First Marvel comic sets auction record of $1.3 million

Entertainment News Nov 22, 2019

First Marvel comic sets auction record of $1.3 million

The first comic book produced by Marvel, the famed U.S. publisher behind Spider-Man, X-Men and The Avengers, went under the hammer Thursday, fetching a record $1.26 million, Heritage Auctions said. "This is a historic copy of a historic comic book," Ed Jaster, auction house senior ...

Annual comic book sales set to sink amid dearth of popular titles

National Dec 25, 2017

Annual comic book sales set to sink amid dearth of popular titles

Comic books sales are expected to plunge about 12 percent for the year amid a dearth of popular titles and increasing demand for ebooks, a research institute said Monday. Sales of comic magazines targeted at adolescents are forecast to drop sharply, the Research Institute for ...