26 February 2010

Detective Comics #27 sells for US$1.07 million!


A high grade copy of Detective Comics #27, featuring the first ever appearance of Batman, sold for US$1.07 million to an undisclosed buyer.

"A rare, high-quality copy of Detective Comics #27, which marked the first appearance of Batman in 1939, sold for $1,075,500 on Thursday. Heritage Auctions of Dallas sold the comic book to an unnamed bidder on behalf of an anonymous collector.

Seven bidders from three countries participated in the combination live and online auction, taking about eight minutes to decide on a final price -- an "eternity" in auction time, said Heritage Auctions president Greg Rohan."

Read the full story on CNN here.

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