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Watch Video: Single page of Spider-Man comic sells for more than Rs 24 crore at auction

06:44 PM Jan 14, 2022 | Associated Press

Dallas: A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at an auction for a record USD3.36 million (more than Rs 24 crore).

Mike Zeck's artwork for page 25 from Marvel Comics' Secret Wars No. 8 brings the first appearance of Spidey's black suit. The symbiote suit would eventually lead to the emergence of the character Venom.

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The record bidding, which started at USD330,000 and soared past USD3 million, came on the first day of Heritage Auctions' four-day comic event in Dallas on Thursday.

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Also Thursday, one of the few surviving copies of Superman's debut, Action Comics No. 1, sold for USD3.18 million, putting it among the priciest books ever auctioned.

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