A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at auction Thursday for a record $3.36 million.
Mike Zeck's artwork for page 25 from Marvel Comics' Secret Wars No. 8 brings the first appearance of Spidey's black suit. The symbiote suit would eventually lead to the emergence of the character Venom.
Also Thursday, one of the few surviving copies of Superman s debut, Action Comics No. 1, sold for $3.18 million, putting it among the priciest books ever auctioned.