Superman 75 here lies earth greatest hero jan 1993. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. With over a decade behind us now since that illadvised promotion was first conceptualized, i believe that all of us in the world of comics are still paying the price for the death of superman. The 80page giant was recalled primarily because of a segment titled letitia lerner, supermans babysitter by kyle. Free comic book value and price resources comic book secrets jan 19, 2008 it walks you through finding comic book values and prices and helps you decide the best method for your situation. If you are in the market to buy or sell a death of superman trade paperback comic book, make sure you know which version you have. The man of steel comic books featured stores intertwined with those in these other titles.
Superman modern age signed comics 1992now for sale ebay. Grading guide recent value changes report missing issues. Its superman, superboy, supergirl and a cast of thousands in a fight to keep the universe intact. Almost any early superman comic book has value if its in reasonable condition. The most valuable version is the platinum edition, that was given to dealers who sent back a survey to dc comics in 1992 1993. The death of superman set comics general cgc comic. Action comics 1 this is the book that started it all. The photo below is for reference, its not the same one that sold. Top 60 most valuable comic books from the modern age. Muhammad ali comic book in this scene from mystery caller. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive the man of steel fights a neverending battle for truth, justice, and the american way. Swooping in almost at the last second to win the holy grail issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book. What is the value of superman issue 75 the death of superman.
But its this issues final page that will have fans everywhere talking. Even with help from superboy, steel, supergirl, and the returning eradicator, does superman have a chance to win a battle against an enemy so powerful. New comics newest cover scans story arcs genres creators characters. We monitor the fire hose of online comic book sales across various marketplaces and report on the sales of cgc and cbcs graded books in our comics price guide. January, 2017 a list of important comics from the 1990s key comics from 1990 key comics from 1991 key comics from 1992 key comics from 1993 key comics from 1994 key comics from 1995 key comics from 1996 key comics from 1997 key comics from 1998 key comics from 1999 special note. The man of steel is a monthly american comic book series that ran for 6 issues from 1991 to 2003, featuring superman and published by dc comics. Heck, at least in the first printing, they couldnt even read the book without reducing its value, as dc polybagged the issue. This reading order contains all the essential and recommended comic book issues for you to enjoy superman. Its the first comic to have superman, but its an anthology comic. For each sale discovered, we match it to the specific comic in our massive database which also includes variant covers and printings.
Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other comic vine. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. The regular issue cost 75 cents, this being the early90s. A major chapter in the galaxyspanning unity saga begins as superman reluctantly takes the lead in a quest for peace bigger than he has ever tried before. Death of superman promotion of 1992 mile high comics. Get all good price and hot deals of superman vs hulk comic book here. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of supermans appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. With ebay, you dont have to choose sides, because we have plenty of any option. In america, the overstreet comic book price guide is the most used reference book for determining the value of old comics.
Now some comics that contain first appearances from a less know characters at the time, that were not pushed had by marvel or dc, can actually get more on auction if they are in mint co. Generally, the superman comics published since 1986 should be purchased because you like the stories, not because you think theyll be worth a lot of money in a few years. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. We created this guide to help the many people who call us asking how much are my comic books worth.
Written by jerry ordway, with art by peter krause and keith williams. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic. A year after superman hit the scene, batman made his first appearance in the 27th issue of detective comics. Unread 100page dc comic book supergirl superboy krypto. Superman comic book cgc mint condition kept in plastic. The form of a man made up of red energy awakens in a facility in the arctic having the memories of superman and heads to metropolis. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. Wizard magazine published monthly also has a comic book price guide printed in the back of every issue. In an attempt to bring in new comic readers, funnies, inc. Being in a bag does not equate high grade, especially if it was folded and put into your back pocket prior to the insertion into the bag. Siegel and shuster introduce the world to superman. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope.
Action comics is an american comic bookmagazine series that introduced superman, one of. Ive also posted more lists of key comic books by year including other decades. List of important comics from the 1990s rare comics. Want to know what the current value of your old comic books are. Top superman comic books comic book values comic book. I worked at a comic shop at the time that book came out. Values of death of superman, the comics price guide. As with most comics, the condition of the comic book. How much is the back from the dead 1993 superman comic book worth great cond.
When i first heard about dcs plans to kill superman, i immediately called dc president paul levitz to beg him to cancel the idea. Most of the early issues didnt have superman on the cover, so this comic isnt worth as much as others. Its mongul and the cyborg superman against superman, superboy, supergirl, steel, the eradicator, and hal jordan in what remains of coast city. For accuracy almost every entry is based upon actually looking in the issue, and not memory or another source. The better the condition, the more the book can be worth to. Lex luthor series issued in 1999, and also the first issue superman. Get the best deals on superman modern age signed comics 1992now when you shop the. Reports of superman s return spread rapidly, but is this really. As a result of introducing this series alongside its already existing titles, dc comics was able to publish a new superman comic each week. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher. Action comics is the comic book series that started it all. The krypton man drags superman toward earths newly red sun and certain death until superman takes temporary refuge on the planet mercury. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist.
When i got the opportunity to get it again i bought it at a fair price and got it in excellent condition and very fast. Superman 75 the death of superman, volume 2 comics 1993. From his blue uniform to his flowing red cape to the s shield on his chest, superman is one of the most immediately recognizable and beloved dc super heroes of all time. Written by jerry ordway, with art by tom grummett and doug hazlewood. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. Get the best deal for death of superman from the largest online selection at. Superman is an iconic super hero, and his comic books are some of the most valuable you can find on the collectors market. Jump to navigation jump to search this is a list of comic books. Here is a list of the fifteen most expensive superman comics ever, as well as information about them and why they are particularly. The price of the death of superman comic book will vary depending on the condition. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition.
For the first several years, the stories contained in superman volume 2 were selfcontained, occasionally crossing over into other comic titles depending upon the storyarc. Search our archive of more than 10 million auction results. The top superman comic books for collectorsinvestors. The dc universe goes into mourning as the man of steel is pronounced dead and all of metropolis prepares for life without superman. Free online comic book price guide for amazing spiderman. Lot of 25 superman comics dc funeral for a friend signed action comics.
In the 1999 animated film the iron giant, hogarth shows the titular robot a collection of comic books, including an issue of action comics featuring. What is your death of superman, the comic book worth. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic books. Jan, 2017 with that caveat stated, without further ado, here is a list of 50 important comics from the 1990s. Number of printed issues, where it can be verified, any facts that may. Superman comics index 19862011 introduction here is a listing of the regular superman titles since the john byrne 1986 miniseries man of steel up until the postflashpoint relaunch in 2011. What is the value of a 1993 superman comic funeral for a. Superman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in publications by dc comics, widely considered to be an american cultural icon. Johnny stops by to help corey look over a superman vs. Number of printed issues, where it can be verified, any facts that may affect the book value. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the largest online selection at. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. What is the value of a 1993 superman comic funeral for a friend by dc. What is the value of superman issue 75 the death of.
This price guide has an updated edition published annually. Death and return of superman part 1, justice leaguesociety, superman published feb 1993 by dc. Find the value of the dc comic death of superman volume 1. Record price paid for first superman comic book voice of. The largest online source for comic book pricing in the world. How much are my comic books worth welcome to, a quick and simple guide to help you grade and identify your old comic books. Although the end of the 20th century was a troubling time for the comic book industry, some comics from the 90s are worth the kind of money that would. Top 60 most valuable comic books from the modern age 1992date. The number 1 free online comic book community featuring a comic book price guide database, friends, lists, blogs, and more. Most comic book lovers pledge allegiance to either dc comicsfeaturing that famous alien from krypton and aquaman, among many othersor marvel comics, which gave us the webslinging spiderman, the new mutants and patriotic captain america. You can also connect with others in the comic industry to further and enhance everyones comic experience. What made the death of superman promotion so much different than all the rest of the specious comics marketing schemes cooked up during the early 1990s was that it was aimed at the general public. Aug 12, 2018 take a piece of oldtimey comic book history, add the debut of marvels firstever mutant and you get a grand investment or a prize for only a handful of collectors out there.1299 900 219 1363 515 521 997 576 342 1484 853 958 215 289 207 526 744 862 81 167 311 364 490 621 249 503 1353 412 1460 144 940