** CORRECTS SOURCE TO HERITAGE AUCTIONS STEAD HERITAGE HOUSE AUCTIONS ** In this photo released by Heritage Auctions, a copy of "Detective Comics #27" with the first appearance of Batman is shown. ... more 
** CORRECTS SOURCE TO HERITAGE AUCTIONS STEAD HERITAGE HOUSE AUCTIONS ** In this photo released by Heritage 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. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Heritage Auctions
Fri, Nov 19, 2010 12:19 AM EST