Miami News, January 3, 1973, pg 6B
This article had run in the New York Times on January 1st, under the title "Comic Books Can Prove SuperInvestment". It also ran in the Meriden Conn. Morning Record on Jan. 5, the Anchorage Daily News on Jan. 7th and probably others. The Morning Record article titled "Holy Cow, Batman, Comics Are In Great Demand ..." also included the following picture.
Don't you just love the legacy of the Batman TV show? You can still occasionally see inane headlines like these even today.
Ed Summer of Supersnipe says he has 600 copies of the first Shazam issue and ordered 2,000 more. He's "stockpiling for the future". Bet he still has copies if you want any. This was one of the early comic shop speculation issues where retailers bought copies so that they could sell them later at higher than cover price.