Showing posts from August, 2014

$3.2 Million for a Comic Book

If only you had saved your comic books that you had when you were a kid, you might have a fortune by now. Here is one extreme example.  Action Comics No 1, printed in 1938, recently sold on eBay for  $3.2 million , an all time record. The comic is in mint condition.  The original cost of the comic was 10 cents. It was the first comic ever to feature Superman.  A portion of the sale will go to  the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

The Half Billion Dollar Condo

If you are looking for a nice little vacation home, you should consider pocking up this penthouse in Monaco. It is a 35,500 square foot condo at the top of The Tour Odeon. One of the features is a water slide from a dance floor to a swimming pool. Just the parking space alone costs 250,000 euros. This home is expected to sell for at least $400,000,000, and probably as much as a half a billion dollars .

Ferrari Auctioned for Almost $35 Million

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was recently hammered at $34.65 million at auction, the highest price ever paid for a car by auction. The sale was held by the Bonhams Auction House during the Pebble Beach Concourse d'Elegance. Only 39 Ferrari GTOs were ever produced. This car won the Tour de France in 1962, but involved in a fatal crash at that time. After it was fixed up, it was raced in many other events, and eventually ended up in a museum.

You Can Buy the Original Batman Comics

Bob Kane is the creator of Batman. His copies of the earliest comics of Batman are now up for sale at auction. The comics to be auctioned include Batman 1, Batman 2, and Batman 3. Other of his personal comics to be sold include Detective Comics Numbers 27 through 45. The first Incredible Hulk comic is also in the auction and is expected to sell for around $300,000. The auction is being held by ComicConnect.