$72,100 for Rare 'Iron Man' Comic Book
This (March) 1963 Issue #39 'Tales of Suspense' (CGC 9.2) which marked the first appearance of Iron Man, received 36 bids before it sold on eBay for $72,100, on September 21, 2011.
The comic book , is highly sought by collectors because it introduces Tony Stark as the superhero Iron Man.
The first issue that a major (comic) character appears, is generally the issue collectors want the most. Rarity and condition also play a major role in the prices collector's are willing to pay. This comic graded 'Near Mint Minus' (CGC 9.2) which is extremely rare for this particular comic book.
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