The Five Most Expensive Comic Books Sold at Auction

July 21 (Bloomberg) -- San Diego Comic Con, starting this Wednesday, is a big deal for the entertainment industry because many of the most lucrative properties in contemporary pop culture have their roots in comic books. Of course, the comic books themselves can also be worth serious money. Bloomberg Ranx looks at some of the most valuable comic books in the world.

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