Tråd: Action Comics #1 from 1938 sells for record-breaking $1 million
This is history!
Superman’s debut comic sells for $1 million
Sale breaks record of $317,000 for the comic that originally cost 10 cents
Action Comics #1 1938
Action Comics No. 1, featuring the debut of Superman, originally cost 10 cents in 1938. One of the about 100 copies known to still exist sold for $1 million.
updated 4:28 p.m. ET Feb. 22, 2010
NEW YORK - A rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman has sold for $1 million, smashing a record set just last year.
The issue sold Monday morning is a 1938 edition of Action Comics No. 1, widely considered the Holy Grail of comic books. It features Superman lifting a car on its cover and originally cost 10 cents.
The transaction was conducted by the auction site ComicConnect.com. Stephen Fishler, co-owner of the site and its sister dealership, Metropolis Collectibles, orchestrated the sale.