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Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual comic books

  • Issue #1
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 1

    "Cry Vampire!" Guest-starring Batman. Written by John Byrne. Art and cover by Arthur Adams. The World's Finest may have bitten off more than they can chew when they investigate a series of murders and find themselves confronted with the immortal macabre power of the vampire! 48 pages, FC. NOTE: Fantastic horror story with amazing art by two of the all time greats. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #2
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 2

    Superman in Exile: Part 9 of 13 - "Memories of Krypton's Past!" Written by George Perez. Art by Mike Mignola and George Perez. This Startling tale reveals a secret from the Man of Steel's past! Story continues in Superman (1987) #32. Includes pencil sketches of Mignola's work for the book. Includes more tales of the Superman Family by Jerry Ordway and Curt Swan. 48 pages, FC. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 3

    Armageddon 2001. Waverider experiences a possible future for Superman, one where the Man of Steel runs for the highest office in "Executive Action." Metron, Kalibak, Aquaman, Guy Gardner, Hal Jordan, John Stewart cameos. Written by Roger Stern. Pencils by Tom Grummett. Inks by Denis Rodier, Doug Hazlewood, Carlos Garzon & Brad Vancata. Cover by Dave Gibbons. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #4
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 4

    ECLIPSO: THE DARKNESS WITHIN Annual Crossover Event continues. It's the evil of Eclipso versus the power of Shazam as Captain Marvel must contend with a possessed Man of Steel! Left with no alternative, Superman offers himself to Eclipso in order to save a village of eclipsed people. Knowing that his body would be in Eclipso's control, Superman instructs the Justice League to kill him if they must in order to stop him! Written by Dan Vado, with art by Chris Wozniak, Karl Altstaetter, Karl Kesel, Trevor Scott and Steve Mitchell. Cover by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 5
    Published Jul 1993 by DC.

    The BLOODLINES Summer Annual crossover continues from Robin (1993-2009) Annual #2. Fate steps in as a man about to take his own life is attacked by the extraterrestrial parasites, and he gains new life as Loose Cannon, a bad attitude on two legs! It's up to the Man of Steel to cure Cannon's deadly mood swings and use his unbalanced ally's power to help in the battle against the deadly aliens. Continues in Legion of Super Heroes (1989) Annual #4. Written by Jeph Loeb, with art by Lee Moder, Joe Rubinstein, Jose Marzan, Jr. and Terry Beatty. Cover by Mike Zeck and Karl Kesel. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 6

    Elseworlds. A powerless Kal-El fights the legacy of his great-great-grandfather in "Legacy," a 40-page tale. Script, art & letters by John Byrne. Plus: Superman's rocket is sidetracked in "Doomsday for the Fifth Dimension!" Plot & art by Dennis Janke, script by Louise Simonson. Cover by Mike Mignola. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 7

    A Year One Annual. Superman learns the limitations of his awesome power in his first space adventure. Written by David Michelinie, with art by Darick Robertson and Brad Vancata. Cover by Walt Simonson. 60 pages. Miraweb Format. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 8

    The Legends of the Dead Earth Annuals continue. In the far future, the tortured creature known as Bizarro still survives, but has fallen on hard times. After a successful period of celebrity in which he starred in his own vid-show and erected the Bizarro World Theme Park, Superman's imperfect duplicate encounters a new threat. Quedzl is an 8-foot tall, 4-armed, fluffy media creation who is poised to become the era's next big megastar. Now Bizarro must choose to fight for media supremacy...or a much nobler cause. Written by David Michelinie, with art by Kieron Dwyer. Cover by Jerry Ordway. 52 pages. Miraweb Format. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 9

    Pulp Heroes, the DCU Annuals event, continues in this tribute to the horror magazines of the 1930s. A lonely young woman who manifests mysterious occult powers tries to come to terms with her abilities. She finds serenity in the confines of a cult filled with idealistic people like herself...or is it? Can even Superman's new powers save her from the cult leader's sinister purpose? Written by David Michelinie, with art by Vince Giarrano and Brett Breeding. Painted cover by Doug Beekman. 68 pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #10A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 10A

    Standard Edition cover is by Adam Kubert & Joe Kubert. Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner Art by Art Adams, Joe Kubert, Pete Woods, Rags Morales, Kevin Maguire, Eric Wight and Tony Daniel Cover by Adam Kubert & Joe Kubert Variant cover by Gary Frank What do Art Adams, Joe Kubert, Pete Woods, Rags Morales, Kevin Maguire and Eric Wight have in common? No, they're not the latest rogues in Superman's gallery! Rather, they're just some of the talents DC has assembled to deliver ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10, the place to catch up on all that's new to Superman's world - and to catch a glimpse of things to come in future issues of ACTION! On sale January 31 ? 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #10B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 10B

    Variant Edition,with a cover by Gary Frank. Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner Art by Art Adams, Joe Kubert, Pete Woods, Rags Morales, Kevin Maguire, Eric Wight and Tony Daniel Cover by Adam Kubert & Joe Kubert Variant cover by Gary Frank What do Art Adams, Joe Kubert, Pete Woods, Rags Morales, Kevin Maguire and Eric Wight have in common? No, they're not the latest rogues in Superman's gallery! Rather, they're just some of the talents DC has assembled to deliver ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10, the place to catch up on all that's new to Superman's world - and to catch a glimpse of things to come in future issues of ACTION! On sale January 31 ? 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #11A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 11A
    Published Jul 2008 by DC.

    Last Son: Part 6 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner Art and cover by Adam Kubert. The extra-length conclusion to 'Last Son' is here! Superman and the new Superman Revenge Squad - Lex Luthor, Bizarro, the Parasite and Metallo - take on General Zod, Ursa and Non in a battle for Metropolis, the future of Krypton and Christopher Kent! Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #11B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 11B
    Published Jul 2008 by DC.

    Last Son: Part 6 of 6 - Limited Edition Variant Cover by Adam Kubert. Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner Art and cover by Adam Kubert. The extra-length conclusion to 'Last Son' is here! Superman and the new Superman Revenge Squad - Lex Luthor, Bizarro, the Parasite and Metallo - take on General Zod, Ursa and Non in a battle for Metropolis, the future of Krypton and Christopher Kent! On sale February 13 Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #12
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 12

    Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Pere PĂ©rez. Cover by Renato Guedes. Discover the origin of Nightwing and Flamebird! The new dynamic duo is busy rooting out General Zod's sleeper agents in the present, but how did they find out about the sleepers in the first place? What exactly is their history with Zod? How did they meet? What is their connection to the original Nightwing and Flamebird? Find out these answers and more in this all-new annual! 48 pages, full color, Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #13
    Action Comics (1938 DC) Annual 13

    Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by MARCO RUDY and ED BENES Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER While present-day Lex Luthor is busy fighting an array of the DCU's most vile foes over in ACTION COMICS, this annual takes a look back at two formative encounters Luthor had before he became the bald mad genius we know and love (to hate) today! Marco Rudy illustrates a story of young Lex and Darkseid, while Ed Benes tackles a tale starring Luthor and Batman foe Ra's al Ghul! 56 pg, FC Cover price $4.99.