Rare superman comic found in house insulation wcco cbs. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. Not only did the character survive richard donners interpretation, he became an even better superman because of it. May 24, 20 its considered the holy grail of comic books. Brian michael bendiss new superman comic is here, and hes. The adventures of superman was a monthly comic introduced in 1987 first issue. Unrestored copy of first superman comic book for sale. The movie took heavy inspiration from stories from the early modern age, such as frank millers the dark knight returns miniseries as well as the death of superman story arc. Superman comic saves family home from foreclosure abc news. A 1938 comic book featuring the debut of superman that was discovered in the wall of an abandoned house could set a new auction record. Sullivan asked former coworker sheldon mayer if he could help. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. In may 1933, consolidated had published a proto comic book titled detective dan.
The original superman comic book series is the most popular series. Second vintage superman comic found by david gonzalez after. Henry cavill returning as superman for future dc comics movies. To us, this past is the present day of the dc universe, and the adventures that are currently unfolding throughout the publishers various comic book titles. Were making an exception for zack snyders batman v superman. And david gonzales found one mixed in with old newspapers insulating a wall in a. A man finds a copy of the most important comic book in the history of comic books stuffed in the wall of his new fixerupper. If youre looking to remain unspoiled, time to get up, up and away.
Mar 19, 2009 my grandpa has found one of his old comic books. The memorial set that comes in a black bag with bleeding superman logo and contains a slategray memorial marker variant cover comic, a fullcolor memorial poster, fullcolor commemorative stamps, the daily planet obituary, a black. The biggest event comic in the history of the medium, and this is the highly desirable memorial edition. We are working on this collector hoarder house and have more videos coming, this is just a small part of it, we found over 2000 10 to 12 cent comics plus some really cool bonus at the end of. Only 52 have been graded by cgc plus 82 restored copies. It contained alloriginal stories as opposed to reprints of newspaper strips, which was a novelty at the time. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. Nicolas cages nearlypristine copy of action comics no.
Does any one know what the dimensions are for the first superman comic book. Mar 22, 2020 the most recent bigscreen superman has been henry cavill. Due to supermans popularity, dc comics developed a superman comic. Hes always been bigger than just one comic book, one tv show, or one film. Ultimately it is not anything that is in direct contact with your comic, nor will it affect the comics condition over time. I am a star wars collector and a comic book collector and its great to have. New superman issue reveals major turning point for dcs. Siegel and shuster showed this second concept of superman to consolidated book publishers, based in chicago.
Mayer found the rejected superman comic strips, and sullivan told siegel and shuster that if they could paste them into comic book pages, he would buy them. After this failure, the two men found employment with dcnational comics presentday dc comics. It all started in the spring of 2009, in the bleakest days of current downturn. Please browse through the title listings below or use the search bar at the top of this page to quickly find a specific title. Lets take a look at some ways the cavill superman is comic book accurate, and not. Action comics is the longestrunning continually published comic book in history, and its the series that launched the superhero genre with the introduction of superman in 1938. Superman appeared in the very first issue of this comic. Hes played the role of kalelclark kent in three films now, which have tended to lean toward a darker interpretation of the character. One of the many stories to delve into the nature of supermans double identity, this story. Mar 27, 2020 when the original three legionnaires first meet with brainiac 5, he explains to them the importance of the past, 1,000 years ago. Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman. Brian michael bendiss new superman comic is here, and he.
Not only did the character survive richard donners interpretation, he became an even better superman because of. Though he wasnt exactly a comic book fan, the discovery looked valuable. Man finds firstedition superman comic hidden in his wall smart. Dc entertainment is celebrating its 80th anniversary with action comics. Second vintage superman comic found by david gonzalez. A minnesota remodeler said the comic book supermans first appearance he found in the walls of a home is worth 10 times what he paid for. Buy superman comic books at newkadia and they all have a 100% moneyback guaranted. Batman was so popular that dc spun him off into his own series. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the largest online selection at. First off, unlike superman, hes known for being one of the first gay comicbook superheroes, and his hair is usually white. May 30, 2018 while contemplating the next major move of his career, comic book writer brian michael bendis found the answers and inspiration he was looking for at a public library in ohio.
A place to discuss superman and all things superman related. If you have found rare comic books from the same era 1940s with just the title batman on the front, then you may be a little confused. In 1939, dc comics agreed to publish superman as a storyline in action comics. May 28, 2020 after news of zack snyders justice league stunned many dc comics fans, the hits just keep on coming as now it appears that henry cavill will once again reprise his role as superman in future. The dark multiverse takes on the highestselling comic book event of all timethe death of superman. Dawn of justice, since it is a comic book movie and it does feature the death of superman. One of the many stories to delve into the nature of supermans double identity, this story arc posits both identities are real and necessary. May 22, 20 comic book collectors, be prepared to go hulkgreen with envy. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. Ultrarare first superman comic found hidden in wall of. Mayer found the rejected superman comic strips, and sullivan told siegel and shuster that if they could paste them into comic. But to be completely sure that it is real, and not a reprint, we need the full dimensions of the true original comic book. Buy superman comic books at newkadia and they all have a.
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. Dc reveals clark kent is not the one true superman cbr. From his blue uniform to his flowing red cape to the s shield on his chest, superman is one of the most immediately recognizable and beloved dc super heroes of all time. Superman was created by american writer jerry siegel and canadianborn american artist joe shuster in 1933. A rare copy of the comic book featuring supermans first appearance that went undiscovered for over 70 years in the insulation of a minnesota. Rare superman comic found in a house wall goes up for auction.
The movie contradicted longestablished comic book legend. Maggin plotted and wrote the story, and curt swan handled art duties. Superman comic found in wall could fetch record price bbc news. Guy finds 1938 superman comic in wall of his new home, can. The humble workman found the prize 1938 comic in a pile of yellowed newspapers that had been used to insulate the wall of a house he was working on in elbow lake, minnesota.
Like superman, though, apollos powers are unlocked by the earths sun, resulting in extremely kalellike abilities such as flight, superhuman strength and speed, nearinvulnerability and heat vision. Storage wars we just found 2000 12 cent comics in a house. We have the worlds largest selection of superman comic books and graphic novels. Oct 20, 2018 after being gone from the spotlight for quite a while, everyone in the dc universe thinking him dead, the superman from new 52 continuity has found his way back to life. The man of steel was another regular monthly comic which ran from 19912003, but it was cancelled after 4 issues.1475 1285 675 791 990 1550 1458 1401 158 1118 1282 984 514 1579 657 14 199 950 276 840 308 1253 35 315 1451 638 582 676 1443 267 1584 866 288 1241 298 1067 952 1147 498 877 1398 494 13 1208 483 344 150 1199