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Detective Comics #38

DC Comics // Detective Comics

Published April 1940

What's Detective Comics #38 worth in 2024?

The mint condition value of Detective Comics #38 is $107,550. This value is based on the highest-rated copy to sell publicly, which is a 9.4 NM from the Allentown pedigree. That May 2009 price is a decrease from its peak May 2005 value of $126,500. An unretouched 9.0 has a March 2003 value of $46,000, and an unretouched 6.0 has a value of $64,000 as of March 2019.

Why is this comic book valuable?

Robin makes his first appearance when his origin story is told in Detective Comics #38, published in April 1940 by D.C. Comics. Dick Grayson is witness to the murder of his parents. He overhears the killers confessing, and decides to bring that information to the police. However, Batman intervenes when the boy’s life is put in danger, and instead trains him to be his partner in crimefighting.

Price Guide Report

GD 2.0 VG 4.0 FN 6.0 VF 8.0 NM 9.4 RECORD SALE!
$25,000 $40,000 $64,000 $100,000 $300,000 $126,500

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