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A rare, nearly flawless copy of supermans comicbook debut has sold for a superpowered price. Supermans debut in the number 1 edition of action comics, released in 1938, holds. First superman comic book, worth millions, to be auctioned. Why warner bros desperately needs batman v superman to be a blockbuster. Superman sets her up in midvale orphanage so she can adjust to life on earth.

More than 30 years after first cracking a neal adams batbook, his. The comic book auction house sold the piece for the mindboggling price on monday, but this is not the first time they auctioned off such precious items. Bidding ended sunday evening, with 48 bids received. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of supermans appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. This was a record auction for ebay as it was the most expensive comic book ever sold on our marketplace. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. Rare comic featuring supermans first appearance fetches. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. The original price of the comic book in 1938 was 10 cents. When it first hit newsstands in 1938 it sold for 10 cents. In 2010 a copy of supermans 1938 comicbook debut rated an 8. Supermans debut comic published in 1938 sells for almost. One piece is the bestselling comic by a single author and the bestselling manga of all time, having sold the most collected comic book volumes.

Why more and more collectors literally see their art as wall dressing. Rare copy of supermans 1938 comicbook sells for nearly. It is one of only 100 copies believed to be in existence and, one of only two that has received a grade of 8 or higher, which means that it is excellent condition, making it even more precious. The comic book was sold in an auction held on monday. A highly coveted copy of action comics number 1 from 1938, featuring the first. First superman comic book, worth millions, to be auctioned the. I wouldnt dream of spending it on one single comic book. Superman comic brings record price on ebay rolling stone. One of the best preserved copies of the first comic book featuring superman will go up for. Created by american writer jerry siegel and illustrated by canadian artist, joe shuster, he was our first flying superhero. The auction listing came from an east coast comic book aficionado who purchased it in the 90s for. What is the top selling comic book issue of all times. Comic book containing supermans debut sold for nearly one million.

Comic books are now in the same realm as fine art, oneofakind jewels and antiques, said vincent zurzolo, chief operating office and coowner of comic connect. Gcd issue the great superman comic book collection. Superman comic sells for a million dollars the independent. The 1938 comic book marks the first appearance of superman, and is con. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book. Published in 1938 and initially sold for 10 cents, action comics no. In a statement, dallasbased heritage auctions said the copy of action comics no 1. A rare copy of the first comic book featuring superman sold for one million us dollars, smashing the previous record price for a comic book. Comic book containing supermans debut sold for nearly one. This list is for comics printed in a traditional book format paperback or hardcover, typically with a similar number of pages as novels. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. The first bid, three minutes into the auction that began on aug.

Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. According to cbs news, a rare copy of supermans 1938 comicbook debut sold a. This superman prime one million, and immensely powerful superman variant that sun dipped for 15,000 years when he was put in exile. Even the deadly kryptonite couldnt defeat one determined comic book collector. It introduces characters such as marvels very first superhero, the human torch, and its. Comicconnect ceo stephen fishler posted on a collectors website, cage had the books. We are here for you with comics talk news and information, stay tuned comic faithful for more.

The comic debut of superman has sold for an outofthisworld price. The top selling comic book issue of the last 10 years was the obama inauguration day issue. Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin supergirl. The auction listing came from an east coast comic book aficionado who. Besides showing his god like powers off by oneshotting solaris.

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