MOM.. I told YOU .. Dont throw away MY COMICS !
WHY MOM ... WHY !! Action Comics 1 sells for $2.16 million
Call it what you want, Pack-Rat , Hoarder… Everyone collects something. As a kid I collected cards , action figures and yes Comics books . I remember my mother telling me ( in Spanish) “throw that crap away !”
A rare and pristine copy of the first issue of Action Comics, famed for the first appearance of Superman, has set a record Wednesday for the most money paid for a single comic book: $2.16 million.
The issue, graded at 9.0, was auctioned starting Nov. 11 online at www.comicconnect.com . The starting bid was just $1 but there was a reserve price of $900,000. Neither the name of the buyer nor seller was disclosed.
About 100 copies of Action Comics No. 1 are believed to be in existence, and only a handful of those in good condition. SO ..to all the Mom and Dads that think your kids stuff is CRAP !!! Here's 2.16 million of CRAP that you Could have had !!