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…

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The Best of DC No. 12 Superman in Time and Space (1981)

In the days before comic book sized trade paperback compilation books (commonly mistaken as “graphic novels” which is something entirely different) comic companies published digest sized books which were comprised of previously published stories.

This is an issue of The Best of DC No. 12 which features compilation of Superman stories and is collectively titled, Superman in Time and Space. This 100 page digest book from 1981 contains…

Super Friends Special #1 (1981)

In this double issue of Super Friends Special number 1, the first story deals with Gleek being abducted by a villain named the Menagerie Man who uses animals to steal. After several pages of fun games, puzzles and drawing, story number two begins and tells the tale of…

Krypton Chronicles #1 (1981)

The first issue in the comicbook mini-series Krypton Chronicles from 1981. In this issue, Superman and Supergirl travel to Kandor (an inhabitable planet that Superman found, in an earlier story, orbiting a red sun where he was able to enlarge the bottled city) and meet with scientists and scholars to help Kal-El in his quest to…