Original ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ comic fetches $3.1 million at auction


According to media reports, today’s first edition of the “Captain America: The First Avenger” comic fetched a whopping $3.1 million, compared with nearly 10 cents ($0.10) when the comic was published in 1941.

The auction price was second only to the $3.6 million for the first edition of “Spider-Man” in 2014, making it the second-highest-priced comic book publication ever.

Original 'Captain America: The First Avenger' comic fetches $3.1 million at auction

The unidentified buyer of the $3.1 million bid for “Captain America: The First Avenger,” whose first edition in 1941 sold nowhere, featured Steve Rogers beating Adolf Hitler on the cover.

Auction prices for the American comic book publication have been changing over the years, with the first edition of “Superman” fetching $3.2 million in 2014 and $2.2 million for the first edition of “Batman” in 2021.

Marvel Studios is currently preparing the film “Captain America 4‎”, which is scripted by Malcolm Spellman and Dalan Musson, the screenwriters of the American drama “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”. It is uncertain whether Captain America, played by Chris Evans, will return.

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