Buy superman comic books at newkadia and they all have a. Milestone, paradox press, piranha press, tangent comics, vertigo, wildstorm. Cgc lookup scan or type number on label choose file. Gaines told siegel and shuster what additional content aside from the action reprints to create for this issue in a letter dated 19390327.
Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman. Maurice mitchell is a sciencefiction and comic book critic, blogger, and journalist. Superman was the title of the monthly comic book featuring superman. Untitled superman story, script by jerry siegel, pencils by paul cassidy pages 18 and wayne boring pages 9. See each listing for international shipping options. The value of an individual comic book is dependent on its grade. Its mongul and the cyborg superman against superman, superboy, supergirl, steel, the eradicator, and hal jordan in what remains of coast city.
One on the cornerstones of comics, this copy has moderate restoration which includes color touch, spine reinforcement, and edge trimming. Cover may have missing pieces, creases, folds, and discoloration. Back cover features the first pinup of superman with is also the 1st ever pinup page to appear in a comic book. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book. Loot crate exclusive action comics no 1 superman unopened reprint new. The original superman comic book series is the most popular series. Still, having a comic book with a low issue number is another good indicator that it is. An example would be xmen 1 value,xmen 1 price or xmen 1 for sale. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. He and his twin brother operate two blogs dedicated to science fiction and fantasy films, the geek twins and film sketchr. Get the best deals on superman golden age comics 19381955 when you shop the largest online selection at. The price of the death of superman comic book will vary depending on the condition.
Article with photos and biographies of jerry siegel and joe shuster. An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book. It was my brothers favorite present for his birthday. After i was nonplussed by the new action comics treatment of superman by the dc new 52 crew, i was not excited about reading this book either. Superman at the worlds fair ad for new york worlds fair comics, 1939 edition.
Star wars comic signed by fisher, ford, and hamill season 14 history duration. Superman number 1 comic book summer 1939 page by page. Which is the most expensive superman comic of all time. Superman number 1 comic book summer 1939 is up for auction. Usually between 1984 to 1991 modern 1992 to current. Nicolas cages nearlypristine copy of action comics no. Accidentally destroyed this comic when i was a kid it belong to my brother. Two page origin of superman a rocketship, carrying an infant, rockets from the planet krypton as it blows up, and lands on the earth where a couple named the kents find the baby. Published just a few months after crisis on infinite earths, john byrnes the man of steel updated the saga of superman for modern audiences, changing certain aspects of the character in the process. A number of factors are involved in deciding whether or not a comic book should be submitted to a grading service such as cgc. If the comic in question is not of sufficient value, it is not in your best interest to spend the money to have it certified.
This highly desirable superman run is a representation of one of the most sought after collectibles in the comic book market. Scientific explanation of supermans amazing strength. The inaugural issue of action comics marked the first appearance of superman and helped kick off the superhero genre. First self titled series for a comic book superhero ever. Online auction cements it as the worlds most expensive comic book. First of all, redoing superman well is not going to be an easy task, with all the books, movies and tv shows. The audit bureau of circulation files reveal that there were three printings of this issue in 1939 500,000 copies, 250,000 copies, and 150,000 copies.
I just ordered him this comic book for his birthday and he was shocked and impressed. Dont miss the debut of this allnew series starring the man of steel, written and illustrated by some of comics finest talents. The best way to use the search is to type in the title and issue number of your comic book, plus the term value, price, or for sale. Six values are listed here for each issue number based on the following grading criteria. So figure how my step brother had issues 117 then 21 thru 34 of superman in mint condition in a box along with batman 1 22 all in mint condition and he ran from the government for tax reasons, got very ill and passed away, and they are.
The seller, collectibles dealer darren adams, described the worth and value of the comic book on the ebay page. Frankly, supes, like madonna, is a bit over exposed. If not for the tear, its grade would have been a 3. Shipped on time, excellent quality, would order again. Recent sales of this historic comic have shocked the world with incredible record prices, and the news media has. Usually when it comes to a valuable comic book, the lower the issue number the better. Here is a list of the fifteen most expensive superman comics ever, as well as information.17 198 450 1512 855 38 804 1292 1363 314 454 777 726 1481 646 101 794 1253 17 519 6 874 956 171 168 424 444 328 116 876 983 251 1306 1484 943 466 836