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Aquaman and Action Comics #1 Get SDCC Exclusives From Mattel

Aquaman and Action Comics #1 are coming to SDCC. Mattel has announced two exclusives they will have for sale at their booth. Both pay tribute to classic DC Comics covers. The first is a three figure set in the DC Multiverse line. Based on the Aquaman #35 cover, the set will include Aquaman, Ocean Master […]

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Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 Sells for $2,052,000 After Bidding Resumes at Comic Connect

Now it's official: an Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 (white pages) has just sold for $2,052,000 at Comic Connect auction. The closing price for the 1938 comic, featuring the first appearance of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,  is the third-highest price ever paid for a comic book, behind the $3,207,852 sale of an Action Comics #1 CGC […]


DC Shocker: Bendis Read Superman Back Issues in Preparation for Job

Superstar writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis will shortly not-a-reboot Superman's continuity with the weekly Man of Steel mini-series launching on May 30th and leading into Bendis's run as the writer of both Superman and Action Comics. But for DC fans panicked that Bendis will tear Superman's continuity in half like a rampaging She-Hulk […]

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Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A Lex Luthor from the future returns through time to enact his final revenge against Superman, and it just may be Lex Luthor of the present that saves the Man of Steel. Then, at a White House Correspondents' Dinner, reporter Clark Kent riffs on Lex Luthor in a vicious comedy routine. Finally, Lois […]

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Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 2nd, 2018: Avengers Assemble!

It's time to dig through the releases of the week and see what's worthy of your money once more. That's right, it's time for Comics for Your Pull Box! As always, here is the link to ComicList so you can see the full catalogue of the week's releases. Apologies again for the lateness of this […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Bleeding Cool's Big Hopping Action Comics #1000 (Admittedly Late) Podcast

Apologies for the lateness of this (even if that just means that many won't read it), but we here at Bleeding Cool did a podcast celebrating Superman's 80th birthday as well as Action Comics #1000 this past week. It took us some time, but it's now ready for your listening pleasure. This time around, my co-host, Jeremy […]


Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of […]

Happy 80th, Kal-El: Bleeding Cool's Favorite Superman Moments

Superman is the most iconic and recognizable character in comics history, and today Kal-El celebrates his 80th birthday. April 18th, 1938 marks the first appearance of The Last Son of Krypton in Action Comics #1 and is celebrated across the infinite universes as good ol' Clark's natal day. We figured we'd pool our thoughts and […]

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Mother Nature Freezes Out Dynamic Forces

On Friday we told you that Nick Barrucci of Dynamic Forces and Dynamite Entertainment was going to be hosting an hour of the Shopping Channel where you could get copies of Action Comics #1000 signed by Dan Jurgens and others collectibles. And that episode was set to air at Midnight tonight… Nevermind. Turns out the […]

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DC Reveals Solicits for Superman #1 and Action Comics #1001

In July, the tenure of "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis on Action Comics and a rebooted Superman will begin with Action Comics #1001 and Superman #1. DC Comics has released those solicits as an EXCLUSSSIVE reveal on Sumner Redstone's ComicBook.com, EXCLUSSSIVE here used as a phrase that means "posted only on that outlet for […]



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Superman Will Outlive Those He Loves, but Lex Luthor Will Be There at the End – the Awesome Con Action Comics #1000 Panel with Tom King, Scott Snyder, Paul Levitz, and Dan Jurgens

Devon Sanders writes: Awesome Con in Washington DC brought together some DC Comics' best and most legendary talent to talk about their landmark Action Comics #1000 issue. The Action Comics #1000 panel was moderated by The Washington Post reporter David Betancourt, and on stage were Tom King, Clay Mann, Dan Jurgens, Paul Levitz, and Scott Snyder (who […]

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Action Comics Writer Dan Jurgens Calls Out Fat People on Airplanes

As the writer of Action Comics at DC, Dan Jurgens gives a voice to a superhero who represents the best of humanity, despite being an alien from outer space. But when Jurgens himself went up, up, and away for an airline flight, his tweets about a fellow passenger seemed to lack a certain compassion the […]


Action Comics #999 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse

Action Comics #999 Review: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Cyborg Superman?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] General Sam Lane visits his daughter, Lois, and grandson, Jonathan, for the first time. While this tense reunion is happening, Superman is breaking apart an asteroid that could have threatened the Earth. Within the asteroid, he finds a crystalline material that will help him with a different problem: Cyborg Superman in the Phantom […]

Superman to Cyborg Superman: Take the Blue Pill (Action Comics #999 Spoilers)

I am still flummoxed by just how well Dan Jurgens has handled Superman since the DC Rebirth relaunch less than two years ago. While successful in the '90s as writer and artist on Superman, I was generally disappointed by his work, finding it trite, dull, and uninspired — especially when compared to exciting contemporaries such […]