Detective Comics #27 Sells for $1.07 Million: Batman Makes More Money Than Superman

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Hot on the heels of an issue of Action Comics #1 (the first appearance of Superman) selling at auction for $1 million, an issue of Detective Comics #27 (the first appearance of Batman) has sold for more than $1 million.  $75,500 more, to be exact.

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To which this Batman fan says: MUWAHAHAHA!  According to Bleeding Cool, the comic was expected to sell for “around $300,00 [sic] but in the light of a copy of Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman, selling for a straight $1,000,000 this week, clearly a Batman Vs Superman grudge match was in the offing. And we know how that always goes.”

Indeed we do. 

After all, Batman has more money, a hot car, he’s never been killed, he owns the Daily Planet, he’s better with the ladies, and he didn’t have his mommy make his costume for him.

Well, I guess that would be because his parents are dead.  Hm.  We also gotta respect Superman for being a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

Still.  We all know how it goes down whenever they fight.  Superman might be more the boy scout, but Batman is always prepared.

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