Comic Book Stolen From Nic Cage Found, Police Confirm

A rare 1938 comic book featuring the debut of Superman resurfaced last week and police confirm it is the same one stolen from Nicolas Cage more than a decade ago, has learned.

Detective Donald Hrycyk, head of the LAPD’s two-person Art Theft Detail told the Ventura County Star an investigation into how the comic was stolen and found is underway.

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The comic book, widely considered to be the most important one ever published, was one of a partial collection of vintage comic books stolen from Cage’s home in 2000, Hrycyk said.

It remained missing for more than 10 years until last month when a man found it in a San Fernando Valley storage locker – the man bought the locker’s contents through auction.

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In March 2010, a copy of the 1938 comic sold from $1.5 million.


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