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Action Comics #1

First appearance of Superman; First appearance of Lois Lane; First appearance of Martha Kent; First appearance of Johnathan Kent; Origin of Superman
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Sale History

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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Restored 6.5 (FN+)
    Jun 10, 2019
  • CGC Restored 8.5 (VF+)
    Aug 28, 2018
  • CGC Universal 8.5 (VF+)
    Jun 12, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    May 10, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Mar 20, 2018
  • CGC Conserved 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Mar 6, 2018
  • CGC Conserved 8.0 (VF)
    Dec 6, 2017
  • CGC Conserved 5.5 (FN-)
    Jun 12, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 0.3 (PR-)
    Aug 4, 2016
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Aug 4, 2016
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Mar 24, 2015
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Nov 20, 2014
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Aug 25, 2014
  • CGC Restored 8.0 (VF)
    Aug 7, 2014
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Jun 3, 2014
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Aug 1, 2013
  • CGC Universal 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Jun 11, 2013
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Jan 16, 2013
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Dec 3, 2012
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Apr 16, 2012
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Feb 22, 2012
  • CGC Universal 9.0 (VF/NM)
    Nov 30, 2011
  • CGC Restored 8.0 (VF)
    Aug 17, 2011
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Apr 10, 2011
  • CGC Restored 1.5 (FR/GD)
    Mar 21, 2011
  • CGC Universal 1.8 (GD-)
    Dec 2, 2010
  • CGC Restored 6.5 (FN+)
    Nov 18, 2010
  • CGC Universal 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Sep 20, 2010
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Apr 9, 2010
  • CGC Restored 4.5 (VG+)
    Sep 25, 2009
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Jun 19, 2009
  • CGC Universal 1.8 (GD-)
    May 1, 2009
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Mar 13, 2009
  • CGC Restored 8.5 (VF+)
    May 22, 2008
  • CGC Restored 8.0 (VF)
    May 3, 2007
  • CGC Restored 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Jan 18, 2007
  • CGC Restored 7.5 (VF-)
    Nov 16, 2006
  • CGC Restored 7.5 (VF-)
    Jan 19, 2006
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Jul 29, 2004
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Feb 7, 2004
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Nov 22, 2003
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Mar 6, 2003
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Oct 10, 2002
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Mar 16, 2002
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Grade Total Universal Top Qualified Top Signature Top Restored Top
10.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.9 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.8 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.6 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 2 0 - 0 - 0 - 2 6.7%
9.2 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.0 3 2 4.9% 0 - 0 - 1 10.0%
8.5 5 1 7.3% 0 - 0 - 4 23.3%
8.0 4 1 9.8% 0 - 0 - 3 33.3%
7.5 5 1 12.2% 0 - 0 - 4 46.7%
7.0 5 0 - 0 - 0 - 5 63.3%
6.5 5 2 17.1% 0 - 0 - 3 73.3%
6.0 1 1 19.5% 0 - 0 - 0 -
5.5 5 3 26.8% 0 - 0 - 2 80.0%
5.0 4 2 31.7% 1 100.0% 0 - 1 83.3%
4.5 4 3 39.0% 0 - 0 - 1 86.7%
4.0 5 5 51.2% 0 - 0 - 0 -
3.5 2 2 56.1% 0 - 0 - 0 -
3.0 8 8 75.6% 0 - 0 - 0 -
2.5 3 3 82.9% 0 - 0 - 0 -
2.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.8 2 2 87.8% 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.5 3 2 92.7% 0 - 0 - 1 90.0%
1.0 2 1 95.1% 0 - 0 - 1 93.3%
0.5 4 2 100.0% 0 - 0 - 2 100.0%
Total 72 41   1   0   30  

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About

Key Issue
First appearance of Superman; First appearance of Lois Lane; First appearance of Martha Kent; First appearance of Johnathan Kent; Origin of Superman
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
June 10, 1938
Cover Price
$0.10
Writer
Jerry Siegel, Homer Fleming ?, Fred Guardineer, Captain Frank Thomas, Russell Cole, Gardner F. Fox, Ken Fitch ?
Artist
Joe Shuster, Homer Fleming, Fred Guardineer, Russell Cole, Sven Elven, Will Ely, Bernard Baily, Sheldon Moldoff
Cover Artist
Joe Shuster
Issue Notes
Indicia: ACTION COMICS. published monthly by Detective Comics, Inc., 480 Lexington Ave., New York, N. Y. Second class entry pending at Post Office, New York, N. Y. under the Act of March 3, 1879. Subscription rates: 12 issues by mail in the United States, its possessions and Mexico, South America and Spain, $1.50; elsewhere $2.60. The Publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Entire contents copyright 1938 by Detective Comics, Inc. In the documentation for the Siegel lawsuit against Warner Bros (CASE NO. CV-04-8400-SGL (RZx)) published on March 26, 2008, the on sale date for this issue is listed as being April 18, 1938 (information added by Allen Ross June 2008).
GCIN
1005932

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