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    The Man of Steel!

    Action Comics #1 (DC,1938). The number one comic book of all time, Action #1 represents the pinnacle of collecting, a landmark issue introducing Superman to the world. The Man of Steel would single-handedly launch a stream of imitators, validate comics as a viable industry, and kick off a superhero explosion of such magnitude that the industry has yet to match. The cover is instantly recognizable and thus needs no description, as it is burned into the minds of anyone who calls themselves a comic collector, and then some. This unrestored copy is lower grade, but complete and collectible in every way. The copy has tape along the spine, and a few small pieces strategically placed on the edges, with a spine roll and slight cover soiling. In today's market, one can never underestimate the value of an unrestored Action #1, especially in an affordable grade like this. With virgin copies consistently bringing record prices, this one has great potential for the long term, further guaranteed by Superman's place in America's cultural history. A truly historical book that would serve as the centerpiece of any collection. CGC GD/VG 3.0 Cream to off-white pages. Overstreet 2001 GD 2.0 value = $35,000; FN 6.0 value = $90,000.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 26
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    Sold on Mar 17, 2002 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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