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Action Comics (1938 DC) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 0

    Zero Hour issue; "The Yesterday Man" by David Micheline (script)and Jackson Guice/Denis Rodier (art); Superman/Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Conduit, Ma Kent appearance. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #20
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 20
    Published Jan 1940 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($74.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Restored: B3
    • Paper: Off white
    • 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 Pages, Full Color. "S" not on Superman's chest, Daily Star instead of Daily Planet. 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 ($56.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • 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. 68 Pages, Full Color. 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 ($5.52) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first three wraps and fourth and fifth pages. Affects Superman and Zatara stories. A few pages detached/split at spine. Brittle edges.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 35
    Published Apr 1941 by DC.
    • Interior is complete. Cover missing. Edge damage and chew. Mold.

    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. 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. Clip Carson story, art by George Papp. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 39
    Published Aug 1941 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($13.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Staples removed. Tape on interior cover and interior.
    • Label #2128798001

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Shuster Shop. Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. 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. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 45
    Published Feb 1942 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($18.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • 3" spine split/tear from top, cover coming loose at one staple, moisture damage.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. The Head starring The Vigilante with 1st app of Stuff (Vigilante's Asian sidekick), script by Mort Weisinger, pencils by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 49
    Published Jun 1942 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. 1" tear through margin of entire book.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. The Puzzler!! starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. The Rainbow Man starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton). The Mystery of the Meandering Mansion starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Crime Machine starring Mr. America, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. The Last Shipment starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. The Story of the Magical Mobsters starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 55
    Published Dec 1942 by DC.
    • COVERLESS.

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. A Goof Named Tiny Rufe starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. Bullets for Breakfast starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.), inks by George Roussos. Aces of Fire starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. Escape from the Scaffold starring Americommandos, script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. A Modern Robinson Crusoe starring Congo Bill. Crimes by Coincidence starring Zatara, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 66
    Published Nov 1943 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. First three wraps missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Boy Who Came Back starring Superman, script by Don Cameron (signed as Jerry Siegel), pencils by Ed Dobrotka (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by George Roussos. The Sword of Destiny starring Vigilante, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.), inks by Joe Kubert. The Talking Trees starring Congo Bill, script by Joe Samachson, art by John Daly. Burma Remembers starring Americommando, script by Joseph Greene, art by Bernard Baily. Circus Daze starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 60 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 76
    Published Sep 1944 by DC.
    Auction opens October 4
    • Interior tearing, minor affects to art and story.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. A Voyage to Destiny starring Superman, pencils by Ed Dobrotka. The Damaged Boulevard starring Hayfoot Henry. The Mountain Without a Top starring The Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). The Trapped Trappers starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. Walk of Death starring Zatara. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 82
    Published Mar 1945 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing 3 wraps (affects art and story).

    Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Water Sprite starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster). Mind Over Matter starring Hayfoot Henry, art by Thurston Harper. Around Clock with Armor fact page, art by Raymond Perry. Room, Board, and Bullets starring Congo Bill, art by John Daly. Magnet for Mobsters starring The Vigilante, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). Facts and Fables starring Zatara, art by William F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 88
    Published Sep 1945 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    Cover art by Joe Shuster and John Sikela. The Adventure of the Stingy Men starring Superman, pencils by Joe Shuster. The Clue of the Crazy Rhyme starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Darts of Death starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. Of Cops and Robbers starring Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). Pranks and Parrots starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 89
    Published Oct 1945 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Pieces of tape over staple tears and on interior cover, centerfold detached at one staple.

    Classic rainbow cover by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The King of Color starring Superman, art by Ira Yarbrough. The Elephant's Homecoming starring Congo Bill, art by Edwin Smalle. An Ill Wind Blows starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Curse of the Ichabod Q starring Vigilante, art by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). Race Against Rogues starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 95
    Published Apr 1946 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Laughing Stock of Metropolis starring Superman and The Prankster, art by Jon Small. The Legal Eagle starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Burgling Bookman starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). Upstream River Rats starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Edwin Smalle. Spotlight for Cinderella starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 97
    Published Jun 1946 by DC.
    • 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.
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    • 4" spine split (chew) from bottom, cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Joe Shuster and John Sikela. The Magician's Convention starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela. The Rhyme that Wasn't There starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. An Animal Master starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). The Reindeer Racketeers starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Edwin Smalle. Magic Sports starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 98
    Published Jul 1946 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.17) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #87FB22-002

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Ed Dobrotka. Starring Susie starring Superman, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. A Very Close Shave starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Fish Catches Man starring Zatara, art by W. F. White. The Perilous Pearls starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Edwin Smalle. Treasure of the Ancients starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 99
    Published Aug 1946 by DC.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    1st small logo - Cover art by Wayne Boring and Ed Dobrotka. The Talisman of Trouble! starring Superman, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye. Jinx Ranch! starring Congo Bill, script by Alvin Schwartz. The Moonstruck Girl starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. Faces in the Future! starring Zatara, art by William F White. The Tiger's Skin! starring Vigilante. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 100
    Published Sep 1946 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($18.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scratch on front of case; Scratch on back of case; Top edge label strip loose
    • Restoration includes: very small amount of glue on spine of cover. Tape holding top edge label on.
    • Label #0064568017

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Ed Dobrotka. The Sleuth Who Never Failed starring Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Ira Yarbrough. The Rhyming Horse starring Hayfoot Henry, script by Al Schwartz, art by Stan Kaye. The Case of the Captive Seals starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. The Book That Was Too Real starring Vigilante, script by Don Cameron, inks by George Roussos. Magic--Past or Present starring Zatara, script by Don Cameron, art by W. F. White. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.