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Event AuctionACTION COMICS-1938 #1
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Grade: CGC G: 2.0
Publisher: DC
Bid History: Sold For
$175,000 

37 Bids 

End Time: 10:26 PM EST
Monday 12/3/2012
Comments: crm/ow pgs
1st Superman by Siegel and Shuster (6/38)
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ACTION COMICS-1938 #1
Publisher:
DC
Grade:
CGC G: 2.0
The most important comic book in the history of comic books. This is the introduction of the archetype of all other heroes to come. Superman transcends comic books and pop culture. He is an icon of Truth, Justice and The American Way! Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman is quite possibly the most recognizable fictional character in the world. The creation of two struggling sci-fi fans from the Rust Belt, the Man of Steel became an instant icon to depression-era readers, and easily transformed into an icon of American spirit and spunk during the brutal days of WWII. Since then, he has lasted as both a beloved character and a symbol of modern hope and vigor, making this first appearance not just a piece of comics' history, but of American history as well.

We've sold more Action 1s than any other dealer on the planet, but we're always excited and delighted to add another copy to the list. This is a perfect copy for an investor looking for a vital key at a reasonable price, and it is unrestored, making it extremely attractive. The blues and reds on this copy are unusually strong for the grade, making the all-important cover image clear and compelling. This key always does killer numbers in our auctions -- this is unlikely to be an exception.

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Overstreet 2012 G (2.0) value = $110,000.