Report: “New Lawmaker Sworn in with ‘Superman’ No. 1 Comic Pays It a Visit at Library of Congress”
From The Hill:
Rep. Robert Garcia (D-Calif.) getting up close and personal with a first edition “Superman” No. 1 comic as he was reunited with the famed issue nearly a week after being sworn in with it and the Constitution.
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden joined the first-term representative at the Library of Congress on Thursday for a chance to check out and snap a few photos on his phone of the coveted Man of Steel comic.
The Superman comic — on loan from the Library of Congress — is one of hundreds of thousands of comic books housed there. The library has the largest publicly available collection of comic books in the country, totaling about 146,000 issues.
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