Rare Superman issue stars as over 1,000 DC comics go on displayThe copy of Action Comics No. 1 marks the first appearance of the Man of Steel, and was once owned by actor Nicolas Cage.
[MUSIC] Over 1,000 DC comics have been shown off in London, giving a glimpse at some of the rarest and most valuable comic books of all time. The DC chapter of The Impossible Collection is owned by billionaire Saad Hariri, the son of assassinated Lebanese Prime Minister, Rafic Hariri. And contains a number of famous comics as well as DC artwork. The collection features first appearances and first covers for DC's most iconic heroes, including Wonder Woman, the Justice League of America, and, of course, the Caped Crusader, Gotham's Dark Knight, the Batman. Meanwhile the jewel in the collection's crown are two copies of Action Comics Number 1 from 1938. The first appearance of Superman, the copy shown here on the right was once stolen from actor Nicholas Cage, who liked to have the edition returned before it was sold at auction for over $2 million. The collection also [UNKNOWN] looks at comics published during World War II when super heroes often served as anti Nazi or anti Japanese propaganda. The impossible collection will be viewable by the public with plans for global tour. For much more stay tuned to CNET.