NEWS///$1.075 MILLION BATMAN COMIC BOOK SALE TRUMPS RECENT SUPERMAN RECORD
This is what $1.075 million worth of 71-year-old pulp looks like...
Serving as clear evidence that the truly rich remain unshaken by any financial catastrophe, regardless of scale, a copy of 1939's DETECTIVE COMICS #27 featuring the first-ever appearance of BATMAN changed hands yesterday for $1.075 million, trumping this week's previous sale of a SUPERMAN comic book for a paltry $1 million. The book's sale by HERITAGE AUCTION GALLERIES in Dallas, Texas, sets a new world record and the book's final price was determined by seven anonymous international bidders who competed for the book on the company's website. At this pace, you can guarantee Amazing Fantasy #15 featuring Spider Man's debut, will be the next record breaker...
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