DC's ACTION COMICS Awarded GUINNESS World Record

Action Comics Guinness World Records
Credit: George Marston (Newsarama)
Credit: DC Comics

Guinness World Records has awarded DC Comics' Action Comics the world record as "the longest-running comic book series."

The announcement, which took place at a press event Thursday morning in San Diego, was attended by DC co-publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio as well as an unnamed Guinness World Records representative.

As part of the event, DC confirmed that Action Comics #1's sold-out first print run was 500,000 copies.

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