Investing in Comics and Stamps
However, she notes, "If superheroes conjure up happier memories than those of your stamp collection the market for collecting comic books could offer solace."
Vincent Zurzolo, COO of vintage comic book auction website ComicConnect.com is quoted as saying, "Vintage comic books have definitely appreciated over the last 30, 40, 50 years. You never see the best of the best going down in value."
An early Superman comic book just sold for $63,000, Zurzolo said. Superman made his first appearance June 1938, with an original price tag of 10 cents. Last year that edition sold for over $2 million, making it the most expensive comic book ever.
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