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$120,100 for Superman Comic on eBay

Bids Soar for 1938 Action Comics #1 Superman Issue Share Button



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February 7, 2012
By James Massey

(Story Source: - An extremely rare Superman Comic Book, which had an original purchase price of 10 cents in 1938, recently sold for $120,100 on eBay.

See the auction on eBay

The comic, an Action Comics #1 has a history of fetching high auction prices, in 2011 a pristine copy made news when it collected more than two-million dollars (see video).

According to the sellers listing; "There are an estimated 50 to 100 copies said to exist and 55 have walked thru CGC's doors since their inception." (CGC is the Certified Guaranty Company which provides grading services for comics)

December 1, 2011 - MSNBC reported a top graded Action Comics #1, (CGC 9.0) selling for $2.16 million, setting a new world record price at that time.

The comic was published by National Allied Publications (a corporate predecessor of DC Comics), an is considered to be the first true superhero comic, which introduced Superman as a Comic Book hero in 1938.

The comic book can be viewed on **eBay at listing #350528583340.

Action Comics #1 $2.1 million sale in 2011 (Video Source: Youtube)

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