It was anything but an average smash-and-grab when a burglar targeted Mile High Comics in Denver early Sunday. The criminal smashed showcases and stole 14 specific comic books, cut himself on broken glass, and then tried to clean it up using toilet bowl cleaner.
The burglar broke in and smashed three panes of glass of the store’s showcase, where the rarest and most expensive comic books are stored. Security footage shows the thief picking specific comics and putting them in a plastic bin.
“(The burglar) stole 14 different books totaling a little over $42,000,” William Moulton of Mile High Comics told Denver7.
Of those that were stolen, that includes the first Avengers comic book, the first Iron Man book, and a rare autographed Spider-Man comic book.
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