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  • Issue #1
    Superman Leviathan Rising Special (2019 DC) 1
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2058129009

    Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Greg Rucka, Matt Fraction, and MArc Andreko. Art by Yanick Paquette, Mike Perkins, Steve Lieber, Eduardo Pansica, and Ferreira. Cover by Yanick Paquette. An all-star roster of writers and artists highlight the new threat of Leviathan, but also tees up new ongoing series for Jimmy Olsen by writer Matt Fraction and artist Steve Lieber, and Lois Lane by writer Greg Rucka and artist Mike Perkins, coming in June! As Leviathan enacts a plan to take down Superman, it's up to Lois, Jimmy and the heroes of the DC Universe to rescue the Man of Steel. 80 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1A
    Superman Top Cat Special (2018) 1A

    Written by Dan DiDio and J.M DeMatteis. Art by Shane Davis and Tom Mandrake. Cover by Shane Davis. It's Superman versus super food with Top Cat caught in the middle. While searching for his missing friend Bennie, TC uncovers a dietary danger that threatens the healthier portions of mankind, and it's up to the Man of Steel to stop the probiotic menace of Kalien! In the salad bar, no one can hear you scream. Plus, part four of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis. 48 pages. full color. Rated T Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Superman Top Cat Special (2018) 1B

    Written by Dan DiDio and J.M DeMatteis. Art by Shane Davis and Tom Mandrake. Cover by Emanuela Lupacchino. It's Superman versus super food with Top Cat caught in the middle. While searching for his missing friend Bennie, TC uncovers a dietary danger that threatens the healthier portions of mankind, and it's up to the Man of Steel to stop the probiotic menace of Kalien! In the salad bar, no one can hear you scream. Plus, part four of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis. 48 pages. full color. Rated T Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Special (1983) 1
    Published Mar 1983 by DC.

    1983 - "Behold! The Ultimate Man!" Story and art by Gil Kane. The Man of Tomorrow is challenged like never before as he faces the unequaled power of the Ultimate man! 48 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1A
    JSA Kingdom Come Special Superman (2008) 1A

    A must read for any Kingdom Come fan. -- Odinson. Cover by Alex Ross - One World Under Gog: Part 7 of 11 - 12 pages of this issue are devoted to Alex Ross' thumbnails, uncolored pencils & commentary on his process for creating the comic. Written by Alex Ross Art by Alex Ross. Spinning out of the 'One World, Under Gog' storyline, the Kingdom Come Superman's struggle with his place in the world brings a final conflict between the Supermen of Earths 1 and 22! Feeling the weight of his own world's loss on his shoulders, the transplanted Superman searches for answers to the mystery of his life's seemingly cursed existence and encounters 'old acquaintances' on the way. This is the first fully written and illustrated adventure by KINGDOM COME co-creator Alex Ross, building to the storyline's conclusion in JUSTICE OF SOCIETY OF AMERICA #22! On sale November 5 ? 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1B
    JSA Kingdom Come Special Superman (2008) 1B

    A must read for any Kingdom Come fan. -- Odinson. Limited Edition Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill - One World Under Gog: Part 7 of 11 - Written by Alex Ross Art by Alex Ross. Spinning out of the 'One World, Under Gog' storyline, the Kingdom Come Superman's struggle with his place in the world brings a final conflict between the Supermen of Earths 1 and 22! Feeling the weight of his own world's loss on his shoulders, the transplanted Superman searches for answers to the mystery of his life's seemingly cursed existence and encounters 'old acquaintances' on the way. This is the first fully written and illustrated adventure by KINGDOM COME co-creator Alex Ross, building to the storyline's conclusion in JUSTICE OF SOCIETY OF AMERICA #22! On sale November 5 ? 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1
    Superman IV Movie Special (1987) 1

    "SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE!" Based on the story by Christopher Reeve, Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal. Adapted by Bob Rozakis. Art by Curt Swan, Don Heck, Frank McLaughlin, John Beatty, and Dick Giordano. Cover by John Byrne and Jerry Ordway. When the Man of Steel decides to rid the world of all nuclear weapons, his arch foe Lex Luthor returns with a fiendish plan of his own. Enter: Nuclear Man! This DC Comics Movie Special is an adaptation of film starring Christopher Reeve and Gene Hackman. 64 pages, FC. NOTE: This adaptation features scenes that were not included in the movie. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1A
    Superman Movie Special (1983) 1A

    Regular Edition - "I Have Met the Enemy...and He is Me!" Adapted by Cary Bates. Art by Curt Swan and Sal Amendola. Featuring the official adaptation of the movie starring Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor. In this humorous take on the cannon, the Man of Steel must face the ultimate computer and the witty banter of one of the funniest men alive. 48 pages, FC. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1B
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    7-UP Variant - "I Have Met the Enemy...and He is Me!" Adapted by Cary Bates. Art by Curt Swan and Sal Amendola. Featuring the official adaptation of the movie starring Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor. In this humorous take on the cannon, the Man of Steel must face the ultimate computer and the witty banter of one of the funniest men alive. 48 pages, FC.

  • Issue #1C
    Superman Movie Special (1983) 1C
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    Promotional 7-Up Carl Jr. Variant - "I Have Met the Enemy...and He is Me!" Adapted by Cary Bates. Art by Curt Swan and Sal Amendola. Featuring the official adaptation of the movie starring Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor. In this humorous take on the cannon, the Man of Steel must face the ultimate computer and the witty banter of one of the funniest men alive. 48 pages, FC.

  • Issue #1D
    Superman Movie Special (1983) 1D
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    7-Up Variant - "I Have Met the Enemy...and He is Me!" Adapted by Cary Bates. Art by Curt Swan and Sal Amendola. Featuring the official adaptation of the movie starring Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor. In this humorous take on the cannon, the Man of Steel must face the ultimate computer and the witty banter of one of the funniest men alive. 48 pages, FC.

  • Issue #1A
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen Special (2008) 1A

    Cover by Ryan Sook. Written by James Robinson Art by Jesus Merino. Straight from the pages of SUPERMAN, Jimmy Olsen, would-be star reporter, doggedly investigates the mystery surrounding Superman's newest foe, Atlas! But the secrets behind the titan of yore lead Olsen across the country and into great danger as he must survive attacks by none other than Codename: Assassin! And just as Jimmy is getting to the truth, he finds himself in the Midwest and seeking the aide of a hero long thought dead. This story leads directly into SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON SPECIAL #1! 64 pg, FC, $4.99 US Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen Special (2008) 1B

    Variant cover by Kevin Nowlan. Written by James Robinson Art by Jesus Merino. Straight from the pages of SUPERMAN, Jimmy Olsen, would-be star reporter, doggedly investigates the mystery surrounding Superman's newest foe, Atlas! But the secrets behind the titan of yore lead Olsen across the country and into great danger as he must survive attacks by none other than Codename: Assassin! And just as Jimmy is getting to the truth, he finds himself in the Midwest and seeking the aide of a hero long thought dead. This story leads directly into SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON SPECIAL #1! 64 pg, FC, $4.99 US Cover price $8.00.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Special (2018) 1
    Published Jul 2018 by DC.

    Written by Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Mark Russell and Ian Flynn. Art by Scott Godlewski, Bryan Hitch and Kaare Andrews. Cover by Jorge Jimenez. 'THE PROMISE'! Superman's world is about to change in a big way, but before it does, the Man of Steel has some unfinished business to attend to…on Dinosaur Island! Superman and a forgotten soldier of the past take one last trip together into the abyss of tomorrow, as Captain Storm now stands face-to-face with the world of today! This extra-sized special also features stories by writers Mark Russell and Ian Flynn with art by Kaare Andrews and Bryan Hitch! 56 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1A
    Superman New Krypton Special (2008) 1A
    Published Dec 2008 by DC.

    New Krypton: Part 1 of 10 - Cover by Gary Frank. Written by Geoff Johns, James Robinson and Sterling Gates Art by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal, Renato Guedes & Wilson Magalháes, and Pete Woods. A 'Sightings' issue! '! The entire Superman franchise writing team joins forces, with art by Pete Woods and others, to formally launch the Superman event years in the making! While the current threat of Brainiac may have been forestalled in ACTION COMICS #870, the repercussions will be felt for a long, long time. Superman's greatest victory has lead to his happiest day - and his saddest. Gains are balanced by losses while Superman has to figure out what to do with 100,000 Kryptonians! Hold on to your capes as this story leads directly into SUPERMAN #681. 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Superman New Krypton Special (2008) 1B
    Published Dec 2008 by DC.

    Limited Edition Variant cover by Renato Guedes & Wilson Magalháes. New Krypton: Part 1 of 10 - Written by Geoff Johns, James Robinson and Sterling Gates Art by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal, Renato Guedes & Wilson Magalháes, and Pete Woods. A 'Sightings' issue! The entire Superman franchise writing team joins forces, with art by Pete Woods and others, to formally launch the Superman event years in the making! While the current threat of Brainiac may have been forestalled in ACTION COMICS #870, the repercussions will be felt for a long, long time. Superman's greatest victory has lead to his happiest day - and his saddest. Gains are balanced by losses while Superman has to figure out what to do with 100,000 Kryptonians! Hold on to your capes as this story leads directly into SUPERMAN #681. 48 pg, FC Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1
    National Whisper (1993 DC) Death of Superman Special 1

    After the Death of Superman the National Whisper, the DC Universe's version of the National Inquirer, ran a very "I saw Elvis..." issue. Based in Metropolis, The National Whisper is America's leading tabloid. Printing all sorts of stories, with most of them leaning to the absurd, The National Whisper has run afoul of the Man of Steel on occasion. This 4 page spoof newspaper features such absurd headlines as "I Saw Superman Pumping Gas at a Texas Roadstop," "Superman's Spirit Possesses Teen," "Humongous 'S' Shield Appears in A Kansas Wheat Field," and others. B&W, 10-in. x 13-in.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Special (1992) 1
    Published 1992 by DC.

    The good news is that Lex Luthor, in trying to synthesize Kryptonite, inadvertently neutralizes all Kryptonite's deadly radioactive properties. The bad news is that this results in the creation of a new menace that proves deadly to Superman. Written and illustrated by Walt Simonson. Plus, pin-ups by Frank Miller, Barry Windsor-Smith, Curt Swan & Art Thibert, Jon J. Muth, Todd McFarlane, Michael Golden, and Geof Darrow. Cover by Simonson. 68 pages. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #1
    All Star Superman Special Edition (2013) 1

    Regular cover. Free comic book from DC and Sears released in conjunction with the Man of Steel Movie. Cover art by Frank Quitely. Reprints All Star Superman #1 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. Full color, 24 pages. NOTE: May or may not be polybagged with Sears insert.

  • Issue #1SEARS
    All Star Superman Special Edition (2013) 1SEARS

    Sears Exclusive variant cover. Free comic book from DC and Sears released in conjunction with the Man of Steel Movie. Features new cover art by Giuseppe Camuncoli - 'Cammo'. Reprints All Star Superman #1 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. Full color, 24 pages. NOTE: May or may not be polybagged with Sears insert.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Adventures Special (1998) 1

    Superman vs. Lobo Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Adventures Special Preview (1996) 1
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  • Issue #1
    Superman Batman Special Edition (2016 DC Comics) 1

    Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Special Edition - Written by Jeph Loeb. Art and Cover by Ed McGuinness and Dexter Vines. A new series by the all-star team of Jeph Loeb, Ed McGuinness and Dexter Vines that pairs DC's heaviest hitters in one high-octane book! A new, improved Metallo attacks both Metropolis and Gotham, bringing the guardians of each city together for a monumental battle! Plus, Lex Luthor assembles a mysterious super-team assigned to "help" the Man of Steel. 32 pages, full color

  • Issue #1
    Daily Planet Special Edition (1981 Random House) Superman II Movie 1

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    By Gerald Harrison, Andrew Helfer, Judy Herbstman, Joe Orlando, Roberta Pressel, and Laurie Sutton. Mock Daily Planet issue focusing on the events and characters of Superman II The Movie. Includes articles on Zod, Ursa, Non, Lois Lane, an Editorial by Perry White, and extensive photographs. 8-in. x 11-in., 24 pages, Text (with Color and B&W photographs) Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #1
    DC Universe Special Superman Mongul (2008) 1

    Written by Roger Stern, Mark Waid, Michael Jan Friedman and Peter J. Tomasi Art by Oscar Jimenez, José Marzán Jr, Kerry Gammill, Dennis Janke and others Cover by Ryan Sook Witness Mongul's greatest moments in this 80-page Special collecting stories from THE FLASH #102, SUPERMAN #32 and SHOWCASE '95 #7-8! ? 80 pg, FC Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1P
    Wizard Superman Special (1998) 1P

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    Polybagged w/Joe Madureira poster and Daily Planet press pass. Title reads Wizard Special Publication Superman. Wizard Special Publication. Manual of Steel - get the skinny on the Man of Steel; Joey Cavalieri Q & A on Superman's appeal, the challenge of handling an icon, and fans' reaction to the 'Electric Superman'; Reign of the Supermen - Superman's creators reveal what's next for the Man of Steel now that he's back in one super-body; The Next Generation - Supes' creators explain what's in store for Superman's super family; Wizard's Guide to Metropolis; Fortress of Solitude - catch a sneak peek at his home away from home (by Tom Grummett); Superman's friends and enemies; Superest Supes Stories Of All Time; Superman Lives - does the Man of Steel have what it takes to be a movie icon again?; Superman Trivia Challenge; Great Krypton - Krypton really exists. Cover by Jerry Ordway. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1U
    Wizard Superman Special (1998) 1U

    NOT POLYBAGGED. Title reads Wizard Special Publication Superman. Wizard Special Publication. Manual of Steel - get the skinny on the Man of Steel; Joey Cavalieri Q & A on Superman's appeal, the challenge of handling an icon, and fans' reaction to the 'Electric Superman'; Reign of the Supermen - Superman's creators reveal what's next for the Man of Steel now that he's back in one super-body; The Next Generation - Supes' creators explain what's in store for Superman's super family; Wizard's Guide to Metropolis; Fortress of Solitude - catch a sneak peek at his home away from home (by Tom Grummett); Superman's friends and enemies; Superest Supes Stories Of All Time; Superman Lives - does the Man of Steel have what it takes to be a movie icon again?; Superman Trivia Challenge; Great Krypton - Krypton really exists. Cover by Jerry Ordway. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1
    All Star Superman (2009 Special Edition) 1

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    Written by Grant Morrison, Art and cover by Frank Quitely. Rediscover the wonder of The Man of Steel in this fast-paced, continuity-free epic as Superman discovers he's only got a short time to live! 32 pg, FC, $1.00 US Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Batman Special Retailer Summit Edition (2003) 1
    • Paper: White
    • Retailer Incentive Edition.
    • Label #0781596002
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    • Paper: White
    • Retailer Incentive Edition.
    • Label #0324256018
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    Superman Batman #1 variant cover limited edition. This was available at the October 2003 Diamond/Alliance Retailer Summit and was only given to retailers who were in attendance. Very low print run/rare. Story by Jeph Loeb with art by Ed McGuinness and Dexter Vines.

  • Issue #1
    Superman IV Movie Special (1987) Canadian Price Variant 1

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    Canadian edition with $2.65 cover price - "SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE!" Based on the story by Christopher Reeve, Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal. Adapted by Bob Rozakis. Art by Curt Swan, Don Heck, Frank McLaughlin, John Beatty, and Dick Giordano. Cover by John Byrne and Jerry Ordway. When the Man of Steel decides to rid the world of all nuclear weapons, his arch foe Lex Luthor returns with a fiendish plan of his own. Enter: Nuclear Man! This DC Comics Movie Special is an adaptation of film starring Christopher Reeve and Gene Hackman. 64 pages, FC. NOTE: This adaptation features scenes that were not included in the movie. Cover price $2.65.

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    Canadian edition with $1.25 cover price. Regular Edition - "I Have Met the Enemy...and He is Me!" Adapted by Cary Bates. Art by Curt Swan and Sal Amendola. Featuring the official adaptation of the movie starring Christopher Reeve and Richard Pryor. In this humorous take on the cannon, the Man of Steel must face the ultimate computer and the witty banter of one of the funniest men alive. 48 pages, FC. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #1
    Superman Special (1983) Canadian Price Variant 1

    Canadian edition with $1.25 cover price - 1983 - "Behold! The Ultimate Man!" Story and art by Gil Kane. The Man of Tomorrow is challenged like never before as he faces the unequaled power of the Ultimate man! 48 pages, FC. Cover price $1.25.