A copy of the first-ever Marvel comic book just sold for a whopping $1.26 million.

A rare near-mint copy of Marvel Comics No. 1 was auctioned off in Dallas this week to a buyer who wished to remain anonymous.

The book was published in 1939 and featured the first appearance of characters like the Human Torch and Sub-Mariner. According to Heritage

Auctions, this issue was originally purchased in Uniontown, Pennsylvania by a comic-collecting mailman.

Did you ever collect comic books? Do you still have your collection? What was your favorite comic book hero growing up?

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