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The Most Valuable Comic Books

Along with baseball cards, comic books represent an important component of the collectibles market, and can prove to be quite profitable for collectors holding highly sought-after and rare items.

The “Golden Age” of comic books spanned from the late 1930’s into the early 1950’s and introduced most of the superhero and adventure characters that have become billion-dollar brands today. Among the most expensive comics are the ones that tell the story of a superhero’s first adventures, but in order to carry a large price tag, they must also be in near mint condition.

Rankings are from Nostomania, an online collectibles community, which draws near-mint valuations from CGC, a comic book grading service. Based on their rankings, some of the most expensive comic books can sell into the hundreds of thousands, or even millions.

So, what are the most expensive comic books of all time? Click ahead to find out!

By Paul Toscano
Posted 23 July 2010

Source: Nostomania/CGC