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Rare original Superman comic sells for record $3.25 million

April 7, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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This photo provided on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, shows Vincent Zurzolo, co-owner of ComicConnect, holding Action Comics first edition 1938 comic book marking Superman???s first appearance, which has sold for a historic, record-breaking $3,250,000. (Metropolis Collectibles via AP)

An "exceedingly rare" copy of a comic book that introduced Superman for the first time has sold for a record-breaking price.

New York (CNN Business)An "exceedingly rare" copy of a comic book that introduced Superman for the first time has sold for a record-breaking price.

The issue of "Action Comics #1," which sold for 10 cents when it was originally released in 1938, was auctioned Tuesday for $3. 25 million according to a press release from online auction house ComicConnect. com.

Other issues of "Action Comics #1" have also sold for historic prices.

The name of the new buyer wasn't disclosed, but the release said the new owner is "relatively new to comic investing. "

"This is an 83-year-old comic book in near-pristine condition—and it's a sight to behold," said Vincent Zurzolo, coowner of ComicConnect, in the release.

"With all collectibles on the rise, plus crypto currencies and NFTs minting new millionaires almost daily, we expect to see comic prices increase as they look for new places to park their money," said Zurzolo.

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