Superman II: The Adventure Continues DC Special Series book (1981)

In honor of the passing of Margot Kidder… Lois Lane.

This is a Superman II: The Adventure Continues DC Special Series treasury sized book. The book is filled with behind the scenes stories, interviews with cast and few members, and huge color and black-and-white photos from the production of the movie. The book even includes ads for the Superman telephone, the Atari video game, and the Movieland Wax Museum statue.

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Collectors’ Edition Superman: The Movie book (1979)

In all of its treasury sized glory is this Collectors’ Edition Superman: The Movie book. Published in 1979, all of its sixty-four pages are full of giant color photos (and some black and white ones), a detailed look at the Fortress of Solitude as it was in the comics in the day, production photos, behind the scenes shots, storyboards, actor bios, a bio on director Richard Donner…

Justice League of America #102 (1972)

This is a copy of Justice League of America number 102 from 1972. It is yet another example of how the late and great artist Nick Cardy could make a cover so dynamic.

The title of the story is “And One of Us Must Die!” and it features a cavalcade of many, many DC Comics heroes including Superman, Batman, Diana Prince, Wonder Woman (Earth Two), The Flash, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), Aquaman, Black Canary, Green Arrow, Red Tornado, Johnny Thunder, Hawkman…

New Talent Showcase #1 (2017)

This is the first issue of New Talent Showcase from DC Comics published in 2017. It contains numerous mini stories from a new breed of DC Comics talent. As Showcase Co-Editor and VP of DC Talent Development Bobbie Chase writes in the forward, “This year’s Showcase represents the work of writers from our DC Writers Workshop Pilot Program, a 13-week program held…

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…

DC Super Friends #1 (2008)

Based on the toy line from Mattel was the comic book series called DC Super Friends. Published in 2008 during the big marketing push of the toys, this is the first issue featuring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, and Green Lantern (John Stewart).

In this issue, after saving a group of school children lost in a cave, the team…