So figure how my step brother had issues 117 then 21 thru 34 of superman in mint condition in a box along with batman 1 22 all in mint condition and he ran from the government for tax reasons, got very ill and passed away, and they are. Rare superman comic found in a house wall goes up for. Aug 24, 2014 the man of steel is more valuable than ever. Check out which comic book heroe made it to number 1. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with.
Dc comics giant silver age no 1 comic book superman spiderman 2000. Geoff johns and gary frank bring the dc and watchmen universes together. 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. It is widely considered to be both the beginning of the superhero genre and the most. May 10, 2018 a rare copy of action comics no 1 containing superman s very first appearance in print is going under the hammer. Superman batman explored the camarader superman batman vol 1 20032011 superman batman volume 1 is a comic book series featuring the teamup adventures of superman and batman. Jeph loeb, the series first writer, introduced a dualnarrator technique to present the characters often opposing viewpoints and estimations of each other, which subsequent series writers. Superman batman volume 1 is a comic book series featuring the teamup adventures of superman and batman.
He and his twin brother operate two blogs dedicated to science fiction and fantasy films, the geek twins and film sketchr. Mar 30, 2010 the sale of the superman book marks the third time this year that a record was set for the sale of a comic book. The issue features superman lifting a car on its cover and originally cost 10 cents. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book. Two page origin of superman a rocketship, carrying an infant, rockets from the planet krypton as it blows up, and lands on the earth where a couple named the kents find the baby. Supermanbatman explored the camaraderie, antagonism, and friendship between its title characters. 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. If you discover an old collection full of batman comics. This is the only action comics reprint that contains the complete comic. Rare superman comic found in a house wall goes up for auction. The adaptation of the original 2008 comic book story superman. Its the most important and valuable comic book, said stephen fishler, who sold the comic book to the actor. The original press run for the comic in 1940 was thought to be.
This highly desirable superman run is a representation of one of the most sought after collectibles in the comic book market. Heritage auctions in chicago is selling the comic, which first went on sale on 18. It has been graded by mycomicshops experienced graders. Maurice mitchell is a sciencefiction and comic book critic, blogger, and journalist.
Here is a list of the fifteen most expensive superman comics ever, as well as information about them and why. Dc comics giant superman spider man 2000 silver age no 1. Scientific explanation of superman s amazing strength. Superman breaks into the governors mansion to stop the execution of evelyn curry, and lois is kidnapped by gangsters, no thanks to that spineless milksop, clark kent, but is rescued by superman. Vincent zurzolo and his partner stephen fishler, owners of metropolis collectibles in manhattan, set a new record for the nearly pristine action comics no.
Which is the most expensive superman comic of all time. The script was written by bob goodman and directed by james tucker. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. It is the first superman comic, titled action comics no. Gaines told siegel and shuster what additional content aside from the action reprints to create for this issue in a letter dated 19390327. Four new series set in the world of the vertigo classic. He found a number of adventurer stories, but needed a lead feature.
For once, midnight will belong to superman, not batman. Get the best deals on superman golden age comics 19381955 when you shop the largest online selection at. A rare copy of action comics no 1 containing superman s very first appearance in print is going under the hammer. The sale of the superman book marks the third time this year that a record was set for the sale of a comic book. Recent sales of this historic comic have shocked the world with incredible record prices, and the news media has. Midnight is when the 1,000th issue of action comics, the comic book that birthed superman 80 years ago, will go on sale at brickandmortar. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. Year one could hardly be described as groundbreaking at this point, but its made for a welcome addition to the black label initiative. Star wars comic signed by fisher, ford, and hamill season 14 history duration. Superman made it all the way to number 1 on igns top 100 comic book heroes. The caped crusader and his sidekick, robin, have been around since the late 1930s.
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Superman was the title of the monthly comic book featuring superman. Nicolas cages nearlypristine copy of action comics no. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. 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. Supermanbatman volume 1 is a comic book series featuring the teamup adventures of superman and batman.
This page contains information about superman batman volume 1. A rare copy of action comics no 1 containing supermans very first appearance in print is going under the hammer. Superman was created by jerry siegel and joe shuster. Online auction cements it as the worlds most expensive comic book. Only 52 have been graded by cgc plus 82 restored copies.
Back cover features the first pinup of superman with is also the 1st ever pinup page to appear in a comic book. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Mayer found the rejected superman comic strips, and sullivan. On tuesday afternoon, dc comics announced that starting aug. The 10 most valuable comic books in the world previous slide next slide 8 of 11 view all skip ad this superman volume 1 comic book, dated 1939, was the first comic dedicated to the man of steel. Superman, also called the man of steel, is one of the most influential superheroes of dc comics, and superhero comics at large. Just scroll down for 15 scanned pictures via bazinga of the comic book. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. However, superman s first issue in this historical relaunch just may be his last as he comes facetoface with metallo, the man with the kryptonite heart. Nicolas cage comicbook heist to become movie at lionsgate. And while some stories certainly excel with the premise in entertaining and surprisingly poignant ways, the issue. In his next assignment, superman tackles a corrupt senator in washington. In 2006, a restructuring of the entire dc comics line saw superman.
This item will ship to united states, but the seller has not specified shipping options. Comic book containing supermans debut sold for nearly one million. As the devoted know, wednesdays are the days that new issues of comic book series arrive in stores and a typical week sees the release. Milestone, paradox press, piranha press, tangent comics, vertigo, wildstorm. A rare copy of the first comic book featuring superman has sold for nearly. Article with photos and biographies of jerry siegel and joe shuster. However, supermans first issue in this historical relaunch just may be his last as he comes facetoface with metallo, the man with the kryptonite heart. For anyone who ever dreamed of owning a copy of action comics no. Lee has redesigned some of the characters costumes and mr. Johns has said his justice league will focus on the interpersonal. This comic book is also the first featuring a superhero, and is considered to be the most valuable comic in the world.1002 1160 1069 1573 758 1094 1371 979 812 318 571 476 1511 831 1552 1499 1376 938 816 1287 1225 1504 1054 1169 1510 905 921 677 135 295 1090 466 997 101 1437 1443 147 1386 484 621 67 995 1260 956 495