Most Valuable EC COMICS published each year
Key investment comics and historically important issues
These are the 3 most valuable EC comic books published in every year (Overstreet 2013 guide NM prices)
These books have proven to be consistently the most in demand key issues ever and are the best investments long term.
This list only include regular cover mass printed editions. No variants or limited edition versions included.
This is the first time a yearly comparison has ever been made and the purpose is to show a few things.
First of all it does truly highlight the major key books of every year. It also shows quickly which titles seems to pop up the most often and are truly the most expensive series to collect. Some titles, such as Tales From The Crypt or Mad, are just more collected than others and bring higher $$ amounts even to non-key issues in a run.
SKIPPY’S OWN BOOK OF COMICS #1 $6,600.00 / NARRATIVE ILLUSTRATION #1 $1,500.00 / PICTURE STORIES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY # $400.00
ANIMAL FABLES #1 $835.00 / TINY TOT COMICS #1 $575.00 / LAND OF THE LOST COMICS #1 $560.00
MOON GIRL AND THE PRINCE #1 $1,750.00 / ANIMAL FABLES #7 $1,085.00 / MOON GIRL #2 $1,050.00
MOON GIRL #5 $2,000.00 / K.O. PUNCH giveaway $1,400.00 / WAR AGAINST CRIME #1 $1,300.00
LUCKY FIGHTS IT THROUGH giveaway $2,000.00 / MODERN LOVE #1 $1,400.00 / A MOON A GIRL ROMANCE #9 $1,325.00
VAULT OF HORROR #12 $8,700.00 / CRYPT OF TERROR #17 $5,300.00 / HAUNT OF FEAR #15 $5,200.00
TALES OF TERROR ANNUAL #1 $7,600.00 / TALES FROM THE CRYPT #21 $1,750.00 / TALES FROM THE CRYPT #22 $1,350.00
MAD #1 $7,300.00 / WEIRD SCIENCE FANTASY ANNUAL 1952 $4,350.00 / TALES OF TERROR ANNUAL 1952 $4,200.00
TALES OF TERROR ANNUAL 1953 $3,400.00 / MAD #5 $2,750.00 / WEIRD SCIENCE FANTASY ANNUAL 1953 $2,600.00
CRIME SUSPENSTORIES #22 $3,000.00 / 3 DIMENSIONAL EC CLASSICS #1 $1,525.00 / 3D TALES FROM THE CRYPT #2 $1,500.00
WEIRD SCIENCE FANTASY #29 $2,200.00 / MAD MAGAZINE #24 $1,650.00 / TALES FROM THE CRYPT #46 $885.00
SHOCK ILLUSTRATED #3 $2,000.00 / MAD MAGAZINE #30 $750.00 / INCREDIBLE SCIENCE FICTION #33 $720.00
MAD MAGAZINE #31 $435.00 / MAD MAGAZINE #32 $370.00 / MAD MAGAZINE #33 $370.00
HUMBUG BOUND VOLUME $1,000.00 / WORST FROM MAD ANNUAL #1 $650.00 / MORE TRASH FROM MAD ANNUAL #1 $385.00
WORST FROM MAD ANNUAL #2 $625.00 / MORE TRASH FROM MAD ANNUAL #2 $250.00 / MAD MAGAZINE #44 $190.00
Mad Magazine or related spin-off titles dominate The top 3 most valuable EC comics of every year onwards.
I am always happy to hear your comments and thoughts/criticisms on any of my posts.
Terry Hoknes (author) of Hoknes Comics loves analyzing statistics and watching the growth and fall of comic titles over a period of time. He sells all of the latest hot back issue secondary market new comics and all new Diamond products at www.HoknesComics.com and also self-publishes a series of books called “Investing In Comic Books” that focus on the Golden, Silver and Bronze ages of comics. email@example.com
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