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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
$314,002 

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End Time: 9:30 PM EDT
Monday 9/9/2019
Comments: off white pgs; Sl/Mod(A-2) sm amt ct cvr, pcs added cvr, tr sls cvr, cvr cleaned, cvr reinf
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 history, this book stands as the introduction of the archetype for all other heroes to come as Superman transcends comics and pop culture as 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 brainchild of two struggling sci-fi fans from the Rust Belt, the Man of Steel became an instant icon to Depression-era readers and transformed into a symbol of American spirit and spunk during the brutal days of WWII. Since then, he has endured as both a beloved character and an embodiment of hope and vigor, making this first appearance not just a piece of comics' history, but American history as well.

Action #1 is one of the rarest keys but in high grades is even more elusive and VF+ copies are nearly unheard of. This stellar example of an already astronomically valuable comic has undergone some restoration and everything about the book looks phenomenal. From the popping colors to the clean edges and light pages that highlight the legendary interior art. Once this sells it will likely disappear into an investment collection for a long time so you do not want to miss your chance!

Overstreet Guide 2019 VF+ (8.5) value = $2,205,000.

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