One of the most valuable comics of all time – responsible for introducing the world to Superman – will be for sale. Starting August 14th, the finest known copy of Action Comics #1, which sparked a multi-billion dollar global franchise, will be auctioned off exclusively on eBay.
Widely regarded as the “Holy Grail” of comic books, there are believed to be as few as 50 unrestored original copies in existence. It’s the only comic to have sold for more than $2 million for a single original copy, and that version had cream colored pages. The copy of Action Comics #1 that will be available on eBay is in pristine condition and the only known copy with “perfect white” pages. Given its place in entertainment history as the genesis for the Superman superhero franchise, it is expected to capture the attention of avid comic collectors as well as casual fans.