The news of the sale of the rare comic was announced by ComicConnect.com on Tuesday (6/4/2021).
Launch New York Post, ComicConnect.com is an auction and consignment company online.
When compared, the money to buy the comics is almost equivalent to that of a Toyota New Alphard as many as 45 units.
The reason is, launching the Toyota Astra Motor website, price on the road (OTR) for the New Alphard variant 2.5 XA / T is IDR 1,064 billion.
In addition, the sales record for the comic published in 1938 beat the previous record in 2014.
At that time, a copy of the same comic was sold at auction for US $ 3.2 million or the equivalent of Rp.46.630 billion.
ComicConnect.com COO Vincent Zurzolo says comics Action Comics #1 is the pioneer and the beginning of genre comics superhero.
Action Comics #1 telling readers about Superman’s origins, how he came to Earth from another planet, and disguised himself as Clark Kent.
Zurzolo said that it was originally a comic Action Comics #1 hundreds of thousands of copies were printed and released.
However, now it is estimated that there are only 100 copies left and in different conditions.
He added, a copy of the comic Action Comics #1 The one sold is one of the few in good condition.
“There is no comic book that you can score more highly in terms of comic books than Action Comics # 1, ”Said Zurzolo.