A struggling family facing foreclosure
has stumbled upon what is considered to be the Holy Grail of comic books
in their basement – a fortuitous find that could fetch upwards of a quarter million dollars at auction.
Will this childhood staple survive in the digital world?
A copy of Action Comics No. 1, the first in which Superman
ever appeared, was discovered as they went about the painful task of packing up a home that had been in the family since at least the 1950s. The couple, who live in the South with their children, asked to remain anonymous.