What are key issues in comics?
First appearances, early appearances, origin stories, iconic cover art, classic stories and many other categories could be considered a “key issue”. The truth is, it is up to each individual collector to determine what a key comic book is based on their own preferences.
What is the modern age of comics?
The Modern Age of Comic Books is a period in the history of American superhero comic books which is generally considered to have begun in the mid-1980s and continues through the present day.
Are modern comics worth collecting?
Over time, some of those comic books, especially origin issues, can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, such as Action Comics #1 worth about half a million dollars. Today, with companies like the Comics Guaranty Company and eBay, even current comics are worth a considerable amount of money.
How can you tell if a comic book is rare?
The easiest way to determine if your comics fall into the “good” category is by looking at the cover price. Almost all comic books have the retail cover price at the time of publication on the cover. The valuable ones will have 10c, 12c, 15c, 20c, or 25c on the cover.