An eBay auction for a so-called "pristine" copy of 1938's Action Comics #1 -- the 1938 issue in which Superman made his very first appearance -- ended Sunday afternoon, and the winning bidder snagged the issue for a cool $3.2 million. That's the most anyone has ever paid for a comic book, by a pretty wide margin. The previous record was $2.16 million, for a different copy of Action #1.
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Less than a week after Superman's first appearance in "Action Comics" #1 sold at auction for a record-setting $1,000,000, Bleeding Cool is reporting that "Detective Comics" #27, the first appearance of Batman, has shattered that record with a Bruce Wayne-sized $1,075,000 price tag, thus ensuring that Comics Retailers are going to have a fun week dealing with people demanding their million for copies of 1992's "Batman: Shadow of the Bat" #1.
Presumably, this all comes down to the fact that in today's economy, a mild-mannered reporter just can't keep up with a billionaire playboy. But whoever ended up buying this one, we here at ComicsAlliance have some bad news: You got totally ripped off. Our copy of "The Batman Chronicles" v.1 has Batman's first appearance an