Superman 1999 often referred to as superman 64 due to be released on the nintendo 64 console system, the video game was met. This is the third superman decade collection and it may or may not be the best, but its the most fun. 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. Contentsshow action comics action comics, volume 1 published in january 1998. Mort weisinger was the man behind the superman titles at dc comics in the 1950s and 1960s. Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman. Get the best deals on superman silver age comics 19561969 when you. Superman comic strips ran in newspapers from the 1930s through the 1960s, under the title superman. Clark kent is hired as a reporter for the daily star newspaper in this sequence. The evercompelling hawkman reemerged for dc in the 60s. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics.
Great comic books of the sixties by billy ingram 1995 article. Superman, national comics publishing canada, superman, simcoe canada, superman, whitman usa close please fill out the following form to report an issue missing from the database. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Each page is a full page shot of the intense battle. The four main superman titles of that time were superman, superman. The story is set in the real world and has a heavy focus on comic books, comic book culture, or comic book characters i. Now take a nostalgic, colorful, and entertaining look back at the first 60 years of this cultural iconfrom his scrappy beginnings as a depressionera. The superman series had annuals published since 1960.
The krypton man drags superman toward earths newly red sun and certain death until superman takes temporary refuge on the planet mercury. It was the death of an icon probably the most famous character in all of comicdom. Archive editions are premium, hardcover collections of comic books reprinted from the golden and silver age eras of publishing. The death of superman was a major news story that was covered by the likes of cnn and time magazine.
We ll also make a cash offer for your superman comic books, should you wish to. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero. The underrated pathos of early 1960s superman comics cbr. Sports card dealers who had just suffered a huge crash in their own market shifted their attention to comics. Then, things get a little wonky with one year later does it match up to these comics. Tricksy, worlds greatest stunt man humor page by henry boltinoff. Every superhero and comic book movie in chronological order here at flights, tights, and movie nights, my goal is to seek out and watch every superhero and comic book based movie out there, this is my attempt at creating a comprehensive list of every single one i can find as well as the ones coming out in the near future. Timeline links simply an alternative way for your to browse through the superman homepage using a timeline of events throughout the history of superman from 1938 to today.
Batman was so popular that dc spun him off into his own series. Every superhero and comic book movie in chronological order. 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. This item is in the category collectibles\ comics \silver age 195669\superhero\ superman. Some peg it to 1933, when the format of newsstand comic books was codified, but others place the moment in june of 1938, when superman made his debut in jerry siegel and joe shusters first issue of action comics, whose cover featured the redcaped superhero from the planet krypton lifting. Kal 1995 baby kalel lands in medieval england, where he grows up to become a blacksmith and forges the sword excalibur and a suit of armor out of the metal of his spaceship. An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book. Which is the most expensive superman comic of all time. When he arrests clark kent and has him imprisoned there, superman decides to reveal to the world what stradi had been keeping secret. The other day, i was having a discussion with some folks and the topic of superman stories came up in comparison to batman and the curt swan era of superman was getting dinged pretty hard as being not as adult as the other comic book stories of the era. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939.
The first actor to play the role of superman on film was kirk alyn who passed away march 14, 1999 at the age of 88. The adaptation of the original 2008 comic book story superman. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Buy superman comic books at newkadia and they all have a 100% moneyback guaranted. Superman and batman versus aliens and predator 2007. Price new from used from comics, october 1, 1960 please retry. Superman comic book scrub cap, superman, surgery cap, scrub caps, scrub hats, or cap, or hat, surgical hat, surgical cap. The hero has powers, abilities, or gadgets beyond normal human capabilities, i. The superman confidential series is ignored for this map. Superman s mermaid sweetheart, script by jerry siegel, pencils by wayne boring, inks by stan kaye. What will happen when the manmonster known as the hulk, the strongest one there is. Confidence job starring superman, script by stuart immonen, pencils by stuart immonen and randy dubur. The original superman comic book series is the most popular series. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist.
Society comic books 20152016 doomed comic books 20152016. 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. And remarkably chilling for a comic book at the time. It begins with a great introduction from comic book superstar mark waid who clearly. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. Action comics is an american comic book magazine series that introduced superman, one of the first major superhero characters. As a kid, i first discovered comic books in 1965 when i saw the tag at the end of the superman tv show that was then in reruns. We will say that the golden age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the silver age began. Want to know what the current value of your old comic books are. In 1999, following siegels death, the siegel family successfully won a court case, granting the family fifty percent ownership of the superman character. Judge rafol synopsis colonel stradi runs a corrupt prison in voroda. He and his twin brother operate two blogs dedicated to science fiction and fantasy films, the geek twins and film sketchr.
Suddenly everybody was collecting comics and the hobby was flooded with speculators. Postcrisis superman starts here, and runs through the end the jurgens era. Since his humble comic book beginnings in 1938, superman has conquered every dimension of media entertainment, launching radio and television shows, major motion pictures, books, toys, and more. After a month of spotlighting the strange if endearingly strange history of comic books and especially the silver age, i think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the silver age that are simply great stories period, without any enjoyably goofy aspect to them.
Superman newspaper comic strips superman wiki fandom. Postflashpoint comic books 20112016 action comics and superman comic books, specials, annuals and graphic novels 20112016. It begins with a great introduction from comic book superstar mark waid who clearly has a fond love of this era. In the 1960s, the greatest entertainment in the world can be gotten for a mere 10 cents between the pages of the various superman comics published. What will happen when the manmonster known as the hulk, the strongest one there is, meets superman, the man of steel and perhaps the greatest superhero of them all. Superman reunites with lori lemaris for the first time since college. Since the debut of superman in 1938 by jerry siegel and joe shuster, stories of superheroes ranging from. For me it was a nostalgic return to when i was a child and able to purchase 10 comics for a dollar off a turning rack no sales tax either at the local soda shop. Superman comic book wikimili, the free encyclopedia. Columbia pictures hired him because he looked like supermans mildmannered, comic book alter ego, clark kent, and had dance training that helped. Theres a fair amount of debate about the beginning of the golden age of comics.
Superman also helps find the justice league of america, marking one of the first panlabel crossover teams in comic book history. Alyn portrayed the man of steel in two 15part movie serials in 1948 and 1950. Dirty harry best quotes, lines clint eastwood duration. Man of tomorrow, which was a fill in for the months were there was a fifth week, so there would be a superman book published every week. 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. You get everything from grand spaceopera, soapy romance, mythical adventures, scifi, fantasy, tragedy, etc. Increase your comic book collection and enjoy reading this comic book featuring dcs superman. Today, we look at the underrated pathos of early 1960s superman comic book stories. Superman in the fifties is a collection of 17 stories from 1950 to 1959 reprinted in color. Here is an archive of all the silver age comics features so far we begin with the first death of superman, from. The photo below is for reference, its not the same one that sold. Captain marvel proved to be one of the most popular superhero comics of the golden age, regularly outselling the adventures of superman during the 1940s.
This page will deal with the most valuable of all, golden age comic books. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. If you have found rare comic books from the same era 1940s with just the title batman on the front, then you may be a little confused. 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. I can only imagine how a kid in 1961 would have handled this comic book. Every superhero and comic book movie in chronological. Jan 24, 2007 adventures of superman episode stamp day for school children video duration. Ad for superman s girl friend, lois lane, action comics, and superboy. The characters in these comic books included superman, batman, wonder woman, flash, green lantern, aquaman, and martian manhunter. Top 100 most valuable comic books of the golden age 19381956 the 100 most valuable comic books from each age. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice.
This is a list of comic books featuring superman and related characters. Superman and doomsday just exchange blows one after another. The publisher was originally known as national allied publications, and later as national comics publications and as national periodical publications, before taking on its current name of dc comics. Approved by the comics code authority indicia colophon publisher national comics publications, inc. The protagonist originated in a comic book or graphic novel.
What if these comic book icons had been born under the same banner. With ebay, you dont have to choose sides, because we have plenty of any option. The following is a list of the first known appearances of various superhero fictional characters and teams a superhero also known as a super hero or superhero is a fictional character of unprecedented physical prowess dedicated to acts of derringdo in the public interest. Printed daily, they were the first stories to go into detail about the planet krypton, expounding on jorl and lara the first strip was published on january 16, 1939, with a separate sunday strip added on november 5, 1939, running. Maurice mitchell is a sciencefiction and comic book critic, blogger, and journalist. It stated that superman was a character that appeared in action comics and superman magazines, so i had to have some. These files will help new and old readers understand whats happening to the man of steel. A former lover of bruce wayne, jezebel is a striking, highly deductive former model who also happens to be a member of. In the early twentyfirst century, superman remains one of the most important comic book characters of all time. Rendered in nostalgic 1950sstyle artwork, this book tells the tale of what if these two met. Superman volume 1 ran from 1939 to 1986 for 423 issues, with 12 annual s printed between 1960 1986 1960 1964 and 19831986. Most comic book lovers pledge allegiance to either dc comicsfeaturing that famous alien from krypton and aquaman, among many othersor marvel comics, which gave us the webslinging spiderman, the new mutants and patriotic captain america. The first annual superman comic book was published in 1960.793 1153 584 1323 824 404 504 1197 1040 129 1169 77 1198 996 314 1091 1138 1560 959 888 26 905 1179 548 632 347 1106 457 1022 250 692 1106 65 997 396 1172 217 183 89