$7,750
$9,500
$12K
$17.5K
Batman #25 First Batman major villain team up; First and only Joker & Penguin team up
#38 22
$975
$2,000
$6,500
$22K
$46K
$105K
Batman #42 Second Catwoman cover (first in batman); Catwoman story
#39

N/A*

Detective Comics #36 First appearance of Hugo Strange; Origin of Hugo Strange; First finned Batman gloves
#40 18
$3,200
$7,250
$23K
$29K
$36K
$52K
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
#41 145
$11K
$36K
$100K
$125K
$140K
$175K
Detective Comics #140 First appearance of The Riddler; Origin of The Ridder; First appearance of Edward Nigma
#42 559

N/A*

#43

N/A*

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
#44 632
$220
$650
$950
$2,100
$2,600
$4,100
#45 14
$2,150
$10K
$250K
$380K
$525K
$850K
#46 19
$350
$750
$1,900
$2,500
$3,200
$4,900
#47 22
$375
$475
$1,400
$2,800
$3,300
$3,800
#48

N/A*

Action Comics #29 First Lois Lane on cover
#49 393
$2,050
$6,750
$52K
$74K
$88K
$100K
Batman #23 Joker cover; Joker story; Classic black cover
#51 134
$300
$675
$2,700
$4,400
$6,500
$11K
#52
$1,900
$3,400
$11.5K
$15K
$19K
$29K
Superman #7 First appearance of Perry White
#54
$2,400
$5,750
$44K
$62K
$88K
$150K
#55 607
$85
$150
$250
$300
$400
$725
#56 724

N/A*

Batman #18 Cover art with Hitler, Hirohito, and Mussolini
#57 40

N/A*

Batman #1 First ongoing Batman comic series; First appearance of The Joker; First appearance of Catwoman; Origin reprinted
#58 89
$8,750
$23K
$115K
$210K
$320K
$575K
Batman #2 Second appearance of The Joker; Second appearance of The Catwoman; First time character is called Catwoman
#60 296
$3,800
$14.5K
$52K
$78K
$110K
$185K
Superman #14 Classic cover
#61 623
$7,750
$18.5K
$32K
$37K
$42K
$54K
#62
$650
$1,500
$7,250
$11.5K
$17K
$36K
#63

N/A*

#64 106
$625
$1,300
$4,600
$24K
$58K
$135K
#65 23
$1,100
$2,700
$5,500
$6,250
$6,750
$8,250
Superman #30 First appearance of Mister Mxyzptlk; Origin of Mister Mxyzptlk
#66 534

N/A*

#69

N/A*

#70

N/A*

#71 103
$1,500
$4,900
$11.5K
$15K
$18.5K
$28K
#73

N/A*

Detective Comics #46 Death of Hugo Strange
#74 832
$180
$325
$550
$1,850
$3,500
$6,500
#75 143
$500
$1,300
$3,300
$8,000
$13K
$21K
#77 792
$250
$400
$1,200
$1,500
$1,550
$5,500
#78 461

N/A*

#79 12

N/A*

Detective Comics #38 First appearance of Hugo Strange; Origin of Hugo Strange; First finned Batman gloves
#80 31
$7,250
$15K
$62K
$110K
$165K
$290K
Batman #11 Classic Joker Cover by Ray/Robinson; Third Joker cover; Joker appearance; Penguin appearance
#81 46
$750
$2,600
$8,750
$13K
$24K
$52K
#82
$2,600
$14.5K
$33K
$40K
$48K
$64K
Adventure Comics #210 First appearance of Krypto (Superdog)
#83 524

N/A*

#84

N/A*

#85 315
$280
$525
$950
$950
$950
$950
#86 81
$825
$1,950
$7,000
$9,500
$11K
$14.5K
#87 878
$1,300
$4,900
$8,750
$11K
$13.5K
$19K
#89

N/A*

World's Finest Comics #17 Last cardboard stock comic cover
#91 468

N/A*

#92

N/A*

Detective Comics #35 Classic Batman hypodermic needle cover that reflects story in issue #34; Classic Batman with smoking .45 automatic splash panel
#93

N/A*

#94

N/A*

#95

N/A*

#96
$975
$2,250
$6,750
$8,750
$10.5K
$15K
#99 710
$1,500
$3,400
$16.5K
$29K
$45K
$80K
#100 1297

N/A*

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