Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy did the cover and art, with Jerry Siegel scripting the story The book contains a full-page ad for the 1939 New York's World Fair edition Overstreet 2020 VG 4.0 value = $6,600 CGC census 3/21: 10 in 4.5, 50 higher." Sometimes I wish comics were still this simple Awesome, iconic image[...]
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The definitive collection will notably include work from one of the godfathers of the comics industry as a while, Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel The book also, of course, includes work from the original The Spider creators, writer Ted Cowan and artist Reg Bunn, whose work is remastered by Rebellion's team. The Spider cover[...]
Edgar Rice Burroughs's A Princess of Mars, first serialized in 1912, is another prominent example. A scene from A Message from Mars showing The Messenger demonstrating his power to a human inventor. The Strange Visitor The 1899 play A Message from Mars by Richard Ganthony is another example of the world's fictional obsession with Mars which is far[...]
By which point, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster had taken ownership of the word Dominant ownership After that, Superman belonged to America and the entire world and stood for something very different than what the Nazi propagandists had in mind. It's impossible to overestimate how important that was in the context of the global events of[...]
Man of Steel comes to its ending as Superman and Rogol Zaar continue their battle while we see the fate of Lois and Jon in the past. Is it a good read?
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 9.0 in 2014, and the $2,161,000 sale of a different copy of Action Comics #1 CGC 9.0 (the Nicolas Cage[...]
Do Over: Multi-Million Dollar Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 Back on the Auction Block Due to Technical Glitch
Vintage comic book auction house Comic Connect has decided to continue the auction of an Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 after a website glitch at auction close.
Update: The auction for this Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 has resumed today due to a website glitch at auction close. See update for details. Update 2: With the auction now final, the hammer price on the sale of this Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 is $2,052,000. Original post continues below: An Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5[...]
Superhero comics were a huge part of popular media during World War II, and were often used as a way to make strong anti-Nazi statements.
The landmark DC Comics publication collects the Superman stories by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster which first appeared in Action Comics #1-4 with the addition of four new pages The title was originally conceived as a one-shot, and was released in May 1939, but went on to become one of the foundational DC Comics series[...]
Ninth Circuit Court Finds Against The Siegels And For Warners Over Superman Rights, But Confirms It Was Not Work-For-Hire
Bleeding Cool has received legal documents from the United States Court Of Appeal Ninth Circuit. They show that, yesterday, the courts found against the estate of Jerry Siegel over rights to Superman, and for Warner Bros and DC Comics. Siegel's daughter Laura Siegel Larson, had brought a case against Warners in 2004, three years after making a deal with[...]
A month ago, DC Entertainment changed their Supergirl "created by" credit. From the one on Justice League 3001 #5.... With Supergirl based on characters
Joe Schuster was best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman with writer Jerry Siegel They created a character that would be recognized everywhere but the beginning of that process was not a bed a roses They didn't find a newspaper or publisher who wanted to buy their character right away because America was[...]
The birth of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's Superman in Action Comics #1 laid the foundation for a formula that was emulated often in the Golden Age, and during the many decades that followed. In 1939, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics for National, Captain Marvel debuted in Whiz Comics for Fawcett Publications and Timely unleashed[...]
By Ryan Michael Both of DC's flagship characters were introduced to the public towards the tail end of the Great Depression. Over the decades, both have