Kenner FAO Schwarz exclusive History of Superman figures (1996)

In 1996, the historic toy company FAO Schwarz sold an exclusive set of Superman figures produced by Kenner. A rather large box titled “The History of Superman Collection” opened up to reveal three twelve-inch Superman figures chronicling the history of the character through three separate costume designs.

The first figure is representative of the Golden Age Superman, the second of the Silver Age Superman and the then considered…

Action Comics #491 #498 and #499 reprints (1979)

Here are reprints of Action Comics number 491, 498 and 499. Why do I bother adding these reprints to the collection? Well, during this period, DC Comics licensed Western Publishing Company (the then parent company of Gold Key and Whitman) to produce reprints of selected comic issues and bag them as a three-pack. At this point in time…

Action Comics #800 (2003)

This is the breathtaking cover of Action Comics number 800. Although a perspective change, it is an homage to the cover of Action Comics number 1 by Joe Shuster. This cover was painted by…