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When Michael Rorrer found comic books neatly stacked in a basement closet as he cleaned out his great-aunt's Virginia home after her death, he thought they were cool but didn't think much about their value. He later discovered that his late great-uncle Billy Wright had managed to assemble a remarkable comic book collection that included some of the most prized issues ever published, and kept them in good condition. Action Comics No.
Blockbuster movie franchises from Marvel and DC have made superheroes more popular than ever, and characters that were once only beloved by die-hard comic fans are now mainstream. Here are some of the rare issues that may have been gathering dust—and value—in your attic for years. The inaugural issue of Action Comics marked the first appearance of Superman and helped kick off the superhero genre.
Bradley said auctions of vintage comics and original art have exploded in recent years because of Marvel Cinematic Universe films and those by Warner Bros. In fact, one lucky Deadpool fan grabbed a piece of the "Merc with a Mouth"'s history in this auction. And don't fret, anyone not in Chicago you can head to Heritage's website for all the big listings.
Interior page from Superman 1 Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive… The Man of Steel fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way. From his blue uniform to his flowing red cape to the "S" shield on his chest, Superman is one of the most immediately recognizable and beloved DC Super Heroes of all time.
Click to Get an Appraisal. Simply, Action is the most valuable comic book in history. Action 1 introduced Superman.
By Alexander Forbes See the original story on artnet News. Photo: Courtesy eBay. The first comic book ever to feature Superman, Action Comics No.
Swooping in almost at the last second to win the "holy grail" issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world. A "pristine" copy of Action Comics No. This was an extraordinary opportunity to bring a comic -- one that has captured the attention of passionate collectors and casual fans alike.