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A single page of Spider- Man comic sells for more than three million dollars. The page was the original artwork by Mike Zeck and shows Spider-Man with a black costume for the first time.

A single page from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book has sold for $3.36 million (£2..45m) at an auction in Texas.

The page was the original artwork by Mike Zeck and shows Spider-Man with a black costume for the first time.

It is part of an increasing trend for auctions of popular culture memorabilia since the start of the pandemic, with record prices for comics and Pokemon cards.

Joe Maddalena, vice president of Heritage Auctions, which sold the Spider-Man comic, said: “Collectors are buying their nostalgia so instead of buying their, you know, piece of contemporary art, this is it.

“They’d rather have this because this speaks to them more than a piece of contemporary art would.”

Describing the Spider-Man piece as “one of a kind”, he said: “It just was one of those moments in the lore of Spider-Man’s fame that told this important part of this story that subsequently this character would turn into Venom. It’s pretty amazing.”

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