Famous 1st Edition Action Comics #1 (1974)

In honor of Superman’s 80th birthday and the anniversary of the first edition of Action Comics!

This is a treasury sized comic titled Famous 1st Edition Action Comics #1. Published in 1974, this is a large reprint of the first appearance of Superman. DC Comics published numerous “1st Edition” treasury comics including Superman #1, Detective Comics #27, Batman #1, Sensation Comics #1, and Wonder Woman #1.

HAPPY 80th BIRTHDAY, SUPERMAN!

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Super Friends Sneakers card (1974)

DC Comics and Hanna-Barbera licensed specific merchandising as tie-ins to the hit 1970s Saturday morning cartoon Super Friends. One of those items was Super Friends Sneakers in 1974. This is an insert card that came with the box of sneakers featuring the artwork of…

Chemtoy Superman pencil topper (1974)

This is a Superman pencil topper made of hard plastic. It was produced in the early 1970s in the United States by Chemtoy. This Superman figural pencil topper was also used by bakeries at the time as cake toppers. Superman was one of a few characters produced including Batman, Robin, Captain Marvel (Shazam!), and Supergirl.