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Superman #2 Is Up For Auction At Heritage Auctions Right Now
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[...]
The Spider Reprint Announced by 2000AD With Work From Jerry Siegel
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[...]
The First Strange Visitor from Another Planet
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[...]
The Superman--He's Here, The Washington Times, 06 Jan 1918, via newspapers.com.
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[...]
Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 $2,007.500 Comic Connect Sales 6/11/2018
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[...]
Superman #1 CGC 5.5 Sells For Record $507,500
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[...]
This Is Joe – Spanish Filmmaker Honors Superman's Creators
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[...]
Silver for Timely's Golden Age and Gold for Marvel's Silver Age
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[...]