The previous record price of $2.16 million was achieved in 2011 for a different copy of "Action Comics #1" which was owned by Nicolas Cage. While Cage's copy was also rated 9.0 by the Certified Guaranty Company, the Cage issue had “cream to off-white pages”, where the copy sold today is described as having "perfect white pages".
The issue, one of less than 50 unrestored copies believed to remain today, was sold by Darren Adams who owns Pristine Comics in Federal Way, Seattle.
Cover date: October 2014
"The Girl Who Fell to Earth"
Writer: Tony Bedard
Penciller: Karl Moline
Inker: Jose Marzan Junior
Cover: Cameron Stewart
Reviewed by: James Lantz
In his book "Still Me", Christopher Reeve related a few stories about Robin Williams...
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The Daily Planet newspaper prop article is titled "A City pf Neighborhoods", which talks about a university student who resides in Brick City (described as an "oft-neglected Hob's Bay port) in Metropolis, who gathered soil samples from eight neighborhoods within the city limits and, upon analysis, discovered toxicity levels that were extremely high.
A photo that accompanies the article (pictured), appears to be someone holding a toxic clay sample... or could it be a green meteorite?
"Batman and Superman are dead opposites. I love Superman. Do I love Batman more? They're not people. They're only lines on paper."