(AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — A precious first-edition Marvel comic book sold for more than $2.4 million at an online auction on Friday, according to the auctioneer.
“Pay copy” it’s “one of the top three comic books in the world of comics collecting,” according to Vincent Zurzolo, ComicConnect’s chief operating officer.
On Thursday night, Vincent Zurzolo (a New York-based auctioneer) sold the book for less than $2,427,000.800.
The buyer’s identity is secret yet. He’s a “comic book collector and investor with a lot of passion.” Zurzolo also collects other objects, according to him.
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Sub-Mariner, the first Human Torch, and the original Human Torch were among the characters featured in Marvel Comics #1 in 1939.
This figure was a forerunner of the Sub-Mariner, a character from Marvel’s Fantastic Four. that bookmarked the beginning of the Marvel Universe of comics, films, television series, video games, and comics.
The “paid copy” preserving to the best. It’s valuable because it includes handwritten notes from the publisher outlining how much they pay to each artist and writer. For example, Frank R. Paul was born $25 to draw the cover of a book worth 100,000 times more than that.
“It’s an essential peek inside the world and behind the production scenes,” Zurzolo, a comics legend, said.
Characters like this would make their way into the Marvel universe. Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four (X-Men), The Avengers, Iron Man, Daredevil, and the Hulk are ringing up as the Incredible Hulk on-screen.
“Who knows what would have happened? “none of that occurs,” Zurzolo speculated. “the moniker ‘Marvel Comics’ resonated so with people that it aided in developing all these other things.”
A new chapter in the Marvel Universe has begun with the release of Avengers: Infinity War. Marvel has gained more readers and admirers.
The MCU began with the origin stories of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, and the rest of the Avengers, with Avengers: The Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame following, with the latter being the franchise’s highest-grossing film. DC Comics recently released the Batman movie.
Since then, Marvel Studios has taken advantage of their fan base by utilizing the Disney+ platform to create dedicated series for lesser-known characters such as Hawkeye, The Winter Soldier, and the upcoming Moon Knight, starring Oscar Isaac.