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Pulverizes Another Record
Apr 7, 2021 6:30 PM CDT
Superman Comic Pulverizes Another Record
At $3.25M, copy of Action Comics #1 is the most expensive comic ever sold
- The price of one of the world's most sought-after comic books has gone up, up, and away. A copy of Action Comics #1, in which Superman makes his first appearance, has sold for a record-breaking $3.25 million, the BBC reports. It sold for 10 cents when it came...
Guy Finds $100K
Comic in Wall of
May 22, 2013 2:10 PM CDT
Guy Finds $100K Comic in Wall of Old House
Action Comics #1 up for auction
- David Gonzalez bought an abandoned home in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, for about $10,000, planning to remodel it. But he ended up getting more than he bargained for—more than 10 times more, it seems. In the walls of the house, amid the newspapers used as insulation, Gonzalez found a...
in case you missed it
Nov 10, 2012 7:22 AM CST
Astrophysicist 'Finds' Superman's Planet Krypton
Neil deGrasse Tyson gives DC Comics a hand
- OK, the planet Krypton still isn't real—but now we know where it would be if it existed. Using data from DC Comics, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has found a spot in space for Superman's home planet, the
New York Post
reports. "One of our staffers reached...
Sells for $2.16M
Dec 1, 2011 4:41 AM CST
Superman Debut Comic Sells for $2.16M
Man of Steel issue busts comic record
- Look up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's the price Action Comics No. 1 just fetched at auction. Superman's iconic debut issue grabbed a whopping $2.16 million in an online auction that started at just $1, the BBC reports. The...
Superman Saves Family
Aug 4, 2010 6:00 AM CDT
Superman Saves Family From Foreclosure
Bank backs off after homeowners find $250K comic
- The Man of Steel has come to the rescue of some folks about to be booted from their home. As they packed up to move out of a house that had been in the family since the '50s, they discovered a copy of Action Comics #1 in their basement. The...
Mar 31, 2010 2:21 AM CDT
Holy Kryptonite! Superman Debut Fetches $1.5M
'Hardcore fan' pays record-smashing price for Action Comics #1
- Superman's first appearance has sold for a price that would have allowed his creators Seigel & Shuster to retire on the spot. A mint-condition copy of Action Comics No. 1 from 1938 went for $1.5 million on Internet auction site Comics Connect. The sale broke the record for the...
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