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Rare Superman comic sells for record $3.25 million

Rare Superman comic sells for record $3.25 million

4/7/2021 5:35:00 PM

Rare Superman comic sells for record $3.25 million

The issue of Action Comics #1 went for $3.25 million in a private sale, ComicConnect.com, an online auction and consignment company, announced Tuesday.

A copy of Action Comics issue #1Jerod Harris | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty ImagesOne of the few copies of the comic book that introduced Superman to the world has sold for a super-sized, record-setting price.It narrowly bested the previous record for the comic, set in the auction of another copy in 2014 for slightly over $3.2 million.

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The comic, published in 1938, "really is the beginning of the superhero genre," saidComicConnect.comCOO Vincent Zurzolo, who brokered the sale.It told readers about the origins of Superman, how he came to Earth from another planet and went by Clark Kent.

The seller of this particular issue bought the comic in 2018 for slightly more than $2 million.Zurzolo said that while there were hundreds of thousands of copies initially published, it's estimated only about 100 exist today, and in varying conditions. He said this copy is among the best-kept ones. headtopics.com

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