$uperman vs Batman

In 1938 the Superman comic cost 10 cents.
In 1938 the Superman comic cost 10 cents.

First, Superman, sold for a million, pummeling all previous sales records of comic books, but he was met, immediately thereafter, with a sock to the money bags by Batman, who went for a nice $1,075,00.

Coming to, Superman fought back and once again trounced his rival, popping him upside the record sales with a beefy $1.5 million, thanks to the aid of sidekick, ComicConnect.com.

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This story, via ART BEAT on Twitter: PBS Newshour’s ART BEAT reporter: Molly Finnegan

Thanks also to The Washington Post’s COMIC riffs.

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