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The bid price on the Kansas City Pedigree Action Comics #1 has surpassed $5 million (including buyer's premium) in pre-auction bidding.

The hammer is expected to drop on this comic at Heritage Auctions' April 4-7, 2024 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction, and it has already crushed the previous record sale for an Action Comics #1 (see "'Rocket Copy'").  This is one of two CGC 8.5-graded copies of the Holy Grail of Comics that exist, according to Overstreet 2023.  With just under 11 days to go in this auction, this comic has a very good chance at breaking the $5.3 million mark, paid for a CGC 8.0 copy of Superman #1 (see “The Most Expensive Comic Ever Sold”), and becoming the most expensive comic ever sold.

At its current bid price of $5.04 million, it will be the second most expensive comic sold. So far, the Kansas City Pedigree Action Comics #1 has passed Amazing Fantasy #15 at $3.6 million (see "Marvel's 'Amazing Fantasy #15'"), Action Comics #1 that sold on ComicConnect for $3.25 million, another Action Comics #1 that sold for $3.2 million in 2014 (see “The First $3 Million Dollar Comic!”), and a CGC NM 9.4 Captain America Comics #1 from the San Francisco Pedigree at $3.12 million (see "'Captain America Comics' #1").

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