Image: Action Comics No. 1 book from June 1938
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Nightly News   |  February 22, 2010

First Superman comic fetches $1 million

A rare copy of the first comic book to feature Superman has sold for a super price. NBC's Brian Williams reports

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>>> 72 years ago this summer, something new hit american newsstands, the very first issue of " action comics ." featuring the debut of superman, who had powers far beyond those of mortal men. the issue sold for 10 cents in 1938 . but today a well preserved copy of action comics number 1. this is the holy grail of comic collecting , sold at an online auction for a new record, $1 million. we're back in a moment from