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Action Comics comic books issue 5

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

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    Cover art by Leo E. O'Mealia. Ad for Barry O'Neill; New Adventure Comics. "Superman and the Dam," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; Lois and Clark compete with one another to get the scoop on the possible collapse of the Valleyho Dam. Untitled one-page Coyote Canyon Bill story, script and art by Fred Schwab. Fantastic Facts cartoon, art by George Papp. Untitled The Diddle Family story, script and art by Paul Gustavson. Untitled "Chuck" Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming; Chuck briefly evades Burwell's henchman but Trigger and Butch eventually overtake him. "The Newport Silver Cup Races," script by Gardner Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter); Pep competes in a sailboat race with the Watkins brothers. Untitled Phil the Floater story, script and art by Russell Cole (as Alger). Untitled The Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven; Marco rescues his uncle and father from the coils of a giant python; Their caravan reaches the town of Kerman where they enjoy the comforts of civilization. "Valley of the Past" text story by Richard Martin. "The Nestralian Spy," art by Bernard Baily; Tex and Bob help a mysterious woman foil a coup attempt in Nestralia. Pedro Montanez Sportettes cartoon. "France and Her Colonies" World of Stamps article. "Gentleman Jack, the Bank Robber" Part 1, art by Will Ely; Scoop and Rusty help police with capturing the Robin Hood of Kentucky. "The Egyptian Wizard," script and art by Fred Guardineer; While visiting Egypt, Zatara helps archaeology professor Dunn find his lost expedition party. Star-Light cartoon featuring Frederic March, Fred Astaire, Joan Crawford, Al Jolson, Henry Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Fred Steele, and Ruppert, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Action Comics ad. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5A
    Action Comics (2011 2nd Series) 5A

    Cover by Andy Kubert. Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang. As the assault from an alien threat takes a turn for the worse for Metropolis, keys facts about Superman's past are brought to light for the first time! And how can certain elements from The Man of Steel's future help to prevent the theft of the millennium? Don't miss this awesome issue from series writer Grant Morrison and the guest art team of Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang! Plus: A backup story written by Sholly Fisch, with art by ChrisCross, focusing on Jonathan and Martha Kent's lives before the arrival of Kal-El. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5B
    Action Comics (2011 2nd Series) 5B

    Variant Cover by Rags Morales. Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang. As the assault from an alien threat takes a turn for the worse for Metropolis, keys facts about Superman's past are brought to light for the first time! And how can certain elements from The Man of Steel's future help to prevent the theft of the millennium? Don't miss this awesome issue from series writer Grant Morrison and the guest art team of Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang! Plus: A backup story written by Sholly Fisch, with art by ChrisCross, focusing on Jonathan and Martha Kent's lives before the arrival of Kal-El. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5C
    Action Comics (2011 2nd Series) 5C

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    Limited 1 for 200 Black and White Variant Cover by Andy Kubert. Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang. As the assault from an alien threat takes a turn for the worse for Metropolis, keys facts about Superman's past are brought to light for the first time! And how can certain elements from The Man of Steel's future help to prevent the theft of the millennium? Don't miss this awesome issue from series writer Grant Morrison and the guest art team of Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang! Plus: A backup story written by Sholly Fisch, with art by ChrisCross, focusing on Jonathan and Martha Kent's lives before the arrival of Kal-El. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #5COMBO
    Action Comics (2011 2nd Series) 5COMBO

    NOTE: This issue was originally polybagged with a digital download code and may or may not be polybagged when purchased. Cover by Andy Kubert. Written by Grant Morrison. Art by Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang. As the assault from an alien threat takes a turn for the worse for Metropolis, keys facts about Superman's past are brought to light for the first time! And how can certain elements from The Man of Steel's future help to prevent the theft of the millennium? Don't miss this awesome issue from series writer Grant Morrison and the guest art team of Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang! Plus: A backup story written by Sholly Fisch, with art by ChrisCross, focusing on Jonathan and Martha Kent's lives before the arrival of Kal-El. Cover price $4.99.


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  • 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 #5
    Action Girl Comics (1994) 5

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    Cover art by Patty Leidy. The Woman Who Was A Bird, script and art by Rebecca Dart; A man with a young son marries a woman who is actually a bird who transforms herself into a person, but then sings a song to transform herself back into a bird while the man is at work. I Had A Lot On My Mind, script and art by Amanda Lewis; A young woman recounts the story of how for four years during college she fed her hamster her leftover microwave. Straighten Up And Fly Right, script and art by Carolyn Ridsdale; Sal gives Fishead mystery pills he got free for being his supplier's best customer. The Indefatigable Gwen In "Marketing, script and art by Jennifer Sorensen. 28 pgs. $2.75. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #5
    Greater Mercury Comics Action (1990) 5

    Cover by Tim Vigil. Ghost of the Vigilante, script by Kris Silver, art by Tim Vigil; Grips is trapped inside a burning building and he has been shot by Crescent; It just has to be downhill from here, right? Battle Lords article. 36 pgs., B&W. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Superman Action Comics HC (2012-2016 DC Comics The New 52) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 – 1st printing. "What Lies Beneath!" Collects Action Comics (2011-2016 DC) #25-29 and Secret Origins (2014) 3rd Series #1.

    Written by Greg Pak. Art and cover by Aaron Kuder.

    The Man of Steel features a BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in as a cocky young Superman battles the forces of nature to save Gotham City!

    Then, all hell breaks loose as Superman is caught between an alien menace and the super-powered soldier the U.S. Army has sent to kill it!

    Hardcover, 160 pages, full color.

    Cover price $22.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Superman Action Comics TPB (2017- DC Universe Rebirth) 5-1ST Superman Action Comics TPB (2017- DC Universe Rebirth) 5-1ST

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Booster Shot!" Collects Action Comics (2016 3rd Series) #993-999 and a story from Action Comics Special (2018).

    Written by Dan Jurgens. Art by Dan Jurgens, Joe Prado, Cam Smith, Art Thibert, Trevor Scott, Johnny Desjardins, Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Will Conrad. Cover by Francis Manapul.

    Superman and Booster Gold travel back in time to verify the claims that Kal-El's father somehow survived the destruction of Krypton. What they find, though, is a vastly different world than history has shown. When the time intruders are discovered, Jor-El and General Zod collaborate to capture or destroy them. The Eradicator will chase the pair through time to 25th-century Gotham City and back to Krypton in pursuit of justice.

    Softcover, 200 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Superman Action Comics TPB (2013-2017 DC Comics The New 52) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 – 1st printing. "What Lies Beneath!" Collects Action Comics (2011 DC) #25-29 and material from Secret Origins (2014) 3rd Series #1.

    Written by Greg Pak. Art and cover by Aaron Kuder.

    These stories feature a BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in starring a cocky young Superman who must battle the forces of nature to save Gotham City! Then, all hell breaks loose as Superman is caught between an alien menace and the super-powered soldier the U.S. Army has sent to kill it.

    Softcover, 160 pages, full color.

    Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #5
    Action Girl Comics (1994) 2nd Printing 5

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  • Issue #5-1ST
    DC Archive Editions Action Comics HC (1997-2012 DC) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Collects Action Comics (1938-2011 DC) #69-85. Written by Jerry Siegel, Sam Citron, and Alvin Schwartz. Art by Joe Shuster, Ira Yarbrough, Ed Dobrotka, and John Sikela. Cover by Joe Shuster. Don't miss this thrilling archive featuring some of Superman's earliest adventures by his creators, Siegel and Shuster! Hardcover, 228 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Mega Dragon and Tiger: Future Kung Fu Action GN (2002-2004 Comics One) 5-1ST

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Stroy and art by Tong Wong. Thunder Ray vs. Red Dragon! Payback vs. Mr. Bone! These two battles will determine the final contestants for the Best of the Best Tournament! Dragon seems to have his situation under control, or does he? Tiger receives a little unexpected help from the most unlikely individual! Softcover, 120 pages, full color. Cover price $13.95.

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    Meltdown (included with Sgt. Drake action figure). Written by Dan Jolley. Art by John Nadeau and Bill Ray Marimon. Cover by Joe Phillips. 12 Pages, Full Color.