Ahhh... probably one of the most sought-after questions within the hobby. What is my comic or collection worth? Well, as you learned on the grading page, comic grades are very subjective and, hence, so are comic values. Once you determine what grade your comic is at (let's say it's Very Fine, or 8.0, on the grading scale), then you need to figure out what the market value is for that issue. There are a couple of ways to do this. Remember, though, that just because you THINK that a comic book has a certain value, that doesn't always guarantee you'll receive that amount once you find a buyer.
One way to determine the value is to do a quick search on eBay to see what others are getting in price for the same comic. For example, if you have Batman #457 (the first issue with Tim Drake as the new Robin) in Very Fine condition, search on eBay for the following: "Batman 457 Very Fine" (without quotes). You can also search the completed listings to see if any have sold. Remember, it's one thing to be SELLING the comic for $9.99 on eBay, it's another to have it SOLD at $9.99. Looking at both active listings and the completed listings (make sure you check "completed listings") will give you a good idea of what the comic's value is online.
A second way is to consult the Overstreet Price Guide and determine what the comic's value is based on the price guide. Also, the high price range in the price guide is for a comic graded at a 9.2 (or Near Mint Minus condition). For grades higher than 9.2, prices can be sometimes double what is shown in the guide price.
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