Action Comics #600 (1988)

This is a copy of Action Comics number 600 published in 1988 by DC Comics when Superman was celebrating his 50th birthday. It contains multiple stories by numerous writers and artists.

The first story, written by John Byrne and illustrated by Byrne and George Perez, begins with that awkward kiss and exchange between Superman and Wonder Woman. The story quickly soars headlong into an adventure on Olympus where the two heroes are deep in a deception by none other than the evil…

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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!

Action Comics #987 (2017)

This is a copy of Action Comics #987 published in 2017. In part one of a story called “The Oz Effect”, Superman races to defeat the agents of the villain Mr. Oz and the chaos that has been terrorizing the world. It is in this issue where we learn the secret identity of Mr. Oz which greatly shocks Superman! The issue has a very eye-catching lenticular cover with text that shifts from “HOPE” to “OZ”.

This website is a fun getaway for me, and gives me a great opportunity to showcase my collection. However, at the risk of sounding too preachy, this great comic issue brought about a strange comment from a so-called online “journalist” who picked it apart and blasted what Superman does in a few panels. He expressed his opinion in an online article and it bothered me so much that…

Action Comics #500 (1979)

Welcome to the 500th Superman Collectible on this WordPress site!

In celebration, here is a copy of Action Comics number 500 published in 1979. It features a dynamic cover by Ross Andrew and Dick Giordano. On the cover are Superman, Lois Lane, and Supergirl referring to copy of the 500th issue. These types of covers are known as “infinity covers” since they appear to go on forever. The issue itself contains…

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…