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The Action Comics #1 Found In The Wall Of An Old House Sells For $175,000

No way we could let the week of release of Man of Steel pass without a story of the sale of an Action Comics #1, could we?  You all remember this one from a few weeks back — a copy …

$135,000 (So Far) For An Action Comics #1 Found In A $10,100 House…

Remodeler finds comic book worth over $100K in wall at Elbow Lake house is the headline. amid old newspapers used to insulate a wall of a fixer-upper he was gutting in Elbow Lake, Minn Action Comics #1 is the comic. …

SHAZAM: First Appearance Of Captain Marvel In Whiz Comics #2 (#1) CGC 9.0 Sells For Record $281,001

The highest CGC-graded copy of Whiz Comics #2 (#1) CGC 9.0 has just sold for $281,001 at high-end comics & collectables auction house Comic Connect.  The February 1940 cover-dated comic book from publisher Fawcett includes a 13 page story by …

The Check That Bought Superman For $130 Sells At Auction For $160,000

The check used by Detective Comics, Inc (the company which was to become DC Comics) to buy the rights for Superman from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster  for $130 on March 1, 1938 has just sold at auction from comics & related collectable …

Auction Night 3: Ghost Riders and Whipped Nazis

Comic Connect’s mega-auction event rolls on with its third night of sales coming in, and once again there are quite a few key comics involved. Here are the highlights for the ones that have sold so far today. We start …

The First Comic To Break The $2 Million Barrier: Nicolas Cage Action Comics 1 Sells For Record $2,161,000

It has become the most famous individual copy of any comic book in the world.  And now, the Nicolas Cage copy of Action Comics #1, graded CGC 9.0 and the best copy ever evaluated by the industry’s third-party grading service …

Nicolas Cage Action Comics #1 9.0 Hits Record $1,552,000 With 24 Hours Left In Auction

We have a new world record for the highest price ever paid for a single comic book.  Now, the question becomes just how high it will go.  With 24 hours left in the auction, the infamous Nicolas Cage copy of …

Is The Nicolas Cage Copy Of Action Comics #1 About To Become The First $2,000,000 Comic? [UPDATE]

The vintage comics scene has been buzzing for the past several days about word that a very high grade copy of Action Comic #1 — stolen from Nicolas Cage‘s home in 2000 and recovered by Los Angeles police this April …

Action Comics #10 Goes For Record $258,000, Family To Use Auction Proceeds To Pay Off Mortgage, College Funds

Vintage comic collectors have had this week circled on their calendars ever since it was learned that the golden age collection of an 85 year old original owner from Atlantic City, NJ recently surfaced with Comic Connect Auctions.  The man …