The 10 best comics that have risen in value over the past week include Wonder Man, Spawn and Miles Morales

Marvel dominates the top 10 this week! The first appearances of Miles Morales, Scott Lang, White Vision, Abigail Brand, and Wonderman complete this week’s list. Fennec Shand’s first appearances and a BIG name in hip-hop join the list, along with an exciting incentive for Moon Knight retailers. The only non-Marvel name on the list is the ever-trending Spawn!

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#1: WONDER MAN #1 – DIRECT EDITION | WONDER | 1986 | Among all Wonder Man specs, another first issue (the one from 1986) ranks in the top 10! We tracked 14 copies sold, at a 260% 7-day trend, with a high sale of $60 for a raw copy. The FMV for a raw NM copy is $38.

#2: WEST COAST AVENGERS #45 | WONDER | 1989 | It was recently announced that Paul Bettany will be making his highly anticipated return to the MCU in a Disney+ show, Vision Quest! That’s all we know so far, but it’s enough to bring the heat back to WhiteVision’s first appearance. We tracked 28 copies sold, at a 7-day trend of 108%, with a high sale of $450 for a CGC 9.8 copy. The FMV for a raw NM copy is $55.

#3: DEADPOOL #1 – KEN LASHLEY – THE PORTAGE – NOTORIOUS BIG | WONDER | 2022 | If you’ve ever looked up Notorious BIG’s first appearance in a Marvel comic book, this is it. This store exclusive doubled in retail value when it reached third-party markets. So throw your hands up if you’re a real collector! We tracked it to a high sale of $175 for a raw copy with a current FMV for a raw NM copy at $69.

#4: APPEARANCE #1 | PICTURE | 1992 | With a circulation of 1.7 million copies, SPAWN #1 has consistently remained one of the best-selling comics. As the deadline for McFarlane’s CGC Signature event approaches, collectors are trying to buy so many copies and get those last minute submissions! We tracked it to a high sale of $246 for a CGC 9.8 copy, and the FMV for a raw NM copy is $29.

#5: WONDER MAN #1 – DIRECT EDITION | WONDER | 1991 | Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has been officially cast as Wonder Man and is moving production forward. New reports always rekindle interest in a book. Additionally, Bob Odenkirk is rumored to be wanted for an undisclosed role. “Better call” your LCS for a copy because we tracked it at a high sale of $103 for a CGC 9.8 copy, and the FMV for a raw NM copy is $8.

#6: FIRST WONDER #47 | WONDER | 1979 | Two weeks ago, we saw Scott Lang (AKA Ant-Man, AKA Spider-Man) return to the debut of the Quantumania Trailer. The hype hasn’t stopped as collectors continue to buy copies of Scott and CassieLang’s first appearance! We tracked it to a high sale of $504 for a CGC 9.6 copy. The FMV for a raw NM copy is $166.

#seven: MOON KNIGHT ANNUAL #1 – BILL SIENKIEWICZ (1:25) | WONDER | 2022 | What do you get when you put together a legendary artist and a legendary character? An incentive masterpiece for retailers with a large collection. It may not be a key book, but it has a key to many collectors’ wallets. We tracked it to a high sale of $100 for a raw copy. However, the FMV for one gross NM still sits at $20.

#8: AMAZING X-MEN #6 | WONDER | 2004 | Secret Invasion is not so secret! The official Tenor account posted several GIFs, teasing the new series. One of those GIFs was by Emilia Clarketagged “#Abigail-Bran.” If you own one of these books, be prepared for the flood of speculators ready to dump its first appearance! We tracked it to a high sale of $241 for a copy CGC 9.8 A raw NM copy has a FMV of $32.

#9: ULTIMATE BENEFITS #4 | WONDER | 2011 | Many comic book collectors think we are in a “market correction” period. Whatever you think, stocks have seen declines over the past two months. It’s a golden opportunity to hunt for the holy grail, with the first appearance of Miles Morales topping many collectors’ lists. We tracked it to a high sale of $2,050 for a CGC 9.8 copy. The FMV for a raw NM copy is $530.

#ten: STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN #5 – EM GIST (1:50) | WONDER | 2022 | When Calican shot Fennec Shand, no one expected her to return, let alone in such a prominent role in THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT. In this issue, she makes her first comic appearance (interior, as she first appeared on the cover of Doctor Aphra #21 1:25 variant). We tracked it to a high sale of $75 for a raw copy with a current NM FMV at $62.

And here is your TOP 10 COMICS OF THE WEEK from 08/11/22! Want to see what made the RUNNER-UP list? check it out HERE.

Daniel K. Denny