The Batman!
In 2011, Michael Rorrer was cleaning out his great aunt Ruby Wright's house in Martinsville, Va., after her death when he came upon a stash in the closet of 375 comic books. Now, thanks ... more 
The Batman!
In 2011, Michael Rorrer was cleaning out his great aunt Ruby Wright's house in Martinsville, Va., after her death when he came upon a stash in the closet of 375 comic books. Now, thanks to Rorrer's deceased great uncle Billy Wright's expertly curated collection, which contained some of the highest-valued comics ever published, Rorrer and his family are about $3.5 million richer. Most of the comics range from 1938 to 1941 and include such titles even noncollectors know are worth fortunes, like Action Comics No. 1 or Batman No.1. Pictured here is Detective Comics No. 27 from 1939—the debut of The Batman! (Courtesy of Heritage Auctions) less 
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