Action Comics #1 sells for $121,000
A copy of Action Comics #1, featuring the first appearance of
Superman, was bought at auction for $121,000 on Friday, after 33
bids. The CGC 2.5 book was sold through ComicConnect.com and its parent site, Metropolis Collectibles.
Back in March, ComicConnect sold a 6.0 graded copy for $317,200, pictured to the right.
At $121,000, it doesn’t even crack the top ten for most valuable comics. For a good estimate of what the most valuable books in the world are, read this article. Even better, read the comments– it’s got character names straight out of Damon Runyon.
And sadly, my dad is not getting this for Fathers Day. But it’s the thought that counts, right?