The past and presence of love in africa yet talk of love in africa did not disappear. This is likely the highest priced and absolute most desirable premium book from the 1990s next to the spiderman platinum variant. It is signed by jerry ordway and is 1522 of 10,000. 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. Superman movie debuts, we will see this book revert back to its normal prices again. The reign of the supermen which introduced the postcrisis superboy, steel, the cyborg superman, and a mysterious superman with familiar ties to another. In the eyes of serious collectors, mint condition means ultimately untouched. Death of superman new edition by dan jurgens, jerry ordway. The death of superman for right or wrong is a landmark moment in comic book history. And remarkably chilling for a comic book at the time. 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. 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. The most valuable superman comic book ever is for sale on ebay.
But if you want a good story, the death of superman really is just a setup to the meatandpotatoes of the storyline. The death of superman is a crossover story event featured in dc comics supermanrelated. There is then a bittersweet ending with supergirl and krypto carrying on in superman s name. I just ordered him this comic book for his birthday and he was shocked and impressed. If anything, amid the elaboration of hivaids education and prevention campaigns and the proliferation of callin radio talk shows, tv soap operas, and romantic. How much are the original death of superman comic books worth. They are all in fair, good, or near mint condition. Id like to know how much comic book shops would sell it for, and how much collectors would buy it for. The calm before the storm or aliens, vampires and demons oh my. I figured i did one about smallivlle, superman doomsday, and a fake trailer.
An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book. But in the end, the result will be the same as the death of superman. As the highest selling comic of all time it caused a spectacular boom in sales during the 90s. Death of superman reading order comic book reading orders. I figured i did one about smallivlle, superman doomsday, and. It was the death of an icon probably the most famous character in all of comicdom. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Nov 18, 2011 the death and return of superman is making its premiere at 12pm on november 27. Aug 05, 2018 the death of superman cuts to the chase in the title this is an animated retelling of the 1993 comic book crossover in which superman, in order to save metropolis, gets beaten to death by the alien doomsday. Death of superman story arc when the alien monster doomsday surfaces on earth, superman may be the only hero powerful enough to save the planet from doomsdays wrath. What is up with people thinking comic books are worth a lot of money.
May 16, 2017 strange days ahead for dcs new superman, as the stars of the 1990s storylines the death of superman and reign of the supermen are back with a vengeance. Death and return of superman part 1, justice leaguesociety, superman published may 2011 by dc. Since his debut, superman has been a cultural icon in the united states. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics.
After a month of spotlighting the strange if endearingly strange history of comic books and especially the silver age, i think it is worthwhile to show the comic books of the silver age that are simply great stories period, without any enjoyably goofy aspect to them. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics. When dc killed superman they almost killed the comic. When i first heard about dcs plans to kill superman, i immediately called dc president paul levitz to beg him to cancel the idea. Jun 15, 2017 the only comic book outside the superman group that tied into the death of superman was justice league america, which was being written and drawn by dan jurgens at the time with finishes by rick burchett, so he obviously knew how to tie it in well. Superman is a superhero created by jerry siegel and joe shuster who appears in american comic books published by dc comics. Page 2 fame and fortune weekly stories, of boys who make m oney.
The cyborg superman reborn, the eradicator returned to his prenew 52 form, mongul out for blood, and even metallo and blanque thrown in to spice things up. Buy superman the return of superman tp superman dc comics gph by various, isbn. The death of superman is not only one of the best selling graphic novels of alltime, but also captures one of the most iconic moments in american pop culture. How much is an unopened mint condition copy of the death of. Death of superman comic book, signed copy with certificate of authenticity. It is referred to as the holy grail of comics and this is the finest graded copy to exist with perfect white pages. May 25, 2016 death of superman new 52 chan may 25, 2016 1 comment from what i can gather, the superman in black is the prenew 52 superman whos been transported into the new 52 universe.
That being said, the death of superman is a far more cohesive, emotionally compelling version of the comic book storyline than what was represented in either the 2007 animated film or director zack snyders 2016 blockbuster film, batman v superman. How much is the original death of superman comic worth. The death of superman was a 1992 stunt that turned out to be dcs bestselling superman comic ever. Values of death of superman, the free comic book values. Adventures of superman is an american television series based on comic book characters and concepts that jerry siegel and joe shuster created in 1938.
Superman was has been, and hopefully will continue to be, one of the cornerstones of the comic book industry. This video is basically pictures from the graphic novel the death of superman, set to some rock music. Did the death and return of superman shatter the integrity of. When the alien monster doomsday surfaces on earth, superman may be the only hero powerful enough to save the planet from doomsdays wrath. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell it online because the buyer needs to assume youre overestimating its value. Some great dan jurgens art and brutal for superman comics fight scenes. On the street just in front of the daily planet, superman and doomsday had the last bout of their battle. The entire issue was made up of splash pages which filled every corner of the book with overthetop action. Unfollow death of superman comic to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. 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 limited collectors set is still in still in plastic, it has never been opened from original packaging. Apr 11, 2011 this video is basically pictures from the graphic novel the death of superman, set to some rock music. Publishers like dc would designate certain comic book issues as significant, causing mint condition. Nov 27, 2010 but in the end, the result will be the same as the death of superman. Death of superman by daniel hazelwood, dc comics staff and louise simonson 2011, paperback, revised at the best online prices at ebay. The top superman comic books for collectorsinvestors.
Aug 26, 2011 i have 4 death of superman comic books my uncle gave me a long time ago. This is a stillsealed first print of superman 75, the death of superman. Love in africa write a book and publish pdf free download. Grading a comic books state of condition is harder than you think. The death of superman by dan jurgens, jerry ordway, louise simonson, roger stern. The death of superman is a crossover story event featured in dc comics superman related publications. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell. Well also make a cash offer for your superman comic books, should you wish to sell. The memorial set that comes in a black bag with bleeding superman logo and contains a slategray memorial marker variant cover comic, a fullcolor memorial poster, fullcolor commemorative stamps, the daily planet obituary, a black mourning armband and an exclusive skybox trading card. Thats where the real value is in comics entertainment first, last and always. Siegel and shuster introduce the world to superman. I just ordered him this comic book for his birthday and he was shocked and.
Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher. Why is the death of superman such an important comic book. The event drew national attention and comic book buyers flocked to comic. Action comics 1 this is the book that started it all.
Dc shot the comic industry in the foot, and marvel is picking up the gun to reload it. It wasnt a bad year, just up and down in terms of story and events. It was my brothers favorite present for his birthday. The death of superman in black plastic cover, unopened on. Obviously, the trailer has made mass strides in this book gaining momentum.
Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition. 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. How much is an unopened mint condition copy of the death of superman worth. How much is an unopened mint condition copy of the death.
The death of superman was a major news story that was covered by the likes of cnn and time magazine. Death of superman new 52 chan may 25, 2016 1 comment from what i can gather, the superman in black is the prenew 52 superman whos been transported into the new 52 universe. I can only imagine how a kid in 1961 would have handled this comic book. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic. I am not an expert so i will not attempt to graderate each comic. When dc killed superman they almost killed the comic industry. To write a story and not just a one issue fake out, or an imaginary tale where superman actual. Death of superman comic book lot dc 1st doomsday man of steel.
When viewed overall 1992 was a somewhat haphazard year for the superman titles. The massive 11issue crossover among four different series superman, superman. Feb 05, 2016 because it has never been done before. This book has at least 16 printings as of september 2008. The value of golden and silver age comics is so high because of their rarity. Death of superman promotion of 1992 mile high comics. Extremely scarce as retailers were allowed only one copy each so the print run is frighteningly low.
Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic books. How much are the original death of superman comic books. While the core comic book fans will be unfazed by this, the casual reader could once again walk away in frustration. Aug 27, 2006 dc made a big media event out of superman s death and managed to flood the market. Death of superman new edition by dan jurgens, jerry.229 1034 685 803 47 1651 1479 1036 94 970 514 1481 1158 552 1314 190 218 1094 1481 62 204 1629 996 1631 1347 587 1539 129 729 224 949 366 906 1271 485 1411 1384 436 937 1252 1397