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Action Comics #39 (DC, 1941)
The United States' entry into WWII seemed all but certain when Action Comics #39 hit the newsstands in June 1941 (with a cover date of August), and the cover by Fred Ray for this issue reflects that The interior story did as well, indirectly — because the plot centers around a villain given powers by[...]
Action Comics #16 Lamont Larson Pedigree (DC, 1939)
Provenance has always been important to serious comic book collectors, and the Lamont Larson Pedigree is one of the best examples of why this is true.  Lamont Larson (1927-2020) purchased more than 1,000 comic books at Creutz Drug Store in Wausa, Nebraska from 1936-1941, and his collection has subsequently become one of the most famous,[...]
DC Comics
And yesk, there be spoilers, most significantly for Deathstroke Inc and Icon & Rocket. Action Comics #1041 A tenuous start with Action Comics #1041, but Doomsday is one of the big bad we have seen in previews for Justice League #75 and the Death Of The Justice League This does emphasise the legendary nature of the character[...]
Cover image for Action Comics #1041
Superman may be the hero needed in this preview of Action Comics #1041, but Midnighter is the hero this villain deserves Because he deserved no less than to be sworn at, gutted by an ax, and then vomited on Check out the preview below. ACTION COMICS #1041 DC Comics 0122DC095 0122DC096 – Action Comics #1041 Julian Totino Tedesco Cover[...]
Superman Battles Brainiac For The First Time, On Auction Today
On auction at ComicConnect right now is an affordable CGC 2.5 copy of Action Comics #242, his debut, and also the debut of the bottle city of Kandor This is a classic issue, this one is currently at $320 as of this writing, so some of us could afford to buy it Check it out[...]
Cover image for ACTION COMICS #1040 CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE
When Mongul tries to start some family drama, Superman is forced to intervene in this preview of Action Comics #1040, in stores Tuesday from DC Will they go one-on-one in the arena? Personally, we'd at least have brought a steel chair Check out the preview below. ACTION COMICS #1040 DC Comics 1221DC047 1221DC048 – ACTION COMICS #1040 CVR B[...]
Cover image for ACTION COMICS #1039 CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE
Welcome to Friday Night Previews, where we attach snarky headlines to previews of next week's comics and call it "journalism." Superman battles in the gladiatorial arenas of WarWorld in this preview of Action Comics #1039, in stores Tuesday from DC Comics Check out the preview below. ACTION COMICS #1039 DC Comics 1121DC041 1121DC042 – ACTION COMICS #1039 CVR B[...]
Action Comics #1 Rocket Copy.
The Action Comics #1 CGC 6.0 "Rocket Copy" has just sold for $3,180,000 at Heritage Auctions This copy, which emerged from the family of the original owner who bought it off the newsstands when he was 13 years old, is called the "Rocket Copy" because that young buyer used a rocket ship stamp on the[...]
Action Comics #1 CGC 6.0 "Rocket" Edition Over $1.6 Million So Far
Action Comics #1 slabbed and CGC graded at 6.0 is currently at auction from Heritage Auctions as part of their Platinum Collection, with bids of over two million dollars This copy has been named "The Rocket Copy", and there's an interesting story behind the name.  After it was bought by its then-thirteen-year-old owner who then[...]
Superman
It began with Future State: Superman: Worlds Of War set in the near future, which saw Superman exiled Earth and trapped on Warworld, under the rule of Mongul's son, also called Mongul, trapped and forced to fight and die, be revived and fight again. In that first chapter, Mongul describes him as "unworthy to wear a[...]
Misgrndering In DC Comics Today - Teen Titans And Action Comics
And it's not as if he doesn't know the importance of identifying and self-expressing labels, earlier in that very issue… Teen Titans Academy #10 Stitch certainly does know the value of names as well as pronouns, including the gender implications of them, as well. Teen Titans Academy #10 I mean even the slave society of Warworld in today's Action[...]
Cover image for ACTION COMICS #1038 CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE
If you thought Omicron ruined your holidays, imagine if being by Mongul and forced to fight as a gladiator like Superman in Action Comics #1038! Check out the preview below. ACTION COMICS #1038 DC Comics 1021DC056 1021DC057 – ACTION COMICS #1038 CVR B JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO CARD STOCK VAR – $5.99 (W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Shawn Aldridge (A) Daniel Sampere,[...]
Superman #1, DC Comics 1939.
The issue contains the Superman stories from Action Comics #1-4, plus new material Notably, the new two-page origin of Superman included here contains the first mention of Krypton and Superman's foster parents. Superman #1, DC Comics 1939. This $2,604,750 sale of Superman #1 CGC 7.0 is particularly noteworthy because copies of Superman #1 virtually never change hands[...]
Cover image for ACTION COMICS #1037 CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE
LEt's kick off the Black Friday edition of Friday Night Previews with a preview of Action Comics #1037, in stores on Tuesday from DC Comics The Warworld Saga continues in this issue, with Superman taking the fight to Mongul's large adult son, also called Mongul And you thought Donald Trump Jr was bad! You should[...]
John Romita & Brian Bendis Action Comics #1019 Full Original Artwork
In this case, for auction from Heritage Auctions, is the entire original artwork from Action Comics #1019 by Brian Bendis, John Romita Jr and Klaus Janson including the cover It currently has bids of $3600 at the time of writing and will go under the hammer between the 18th and 21st of November Published at[...]