Condition proves crucial to Hulk No 1

16 October 2023

Grey rather than green for his debut, the Incredible Hulk made his first appearance in 1962 and continues to enthral comic collectors.


First Batman from Down Under makes rare appearance at Comic Book Auctions

10 August 2020

With their regular photographer isolated in Somerset, it was proprietor Malcolm Phillips’ partner, Sally, who used her iPhone to produce all the catalogue images for a Comic Book Auctions (19% buyer’s premium) timed sale on


Comics with an X factor sold in Cumbria

24 February 2020

Comics played a significant part in a recent held by Mitchells (20% buyer’s premium) of Cockermouth, undoubtedly helped by the presence of some 30,000 Marvel comics from one private collection.


Marvellous comic price for Spider-Man

25 February 2019

Catalogued as the most valuable Silver Age comic book by far, a copy of Issue No 15 of Amazing Fantasy, the 1962 comic that saw the first appearance of Spider-Man, sold for £14,500 in a January 25 sale held by Excalibur Auctions (20% buyer’s premium) of Amersham.

Spider Man

A Spider-Man comic cover has set a new record at auction in Dallas

27 February 2018

A Marvel 1971 cover of Amazing Spider-Man #100 sold at a premium-inclusive $478,000 (£340,600) at Heritage Auctions in Dallas.


Haul of $6m worth of Marvel and DC Comics are coming to auction in the US

25 January 2018

Heritage Auctions in Dallas is offering more than 1000 lots at its February 22 Comics auction including an original Spider-Man cover by artist John Romita Sr.

George Holtby of Charterhouse

Thor hammered down at a mighty £36,000

07 July 2016

The original artwork for the cover of The Mighty Thor, published by Marvel Comics in 1968, sold for £36,000 at a recent auction at Charterhouse in Sherborne, Dorset.