A near-mint situation concern of the primary ever comedian that includes Marvel superhero The Hulk has bought for greater than $677,000, setting a brand new document.
Auctions and personal gross sales web site Comic Connect stated it was the most costly Incredible Hulk comedian ever bought, fetching $677,153 (US$490,000), paid by a personal collector.
The comedian, first printed in 1962, was in near-mint situation.
“Highly-graded copies of Hulk #1 are notoriously hard to find, due to the cheap paper used and the smudging of the grey colour on the front cover,” Comic Connect COO Vincent Zurzolo stated in a press launch.
The Hulk was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby as one of many earliest Marvel superheroes. He has been portrayed on the massive display screen by Eric Bana, Edward Norton, and most not too long ago by Mark Ruffalo within the Avengers movies.
The costliest comedian ever bought stays a duplicate of Amazing Fantasy #15, additionally from 1962, which featured the debut of fellow Marvel superhero, Spider-Man. It fetched $4.97 million (US$3.6 million) in September final 12 months.