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Man of Steel #6 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #6 Review: Bombastic, Genuine, and Fun

Jor-El has come to Earth to take Jonathan Kent away to learn more about his power, his people, and where his life may be headed. Jon wants to go, but Lois and Clark are reluctant to send their son away with someone who might be his grandfather. In the present, Superman fights Rogol Zaar to […]

Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 $2,007.500 Comic Connect Sales 6/11/2018

Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 Sells for $2,052,000 After Bidding Resumes at Comic Connect

Now it’s official: an Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 (white pages) has just sold for $2,052,000 at Comic Connect auction. The closing price for the 1938 comic, featuring the first appearance of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,  is the third-highest price ever paid for a comic book, behind the $3,207,852 sale of an Action Comics #1 CGC […]

The Powerful Popularity Of Superhero Comics During World War II

For the most part, I’ve met some amazing people in the comics world. Almost every person I’ve met — be them from podcasts, TV, Overstreet, and even here — has been pretty awesome. But once a week or so I’ll get an angry email or tweet or whatever message via social media — from a […]

Superman #1 CGC 5.5 Sells For Record $507,500

Vintage comic and art auction and consignment site ComicLink has just announced that they’ve sold a Superman #1 CGC 5.5 for $507,500, the highest price ever paid for a copy of Superman #1 in any condition. The landmark DC Comics publication collects the Superman stories by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster which first appeared in […]

DC Comics Changes Their Jerry Siegel And Joe Shuster Supergirl Credit Back Again

A month ago, DC Entertainment changed their Supergirl “created by” credit. From the one on Justice League 3001 #5…. With Supergirl based on characters created by Siegel and Shuster. To this one from Justice League 3001 #6, With Supergirl actually created by Siegel and Shuster rather than Otto Binder and Al Plastino. Well. issue 7 is out today. And… switcheroo. […]

This Is Joe – Spanish Filmmaker Honors Superman’s Creators

 By José Luis del Río This is Joe is a short film by Francis Diaz. Everybody knows the story of Joe Shuster, it was an example of fight against the power. Joe Schuster was best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman with writer Jerry Siegel. They created a character that would be recognized […]

Silver for Timely’s Golden Age and Gold for Marvel’s Silver Age

By Ryan Michael While Marvel is unquestionably the top dog in the comic-world today, that wasn’t always the case. During the “Golden Age” of the 1930’s and 1940’s, National Allied Publications (DC Comics) were the leaders, pioneers and grandfathers of the superhero genre. The birth of Jerry Siegel and  Joe Shuster’s Superman in Action Comics […]

Batman Vs. Superman: Golden Age Duality During the Great Depression

By Ryan Michael Both of DC’s flagship characters were introduced to the public towards the tail end of the Great Depression. Over the decades, both have experienced change, adaptation and evolution. Through it all, they’ve managed to hold readers attention as the comic book medium itself evolved and expanded into a global marketing phenomenon. The […]

The Mount Rushmore Of The Comic Industry

Recently Lebron James referred to the Mount Rushmore of Basketball and that got a lot of sports people talking… not only about who he left off but who would be on the monument for a lot of other sports or even individual sport cities. Now if you are not into sports or giant stone faces, […]

Jerry Fine, The Man Who Made Superman Happen Dies At Age 97

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that Jerome “Jerry” Fine died on Christmas day at the age of 97. Fine had a unique role in the creation of Superman, he’s the one that brought Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster together in the first place. Fine went to school with Shuster in the 30s. They worked together […]

Steve Mannion and the Salvation of the Comic Book Industry

Devin T. Quin writes for Bleeding Cool: Somewhere in the mountains of New Jersey sits a scraggly ex-skater punk crankin’ out comics about a cute girl fighting zombie Nazis riding dinosaurs, aided only by her pin-up model friend, some roller skates and a pair of leather moose antlers. This man is Steve Mannion, and he’s […]

1940’s Superman Day At The World’s Fair Color Footage

If you haven’t seen this then definitely click the link. This is the first public appearance of Superman back on July 3, 1940 at the World’s Fair. It was Superman Day and the price of admission was dropped to a dime. The actor dressed as Superman is Ray Middleton and he is often credited as […]

Even Superman’s Coins Are Lenticular – And In French Kryptonian

This month, all of Superman’s comics have lenticular covers. But it’s not stopping there. The Royal Canadian Mint are minting 50 cent coins, each with a lenticular “tails” side, featuring Superman in 1938 and 2013, the art of Jerry Siegel and Jim Lee respectively, depending which angle you hold the coin. Oh and Kryptonian letters […]

Nineteen San Diego Comic Con Panels In Audio As Well As The Eisner Awards

Jamie Colville, bless his cotton socks, recorded the audio from nineteen panels from San Diego Comic Con as well as the Eisner Awards. And here they all are. You can see pictures here and here as well. [audio:] How to Get News Coverage for Small Press Publishers (50:52, 46.5mb) This was moderated by Rik Offenberger […]