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What is your death of superman, the comic book worth. Obviously, the trailer has made mass strides in this book gaining momentum. Superman 75 the death of superman, volume 2 comics 1993. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from julius schwartzs editorial records, provided by dc comics. With a more mature feel brought on from the 1980s, more direct market comic shops to sell comics and comic books starting. Number of printed issues, where it can be verified, any facts that may affect the book value. Excellent likenew condition this item is shipped usps mail. The strange young fighting frogsa young man attempts to sell an idea for a decent comic book hero but ends up selling out and making a gritty team book. If ordering more than one of our comics or magazines, contact us before submitting payment for a reduced shipping price. I was glad the day i found all the comics combined in one book. Values of death of superman, the free comic book values. Superman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in publications by dc comics, widely considered to be an american cultural icon. Superman world without a superman tpb 1993 dc comic books.
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Jun 25, 2017 superman was great, of course he was the first superhero id ever encountered, after all, and after two years of buying and reading comic books he was still my single favorite justice leaguer, even if i didnt pick up either of the books he headlined superman and action comics very regularly but the flash was the fastest man alive. Superman movie debuts, we will see this book revert back to its normal prices again. Daily planet volume 76 issue 15 week of august 9, 1976. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the. Comic book lot death of superman funeral for a friend 3 and 4 others vfnm. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the largest online selection at. The final issue of harvey kurtzmans satirical magazine humbug is published. Some peg it to 1933, when the format of newsstand comic books was codified, but others place the moment in june of 1938, when superman made his debut in jerry siegel and joe shusters first issue of action comics, whose cover featured the redcaped superhero from the planet krypton lifting a car over his head. They dont call the 1990s the dark age of comics because they stopped making comics. It was the death of an icon probably the most famous character in all of comicdom. Those were pretty good, but suddenly that wasnt enough.
When i first heard about dcs plans to kill superman, i immediately called dc president paul levitz to beg him to cancel the idea. The price of being batman, superman, spiderman, the hulk, and wolverine then and now xd. At dc, batmans back was broken in 1993 s knightfall saga and superman was killed by doomsday in 1992. Revisiting the 90s speculative boom that nearly ended the comic book industry. The top superman comic books for collectorsinvestors. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The comicpop team brings a bunch of unique points of view to every single discussion about a comic book, graphic novel, character or story arc. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. On november 18, 1992, news of superman s death shocked the world as the legendary man of steel was killed defending metropolis from the monster called doomsday.
Six values are listed here for each issue number based on the following grading criteria. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. Use these values as a guideline for evaluating the reasonableness of dealer prices, setting up trades with other collectors, and estimating the worth of your collection. Created by american writer jerry siegel and canadianborn american artist joe shuster in 1932 while both were living in cleveland. This series contains a great storyline as well as great comic art.
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All portions of the grand comics database, except where noted otherwise, are ed by the gcd and are licensed under a creative commons attributionsharealike 4. Thunderbolt 1993 for sale action figure collectibles. H bar c high sierra sport coat 44r beige two button ranger blazer corduroy dirty. Why is the death of superman such an important comic book. The 7 most twisted joker moments in comic book history duration. Some peg it to 1933, when the format of newsstand comic books was codified, but others place the moment in june of 1938, when superman made his debut in jerry siegel and joe shusters first issue of action comics, whose cover featured the redcaped superhero from the planet krypton lifting a. Top superman comic books comic book values comic book. After the death of the man of steel, the superheroes of the world gather in metropolis to mourn their friend and honor the passing of the greatest superhero ever. Game of thrones comic con sideshow statue beatles ghostbusters iron man statue series reflectorless series total series station series second series survey series display series dual series nikon series theodolite series waterproof series sokkia series hand series digital series bluetooth series magnify series builder series tripod series.
Revisiting the 90s speculative boom that nearly ended the. The value of an individual comic book is dependent on its grade. This includes but is not necessarily limited to our database schema and data distribution format. None of the files shown here are hosted or transmitted by this server. Enraged by what has happened to his hometown, green lantern takes mongul off superman s hands so he can go after the cyborg superman.
The death of superman was a major news story that was covered by the likes of cnn and time magazine. May 18, 2008 dc superman comic book back from the dead 1993 collector edition value. Feb 05, 2016 because it has never been done before. Comic book heroes for hire background few items of entertainment have managed to endure the fluctuations of social norms, family values, and cultural identities quite as well as the modern comic book. Between 1990 and 1993 no less then 24 new comic book publishers were flooding the market with hundreds of titles and by 1996 all but a handful shuttered their doors.
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Action comics 1 this is the book that started it all. More superman comic book price guides superman comic book values. Not only did the character survive richard donners interpretation, he became an even better superman because of it. Comic megastore offers a wide selection of the adventures of superman comic books. Not many cgc graded copies have sold recently, but the value is consistent with other superman comic books in this era. Superman family comic books cover dated september 1959.
Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman. Superman was has been, and hopefully will continue to be, one of the cornerstones of the comic book industry. Death and return of superman part 1, justice leaguesociety, superman published feb 1993 by dc. To write a story and not just a one issue fake out, or an imaginary tale where superman actual. For accuracy almost every entry is based upon actually looking in the issue, and not memory or another source. Superman s pal jimmy olsen 39, september 1959, was published around july 2, 1959. The death of superman is not only one of the best selling graphic novels of alltime, but also captures one of the most iconic moments in american pop culture. Yet, on the whole, the decade really sucked for comic books. Hes always been bigger than just one comic book, one tv show, or one film.475 1279 1495 681 1256 388 840 748 1229 1574 222 154 800 285 286 1294 954 940 971 1327 361 704 570 561 1244 1137 815 441 537 535 1426 1530 1440 895 643 1015 430 912 478 470 211 447 1096 56