It is the last page of each book as an image doomsdays fist punches a wall over and over again and making more and more progress. What is your death of superman, the comic book worth. The death and return of superman omnibus includes the bestselling trade paperbacks the death of superman and the return of superman, as well as portions of world without a superman, plus 40 pages of bonus extras including promotional material and product spotlights. Shipped on time, excellent quality, would order again. Kennedys assassination, cbr explores the ongoing saga behind a 1964 superman tribute story. You can see where the latest superman movies, in particular, batman vs superman, drew its inspiration from. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the largest online selection at. The regular issue cost 75 cents, this being the early90s. I had heard of this event but i was so late to the party that it was over. An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book.
The death and return of superman multiple printing saga. Jan 22, 2014 on the first episode of comic book hunter i am on the hunt for the death of superman. Values of death of superman, the free comic book values. Aug 08, 2018 the death of superman, out today on bluray and dvd, is rather explicitly an attempt by warner bros. How much is the original death of superman comic worth. What is the value of superman issue 75 the death of superman. Dc to release extended death and return of superman animated movie as a single film. But it soon becomes apparent that only superman can stand against the monstrosity that has been. It was moderately valuable at one point, provided that it remained sealed in its black plastic bag and contained the mourning armband.
The death of superman combines everything i love about wwf pro wrestling with the tight plotting of a michael bay film. The death of superman makes the man of steels sacrifice. The crossover, which originated from editor mike carlin and writers dan jurgens, roger stern, louise simonson, jerry ordway, and karl kesel, began in december 1992 and lasted until october 1993. On the first episode of comic book hunter i am on the hunt for the death of superman. Regular people were hedging that it said comic book would get value, whereas regular collectors knew there would be multiple reprintings and anyone who wanted said comic book in 1st printing was going to get it. Get the best deal for death of superman from the largest online selection at.
Aug 26, 2011 how much are the original death of superman comic books worth. Milestone, paradox press, piranha press, tangent comics, vertigo, wildstorm. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell. The story that drew national media attention when dc comics killed their greatest hero is collected here. Please only report missing issues after attempting a thorough search, and do not submit false information. The completed multiissue story arc was given the title the death and return of superman. My journey into this wonderful hobby began in early 1994, when i found the death of superman graphic novel at kroger, i was 11 years old then. Dc customs services and international tracking provided. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. The story followed events that first took place during the the death and return of superman storyline, and was followedup by the storyarc funeral for a friend a. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any.
When dc announced its plans to kill off superman within its comic book universe. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. How much are the original death of superman comic books worth. I worked at a comic shop at the time that book came out. As the highest selling comic of all time it caused a spectacular boom in sales during the 90s.
A good riveting story especially as the tome of the book is preinternet so has a more of natural feel. The death of superman set comics general cgc comic. Tdos actually had a lot to do with crashing the comic book collectors market because of awesome stories like yours above. It was my brothers favorite present for his birthday. The death of superman, out today on bluray and dvd, is rather explicitly an attempt by warner bros. Mar 17, 2019 my journey into this wonderful hobby began in early 1994, when i found the death of superman graphic novel at kroger, i was 11 years old then. It is signed by jerry ordway and is 1522 of 10,000. It wasnt the first time, or the last but for one moment in the early 1990s, the combination of a slow news day and the growing popularity of comics collided for what many people recall as the busiestever day for comicbook sales. Aug 01, 1993 for a person who has never been overly fond of the superman comic s the novel the death and life of superman is a superb read. Tales from the database mile high comics, chuck rozanski. I am not an expert so i will not attempt to graderate each comic. May 28, 2008 ah, the death of superman setman, i have all of them up to the black bag issue i have 9 copies of that and then funeral for a friend set and finally the white bag got 7 copies of that and the four new supermans launched from each of the four superman titlesthese all are pretty much worthless. When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the justice league is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. The man of steel, action comics, and justice league of america introduces an unstoppable alien named doomsday who creates a path of destruction on his way to the heart of metropolis and whom superman must stop at any.
This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of supermans appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. Unfollow death of superman comic to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. What is the value of superman issue 75 the death of. The death of superman is a comic book storyline culminating in superman vol. Jul 04, 2019 i worked at a comic shop at the time that book came out. They are all in fair, good, or near mint condition. I just ordered him this comic book for his birthday and he was shocked and impressed.
The price of the death of superman comic book will vary depending on the condition. Forget all the psychological nuance of frank millers dark knight comics, superman is good and thats all you need to know. Dec 30, 2017 it depends on the edition, condition, etc. Animation to right a wrong created by the underwhelming semispectacle of superman. The death of superman set comics general cgc comic book. Doomsday story arc, the death of superman animated feature is a mustwatch film and an easy way to familiarize yourself with the iconic comic book event. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Its no wonder that this is the best selling comic book of all time. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Find the value of the dc comic death of superman volume 1.
When i first heard about dcs plans to kill superman, i immediately called dc president paul levitz to beg him to cancel the idea. Maurice mitchell is a sciencefiction and comic book critic, blogger, and journalist. The biggest event comic in the history of the medium, and this is the highly desirable memorial edition. I bought this book because i heard this was the best selling graphic novel of all time, and it do have historic value, because death of superman was a big deal. I recommend this book to all superman fans, because its an important chapter in the character and dc universe. Chris viveiros of boston holds his copy of the comic book in the background. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic books. The death of superman dan jurgens, jerry ordway, louise simonson, jon. Death and return of superman part 1, justice leaguesociety, superman published may 2011 by dc. Death of superman promotion of 1992 mile high comics. Thats where the real value is in comics entertainment first, last and always. Which is the most expensive superman comic of all time. Superman is a superhero created by jerry siegel and joe shuster who appears in american comic books published by dc comics. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher.
Aug 01, 2019 the death of superman issue 75 duration. Each page is a full page shot of the intense battle. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell it online because the buyer needs to assume youre overestimating its value. For a person who has never been overly fond of the superman comics the novel the death and life of superman is a superb read. Death and return of superman part 1, justice leaguesociety, superman published feb 1993 by dc. As the highest selling comic of all time it caused a spectacular boom in. Please fill out the following form to report an issue missing from the database. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics. The massive 11issue crossover among four different series superman, superman. What made the death of superman promotion so much different than all the rest of the specious comics marketing schemes cooked up during the early 1990s was that it was aimed at the general public. As a consequence of introducing this series alongside its already existing titles, dc comics was able to publish a new superman comic each week. The death of superman is a crossover story event featured in dc comics supermanrelated publications.
New listing death of superman comic book lot dc 1st doomsday action man of. Death of superman publisher dc comics store date january. The death and return of superman multiple printing saga my. The most valuable version is the platinum edition, that was given to dealers who sent back a survey to dc comics in 19921993. It is the last page of each book as an image doomsdays fist punches a. The death of superman was a 1992 stunt that turned out to be dcs bestselling superman comic ever. But it soon becomes apparent that only superman can stand against the monstrosity that has been nicknamed doomsday. Superman and doomsday just exchange blows one after another. The death of superman for right or wrong is a landmark moment in comic book history. Find great deals on ebay for death of superman comic and death of superman comic cgc.
There is just one page of each of these books in this book in the tpb. In case youve been living under a rock no judgement, though, weve all been there and havent read or even heard of the iconic superman vs. The death of the superman was a multipart storyline published in alternating superman titles from decemberjanuary of 19921993, and one issue of justice league america in december, 1992. Values of death of superman, the free comic book price guide. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic.1396 287 1376 1605 1029 1040 1472 1452 890 990 63 167 517 1256 487 506 1520 1455 367 304 1538 92 775 720 1390 902 775 1439 55 988 624 463 1046 977 475