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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[...]

Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 $2,007.500 Comic Connect Sales 6/11/2018

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[...]

Action Comcs Special #1 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes

Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

Finally, Lois Lane is in a car accident which totals her car, and Superman finds a way to make it up to her.[caption id="attachment_839695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Action Comcs Special #1 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes[/caption]The Action Comics Special #1 is something of a last hurrah for the current creative team of Dan Jurgens[...]

Avengers #1 cover by Ed McGuinness

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

Though the comic is not really my speed, I can't deny how charming and lovable the leads are and how endlessly entertaining their dialogue is.[caption id="attachment_839694" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3 cover by Max Fiumara[/caption]Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3In this spectacular continuation to the Black Hammer universe[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_830470" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Action Comics[...]

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 Vandal Savage[...]

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

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.[caption id="attachment_676222" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman's first appearance on the cover of Action Comics #1[/caption]We figured we'd pool our thoughts and come up with Bleeding Cool staff[...]

Action Comics #1000

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 Toronto[...]

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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, EXCLUSSSIVE here used as a phrase that means "posted only on that outlet for[...]

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Amazing Spider-Man #800 Has Sold 200,000 Fewer Copies Than Action Comics #1000

Action Comics #1000, according to DC, has sold over 500,000 copies to retailers DC Nation #0 has sold more than 1 million.Still, in today's slow market (which was largely caused by Marvel's over-reliance on reboots, variant covers, and super-mega-crossover events), 300,000 comics is nothing to sneeze at (unless, of course, they have sat unsold on[...]

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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 arrived[...]

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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[...]

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Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of March 14th, 2018: Infidel Explodes Onto the Scene

While it was nice seeing the Jolly Green Giant, the plot of this book is an impenetrable mess of characters, plot lines, and unanswered questions. Joe Bennett and Paco Medina's artwork gives the comic something worthwhile, but this book was massive letdown.[caption id="attachment_811024" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Action Comics #999 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse[/caption]Win: Superman: Action[...]

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?

Within the asteroid, he finds a crystalline material that will help him with a different problem: Cyborg Superman in the Phantom Zone.[caption id="attachment_811024" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Action Comics #999 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse[/caption]Action Comics #999 is an endearing one-off story which remembers what people like about Superman It also works a[...]

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

Even with the disappointing tie-ins to Watchmen, this was an exciting, relevant, interesting, challenging, inspiring series -- and plain old fun.Well, today we get Dan Jurgens's final regular issue of Superman, with Action Comics #999 And on his way out, to be replaced by Brian Michael Bendis's whim, he looks to redefine the character again.We know[...]