Earliest Superman Cover Art Goes to Auction Block
The earliest Superman cover art known to exist -- Fred Guardineer's visage of the Man of Steel from Action Comics #15 -- was purchased for $286,000 in Heritage Auctions' Vintage Comics Signature Auction in New York, Feb. 20-22, 2014. Richard Evans, of Houston, Texas, who owns Bedrock City Comics Company, purchased it with plans to display the cover in his shop. Ã¢â‚¬Å“IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m just a big fan,Ã¢â‚¬? he told the auction house.