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Thu., Nov. 18, 2010, 3:07 p.m.

1st Batman Comic Book Sells For $493K

In this photo released by Heritage House Auctions, a copy of
In this photo released by Heritage House Auctions, a copy of "Detective Comics #27" with the first appearance of Batman is shown. Originally purchased by a 13-year old Robert Irwin in 1939 for 10 cents, the comic was sold to an anonymous collector for $492,937 on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. (Heritage Auctions)

In this photo released by Heritage House Auctions, a copy of "Detective Comics #27" with the first appearance of Batman is shown. Originally purchased by a 13-year old Robert Irwin in 1939 for 10 cents, the comic was sold to an anonymous collector for $492,937 today by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions)

Question: Which comic books did you collect as a kid?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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