Nov 11, 2011 the copy for sale has a story of its own that wouldnt be out of place in the pages of a comic book plot, either. Buy superman comic books at newkadia and they all have a 100% moneyback guaranted. Aug 05, 2016 a rare copy of the first comic book featuring superman has sold for nearly one million dollars a 1938 edition of action comics no. As of 2017, the largest comic book publisher in the united states is manga distributor viz media, followed by dc comics and marvel comics. Aug 25, 2014 the first bid, three minutes into the auction that began on aug. This webbook examines the superman comic book stories of the silver age. List of most expensive books and manuscripts wikipedia. Discover the secrets of the men of tomorrow as we learn how the man of steels legacy has been carried down through the ages. Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman. What pop culture item are you saving for a big payoff. Vol 1 no 122 september 1969 comic book ms metropolis. In this imaginary story, after superman reveals his secret identity to lois, lois and clark marry, and clark reveals that his kryptonian cousin also resides on. A rare copy of the first comic book featuring superman has sold for nearly one million dollars a 1938 edition of action comics no. Darrell grimes of eugene owns one of only about 100 copies known to exist of the 1938 title in which superman makes his first appearance.
I couldnt picture superman without seeing this image or christopher reeve catching margo kidder. Its the most important and valuable comic book, said stephen fishler, who sold the comic book to the actor. Aug 28, 2014 on sunday, august 24th, comic book lovers across the world watched with abated breath to what avid collectors would pay for a rare superman comic book. It is the first superman comic, titled action comics no. The price for the 1938 edition of action comics no. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939.
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Actor nicolas cages stolen vintage superman comic book found 11 years later. Get the best deals on jimmy olsen single unit dc silver age superman comics when you shop. The comics blogosphere has been buzzing over the auction monday of a copy of action comics no. Comic book containing supermans debut sold for nearly one. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book. Heritage auctions comic book department sales hit a.
The price sets a new benchmark for a comic book sale on ebay. Nov 17, 2017 a wellpreserved copy of the comic that first featured superman is heading for auction. How does solaris fit into the legend of the superman. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. In a statement, dallasbased heritage auctions said the copy of action comics no 1, bearing a cover price of.
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Comic books are now in the same realm as fine art, oneofakind jewels and antiques. The idea hit me last week after a 1938 action comics no. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your first box. Top 100 most valuable comic books of the golden age 19381956 the 100 most valuable comic books from each age. Well also make a cash offer for your superman comic books, should you wish to sell. Nov 24, 2014 the famous actor loves comic books so much that he named his son kalel, after superman. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. Recent sales of this historic comic have shocked the world with incredible record prices, and the news media has. Rare comic showing supermans first appearance expected to. Came in white plastic bag with superman s logo and a bloodlines promotional trading card.
This superman volume 1 comic book, dated 1939, was the first comic dedicated to the man of steel. Superman comic sells for a million dollars the independent. The record breaking sale helped superman once again reclaim the. News english lessons esl lesson plans superman comic.
It was the very first edition of a comic to feature superman. Comics, superman, superman and tagged comic book values. It is widely considered to be both the beginning of the superhero genre and. First face appearance of archie andrews on a comic book cover. When somone says, superman comics, this is what they mean. Superman, the first movie in the franchise, was released in. Supermans secret sweetheart, art by kurt schaffenberger. The original superman comic book series is the most popular series. Supermans girlfriend lois lane silver age dc comic 1958 superman. The first issue of the original run of the superman.
In fact, his stage name comes from the character luke cage. A rare copy of the first comic book featuring superman sold for one million us dollars, smashing the previous record price for a comic book. Twice before it set the record for the most expensive book ever it sold for. Only the second time superman appeared on a comic book cover. The man of steel made his first appearance in a dc comic book in june of 1938. Bidding ended sunday evening, with 48 bids received. We will say that the golden age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the. A near mintcondition copy of this comic is valued at. Now he must go on a scavenger hunt of life and death, trying to put together the pieces of the machine that can save them. The 10 most valuable comic books in the world previous slide next slide 8 of 11 view all skip ad. Lois tries to help a lonely college girl gain acceptance.
Supermans girlfriend lois lane 1958 annual comic books. Struggling to save the presentday earth, the future superman frees the unconscious arsenal from the rocket that had metropolis name on it. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Batman knocks out superman in a new round of comic book. Jimmy olsen single unit dc silver age superman comics for. First superman comic book, worth millions, to be auctioned.953 1426 691 46 556 940 838 1260 538 465 56 1378 1428 194 700 1282 973 1490 877 670 364 20 1017 78 1113 1364 927 827 243 553 244 1181 1425 335 885 1043 1188 1443 223 1437 482 1262 25