Rare comics auctioned in Newcastle

Some of the world's rarest comic books are being auctioned off in Newcastle.

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Rare comics sell for £23,000

Some of the world's most rare and collectable comics including first issues of Spider-Man and X-Men have sold for £23,000. The most expensive comic sold for £880 and that was a 1979 Viz comic. A 1963 issue of The Amazing Spiderman went for £780.

Seven volumes of Eagle comics were bought for £520 at the Anderson & Garland auction room in Newcastle.

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Hundreds of comic books to be auctioned off

Hundreds of comic books are being auctioned off at Anderson & Garland in Newcastle today.

The collection includes a complete run of Spider-Man from No. 1 to 234 and X-Men from No.1 to 160.

More than 450 lots of comic books are being auctioned off Credit: ITV
Among the lots will be rare comics including Spider-Man No.1 Credit: ITV
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