This is the disneyland red mark i monorail replica. Less than two months away, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the bronze age of the american comic book. 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. Unless otherwise noted in the description, our items are pre. Recent sales of this historic comic have shocked the world with incredible record prices, and the news media has. May 30, 20 superman gets a new dc comics logo for 75th anniversary. Superheroes celebrate 50th anniversary, encore career. Ten years in, here was the way to celebrate supermans anniversary. This edit will also create new pages on comic vine for. Fans attending kansas city comic con in november can purchase a vip package for a super experience involving six cast members from superman. When dc celebrated superman s 50th anniversary in 1988, they treated february 29.
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. A humorous telling of the history of the comic book superhero. The killing joke, by alan moore and brian bolland, published by dc comics. Dc comics continues to celebrate superman s 80th anniversary by including the man of steel in the variant covers of many of the dc universe titles throughout april. They created the character doomsday simply to be able to have a character physically stron. San diego, prolific comic book artist and current dc comics publisher jim lee has provided the artwork for this years comic con souvenir book the cover which features inks by scott williams and colors by alex sinclair features an ensemble of iconic comic book characters from multiple different publishers. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search.
By the late 1980s, the plots of the superman books were often linked. Written by louise simonson, with art by jon bogdanove and dennis janke. Also includes interviews with most of the cast of the many film and television incarnations of superman. If ordering more than one of our comics or magazines, contact us before submitting payment for a reduced shipping price. This week april 11, superman is featured on the variant covers for the following comic book releases. Comic book anniversary issues comic book collectors club. Im a fan of the superman wonder woman pairing and was happy to read a book from past that dealt with the romantic aspect of superman and wonder womans relationship. Dc announces green lantern 80th anniversary special. The book features bios and photos of this years special guests, plus articles and art created by fans and pros devoted to our anniversary celebrations. It contains information on absolutely everything anyone could.
Scooby doo 50th anniversary giant 2019 dc comic books. Superman animated series from rubyspears is broadcast on cbstv while the supeboy liveaction series premieres in syndication. Lobo tracks down superman and drags him away from earth, hoping to finish the job that doomsday started. These comic book characters were all inspired by the man of steel.
The dc heroes are all about keeping the earth safe, but they are also about keeping your furniture. Dynamites beloved, vivacious vampirella is about to turn 50. Please consult your local comic book store for more information regarding the decade variant covers. Fifty who made dc great is a one shot published by dc comics to commemorate the companys 50th anniversary in 1985. Spiderman, the xmen and the avengers still save the day, but heres how these marvel comics crusaders can use their talents in an encore career.
This was one of the most soughtafter books from rai, one of the most famous characters of the decade, and a strong contender for the ten most important comic books of the decade. 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. A major reason for this shift was dc comics decision in the 1970s to sell its comic books to specialty stores instead of traditional magazine retailers supermarkets, newsstands, etc. Cara and diego are two of my best friends in the entire world, so i am absolutely thrilled that they are coming to stay with us tonight, on the eve of our 50th anniversary celebration party. This special, produced by the saturday night live production crew and starring most of the snl cast, uses vignettes and vintage film and television clips to celebrate the 50th anniversary of superman. The movie, a landmark classic movie that today is considered the best incarnation of the character since his creation in 1938 and an inspiration for all modern superhero movie directors. The first time that superman s birthday was established as being on leap day occurred in a letter column. Dc editors explained tongueincheek in comic book letter columns that superman remained eternally youthful because he was born on leap day, february 29, which occurs only once every four years. Dc editors explained tongue in cheek in comic book letter columns that superman remained eternally youthful because he was born on leap day, february 29, which occurs only once every four years.
Comic book realismsocial relevance see adamsoneil green lantern run and iron man 128. Indeed, during the 50th anniversary celebration, anyone who walked into a comics store was bombarded with a surfeit of magazines and books celebrating and analyzing the superman phenomenon. Epic gettogether at the dc comics editorial offices at 666 fifth avenue in 1984, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of dc comics, and on the threshold of the modern age of comic books. The first of these is a scoobydoo themed version of the publishers recent 100page giant format, which began life as a handful of walmartexclusive comics, and have just recently started to appear in comic shops as well. And on what side of those guns is lois lane going to be. Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and. When dc celebrated superman s 50th anniversary in 1988, they treated february 29 as the man of steels birth date. Comic clothes comic book panels glass coasters batman vs superman dc heroes coaster set inventions dc comics nerd. The original superman comic book series is the most popular series. For 80 years, marvel has reflected the world outside your window inspiring millions of fans with iconic characters and timeless stories that brought the marvel universe to the forefront of pop culture today. 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. Thats the story the comic books keep returning to, so weve rounded up 15 of the man of steels darkest incarnations.
These files will help new and old readers understand whats happening to the man of steel. Superman 50th anniversary tv movie 1988 superman 50th. Superman memorial issue, comics values monthly special 1992 overstreet comic book price guide. If you have a collection of old superman comics, send us details to get a free appraisal and valuation. These days almost any anniversary title is grounds for marketing fanfare, but i got to wondering, was this always the case. Your old comic books have value in case you didnt know. The movie 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of superman. This is an interesting and unique item sold in limited quantities by usps in 1998. Sinister purpose part comes the bride and her four arms are loaded with weapons. Its full of superman mythology to keep the fans on their toes.
A visual history, an unprecedented hardcover looking at the complete 75 year history of the dark knight. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. With dana carvey, kirk alyn, peter boyle, jimmy breslin. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans.
I recently did a ebay search and found that some comic books are going for hundreds to thousands of dollars. Old superman comic books for sale every year since we opened in 2000, superman has been on our top seller list. For supermans 80th anniversary, we remember when the man. We are temporarily closed in accordance with coronvirus mitigation orders from the governor of texas. In addition to marking the debut of upcoming superman and action comics writer brian michael bendis, the massive issue promises to be a. By showing the story throughout the latter half of the 20th century, it also offers a taste of nostalgia for the comic books of the old days. This year marked the 35th anniversary of heroescon in. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of comic con international. Why mess with a tried and true superhero formula like superman. A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer brian michael bendis and artist ivan reis begin their run on the allnew superman. Superman collector tin 50th anniversary classic vintage. At this time we are only accepting preordersubscription orders. Check out the covers for the joker 80th anniversary comic. On the 50th anniversary of the start of its production, we never stop enjoying the wonderful series the original and always the best.
Celebrate marvels historic 80th anniversary all year long with your favorite marvel comics, games, shows, collectibles, fashion, and. In celebration of disneylands 50th anniversary, master replicas offered wonderful model based on the classic disneyland attraction. Injustice 2 mobile celebrates supermans 80th anniversary. To celebrate her upcoming birthday, were offering a huge value for a small price. His popularity was flagging so they needed something to attract attention. The superman of the new 52 reality lives with his wife lois lane of his reality and their biological son jonathan kent. Some segments are inuniverse interviews with characters, while there are also realworld interviews with actors, as well as many clips from the various superman series. Superman collector tin 50th anniversary classic vintage dc comics covers. Golden age comic book podcast golden age comic superheroes the second edition of the golden age comic book podcast is live on the cbsi tales from the flipside youtube channel. Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books published by dc comics. Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits.
Dc comics superman dc universe comic book hero action figures. Robin is the latest dc character to celebrate 80 years o publication, following in the footsteps of superman, batman, and wonder woman. When did comic books first start celebrating 100th anniversary issues and other anniversaries. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts us and international government regulations prohibit such behavior. To coordinate the storyline and sequence of event, from january 1991 to january 2002, triangle numbers or shield numbers appeared on the cover of each superman comic book. See our superman comic books article for more details. I am not a pro at grading but this is a excellent copy. Superman 50th anniversary is a 1988 cbs television special celebrating superman. Sdcc celebrates 50th anniversary with souvenir book cover.
In june 2016, dc comics relaunched its entire line of comic books series with dc rebirth including both the action comics and superman series. For readers who buy superman comic books, our selection is big. In this exclusive featurette, frank miller, james tynion iv and jason fabok discuss batmans legacy, while giving us an in depth look at this musthave new book. Interactive entertainment and netherrealm studios are celebrating supermans 80th anniversary in injustice 2 for mobile by adding classic superman to the roster. I just received a call from cara romero that she and her husband, diego, were leaving their home in santa fe, and heading for our house in boulder. Superman gets a new dc comics logo for 75th anniversary. We are not accepting orders for new or back issue comics at this time. Gcd issue the great superman comic book collection. Mars attacks invades comics for 50th anniversary space. New superman issue reveals major turning point for dcs comic book universe. Mark rothberg this is a welldeserved tribute for one of americas great entertainment icons and the gifted actors who brought a comic book to life.
Both combatants are shocked to find that superman is now unaffected by the airless, subzero void of deep space and more powerful than ever. Spiderman 30th anniversary comic book for sale ebay. They could have given kirk alyn more time, noting he made an uncredited cameo in the 1978 superman movie. Comic book realismsocial relevance see adamsoneil green lantern run and iron man 128 alcoholism diversity of characters representing the growing. A lot has changed between supermans 50th and 80th anniversaries. It was published in comic book format but contained text articles with. Get the best deals on silver age superman comics when you shop the largest online selection at.
In 1987 and 1988, coinciding with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the superman comic book character that year, warner home video released selected episodes of the series to vhs and laserdisc, under the tvs best adventures of superman title, with four volumes released in total. Whereas comic books in the 1950s were read by children, since the 1990s the average reader has been an adult. New superman issue reveals major turning point for dcs. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. When was leap day first shown as supermans birthday in a. Mar 19, 2020 superman statue bottle city of kandor prop replica dc direct, hole in glass, needs 3 aa batteries and bottom plastic taped to close. You are bidding on a 2 oz silver round celebrating the 50th birthday of superman february 29, 1988. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. In 1988 the 50th annivesary of the first appearance of superman was celebrated with a reprint of action comics. Adventures of superman collecting hc 1988 dc comic books. The scans and photos of the comic book shown is the actual comic.
This issue features the 1988 50 cent cover price, 50th anniversary direct edition reprint of the first appearance of superman. Knowledge waits is a feature where i just share some bit of comic book history that interests me a couple of years back, i wrote about when superman s leap day birthday was first established period. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. 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. The green lantern 80th anniversary 100page super spectacular will hit comics stores on may 20th, and you can check out more of the covers on the next slide. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. Some superman series are just one issue oneshots and others are longer series, such as adventures of superman. Mar 12, 2018 10 best superman anniversary issues in his first 80 years. Excellent likenew condition this item is shipped usps mail. Time features cover and interior art for superman s 50th anniversary by john byrne and jerry ordway. Get the best deals on superman silver age comics 19561969 when you shop the largest online selection at.257 1528 1588 470 1082 441 279 432 378 1596 214 57 1066 1176 719 874 1403 157 1032 310 1068 1549 898 435 675 705 368 517 197 53 368 847 931 685 660 220 650 916 841 342 1430 470