Batman Beats Superman: Detective Comics #27 Sets Auction Record

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Batman's first appearance was in a 1939 comic book, Detective Comics #27.
Superman's first appearance was in a 1938 comic book, Action Comics # 1.

Yes, Superman came first, but Batman kicks Superman’s butt every time.

Yesterday, a copy of Detective Comics #27 fetched $1.075 million, a record-setting sale which comes hot on the heels of Monday’s auction that a saw a copy of Action Comics #1 being sold for $1 million.

The auction was held via Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas, Texas.





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