Whether its comic book, movie or toon media, this is your fortress of solitude. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Here is a list of the fifteen most expensive superman comics ever, as well as. The third issue finds superman in gotham city and at odds with the brutal and oftentimes unlawful methods batman uses to fight crime. However, these books should be available digitally from april 29.
It comes from esquire comics who sometimes sells comics on ebay himself. Superman number 1 comic book summer 1939 page by page. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. Usually between 1984 to 1991 modern 1992 to current. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. Milestone, paradox press, piranha press, tangent comics, vertigo, wildstorm. While metropolis in plunged into a blackout, superman and mr. Has superman stories through the years, so that you can see how superman changed, how comic art changed, how comic storytelling changed, etc. Most of the early issues didnt have superman on the cover, so this comic isnt worth as much as others. I agree that she is a character that deserves her own identity besides another version of superman.
Still, she is a version of superman, a female version of him, even as blue marvel is a black marvel comics version of superman. Volume 1 001200 201400 401714 annuals volume 2 annuals volume 3 annuals volume 4 annuals volume 5 see also adventures of superman covers, action comicscovers, superman. Take it off him, and his design becomes much more streamlined. Dc comics hero superman comic book hero action figures. If youve been collecting comic books since you were a kid, now is the time to list. Superman volume 2 was the first ongoing superman title to take place in the revised continuity following the events depicted in the crisis on infinite earths limited series.
Nicolas cages nearlypristine copy of action comics no. Eventually, writers began containing their storylines to single titles again and the dc editors ceased providing the chapter markers on the covers. First appearance of toby raynes, a reporter for the metropolis star. Maurice mitchell is a sciencefiction and comic book critic, blogger, and journalist. Superman comic saves family home from foreclosure abc news. The original superman comic book series is the most popular series. The comic includes a revised version of his first story superman, champion of the oppressed albiet renaming it to the coming of superman with notable changes to some of the art and story, as well as four other stories. In 2005, legendary comic book writer grant morrison teamed up with artist frank quitely for the 12issue limited series allstar superman, which aimed to bring superman back to his heroic roots popularized during the golden age of comics. Superman, also called the man of steel, is one of the most influential superheroes of dc comics, and superhero comics at large. It is very much in my desire to do a man of steel 2, a direct sequel to man of steel, and there is a whole bunch of superman story that i want to tell. The photo below is for reference, its not the same one that sold. Luthors computers come up with a solution, clark is superman. Written by john byrne, roger stern, and jerry ordway. Action comics is the comic book series that started it all.
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive the man of steel fights a neverending battle for truth, justice, and the american way. Check out which comic book heroe made it to number 1. Superman number 1 comic book summer 1939 is up for auction. After the crisis, the superman family of titles endured a major change in format. Geoff johns and gary frank bring the dc and watchmen universes together. Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman.
Sales data first became public in 1960, and showed that superman was the bestselling comic book character of the 1960s and 1970s. Values of adventures of superman free comic book values. One on the cornerstones of comics, this copy has moderate. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with coverdate june 1939. Superman flies back with lana, and is surprised to find ma and pa kent home.
Dc superman batman worlds finest number 2 worlds collide 1990 comic book in comic books modern age 1992now. Worlds finest and dc comics presents ceased publication, action comics adopted a teamup format filling the former role of dc comics. Get the best deals on superman golden age comics 19381955 when you shop the largest online selection at. Features a two page origin new material of superman by jerry siegel and joe. Superman number 2 comic book fall 1939 page by page. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. In 1999, superman, along with the other three titles, were. Superfans of the man of steel, come discuss and read about the latest buzz and info on the superfamily members. Perhaps using another black superman can illustrate. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world. The character regularly appears in comic books published by dc comics, and has been adapted to a number of radio serials, movies, and television shows superman was born on the planet krypton and was given.
Page 2 superfans of the man of steel, come discuss and read about the latest buzz and info on the superfamily members. Grant morrison is as big a fan of superman as anyone, but even he admitted in his book super gods that the clashing underwear is a stylistic error, something that goes to the idea of colourful strongmen performing feats. Mar 04, 2016 superman number 1 comic book summer 1939 is up for auction. Published just a few months after crisis on infinite earths, john byrnes the man of steel updated the saga of superman for modern audiences, changing certain aspects of the character in the process. Get the best deals on superman golden age comics 19381955 when you shop the largest. Superman volume 1 variant covers superman volume 2 variant covers superman. Buy superman comic books at newkadia and they all have a 100% moneyback guaranted. Superman was an ongoing comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero of the same. Postflashpoint comic books 20112016 action comics and superman comic books, specials, annuals and graphic novels 20112016 superman unchained comic books 202015 batman superman comic books 202016 superman wonder woman comic books 202016 earth 2. Dc announces new comic book distribution plans superman. Superman was created by jerry siegel and joe shuster. The audit bureau of circulation files reveal that there were three printings of this issue in 1939 500,000 copies, 250,000 copies, and 150,000 copies. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book.
An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book. A new 52 volume dedicated to the team up of batman and superman, and how they originally met in the new 52. This highly desirable superman run is a representation of one of the most sought after collectibles in the comic book market. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics. He and his twin brother operate two blogs dedicated to science fiction and fantasy films, the geek twins and film sketchr. Mar 08, 2016 superman number 1 comic book summer 1939 is up for auction. Society comic books 20152016 doomed comic books 20152016. Four new series set in the world of the vertigo classic. First self titled series for a comic book superhero ever. I read all the silver age superman titles as i worked in my dads drugstore, and i could read the comics while handling the front of the store cash register sales. Which is the most expensive superman comic of all time. Dc superman batman worlds finest number 2 worlds collide.
Red son, is an adaptation of the threeissue, 2003 miniseries by mark millar, dave johnson, and killian plunkett. Every superman comic book published from the mid to late 1990s including annuals and specials possessed a sequential chapter number on the cover. It is widely considered to be both the beginning of the superhero genre and. Superman made it all the way to number 1 on igns top 100 comic book heroes. Gaines told siegel and shuster what additional content aside from the action reprints to create for this issue in a letter dated 19390327. Superman was created by american writer jerry siegel and canadianborn american artist joe shuster in 1933. Its the first comic to have superman, but its an anthology comic. Rare superman comic book saves family from foreclosure. In that story, superman traveled to washington, dc, to confront lobbyist emil green and uncover corruption in the u. Superman 75 the death of superman, volume 2 comic january 1, 1993 by brett breeding artist, dan jurgens author. Z are still lost and suffering from amnesia on the mysterious dinosaur island. From his blue uniform to his flowing red cape to the s shield on his chest, superman is one of the most immediately recognizable and beloved dc super heroes of all time. Art by john byrne, ron frenz, brett breeding, jerry ordway and john statema. One on the cornerstones of comics, this copy has moderate restoration which includes color touch, spine reinforcement, and edge trimming.654 121 1164 1152 1510 312 1301 1200 176 1086 328 1402 824 893 247 687 763 636 1099 1367 992 421 516 556 1280 1212 1153 1209 1120 604 1342 619 904 1074 600 903 1363 1206 952 518