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Event AuctionACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #1
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Grade: CGC VF+: 8.5
Publisher: DC
Bid History: Sold For
$261,427 

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End Time: 10:28 PM EDT
Tuesday 8/28/2018
Comments: crm/ow pages pgs; Mod(A-3) ct, pcs added, tr sls, clnd, reinf, all 3 edges trimmed
1st Superman by Siegel and Shuster
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ACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #1
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DC
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CGC VF+: 8.5
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.

With so very few opportunities to own a copy of Action Comics #1, no chance at the Mount Everest of comics should be taken lightly. The moderate restoration, with cleaning and reinforcing included, has potentially added generations of ownership to this outstanding investment collectible.

From the estate of a private collector.

Overstreet Guide 2017 VF+ (8.5) value = $1,775,000.

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