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1st Edition of Superman Sells for $317,200 at ComicConnect Auction

We are excited to tell you about some great news regarding one of our customers, ComicConnect – the online marketplace for comic buyers and sellers. This fantastic ServerBeach customer of nearly three years recently held an online auction, resulting in the record-breaking comic book bid of $317,200!! The $317,200 comic is the first-ever Superman comic, “Action Comics #1”, and is considered to be one of the ten best-condition copies in existence.

There is an estimated 100 copies of “Action Comics #1” left, but most are in poor condition. The original owner of “Action Comics #1” bought the comic at a second-hand shop for 35 cents in 1951. He was nine years old at the time, and his dad thought that spending 35 cents for a comic that originally cost 10 cents was down-right silly, and a poor use of his son’s spending money!

Throughout the auction, ComicConnect experienced incredibly high traffic rates. ServerBeach helped ComicConnect prepare for the auction by upgrading its service, including installing an enterprise-grade server that could process the high activity levels. ServerBeach was very proud to support this effort and was able to confidently handle these extraordinary traffic volumes without any issues.

ComicConnect had great things to say! “ServerBeach went the extra mile to provide the hosting support we needed for this auction,” said Ben Smith, vice president of ComicConnect. “With a high profile online auction such as this, the ability to scale to support peak traffic flow is imperative and everything went off without a hitch. We worked closely with ServerBeach to prepare for the auction and our account representative was available at all times to address any potential hardware or software issues common with this intensive type of online event.”

For more info check out today’s announcement: http://www.livemint.com/2009/03/17212409/First-Superman-comic-fetches.html

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