9 Articles for Action Comics #900 — Part 2: Why So Valuable?

Image: Action Comics #1/DC Comics is still the Holy Grail of comic collectors. In 2000, Nicholas Cage had an extremely rare copy of Action Comics #1 stolen from his extensive collection. Last week this gem turned up in a storage unit under somewhat questionable circumstances. The story was everywhere — in fact, if you do […]

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This Week IN Comics: Superman Visits SLC

By Bryan Young // bigshinyrobot.com It’s not terribly often that much in the world of comics takes place in Utah. But a meeting of the two greatest heroes in history over the Salt Lake City skyline? That’s a once in a lifetime sort of thing. This last week in Superman #710, Superman and Batman held […]

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April 19, 2011: Superman Comics Shipping This Week

Diamond Comics has released the list of comic books and other items shipping this week. Here are the Superman related items in that list… Shipping This Week: April 20, 2011. The following products are expected to ship to comic book specialty stores this week. Note that this list is tentative and subject to change. Please […]

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Crowds welcome superheroes to Ogden – Fox 13 Now

The Man of Steel took a break from crime fighting to make an appearance at an Ogden comic book store. Ogden resident Ryan Doman entered a DC Comics-sponsored competition describing why Superman should take a pitstop at his hometown. “I wrote in because I thought Ogden could probably use a little bit of help here […]

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Collectors, kids find comic relief

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 12–> “The movies have really helped,” says Van Peeples, owner of Van’s Comics and Cards in Ridgeland. “People will see a Batman movie or a Spiderman movie, and then want to come check out the comic books about them.” Prices are still reasonable from the two largest publishers – $2.99 for new […]

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Hero Worship: The Death of Superman

Superman. His symbol is known across the world in association with truth, justice, and the American way. It instills hope and optimism. The character himself is the archetype upon which superheroes have been built for the better part of a century. Kids across the world fantasize about flying through the skies and saving the day. […]

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Diane Lane: ‘Superman covers range of years’

Friday, April 15, 2011 From: http://www.digitalspy.com/comics/news/a314705/diane-lane-superman-covers-range-of-years.html

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Actor Nicolas Cage’s $1M Stolen ‘Superman’ Comic Resurfaces 11 Years Later

Actor Nicolas Cage said it was “divine providence” that his stolen vintage comic book was found 11 years later in a storage unit in Southern California. This wasn’t just any comic book. It is the first Superman comic, titled “Action Comics No. 1,” worth about $1 million. “It’s the most important and valuable comic book,” […]

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Police recover Nicolas Cage”s USD 1 million Superman comic

Los Angeles, Apr 13 (PTI) A ”Superman” comic book worth USD 1 million stolen from Hollywood superstar Nicolas Cage”s collection a decade ago, has been recovered. The comic book printed in 1938, which was stolen from the actor”s West Los Angeles home in 2000, was found in an out of order storage locker, reported TMZ. […]

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Nicolas Cage’s ‘Superman’ Comic Found

An infamous Superman comic, owned by Nicolas Cage worth at least $1.5 million, was found at an auction over 10 years after the actor reported it stolen. Nicolas Cage The very first issue of Action Comics, in which the character of Superman was introduced, was in 1938, and Cage had a copy of that extremely […]

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