The 1st Edition of Superman (which was only 10 cents in 1938) WAS SOLD IN A WHOOPING $3.5 MILLION DOLLARS!!!
A copy of “Action Comics No. 1″ created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and published in June 1938, features mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent in Metropolis and his crime-fighting alter ego, as well as other characters like Lois Lane.
The issue was put up for auction on eBay on Aug. 14, with parts of the final price going to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Bidding began at $1 million.