London: 'Ghost Rider' star Nicolas Cage has sold a rare comic book, 'Action Comics No 1', for over USD 2.1 million in an online auction.
The 47-year-old actor put the comic, which features the debut of Superman in popular culture and is believed to be one of only 100 left in existence, in which 50 people bid on the item.
01:53 PM, Dec 03, 2011
Philadelphia: A rare and pristine copy of the first issue of Action Comics, famed for the first appearance of Superman, has set a record on Wednesday for the most money paid for a single comic book: $2.16 million. The issue, graded at 9.0, was auctioned starting Nov. 11 online at www.comicconnect.com. The starting bid was just $1 but there was a reserve price of $900,000. Neither the name of the...
01:50 PM, Dec 01, 2011
A legendary stolen Superman comic - a copy of the first issue of Action Comics featuring Superman's debut, has become the world's most expensive comic. It has fetched $2.16m at an auction - the first time a comic book has broken the $2m barrier. The buyer or seller's name was not disclosed, but there is speculation it was owned by actor Nicolas Cage. The issue was published in 1938. ...
01:27 PM, Dec 01, 2011