Ongoing titles featuring superman in a starring roleedit. Februar 1985 egmont ehapa, 1966 series superman comic books on sale at s online toy store. Free comic book day is only a few days away and dean cain lois. Otto octavius is undergoing psychiatric rehabilitation at a south brooklyn mental facility, when he suffers a relapse and summons his mechanical arms to rescue him.
The comic is in nm nrmt condition with very minor corner wear. The 8 ages of comic books by alex grand comic book. If anything, superman manages to rescue julius who happens to be dying. Writer and artist john byrnes successful landmark man of steel miniseries had rebooted supermans history, updating him for the modern comic book landscape, and as a result, drastic changes had. I read all the silver age superman titles as i worked in my dads drugstore, and i could read the comics while handling the front of the store cash register sales. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. This is the continuity of the superman comic books from the time the comics were created until crisis on infinite earths in 1985. The daily superman newspaper comic strip began in january 6, 1939, and a separate sunday strip was added on november 5, 1939. It was written by mark millar and illustrated by tommy lee edwards.
This page contains information about superman comic strip volume. Here at flights, tights, and movie nights, my goal is to seek out and watch every superhero and comic book based movie out there, this is my attempt at creating a comprehensive list of every single one i can find as well as the ones coming out in the near future. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. It contains the first appearance of the black mercy, an extraterrestrial, magical plantlike organism that, upon it attaching parasitically to its victims, exhibits enjoyable hallucinogenic effects onto the victims minds. Superhero comics are one of the most common genres of american comic books. Every superhero and comic book movie in chronological order. Dc comics superman dc universe comic book hero action figures, batman dc comics superman comic book hero action figures, batman superman action figures, batman superman comic book hero action figures, dc direct superman batman comic book hero action figures, dc comics superman hats for men, dc superman golden age comics. Jerry siegel and joe shuster, soon to be known for creating superman, began working on. Superhero comics feature stories about superheroes and the universes these characters inhabit. I ordered this poster when it was released with ff number 1.
As an adult, superman is the hero of metropolis, working as a mildmannered newsman in his clark kent identity, but what happened between these two periods. Has superman stories through the years, so that you can see how superman changed, how comic art changed, how comic storytelling changed, etc. Marvel and dc comic books worth big money showbiz cheat sheet. This comic, based on circus gear, capes, and douglas fairbanks type heroism was so successful it heralded many other metoo characters like batman in detective comics 27, 1939. Peter parker is in las vegas as part of the promotional tour for his spiderman book, when four heavily armed. Writer and artist john byrnes successful landmark man of steel miniseries had rebooted superman s history, updating him for the modern comic book landscape, and as a result, drastic changes had. Every superhero and comic book movie in chronological. Although the golden age period was later retconned to take place on a separate earth and hence continuity, the stories from the silver and bronze age progressed logically from the ones in the golden. In 1985 they simplified all this and created a new modern history for superman, after a while fans complained that this version strayed too far from the original concept and dc comics have since then updated it yet again and, rather convolutedly eliminated the undesirable elements. Fantastic four 2018 poster comes folded from vu fantastic four by perez classic cover poster 07 jul 2018 marvel comics update. Superman ran uninterrupted until the mid1980s, when dc comics instituted a linewide relaunch with the 1985 event maxiseries crisis on infinite earths.
The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with the cover date summer 1939. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. They are all from the crisis on infinite earth series. Cover pencils by rich buckler, inks by dick giordano. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of supermans appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939.
May 9, 2017 comments off on superman comic books available this week may 10, 2017 has released the list of comic books and other items on sale this week. In the original comic book superman is picked up by a good samaritan and taken to an orphanage. At first unable to achieve publication as a comic strip, they got the character incorporated into a 1938 comic book, which was an immediate success. Most copies are worth much less, but the good news is, if you have one of these truly rare comic books, then youre certainly sitting on a prized asset that any comic book collector would be envious of. Superman special 3 1985 issue dc comics grade fine. The main characters has its origins in a comic book, graphic novel, or serialized comic strip published in the us or europe. Free comic book value and price resources comic book secrets jan 19, 2008 it walks you through finding comic book values and prices and helps you decide the best method for your situation. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. Record price paid for first superman comic book voice of. We provide actual images of the front of each comic book listed for sale, we encourage you to view the zoomed image of the item to verify its condition prior to purchase, avoiding you the hassle of requesting a return. This is a list of comic books featuring superman and related characters. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Surely the barry allen flash appeared earlier than 1985. Superman and ambush bug 81 may 1985 comic book comics 1985 by siegel author, shuster colorist see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
I stopped reading comic books in the late 60s after graduating from high school in 1966 and i well remember. In 1941, the mcclure the daily superman newspaper comic strip began in january 6, 1939, and a separate sunday strip was added on november 5, 1939. Precrisis comic books 19381986 precrisis superman comic books 19381986 postcrisis comic books 19862011. Dan jurgens was the penciller of the 19901991 limited series. Superman comic book collection, circa 1930s1985, archives center, national museum of american history.
Luthor challenges superman to combat, while perry white tries to track down the man of steel in beyond terminus. My name is professor bill and here we will endeavor to educate the world on all things comic book related. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Be sure to see the rest of this vintage comics collection also up for sale in our new ebay. The films specific story, production design, andor interpretation of the characters were based on a specific comic book or graphic novel. Hard times, by howard chaykin first comics favourite single or continued story. Each index contains the title, issue number, date and description for each comic book. Issue number, date and description for each comic book. Between 1986 and 2006 it was retitled the adventures of superman while a new s. Superman does indeed use the kryptoraygun in some early comics. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive the man of steel fights a neverending battle for truth, justice, and the american way. Jerry siegel and joe shuster, soon to be known for creating superman, began working on new fun in october 1935. Influenced by such comicstrip greats as wash tubbs roy crane, joe shuster drew superman through 1947, after which he left comic books to create the comic.
Luthor challenges superman to combat, while perry white tries to. Superman and ambush bug 81 may 1985 comic book siegel, shuster on. See our superman comic books article for more details. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. Dc comics superman superman comic book hero action figures, dc comics superman dc universe comic book hero. The genre rose to prominence in the 1930s and became extremely popular in the 1940s and has remained the dominant form of comic book in north america since the 1960s. In 1985, one of the bestloved superman stories of all time was published. The comics premise is that heroes and villains from the marvel universe show up in the real world. After graduation from smallville high school and the death of ma and pa kent, clark kent and superboy moved to metropolis to attend college. By the 1940 dc comics had introduced superboy, smallville, johnathan and martha kent, lana lang, and krypto, superboys super dog.701 1066 1455 971 904 1127 43 1366 150 337 798 428 929 691 416 1207 869 362 1438 121 958 746 1535 1017 263 537 304 84 1382 201 228 205 1295 1371 1490 918 1397 350 1199