Superman’s Debut, ‘Holy Grail’ of Comics, Sells for Nearly $1 Mil

artnet News | Sarah Cascone:

How much would you pay for a comic book? Try nearly a million dollars, if it’s an original copy of Action Comics No. 1, which features the first-ever appearance of Superman. The BBC reports that the rare comic sold on August 4 for $956,000 at Dallas’s Heritage Auctions. The price tag is all the more remarkable when you consider that the comic was sold for just 10 cents upon its original publication in 1938. The Man of Steel quickly became a hit, receiving his own comic the following year, but his original appearance is considered the “Holy Grail” of comic books… Read more

Image: Superman No. 1. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons