Captain America has always been one of Marvel’s most beloved characters and now he’s proven himself with a new record.
A copy of the comic Captain America #1 of 1941 that presents the great hero of Marvel hitting Adolf Hitler, has sold for $3,120,000. This is the highest price ever paid at auction for a hero’s debut. In fact, just Superman Y spider-man They have managed to sell for more than 3 million. It was a great day for Heritage Auctions who also sold Fantastic Four No. 1 and a cover of Dark Knight Returns.
“Every time I looked up during the comics art portion of the session, a new record would drop, and with comics, that trend continued.” Heritage Auctions Vice President Barry Sandoval said. “We knew this was a really exceptional selection of material, and we’re delighted that the bidders agreed with that.”
What is that comic about?
But first we must remember that at that time, marvel comics was still called Timely Comics.
This story is written and drawn by jack kirby Y joe simon, shows us how the Nazis sabotage weapons factories in the United States. So the government greenlights an experiment where a skinny young man is injected with Super Soldier serum. This is how it is born Captain America who has Super Strength and is very brave so he has no problem defeating his first great enemy, Red Skull. Luckily he has the help of his faithful companion bucky barneswhose appearance is slightly reminiscent of the first Robin from the comics Batman.
Definitely a great adventure Captain America which started the story of one of the greatest heroes of all time. Would you pay 3 million for this comic? Leave us your comments below in the opinion section.