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November 21, 2013, the 50-year-old comic book cover featuring Superman's alter-ego, Clark Kent, as President John F. Kennedy in disguise sold at a Hake's Americana & Collectibles auction for $112,015.

15x20" thin artboard featuring original pen and ink art by noted Silver Age Superman comic book artist Curt Swan for the Feb., 1964 issue of "Action Comics" #309 published by DC Comics. Art has been inked by Sheldon Moldoff.

The cover features Superman greeting a long line comprised of his alter-ego Clark Kent (with whom he shakes hands), Lois Lane, Daily Planet newspaper editor Perry White, Supergirl, Batman, Robin, Superman's pal Jimmy Olsen, Clark Kent's ex-flame Lana Lang, Legion of Super-Heroes members Saturn Girl, Element Lad and Chameleon Boy and Police Chief Parker. Clark Kent's former mermaid girlfriend Lori Lemaris is seen in a tank in the background.

The issue itself was written by Edmond Hamilton and featured a story in which President John F. Kennedy disguises himself as Clark Kent (as seen on cover), helping Superman retain his secret identity.

While cover dated Feb., 1964, the issue hit stands just one week after Kennedy's assassination in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Despite the obvious desire DC had to recall the issue, the publication and distribution process was too far along to allow for a recall and the issue appeared on newsstands across the country.

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