Comic is a medium built to express or communicate ideas with help of images. Though the major focus is on images, comics often combine images with texts or other varied forms of visual art/ information.
The comic markets though existent in all parts of world, are particularly popular in Western Europe, the USA and Japan. Today, the hobby of comic book collection has a major following all around the world. This heed of comic collection results in a few comics being worth much more as compared to most other comics.
There are varied reasons for which different people collect comics. Some may collect them for sheer appreciation, while other for nostalgia, or for completion of collection or even to make a financial profit.
In fact there are comics whose worth runs in millions of dollars. The most expensive comic book in the world is the Action Comics #1 which is published by DC Comics.
It was published in June 1938 and is worth more than 2 million dollars. The Detective Comics #27 and the Superman #1 are both in the league of the world’s most valuable comics.
They are worth 1.38 million dollars and 671,000 dollars respectively. Other comics whose worth renders them valuable are All- American Comics #16, Detective Comics #1 and Marvel Comics #1 amongst a few others.