ComicConnect sold a copy of Action Comics #1 at auction for $2,052,000, making it the third highest priced comic book ever. The famous comic features the first appearance and origin of Superman.
“With this incredible auction, ComicConnect has now brokered the sale of the three most-valuable comics ever sold,” stated COO Vincent Zurzolo. “We pride ourselves on bringing the most popular, rarest, and highest graded copies of key comics to the marketplace and it never gets old watching the frenzy that takes place whenever an Action Comic #1 goes up on the auction block.”
ComicConnect’s Second City Collection Auction highlights that have already been snapped up include Detective Comics #33 CGC 9.2 for $341,234, Captain America Comics #1 CGC 7.5 for $257,333, Detective Comics #27 CGC 8.5 R for $242,000, Avengers #1 CGC 9.6 for $194,000, Amazing Fantasy #15 CGC 7.5 for $131,000, and a Captain America: The First Avenger screen-worn costume went for $182,222.
“This was one of our most successful auctions yet, and we look forward to bringing our loyal customers plenty of special treasures in the near future,” Zurzolo continued. “We are constantly on the lookout for keys, comic art, valuable collections, and classic memorabilia, and we are willing to do whatever it takes to bring these choice collectibles to our clientele. Keep an eye out for our next Event Auction in August.”
ComicConnect is located in the heart of New York City, a block away from Herald Square. For an appointment call (888) 779-7377.