Captain America Comics #1 contains the first appearance and origin of the Captain America and is one of the most valuable Golden Age comic books according to the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide. There is nothing like coming out punching Hitler on the cover of your first issue!
Why It’s Important – The origin and first appearance of the Captain America (soon to have his own comic book movie!)
Price and Value Trends – Has remained strong over the years commanding sales from $2,300 for incomplete copies to approaching $100,000 in CGC 9.0.
Investment Potential – Captain America Comics #1 is considered a “blue chip” comic investment. The upcoming comic book movie and positioning in the Avengers movie has a good chance of improving his standing.