Comic Books & Toys

The Largest Comic Book & Toy Auctions in New Jersey

Sometimes, we can escape reality, even just for a moment by focusing our attention on movies, music, video games, sports, or anything else we might consider entertainment. Among these methods of escape, reading is the oldest — and most widespread. One phenomenon which has changed the way that people think about reading includes comic books. As comic books became popularized in the early 20th century, they gave thousands of people of all ages a way to immerse themselves in the excitement of a colorful graphic novel. Fast forward to the present day — comic books (and the memorabilia inspired by their characters) have garnered massive followings of devoted fans, causing their value to skyrocket. Now, comic book and toy collectors often find themselves sitting on a fortune by doing nothing more than realizing the value of their life-long passion. Whether you’re a seasoned collector looking to cash in on a lifetime’s worth of fandom or someone seeking the right place to start their collection, Bodnar’s Auction offers one of the largest toy and comic book auctions in the state of New Jersey.

Comic Books being Auctioned off in New JerseyAs one of the most prominent toy and comic book auctions in NJ, Bodnar’s Auction attracts a wide range of both buyers and sellers from across the country. Vintage comics and toys are also commonly sold at our antique auctions, which attract a vast amount of people in the Tri-State area and beyond. Our collections of toys and comics are sold at our auction house through either traditional or consignment auctions. Consignment auctions are an excellent option for those who are hoping to sell rare or high-value items. At Bodnar’s Auction, we use all the necessary tools and resources to find the right home for your memorabilia through consignment. Most of our expert auctioneers have been lifelong collectors — each with great knowledge and skill for determining the value for both vintage and modern toys and comics.
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Not sure how valuable your collection is? The professional appraisers at our auction house are available to lend their expertise. While there are multiple factors to consider, you can gain a general understanding of how valuable your vintage or modern collection is by reading below:

Selling or Buying at a Comic Book Auction
The highest selling comic book in the world was the 9.0 CGC-graded copy of Action Comics #1, sold for 3.2 million in 2014. Appraising this comic took strategic thought, great attention to detail, and in-depth knowledge. Whether it’s comics or toys, appropriate evaluation is similar:

  • Demand and desirability of the comic book
  • Rarity and scarcity of your comic
  • The comparable cost of your book or collection
  • Examination of its condition

Selling or Buying at a Toy Auction
When you sell or buy collectables at a toy auction, it’s vital to understand how they are valued. Although expert opinions are more accurate, gaining baseline knowledge on how to assess your memorabilia is the perfect motivation to uncover its true value. Before bringing your collection to the experts at a toy auction, here’s what you should consider:

  • How is the condition of your toy or collection? The more pristine, the higher the value.
  • Do you have the original packaging?
  • What is the going rate of your memorabilia?
  • How rare is your action figure?

At Bodnar’s Auction, we hold a range of monthly events that bring in items of all kinds. Whether you are looking for traditional, consignment or home liquidation auctions, Bodnar’s Auction in NJ has expert auctioneers best to aid you in your sale or purchase. We hold auctions once a month on a Thursday at the beautiful NJ Convention and Expo Center. For further inquiries, call us at 1-866-349-7378 or fill out a contact form today!

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I’m happy with everything Joe and Janet did, you were both informative and were very helpful with the questions I had being that I was never in that position before. Janet’s response time was also positive for me. It was interesting to watch the auction live. I thought you did an amazing job and had a nice banter back and forth. You seem to be a good team! Thank you for all your hard work and making this difficult time of letting  my deceased father’s collectibles go an easy experience.

Kim F.

I would like to thank you for including me in your online sale.
Everything from none contact drop off, to none contact pick up, was handled with the outmost professionalism.
I appreciated your clear communication after the sale with a printout and an explanation of when I’ll receive my check.
Overall I was very please with the prices my jewelry achieved, some lot  went for less then I expected, others went for more, it’s all in the average.

Thank you very much

Michal F.

I come to your auctions often. You and your staff are great. Your change to an online auction on 4/9 is just another testament to your fine character and being thoughtful of others. The items are great no doubt, but a big reason I keep coming back is due to the culture you have created. Thank you. Art

Art F.

Thank You Joe! We Had a Very Good Experience With Your Team! 8/15/19

Carry G.

Sold in July 18, 2019 sale and Overall Pleased!

Frank D.

I received the proceeds from the Auction and wanted to again thank you and your team.  Everything went so smoothly and you all did such a great job from start to finish.This was an overwhelming experience for me and you made everything so easy.  I have been recommending you to everyone!

Thank you again for helping me; your kindness was very much appreciated.

Debbie B

Five Stars!

Samuel P.

Great deals and great company

Armand P.

Love this service! Great deals if you know what to look for!

Anthony D.

As I said once before, Wonderful People Work here. Thanks too all for your constant help. One Huge Look Auction!

Michael L.

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