Several news items popped up this week that caught my interest and I thought that you guys would also enjoy them. One is an update of an earlier story, the other two are new.
Back in February, I told you about Action Comics #1 going up for auction.
This comic was notable because it featured the first appearance of Superman and it ushered in the Golden Age of superhero comics back in 1938. Before this comic, there were no superheroes as we think of them today. Well, that copy of Action Comics was sold for $317,200. Not bad for an initial 35 cent investment, right?
Well, another legendary comic book went to auction recently. That comic is Showcase #4 from 1956 and it features the first appearance of the “new” Flash (who also happens to be my favorite comic book character of all time).