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  • Issue #1-1ST
    100 Things Superman Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die SC (2016 Triumph) Totally Unofficial 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Joseph McCabe. Foreword by Mark Waid. Whether you're a die-hard comic book fan from the Golden Age or a new follower of Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Joseph McCabe of Nerdist.com has collected every essential piece of Superman knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom! Softcover, 5 1/2-in.x 8 1/2-in., 256 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    448 Page Super Heroes Big Big Book SC (1980 Merrigold Press) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. 448 pages of coloring and activity book by DC Comics featuring Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #NN
    75 Years of DC Comics (2010) Promotional Flyer NN
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    Promotional flyer advertisement for 75 Years of DC COMICS - The ART of MODERN MYTHMAKING, written by Paul Levitz. The front side of the flyer features the iconic golden age cover art of Superman #21, drawn by Jack Burnley, and Batman #31, drawn by Bob Kane. The back side of the flyer folds out into a Superman mini poster painted by Hugh Ward. Two-sided flyer, measures 5 3/4" x 7 3/4", folds out to 11 1/2" x 15 1/2".

  • Issue #1
    A Bizarro (1999) 1
    Published Jul 1999 by DC.

    Part 1 of 4. Cover pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Greg Adams. "Vivisimilitude," script by Steve Gerber (Howard the Duck), pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Greg Adams; Al Bizarro is freed from storage by lightning and visits his former wife and his original self while Lex Luthor begins a search for him. Superman appearance. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    A Bizarro (1999) 2
    Published Aug 1999 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER. ART AND COVER BY M.D. BRIGHT AND GREG ADAMS. Superman guests in the incredibly angry, absurdly funny miniseries from the writer of NEVADA and the artists of Quantum & Woody! Al Bizarro tries to end his miserable, misbegotten life by jumping in front of a truck...and gets rescued by the Man of Steel himself! Seems poor Al can't do anything wrong...er, right! Plus, Lex Luthor tries to reclaim his suicidal property and the Guardian tries to keep Al from embarking on a life of crime in Suicide Slum. Guardian app. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    A Bizarro (1999) 3
    Published Sep 1999 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER. ART AND COVER BY M.D. BRIGHT AND GREG ADAMS. The absurdly funny miniseries from the writer of NEVADA and the artists of Quantum & Woody continues! Take an ordinary schlub who dreams of becoming a rock star. Put him through Happersen's imperfect-duplication process and what do you get? Something really twisted for your CD player, DAT player, or even your 8-track! If you thought this minsieries was bizarre already, you ain't seen nothin' yet! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    A Bizarro (1999) 4
    Published Oct 1999 by DC.

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art and cover by M.D. Bright and Greg Adams. The absurdly funny miniseries from the writer of NEVADA and the artists of Quantum & Woody concludes! Al Bizarro's become a millionaire pop star, but now that he's worth a fortune, in comes Luthor who claims that, as patent-holder, he owns everything Al's earned. So Al does what any self- respecting pop prince would do in these circumstances and flees the country in the shocking ¡Viva Bizarro!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute All Star Superman HC (2010 DC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects All Star Superman (2005-2008) #1-12.

    Written by GRANT MORRISON. Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY.

    The Eisner Award-winning 12-issue series from Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is now available in Absolute format! The Man of Steel battles Bizarro, Zibarro and more before facing the final revenge of Lex Luthor. Also includes a bonus sketchbook section and more!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 320 pages, full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Absolute All Star Superman HC (2010 DC) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. Collects All Star Superman (2005-2008) #1-12.

    Written by GRANT MORRISON. Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY.

    The Eisner Award-winning 12-issue series from Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is now available in Absolute format! The Man of Steel battles Bizarro, Zibarro and more before facing the final revenge of Lex Luthor. Also includes a bonus sketchbook section and more!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 320 pages, full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Batman The Dark Knight Returns HC (2006 DC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986) #1-4 and The Dark Knight Strikes Again (2001) #1-3, plus extras. Written by Frank Miller. Art by Miller & Klaus Janson. Cover by Miller. Hailed as a comics masterpiece, Frank Miller's THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS - and its equally provocative sequel THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN - get the oversized Absolute treatment in a giant one-volume, slipcased edition! This Absolute edition features an extended sketch section from THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN with commentary by Miller, a look at the plot and pencils from the legendary finale to THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, a new introduction by Miller, striking new cover and slipcase art by Miller, and more! Hardcover (with Slipcase), 512 pages, 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Crisis on Infinite Earths HC (2005 DC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by George Pérez, Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway, and Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Pérez. Worlds lived. Worlds died. And the DC Universe was never the same! In 1985, DC Comics dramatically altered comics' original universe with CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, a 12-issue series that rocked the comics community, tragically dooming some of DC's most beloved characters and drastically altering others. Written by Marv Wolfman and pencilled by George Pérez, with inks by Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway and Mike DeCarlo, CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS finds the alternate worlds that once were a hallmark of the DC Universe under siege by a mysterious force powerful enough to wipe out the lives of billions. Now this landmark series gets the star treatment in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION - an oversized slipcased set containing two hardcover books. The 368-page Book One includes the full 12-issue maxiseries (which was painstakingly restored and meticulously recolored in 1998), with an introduction by Marv Wolfman, afterword by Dick Giordano, and creator bios. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket. (Please note that the Monitor Tapes section from issue #10 will be shot from the original art for this issue and represented in its original form.) The 96-page Book Two contains a compendium featuring the full behind-the-scenes story on the years-long making of the maxiseries complete with memos, notes, original plots and commentary from Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway; the Official Index to Crisis and Official Index to Crisis Crossovers being reprinted for the very first time, completely updated; a look into post-Crisis events and aftermath stories, how the Superboy/Legion conundrum was solved, and a look at the 20th anniversary of this seminal event. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket. Hardcover, 464 pages (2-books), full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Absolute Crisis on Infinite Earths HC (2005 DC) 1-REP

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    2nd and Later printings. Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by George Pérez, Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway, and Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Pérez. Worlds lived. Worlds died. And the DC Universe was never the same! In 1985, DC Comics dramatically altered comics' original universe with CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, a 12-issue series that rocked the comics community, tragically dooming some of DC's most beloved characters and drastically altering others. Written by Marv Wolfman and pencilled by George Pérez, with inks by Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway and Mike DeCarlo, CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS finds the alternate worlds that once were a hallmark of the DC Universe under siege by a mysterious force powerful enough to wipe out the lives of billions. Now this landmark series gets the star treatment in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS: THE ABSOLUTE EDITION - an oversized slipcased set containing two hardcover books. The 368-page Book One includes the full 12-issue maxiseries (which was painstakingly restored and meticulously recolored in 1998), with an introduction by Marv Wolfman, afterword by Dick Giordano, and creator bios. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket. (Please note that the Monitor Tapes section from issue #10 will be shot from the original art for this issue and represented in its original form.) The 96-page Book Two contains a compendium featuring the full behind-the-scenes story on the years-long making of the maxiseries complete with memos, notes, original plots and commentary from Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway; the Official Index to Crisis and Official Index to Crisis Crossovers being reprinted for the very first time, completely updated; a look into post-Crisis events and aftermath stories, how the Superboy/Legion conundrum was solved, and a look at the 20th anniversary of this seminal event. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket. Hardcover, 464 pages (2-books), full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Final Crisis HC (2012 DC) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Final Crisis (2008) #1-7, Final Crisis: Submit (2008) #1 and Final Crisis: Superman Beyond 3-D (2008) #1-2, Final Crisis Directors Cut Special (2008) #1, Final Crisis Sketchbook (2008) #1, and Batman (1940) #682-683.

    Written by Grant Morrison. Art by J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Merino, Marco Rudy, Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy. Cover by J.G. Jones.

    What happens when evil wins? That's the devastating question Superman, Batman, the Justice League and every other super being in the DC Universe must face when Darkseid and his otherworldly legion of followers actually win the war between light and dark. This oversized, slipcased hardcover comes with its own pair of 3-D glasses!

    Hardcover (with slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 464 pages, Full Color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Joker and Luthor HC (2013 DC) 1-1ST Absolute Joker and Luthor HC (2013 DC) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Joker HC (2008) and Lex Luthor Man of Steel (2005) #1-5.

    Written by Brian Azzarello. Art by Lee Bermejo and Mick Gray. Cover by Lee Bermejo.

    Two of DC's greatest villains take center stage in this new Absolute edition from Eisner Award winning writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo! This slipcase contains two hardcovers and collects the LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL 5-issue miniseries and the original graphic novel JOKER, along with sketchbook pages and more!

    Hardcover (2 volumes with slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 384 pages (Total), full color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Superman For Tomorrow HC (2009 DC) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects Superman (1987-2011 2nd Series) #204-215.

    Written by Brian Azzarello. Art and cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams. Cover by Jim Lee.

    From Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS) and artists Jim Lee and Scott Williams (BATMAN: HUSH) comes this oversized, slipcased volume collecting the entire 12-issue "For Tomorrow" epic! A cataclysmic event has struck the Earth. Millions of people have vanished without a trace. No one is left unaffected - not even Superman! Now, the Man of Steel must face the mystery of how millions of people vanished without a trace, only to find that he may be responsible. But the solution leads to a royal rumble with Wonder Woman! And after a battle with the deadly Equus, Superman comes face-to-face with the villain who has been responsible for turning his life upside-down! Featuring an introduction by Azzarello, an afterward and sketch section by Lee and a newly illustrated 2-page origin of Superman by Lee & Williams!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 340 pages, full color. Cover price $75.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Absolute Superman/Batman HC (2013-2014 DC) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Superman Batman (2003-2011) #1-13.

    Written by Jeph Loeb. Art by Ed McGuinness, Michael Turner, Pat Lee. Cover by Ed McGuinness, and Dexter Vines.

    The iconic Super Heroes unite when Lex Luthor, now president of the United States, accuses Superman of a crime against humanity, and assembles a top-secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in-dead or alive. And in the second story, prepare for the arrival of Supergirl! Batman has discovered something strange on the bottom of Gotham Bay, which leads him to a mysterious and powerful teenaged girl bent on destroying Gotham City!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 464 pages, Full Color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Absolute Superman/Batman HC (2013-2014 DC) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Superman Batman (2003-2011) #14-26.

    Written by Jeph Loeb and Sam Loeb. Art by Carlos Pacheco. Cover by Brian Bolland.

    The World's Finest join forces in a reality bending tale. Superman and Batman rule the Earth with an iron fist, with humanity bending to their will. Before long, the World's Finest Duo is sent careening through a series of bizarre alternate Earths to face an assortment of classic DC characters including Darkseid, Lex Luthor, Superwoman, Kamandi, Sgt. Rock, Haunted Tank, and many more. Includes the star-studded issue #25, which features the work of Geoff Johns, Brian K. Vaughan, Brad Meltzer, Joss Whedon, Jim Lee, Arthur Adams, John Cassaday, Joe Madureira and others!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 9-in. x 13-in., 464 pages, Full Color. Cover price $99.99.

  • Issue #1
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 1
    Published Jun 1938 by DC.
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    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Professional Restoration Includes: Small amount of color touch on cover, pieces added to cover and interior, cover and centerfold reinforced, spine splits sealed, cover cleaned.
    • Label #744A48-001

    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Origin and 1st app. of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. 1st app. of Zatara and Lois Lane. Untitled Superman stories by Siegel and Shuster. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. The Mystery of the Freight Train Robberies starring Zatara Master Magician, script and art by Fred Guardineer. Sticky-Mitt Stimson story, script and art by Russell Cole (as Alger). The Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Inside back cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 3
    Published Aug 1938 by DC.

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    Cover art by Leo E. O'Mealia. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Wins a Doubleheader starring Pep Morgan, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Shifty Simpson story, script and art by Russell Cole (signed as Alger). Adventures of Marco Polo, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Death from the Air starring Zatara Master Magician, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 4
    Published Sep 1938 by DC.

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    Cover art by Leo E. O'Mealia. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. The All-Star Athlete starring Pep Morgan, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Bad Bill and The Menace of the Hills story, script and art by Russell Cole (signed as Alger). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Sealed City (Part 3) starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Inspector Donald and Bobby story, art by Leo E. O'Mealia. The Night Club Murder starring Zatara Master Magician, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 5
    Published Oct 1938 by DC.

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    Cover art by Leo E. O'Mealia. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Pep Morgan story, script Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Phil the Floater, script and art by Russell Cole. Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Scoop Scanlon, Five-Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. The Egyptian Wizard starring Zatara Master Magician, script and art by Fred Guardineer. Star Light fact page by Sheldon Moldoff. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 6
    Published Nov 1938 by DC.

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    Cover art by Leo E. O'Mealia. 1st app. of Jimmy Olsen. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Double Trouble [Part 1] starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Scoop Scanlon, Five-Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. The Emerald of Cheops starring Zatara Master Magician, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 7
    Published Dec 1938 by DC.

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    2nd Superman cover - Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Double Trouble [Part 2] starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Fact page art by Sheldon Moldoff. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter, art by Will Ely. Zulu Diamond Mine starring Zatara Master Magacian, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 8
    Published Jan 1939 by DC.
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    • Top staple replaced. Small pieces of tape over tears throughout comic.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($22.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • INCOMPLETE. Cover missing. (1st wrap missing, affects story.)
    • Label #0316143006

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster, 1st super-hearing. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. The Indian Prince starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Oscar the Gumshoe 2/3, art by Bob Kane. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 9
    Published Feb 1939 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Front cover detached. Back cover & 1st wrap missing, affects story. Tape on cover. INCOMPLETE. This book is very scarce. Early Superman appearance.
    • Label #0195410001

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. The Mad Lama starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Candid Comic Camera one-pager, art by Bob Kane. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 10
    Published Mar 1939 by DC.

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    3rd Superman cover - Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Treasure of Ghengis Khan starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 11
    Published Apr 1939 by DC.
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    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Slight/Moderate Amateur restoration includes: Small amount of color touch on cover, tiny pieces added to cover, cover cleaned. All three edges trimmed.
    • Label #127-AA-002
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • INCOMPLETE. Back cover and centerfold missing, affects story. Front cover detached. Tape on interior.
    • Label #0266116003

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Superman called the Man of Steel for the first time. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Sea Ghost starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 12
    Published May 1939 by DC.

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    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. From the 4 Corners fact page, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Batman/Detective ad with art by Bob Kane. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Land of the Fourth Dimension starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 13
    Published Jun 1939 by DC.

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    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Swamp of Satan starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 14
    Published Jul 1939 by DC.

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    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Clip Carson story, script Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Zatara Master Magician story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 15
    Published Aug 1939 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Coverless. INCOMPLETE. 1st wrap missing, affects story.
    • Label #1495411002

    Fred Guardineer cover and art. Joe Shuster, Bob Kane, Bernard Baily and Sheldon Moldoff art. Superman cover; ad for Detective Comics; Clip Carson story; Interior back cover full page ad for 1939 New York World's Fair Comics. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 16
    Published Sep 1939 by DC.

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    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Clip Carson story, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. The Terror from Saturn starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 17
    Published Oct 1939 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. 1/2 of the first 7 pages are missing. Interrupts art and story.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Pedigree: Mass. Copy
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold only.
    • Label #1171052015

    Superman, Pep Morgan, the Adventures of Marco Polo, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Chuck Dawson, and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). Full-page ads for Superman # 2 and New York World's Fair Comics. Superman cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 18
    Published Nov 1939 by DC.
    • Restored: C1
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, small amount of glue on cover, tear seals to cover, spine split sealed to cover.
    • Label #1169825003

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art Joe Shuster. Ad for New York World's Fair Comics. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Clip Carson story, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Three Aces story, art by Bert Christman (as Christopher). The Atlantis Mystery starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. 1st use of X-Ray vision? Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 19
    Published Dec 1939 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.10) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • INCOMPLETE. Coverless.
    • Label #320-AA-002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Pedigree: Northland
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Coverless/incomplete. 1st 3 wraps missing, affects story.
    • Label #1462523001

    Start Superman covers - Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story (in which Clark Kent is credited as a Daily Star reporter), script by Jerry Siegel, art Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Clip Carson story, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. The Zombies starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Three Aces story, art by Bert Christman (as Christopher). The Gorilla King starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Full page ad for 1939 New York World's Fair. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 20
    Published Jan 1940 by DC.
    • Restored: B3
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, cleaned, reinforced.
    • Label #1250348001

    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy. Smart Guy humor page, art by Bob Kane. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Clip Carson story, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. The Zombies starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Three Aces story, art by Bert Christman (as Christopher). The Moon Men starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. "S" not on Superman's chest, Daily Star instead of Daily Planet. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 21
    Published Feb 1940 by DC.
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing, replaced with incorrect back cover. Cover adhered and repaired with tape.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Title piece of front cover ONLY.

    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Three Aces story, art by Bert Christman (as Christopher). The Deaths on the Moor starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. 2 ads for More Fun #52 (1st Spectre). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 22
    Published Mar 1940 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($44.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Tape on two 2" spine splits, 2 more pieces of tape on cover.

    Superman, Pep Morgan, Chuck Dawson, Clip Carson, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Three Aces, and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). Full-page ad for Superman # 15. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 23
    Published Apr 1940 by DC.

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    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Treasure Tower starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. 1st app of Lex Luthor (with red hair), 1st app of Black Pirate, 1st mention of Daily Planet instead of Daily Star, 1 panel ad for The Spectre in More Fun. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 24
    Published May 1940 by DC.

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    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy. Pep Morgan story, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Magician Murder starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 25
    Published Jun 1940 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first three wraps and fourth and fifth pages.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). The Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Calero the Rebel Leader starring Clip Carson, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The One Man Crime Wave starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 26
    Published Jul 1940 by DC.

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    Superman, Pep Morgan, Black Pirate (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Three Aces, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Clip Carson (art by Moldoff), and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). One-page text story by Gardner F. Fox ("G.F. Fox"). Half-page ads for Superman # 5, the Superman radio show, and the Superman of America fan club. Quarter-page ad for Batman # 1. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 27
    Published Aug 1940 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    A Superman adventure leads off this issue, followed by: Pep Morgan story by Gene Baxter --- The Black Pirate by Sheldon Moldoff --- Untitled Three Aces story A Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster. Tex Thompson in "The Return of the Gorrah!" --- An untitled Clip Carson adventure --- Zatara, the Master Magician in "The Vanished Explorer!" Full page ad for Superman #6. Full page ad for Supermen of America club. Inside front cover ad for All Star Comics #1 plus ads for Batman #1, Superman #5 and Detective #41. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 28
    Published Sep 1940 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. First page missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Superman, Pep Morgan, Black Pirate (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Three Aces, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Clip Carson (art by Moldoff), and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). Full-page ads for Superman # 6 and Supermen of America fan club. Half-page ads for New York World's Fair Comics (1940), the Superman radio show, and All Star Comics # 1 and Mutt & Jeff (# 2?). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 29
    Published Oct 1940 by DC.
    • RESTORATION. Moderate color touch, staples replaced and reinforced with tape.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($90.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Piece missing from 27th page, slightly affects art.
    • Label #349-AA-001

    1st Lois Lane cover - Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Red Raiders starring The Black Pirate, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. The Puppet Murder Case text story by Gardner F. Fox. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 30
    Published Nov 1940 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1169824001

    Cover by Joe Shuster. Superman faces off against the evil magic of Zolar in an untitled Superman story by Jerry Siegel and Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster); 'Pep' Morgan by George Papp; "Three Aces" (script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Chad Grothkopf); "Jon Valor the Black Pirate" by Sheldon Moldoff; "Tex Thompson" (art by Bernard Baily); "Clip Carson" by Papp; Zatara the Master Magician and the "Mottled Death" (script by Fox, art by Joseph Sulman). Two page text piece, "Tall Timber" by Bert London. Filler: "Danny Dubb" (pencils by Stan Aschmeier), "Fantastic Facts (signed by Papp), and a book review, "The Royal Road to Romance," by Richard Halliburton. (Thanks to Grand Comics Database for much of the above information!) Full page ad for the Superman Radio Program, "The Return of the Yellow Mask." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 31
    Published Dec 1940 by DC.

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    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Leo Nowak. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Hidden City of Death starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 32
    Published Jan 1941 by DC.
    • Cover detached and re-adhered with tape. Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" cumulative spine split.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • Cover glued to spine, tape over back cover tears.

    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Leo Nowak. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster). 1st app. Krypto raygun. Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Clip Carson story, art by George Papp. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 33
    Published Feb 1941 by DC.

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Human Chessmen text story by Gardner F. Fox. Clip Carson story, art by George Papp. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 34
    Published Mar 1941 by DC.
    • Piece of tape on inside back cover.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($26.37) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Label #1104705006
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Piece of tape on interior cover.

    Superman gets trapped in a mine--but not for long! Also in this issue: Pep Morgan (art by George Papp), Black Pirate (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Three Aces, Mr. America (art by Bernard Baily), Clip Carson (art by Papp), and Zatara the Master Magician. Cover price $0.10.