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Nicolas Cage's Superman Comic Nets Record $2.1 Million at Auction - Hollywood Reporter

By Dotpattern @collectinghobby
Nicolas Cage's Superman Comic Nets Record $2.1 Million at Auction - Hollywood Reporter:
Nicolas Cage
"Nicolas Cage’s nearly-pristine copy of Action Comics No. 1 featuring the first appearance of Superman sold for a record $2,161,000 in an online auction that ended Wednesday.
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Nicolas Cage's Superman Comic Nets Record $2.1 Million at Auction - Hollywood Reporter
- Criticism for His Bizarre Spending Habits: Cage owns a Caribbean island, a dinosaur skull (which he won in a bidding war against Leonardo DiCapriO), 30 to 50 cars, a zoo full of exotic pets, shrunken heads, jewelry, and his 15 homes. aIn 1997, Cage broke the auction record for Lamborghinis when he placed a $490,000 bid on a rare Miura SVJ. "There’s a cluelessness,” someone who once worked with him tells The Daily Beast. “He’s been wealthy since he was 17 years old, and so he’s very removed from normal decision-making." - Foreclosure: Cage lost two of his homes in New Orleans, one in Bel Air (once owned by Dean Martin and Tom Jones) and another in Las Vegas. 

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