Titans (DC)

 Now the first  Season 1  and Season 2 of  Titans has aired and Season 3 premiere on Thursday, August 12 2021.
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DC streaming service launched on September 15, 2018 on Batman Day. In 2019  Batman Day was on September 21, 2019.  The Titans premiered on October 12, 2019. The Titans team  have Robin, Raven, Starfire and Beast Boy. Anna Diop plays the role of Starfire, Teagan Croft plays the role of Raven and Ryan Potter plays the role of Beast Boy, and Brenton Thwaites plays the role of Robin.
Starfire, Raven and  Beast Boy as Changeling first appeared in DC Comics Present #26 (October 1980) created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez. This issue also has the first appearance of Cyborg (Victor Stone). Robin first appeared in Detective Comics 38 (April 1940)- that comic book is not within buying power for a lot of us.
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Starfire  (Koriand’r) has superhuman strength, speed, agility and endurance.
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Raven (Rachel Roth) has ability to teleport and control her “soul-self”.
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Beast Boy (Garfield Logan)  has the ability to transform into any animal.
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A  copy of DC Comics Present #26 CGC 9.8 sold for $699.99 in May 2018. With all the hype of Titans,  the price has increased during the summer of 2018. There were 3 sales on ebay on August 28, 2018. They were $798.99, $815.00 and $799..00. About $100 price jump on this book. This comic book is a keeper because it also has the first appearance of Cyborg. One sale on ebay for $850 on October 15 and another sale for $875 on October 22. This book is heading toward the right direction!
Now the first season has ended 2018, let’s find out the value of this book.  There were 2 sales on December 16. They sold for $740 and $735. Prices have dropped a little. Is Christmas a factor for the price drop?
When Season 2 of Titans premiered , not much sales on ebay. There was a best offer accepted of $879.99 on August 21 and best offer accepted of $724.99 on July 26 2020.
Season 3 of Titans debut today. Let’s find out what the market is for this book. A  copy of DC Comics Present #26 CGC 9.8 sold for $1800.00 on July 7 and another copy sold for $1,999.0 on July 17.
This book is a keeper.
All pictures are courtesy from DC.

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