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Rare comic featuring Superman’s debut sells for £730,000

A 1938 edition of Action Comics No. 1 sold for £730,000 (that’s $956,000) yesterday.  Written by Jerry Siegel and illustrated by Joe Shuster, the 13-page story describes Superman coming to Earth, rescuing an innocent woman from the electric chair, stopping an episode of wife-beating and going out on a date with Lois Lane. The famous […]

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Tintinology: The Ongoing Adventures of Tintin

Tintin goes on and on. He doesn’t age. He overcomes changing times, and his critics too. There is still demand for stories about Georges Remi’s youthful reporter and many collectors strive to own vintage copies of the earlier books. And then there is the movies, the TV adaptations, the radio and stage productions, the exhibitions […]

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