How much did comics cost when you first started collecting?

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#1  Edited By Wattup

They were $1.25 each when I started in the late 80s but that's a 25 cent increase because I'm in Canada. 8 )

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When I started collecting comics they were 35 ¢.

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#3  Edited By PowerHerc

 

 

25 cents.

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#4  Edited By TDK_1997

2.25.I'm 14 years old

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#5  Edited By RisingBean

65 cents for my folks. when I was buying with allowance, I recall them being 1.25.
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#6  Edited By TheSheepHerder

It was $2.99 and still is.

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#7  Edited By castleking

a $1.25

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#8  Edited By Rick475069

They cost around 60 cents.

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#9  Edited By Gambit1024

$2.99 (I think)
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#10  Edited By Vorien79

about $0.75 I think

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#11  Edited By Deranged Midget
@Vorien79 said:
about $0.75 I think
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#12  Edited By Video_Martian

$2.99 - $3.99

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#13  Edited By blur99

$1.00

However now the quality of the coloring and printing is way way better than those times.
And I have seen older books that look awful.  Dull colors and bad printing.
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#14  Edited By humanfly26

$1.25

i had to look it up.. :-/

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#15  Edited By turoksonofstone

35 ¢

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#16  Edited By Mr. Ubiquitous

10 cents...
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#17  Edited By MajinBlackheart  Moderator

uh, FREE!!

They cost my mom about $1.00 - $1.25

;)

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#18  Edited By Malonius
@Mr. Ubiquitous said:

10 cents...
For real? My uncle is almost 70 and he used to have a bunch of comics from the 1950s.  A lot of different genres during that time, but kind of sad from a collectors point of view. He was to young to have bought the Golden Age original Superman/Batman/Captain America stuff but then he was to old to be buying comics by the early 60s when the Marvel books started coming out.

I started collecting in the late 1980s and IIRC I could still find some for $0.75. They went up rapidly though and about four years later the early Image Comics were $1.95.
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#19  Edited By joshmightbe

around 60 or 65 cents

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#20  Edited By Mr. Ubiquitous
@Malonius said:

@Mr. Ubiquitous said:


10 cents...
For real? My uncle is almost 70 and he used to have a bunch of comics from the 1950s.  A lot of different genres during that time, but kind of sad from a collectors point of view. He was to young to have bought the Golden Age original Superman/Batman/Captain America stuff but then he was to old to be buying comics by the early 60s when the Marvel books started coming out. I started collecting in the late 1980s and IIRC I could still find some for $0.75. They went up rapidly though and about four years later the early Image Comics were $1.95.
 ;)
no, not really. However, i've added quite a few 10 centers over the years  :)
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#21  Edited By ReVamp

Click to read an unecessary post.

 

I don't collect comics, so I wouldn't know what you're talking about... OH! You're talking about BUYING them to READ. Still don't know, soz :P

Sorry bout that, don't mean to offend anyone, just couldn't help it :P
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#22  Edited By THALASTDRAGON

They were $1.50-$1.95 when I first started.  I fell out for a bit, and when I got back into it, they were $2.25.

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2.99

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#24  Edited By Paul Render

65 cents I believe on the covers. But I first bought comics at this awesome flea market for 25 cents a piece when I was like 9 or 10.

If I can ask, where did everyone buy their first comic?

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#25  Edited By lectriccolossus

too damn much for me...sometimes i hate being young. everyone i wish to work with will be old :(
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#26  Edited By Out_of_Space

2.50 i guess

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#27  Edited By Chaos Prime

3 magic beans :-)

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#29  Edited By Mighty Thorion

15cents was the cover price in the early 1970's - translated to 5pence in UK terms

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#30  Edited By CainPanell

$2.99 To $3.99

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#31  Edited By Nudeviking

$1.00 but the price rose to $1.25 maybe a month or two after I started collecting them.

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#32  Edited By kidchipotle

@mr.obvious said:

$2.99 - $3.99

Same.

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#33  Edited By jsphsmth

25¢

I was outraged when they raised the price to 35¢

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#34  Edited By WaveMotionCannon

50 cent

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#35  Edited By MrMiracle77

$1.25 USD, but a small number of hot-artist books would sell for $1.75.

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#36  Edited By They Killed Cap!

1.25 in the 90's

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#37  Edited By cyberninja

$1.25

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#38  Edited By SuperShafe

It was september so 2.99