Superman Renounces [SPOILER] in ‘Action Comics’ #900

After recently undertaking a journey to walk — not fly — across the United States in the “Grounded” storyline and reconnect with the country and everyday Americans, Superman appears to be taking another step that could have major implications for his national identity: in Action Comics #900… …Superman announces that he is going to give […]

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The 10 Most Memorable "Action Comics" Covers Ever

In 1938, Superman made his first appearance in the debut issue of Action Comics. Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Man of Steel was originally a crusader for social justice and his main adversaries were typically corrupt landlords and politicians. Over the decades, the big blue boy scout has made the jump from […]

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Comic store owner has last laugh after 25-year success story

Brad Wilson has seen all the fads come and go. Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Beanie Babies and pogs have each been the next big thing before fading away. But, much like Superman, Batman and Captain America, comic books have found a way to survive and keep Wilson in business through it all. Wilson remembers what some people […]

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #310

Comic Book Legends Revealed #310 by Brian Cronin in Comic Book Legends Revealed 79 Comments Welcome to the three hundredth and tenth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, we discuss how DC forced the Superman creators to make Lois Lane a “tasty dish,” […]

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9 Articles for Action Comics #900 — Part 3: Retailers in Action

For this installment of 9 Articles for Action Comics #900, I thought I would see what retailers from around the US and Canada had to say regarding the monumental milestone. See if you can spot your local comic shop below. Then leave a follow-up comment below. Name: Michael Tierney Store/Location: Collector’s Edition/N. Little Rock, AR; […]

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9 Articles for Action Comics #900 — Part 3: Retailers In Action

For this installment of 9 Articles For Action Comics #900, I thought I would see what retailers from around the US and Canada had to say, regarding the monumental milestone. See if you can spot your local comic shop below. Then leave a follow-up comment below. Name: Michael Tierney Store/Location: Collector’s Edition/N. Little Rock, AR; […]

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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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