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First issue of Marvel Comics auctioned for $1.2 million

Purchased by anonymous bidder

DALLAS, Texas. – A rare copy of the first Marvel comic book has been sold for $1.26 million at an auction in Texas.

The 1939 Marvel Comics issue no. 1 was purchased by an anonymous bidder.

The issue features the first appearances of characters like the Human Torch, Angel and the Sub-Mariner.


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