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The most expensive comic in history: how much it sold for

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr11,2024

The most expensive comic in history: how much it sold for

The most expensive comic in history/Heritage Auctions

The comic in which Superman first appeared was recently sold at auction for six million dollars. According to Heritage Auctions, it became the most expensive comic in history.

The auction house called the comic “the most important and influential comic ever published.” CNN writes about it.

The comic was first published 86 years ago, when it cost ten cents per issue. In total, there were 200,000 copies, of which approximately 100 have survived. Despite its age, the comic is in good condition, with rich colors and “just a little wear on top.”

Who knows if the golden age of comics would have happened without Superman, said Barry Sandoval, vice president of Heritage Auctions. on the eve of the exhibition.

The comic was created by American writers Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938. It tells the origin story of Superman, who was sent to Earth to save his planet from destruction.

The most expensive comic in history: how much it sold for

The most expensive comic in history/Heritage Auctions

The auction house adds that individual pages of this issue cost up to $60,000 each. Also, in 2021, another copy was sold for $3.6 million.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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