Sotheby’s Books & Manuscripts offers 40,000+ DC Comics published from 1934 – 2014 as a single collection in a single lot at its upcoming sale. There you’ll find the complete runs of Superman, Batman, Action Comics, and Detective Comics. The collection also features superhero icons Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and Aquaman, as well as the Justice League series.
Available now and on view on Sothebys.com, the sale marks the 81st anniversary of the release of Detective Comics #27 on March 30, 1939, which featured the debut of The Batman.
The auction record for a comic was achieved in 2014 when Action Comics #1 sold for $3.2 million. The record for an issue of Detective Comics #27 was reached in 2010 for $1.075 million.