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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Part of the highly valuable comic book collection of Billy Wright seen as it looked when first taken out of the box before being auctioned at Heritage Auction Houses.
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    Despite its title Batman #1 does not mark the first appearance of the caped crusader. However, this does not mean that the comic, which introduced both the Joker and Catwoman is not highly valuable. It sold for $274,850.
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    Action Comics #1, which marks the first appearance of many important comic book characters, including Superman is considered one of the most important, and valuable, comic books of all time. Billy Wright's copy sold for $298,750.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Wright's copy of Marvel Mystery Comics #4 is in stellar condition, making it highly valuable. It sold for $50,788.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Captain America Comics #3, which sold for $50,788, is the first comic book work of icon Stan Lee.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    The great condition of Billy Wright's copy of Adventure Comics #40 makes it highly valuable. It sold for $59,750.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Selling for $203,150, the highly valuable All-American Comics #16 introduces the superhero Green Lantern.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    As the name suggests, Marvel Comics #1 was the first issue published by the iconic brand, among others, it marks the first appearance the Human Torch. It sold for $113,525.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Valued at $83,650.Detective Comics #29 is the second-ever Batman cover and is ranked among the top 20 Golden Age books by Overstreet.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Detective Comics #27 marks the first appearance of Batman is currently considered the second most-valuable comic in the hobby. It sold for $522,813.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Although Captain America Comics #2 is the second appearance of Captain America, it is the first time he wears costume most of us are familiar with, including his trademark, the round shield. It is valued at $113,525.
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    All Star Comics #3 has two historic firsts to its name. Not only does it mark the appearance of the Justice Society of America, but it is the first comic to feature any superhero group. This pioneering issue sold for $49,294
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    All Winners Comics #1, penned by Stan Lee is highly valuable in every condition. Wright's copy sold for $35,850.
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  • Valuable Comic Collection to be Auctioned

    Comic book collector Billy Wright is seen before his death in the 1990s
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