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Up For Bid: Action Comics No.1

Up For Bid: Action Comics No.1

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Tune in now Action Comics No. 1 June 1938: Superman's Historic Debut
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About the Comic
  • Issued in 1938, this rare comic features
    the first appearance of Superman and Lois Lane. At the time of its debut, the issue cost 10 cents.
  • . . . It's the only comic to have sold for more than $2 million for a single original copy . . .
  • . . . Reportedly, only 50 to 100 original copies still exist. Other than a CGC graded 2.5, this is the only known copy with "perfect white" pages.

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Origin Story: Darren Adams

How did Darren Adams, owner of Pristine Comics, get his hands on Action Comics No. 1 and what makes it one of the most valuable comic books on the planet?

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Action Comics No. 1 sparked the Golden Age of Comic Books

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  • Action Comics No. 373 1968 Action Comics No. 373 Supergirl was created to be a female counterpart to Superman. She first debuted in the Action Comics comic book series. US $10,000.00 View item
  • Amazing Spider-Man No. 306 1988 Amazing Spider-Man No. 306 The cover of Action Comics No. 1 has been frequently homaged, meaning other comic book artists have intentionally designed covers inspired by it. This particular homage is signed by Stan Lee. US $10,000.00 View item
  • Spawn No. 228 2013 Spawn No. 228 Yet another homage to the iconic Action Comics No. 1 cover, signed by Stan Lee. US $10,000.00 View item

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