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First Superman comic sells for $1m
guardian ^ | 23 February 2010

Posted on 02/23/2010 3:26:16 AM PST by JoeProBono

1938 edition of Action Comics No1 with cover showing superhero lifting car sets record for comic book sale.

A rare copy of the first comic book to feature Superman sold for $1m (£640,000) yesterday, smashing the previous record for a comic.

The 1938 edition of Action Comics No1 was sold by a private seller to a private buyer. Neither released their name.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature
KEYWORDS: comicbook; jpb; superman

1 posted on 02/23/2010 3:26:16 AM PST by JoeProBono
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I thought this was a lot of money to spend on a piece of paper, until I remembered Obama’s Birth certificate.


2 posted on 02/23/2010 4:04:45 AM PST by agere_contra
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3 posted on 02/23/2010 4:21:34 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Some where in America, there are a couple of copies still sitting undiscovered in the basement or garage. Oh look, Grandma is burning the rubbish!

All you guys who have been in the military have experienced/discovered this after you came home on leave. "Oh dear son, I cleaned up your room while you were gone!"

4 posted on 02/23/2010 5:00:05 AM PST by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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5 posted on 02/23/2010 7:10:37 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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6 posted on 02/23/2010 7:22:23 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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7 posted on 02/23/2010 7:24:43 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Predating this 1938 comic, found in Lascaux......dang those French.


8 posted on 02/23/2010 9:10:17 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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9 posted on 02/23/2010 9:21:23 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Seinfeld bought it. I have superpowers. I know these things.


10 posted on 02/23/2010 9:28:58 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Cagey; earlJam; Larry Lucido; MotleyGirl70
What do you think guys? Seinfeld springs for No. 1?


11 posted on 02/23/2010 9:30:19 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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12 posted on 02/23/2010 9:34:33 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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13 posted on 02/23/2010 9:40:47 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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This is worth watching:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqAUUTsap6U&feature=player_embedded


14 posted on 02/24/2010 4:05:42 AM PST by Cagey
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15 posted on 02/24/2010 4:16:36 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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HAHAHA! Delightful! I love the comedic side of Superman!

"I don't do that, I do THIS"

16 posted on 02/24/2010 6:03:03 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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Why didn't you pick this one? LOL ....

That's a 356. Bali blue no less!

[If you had me see this one first, I wouldn't have appreciated the references in this commercial; I love the animated luggage!]


17 posted on 02/24/2010 6:45:39 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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LOL! I really like the luggage rack too. So damned European.


18 posted on 02/26/2010 7:11:32 AM PST by Cagey
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To: JoeProBono

I remember that old series. I always wondered why they selected such a schoolmarmish actress to play the part of Lois Lane.


19 posted on 02/27/2010 4:15:47 PM PST by coydog (Time to feed the pigs!)
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one of my all-time favorite shows


20 posted on 02/27/2010 4:25:28 PM PST by NativeSon
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21 posted on 02/27/2010 4:25:58 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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22 posted on 02/27/2010 4:28:58 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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23 posted on 02/27/2010 4:29:31 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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