Action Comics #1000 Honors Superman’s Film & Animation History

WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for Action Comics #1000, which is available now. DC’s celebration of Superman’s 80th birthday has mostly concentrated on his comic book history, and rightly so; after all, 1,000 issues of a single series is a huge accomplishment for any superhero. However, it would be a mistake to forget the […]

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Superman fans snatch up Action Comics #1000

The events for the week-long celebration in Canton have not yet been announced. However, officials expect it will be the biggest gathering in the history of football. From: http://www.wtol.com/story/38007739/superman-fans-snatch-up-action-comics-1000

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The Story That Made Me Realize How Lonely Superman Must Be

Superman relives his exit from Krypton.Image: Curt Swan, Frank Chiaramonte, Gaspar Saladino and Adrienne Roy (DC Comics) When I was a kid, it seemed impossible that Superman might have any problems. Sure, he had adventures that threw setbacks in his path but he always overcame those. It wasn’t until I read Action Comics #500 that […]

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Action Comics #1000 Honors 80 Years of Superman With Another …

Superman’s 80th birthday bash doesn’t exactly go off without a hitch.Image: Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair (DC Comics) Although Action Comics #1 launched in May 1938, DC Comics is celebrating 80 years of the Man of Tomorrow a little early with today’s release of Action Comics #1ooo, a bumper collection of tales reminding […]

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Action Comics #1000: the 10 most important issues from 80 years of Superman

Eighty years ago today, the first issue of Action Comics was released, with the now iconic cover showing Superman lifting a car over his head as hoodlums flee. It was comic book readers’ first introduction to the character, starring in the lead story by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Now, Action Comics has become the […]

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Superman Turns 80. The Red Trunks Still Fit.

Superman, created by the writer Jerry Siegel and the artist Joe Shuster, was introduced on April 18, 1938, in Action Comics No. 1. The Man of Steel struck a chord with readers and, faster than a speeding bullet, he became a multimedia sensation, with his adventures chronicled on radio, stage, film and television, and his […]

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Brian Bendis decided to write Superman comics for DC after a trip to …

Brian Michael Bendis makes his DC Comics debut this Wednesday (April 18) with a Superman story in Action Comics #1000 and artwork by Jim Lee. This is just an appetizer for Bendis’ takeover of the Man of Steel title for the publisher, something he’s voiced his excitement about on several occasions due to the fact that […]

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Sunday Conversation: DC Entertainment publishers talk about redefining Superman at 80

Here’s the challenge for Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, the publishers of DC Entertainment comics as the company celebrates 80 years of Superman and the release of “Action Comics” #1000: What can be done to shake up the Man of Steel? “’Action Comics’ was defined by Superman since he was on the cover of the […]

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Sunday Conversation: DC Comics publishers talk about redefining Superman at 80

Here’s the challenge for Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, the publishers of DC Entertainment comics as the company celebrates 80 years of Superman and the release of “Action Comics” #1000: What can be done to shake up the Man of Steel? “’Action Comics’ was defined by Superman since he was on the cover of the […]

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Sunday Conversation: DC Comics publishers talk about redefining …

Here’s the challenge for Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, the publishers of DC Comics as the company celebrates 80 years of Superman and the release of “Action Comics” #1000: What can be done to shake up the Man of Steel? “’Action Comics’ was defined by Superman since he was on the cover of the first […]

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