Archie Comic #1 sells for $38,837

DALLAS – When comic book store owner Dave Luebke heard that after 67 years, the carrot-topped everyman of the comic world, Archie, was proposing to the racy rich girl Veronica instead of girl-next-door Betty, he decided to protest by selling his copy of the series’ rare first issue.

As featured on page 19 of the Aug. 19 issue of Antique Trader magazine, Luebke’s Archie Comics No. 1 sold for $38,837 when Dallas’ Heritage Auction Galleries offered it Aug.14. Heritage said the buyer was a longtime Archie reader and collector from Virginia who did not want to be identified.

— Posted by Karen Knapstein

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