Europe 1 with AFP 10:20 a.m., May 20, 2022

More than 350 objects from the Batman universe were sold at auction by Millon, in Paris, for the sum of 105,000 euros.

Among the collectibles, toys and the original color cover of the "Batman Aliens 2" album released in 2011. Something to delight fans of the superhero.

The auction in Paris of more than 350 objects from the "Batman" universe, the famous DC superhero, brought in 105,000 euros (costs included), according to Millon.

"A real success with three quarters of the lots sold," she said in an email.

Flagship product of this sale, which ended late Thursday evening: the original color cover of the "Batman Aliens #2" album by Bernie Wrightson.

Estimated between 7,000 and 9,000 euros, it aroused the enthusiasm of bidders and went to 15,600 euros (including costs), which is the highest bid of the sale, said the Millon house.

Among the toys, an AOSHIN "Batmobile" reached 2,665 euros (expenses included), more than five times its estimate.

Pieces dating from 1966 to 1997

The bidders followed the sale in the room and online or by telephone from "France and across the Atlantic", according to the Millon house.

The result of 20 years of research carried out by a fan of the batman, the pieces on sale dated from 1966 to 1997 and traced the evolution of Bruce Wayne, the superhero created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger in 1939.

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The majority of the lots offered were figurines and cars, most still in their original packaging, which the seller had obtained in the United States, Japan, or online on eBay in the 2000s, at the beginning of the platform.

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