Strange Adventures #1 represents a key turning point in the history of DC Comics and is a fascinating artifact of science fiction history.
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Zatanna made her debut in Hawkman #4 in 1964 on a magical quest to find her father Zatara in a story by Gardner Fox and Murphy Anderson.
Peacemaker debuted in a backup story in Charlton Comics' Fightin' Five 40 in 1966, by Joe Gill and Pat Boyette.
A More Fun Comics #73 CGC 7.5 has just sold at Heritage Auctions for $111,000, a record for the first appearance of Aquaman and Green Arrow.
ComicConnect has sold a Superman #1 CGC 3.0 for a record $100,000. The debut of Superman's solo title from DC Comics was released Summer 1939.
ComicConnect has sold a Daredevil #1 CGC 9.8 for a record $250,000. The issue is the first appearance and origin of the character.
Captain Atom debuted in Space Adventures #33 by Steve Ditko and Joe Gill in a Charlton Comics release full of Cold War history.
Marvel Super-Heroes #20 is an important addition to the Doctor Doom mythos and a must-have for true Doom fans.
San Diego Comic-Con has announced its intention to return to an in-person event for the first time since 2019 on Thanksgiving Weekend 2021.
Everybody knows J'onn J'onzz, but DC Comics' first Martian Manhunter was Roh Kar, who visited Earth in Batman #78 in 1953.
Shiera Sanders' first appearance as Hawkgirl in All-Star Comics #5 is an underappreciated moment in DC Comics history.
Peacemaker debuted in a backup story in Charlton Comics' Fightin' Five #40 in 1966, by Joe Gill and Pat Boyette.
An unlikely hero with unassuming beginnings, Herbie Popnecker has achieved cult classic status over the course of his 60+ year existence.
Wonder Woman #98 is the breakpoint between the Earth-2 and Earth-1 versions of the Wonder Woman and an important Silver Age reboot.
Lady Blackhawk was an early Silver Age attempt by DC Comics to expand one of their popular franchises with a prominent female character.