Three Of The Rarest Wonder Woman Comics On Earth Are About To Hit eBay

Are you a fan of Wonder Woman? Are you a comic book collector? Do you have more money that you know what to do with? If you answered "yes" to at least one of those questions (the one about the money) you might be interested to know that "three of the rarest Wonder Woman comics of all-time" are going up for sale on eBay beginning on August 13th at 3pm PST through eBay for Charity. UPDATE: The auction has been pushed back until August 17th at 5pm PST. A portion of the proceeds from the sale will go to Trafficking Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to preventing human trafficking.

Two of these comics - All Star Comics #8 and Sensation Comics #1 - are uncirculated and represent the single highest grade copies of each issue. Wonder Woman #1 rounds out the list and is also in near perfect condition. The seller is Darren Adams, Owner of Pristine Comics, who also sold Superman Action Comics #1 on eBay in 2014 for $3.2M.

You can learn more about the history of the comics in the following video along with official details from eBay about the sale and Wonder Woman products in general.

About the comics:

• Wonder Woman #1, Sensational Comics #1 and All Star Comics #8 are each being sold separately. All three are over 75 years old and are in near-perfect condition.
• They will be for sale beginning on August 13th at 5pm PST at https://adpages.ebay.com/wonderwoman/ through eBay for Charity
• The seller is Darren Adams, Owner of Pristine Comics, who sold Superman Action Comics #1 on eBay in 2014 for $3.2M (a record for eBay).
• Wonder Woman first appeared in All Star Comics #8 in December 1941, and had her cover debut on Sensation Comics #1 in January 1942. The first full length comic devoted exclusively to the character was Wonder Woman #1, which was released in July 1942. These three books make up the definitive debut, cover art, and origin story for Wonder Woman.

Why it matters:

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• These are the three of the rarest Wonder Woman comics of all time
• Two of which— All Star Comics #8 and Sensation Comics #1 — are uncirculated and have been unconfirmed to publicly exist until now. They are both the single highest grated copies of each issue:
• All Star #8 – CGC Graded 9.4 - Single Highest Graded copy
• Sensation Comics #1 – CGC Graded 9.6 - Single Highest Graded copy. Highest graded "key issue" from the Golden Age of comic books.
• Wonder Woman #1 – CGC Graded 9.0 - Highest Grade copy.
• The three books make up the definitive debut, cover art and origin of Wonder Woman as an inspirational and beloved comic book character.
• A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Trafficking Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to preventing human trafficking.
• eBay has seen a strong surge in sales of Wonder Woman items since the release of the feature film—total sales of Wonder Woman items YTD 2017 have already surpassed that of the entirety of 2015.* (Please see below for additional data)

eBay & Wonder Woman Data/By the Numbers:

• Total YTD GMV for Wonder Woman sales on eBay is up by 59% YOY.*
• The most popular Wonder Woman items sold on eBay since 2015 include: stamps, comic books, Funko-Pops, costumes, and temporary tattoos.*
• This year alone, Wonder Woman has been searched for on eBay over 460,000 times.*
• There are currently more than over 150,000 live listings for Wonder Woman products on eBay.*
• With more than a billion listings and an audience of 169 million users around the world, eBay offers the best choices – including rare and valuable collectibles that you can't find anywhere else—making it easy to find the things you want.

*Data gathered from eBay US sales of Wonder Woman merchandise between January 1, 2004 – July 20, 2017.