First Captain America Comic Sold for $3.1 Million
The price of the sold comic book could not break the record of the publication of Spider-Man
The first Captain America comic from Marvel Comics was put up for auction and then sold for $3.1 million. According to Deadline, the buyer is unknown.
The price of the sold comic book was less than the record of $ 3.6 million set in 2014 for the sale of work about Spider-Man. The first issue was titled "Captain America. No. 1," which was published in 1941 and sold for 10 cents. The theme of the Second World War appears in work - on the cover, the protagonist fights with Adolf Hitler.
Debut issues of Marvel comics that have been auctioned in the last ten years are quite popular among collectors. For example, the Superman graphic novel went off the market for $3.2 million in 2014, and the Batman graphic novel went for $2.2 million in 2021. It was also previously reported that one page of the Spider-Man comic was sold at Heritage Auctions for $3.36 million.
The first Captain America movie was released in 1990, starring Matt Salinger. Later, the hero, performed by Chris Evans, reappeared on the screen in the film " The First Avenger, "which was released in 2011. In the future, the actor embodied the superhero in the sequels of the picture: " The First Avenger: The Winter Soldier " (2014) and " The First Avenger: Confrontation " (2016), as well as in the films of the Avengers series..