Batman #2

Second appearance of The Joker; Second appearance of The Catwoman; First time character is called Catwoman
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FMV & Sale History

Fair Market Value (FMV) calculated 08/17/2021
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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Aug 16, 2021
  • CGC Restored 4.0 (VG)
    Jul 10, 2021
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Jun 14, 2021
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    May 28, 2021
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Apr 19, 2021
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Apr 16, 2021
  • CGC Universal 1.0 (FR)
    Jan 4, 2021
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Nov 22, 2020
  • CGC Restored 4.0 (VG)
    Nov 9, 2020
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Sep 13, 2020
  • CGC Universal 1.0 (FR)
    Sep 1, 2020
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Aug 25, 2020
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Jul 12, 2020
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Jun 24, 2020
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    May 27, 2020
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Mar 28, 2020
  • CGC Restored 1.0 (FR)
    Mar 26, 2020
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Nov 21, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Sep 26, 2019
  • CGC Restored 1.0 (FR)
    Sep 22, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Sep 20, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Sep 9, 2019
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Aug 29, 2019
  • CGC Restored 2.5 (GD+)
    Aug 9, 2019
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Aug 1, 2019
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Jul 21, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jun 25, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 4.0 (VG)
    Jun 11, 2019
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Feb 26, 2019
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Feb 21, 2019
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Feb 16, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 25, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Dec 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Nov 15, 2018
  • CGC Restored 0.5 (PR)
    Oct 4, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Sep 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Aug 28, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Aug 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jul 12, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 0.5 (PR)
    May 18, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    May 11, 2018
  • CGC Restored 1.0 (FR)
    May 7, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Mar 30, 2018
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Mar 28, 2018
  • CGC Restored 3.5 (VG-)
    Mar 18, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Feb 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jan 18, 2018
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 1.8 (GD-)
    Dec 7, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Nov 19, 2017
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Oct 29, 2017
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Grade
No Data Available

CGC® Census

Data provided courtesy of the CGC Census.
Grade Total Universal Top Qualified Top Signature Top Restored Top
10.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.9 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.8 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.6 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.2 2 2 1.5% 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.0 1 1 2.3% 0 - 0 - 0 -
8.5 4 2 3.8% 0 - 0 - 2 2.4%
8.0 7 3 6.2% 0 - 0 - 4 7.3%
7.5 5 2 7.7% 0 - 0 - 3 11.0%
7.0 9 5 11.5% 0 - 0 - 4 15.9%
6.5 5 4 14.6% 0 - 0 - 1 17.1%
6.0 7 2 16.2% 0 - 0 - 5 23.2%
5.5 11 6 20.8% 0 - 2 33.3% 3 26.8%
5.0 18 13 30.8% 0 - 0 - 5 32.9%
4.5 18 10 38.5% 0 - 0 - 8 42.7%
4.0 18 11 46.9% 0 - 0 - 7 51.2%
3.5 20 12 56.2% 0 - 2 66.7% 6 58.5%
3.0 18 7 61.5% 1 50.0% 1 83.3% 9 69.5%
2.5 13 8 67.7% 0 - 0 - 5 75.6%
2.0 16 11 76.2% 0 - 0 - 5 81.7%
1.8 10 6 80.8% 0 - 1 100.0% 3 85.4%
1.5 16 10 88.5% 1 100.0% 0 - 5 91.5%
1.0 8 5 92.3% 0 - 0 - 3 95.1%
0.5 14 10 100.0% 0 - 0 - 4 100.0%
Total 220 130   2   6   82  

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About

Key Issue
Second appearance of The Joker; Second appearance of The Catwoman; First time character is called Catwoman
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
July 10, 1940
Cover Price
$0.10
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Script
Bill Finger, David Tree, Hal Sherman
Pencils
Bob Kane, Stan Aschmeier?, Raymond Perry, Hal Sherman, George Papp
Inks
Jerry Robinson, Stan Aschmeier?, Bob Kane, Raymond Perry, Hal Sherman, George Papp
Letters
typeset, George Roussos, Jerry Robinson
Issue Notes
Not all fillers may be listed for this book.
GCIN
107525

Additional Issues

  • 1994 15 Sales 9.8 FMV $80
  • 1940 197 Sales 9.8 FMV $2,700,000
    First ongoing Batman comic series; First appearance of The Joker; First appearance of Catwoman; Origin reprinted
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $525,000
    • 8.0 $1,100,000
    • 9.2 $2,100,000
  • 1940 164 Sales 9.8 FMV $975,000
    Second appearance of The Joker; Second appearance of The Catwoman; First time character is called Catwoman
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $19,500
    • 8.0 $29,000
    • 9.2 $165,000
  • 1940 187 Sales 9.8 FMV $600,000
    First Catwoman in costume; First appearance of Puppet Master
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $9,250
    • 8.0 $18,500
    • 9.2 $140,000
  • 1941 157 Sales 9.8 FMV $150,000
    4th appearance of the Joker; 1st appearance of Ha-Hacienda (Joker’s Hideout); 1st mention of Gotham City
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $7,000
    • 8.0 $16,000
    • 9.2 $49,000
  • 1941 151 Sales 9.8 FMV $62,000
    First appearance of the Batmobile
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $3,400
    • 8.0 $7,500
    • 9.2 $36,000
  • 1941 207 Sales 9.8 FMV $270,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,450
    • 8.0 $5,000
    • 9.2 $18,500
  • 1941 158 Sales 9.8 FMV $130,000
    Batman meets Commissioner Gordon face to face for the first time; Commissioner Gordon appoints Batman an honorary member of the Gotham Police Department.
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,800
    • 8.0 $8,750
    • 9.2 $34,000
  • 1942 109 Sales 9.8 FMV $210,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $4,100
    • 8.0 $10,000
    • 9.2 $46,000
  • 1942 135 Sales 9.8 FMV $230,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $5,250
    • 8.0 $13,000
    • 9.2 $74,000
  • 1942 141 Sales 9.8 FMV $220,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,700
    • 8.0 $4,900
    • 9.2 $56,000
  • 1942 151 Sales 9.8 FMV $400,000
    Classic Joker Cover by Ray/Robinson; Third Joker cover; Joker appearance; Penguin appearance
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $9,750
    • 8.0 $19,000
    • 9.2 $72,000