What is considered to be the most valuable comic book of all time is finally being immortalized in Lego. For reference, the most recent mint copy of Action Comics #1 featuring Joe Shuster’s Superman art on the cover sold on eBay for $3.2 million. But this 145-piece Lego set? It will only cost you $40.
Factory Entertainment calls its line of spring-enhanced collectibles Motion Statues, but that's really just a fancy way to avoid calling them Bobbleheads and dodge a potential lawsuit. It's the same general idea, except that instead of a giant oversized head bouncing around, we have Superman lifting a car in a scene…
Action Comics #1 holds an almost mythical status in Comic history, the début of Superman and the birth of the Superhero comic as we know it. It's been available to read online before, but never in a quality quite like this - not surprising, as this is the most valuable, pristine version of it ever sold.
Originally published in June 1938, Action Comics #1 is the premier issue of the Action Comics series, and, most notably, the issue in which Superman makes his first appearance. Now, the finest known copy of "the Holy Grail of Comics" is up for auction on eBay – and the top bid is already close to $2-million.
It's like something out of a comic book: A Minnesota man was in the process of remodeling an abandoned Elbow Lake house he had purchased for $10,100, when he suddenly stumbled across the most valuable comic book of all time hidden inside the wall.
The young Superman of Action Comics is almost done with Grant Morrison, but Grant Morrison's not quite done with him. In our exclusive preview of Action Comics #17 due out out Wednesday) — the second-to-last of Morrison's run, Morrison puts Supers through two very bad days, one in his past, and the other... uh... in…
In 2000, Nicolas Cage's copy of Action Comics No. 1, featuring the first appearance of Superman, was stolen, not to reappear until 2011. Now a comedic heist movie based on the theft is in the works, but it sounds like Cage won't be playing himself.
We've already crowned Animal Man as the best thing to come out of the DC relaunch, but what about the other twelve titles from last week?
What's in comic stores this Wednesday? Grant Morrison's "Bruce Springsteen Superman," the return of scifi man of mystery Casanova Quinn, and Animal Man crying tears of hemoglobin. Gross!
This was a year of hard lessons. Movie attendance and ticket sales fell. Television shows struggled and died. Book publishers faced an electronic future. And through it all, some great works of the imagination thrived. What did 2010 teach us?
We recently chatted with Doctor Who scribe and DC Comics writer Paul Cornell about his plans for Lex Luthor, London's premiere crimefighting force Knight and Squire, and what it's like to work with Neil Gaiman.
An American family recently used a copy of Action Comics 1 they found in their basement to save their home from foreclosure. In honor of this tale (and DC's 75th anniversary), here are 75 absolutely priceless Action Comics covers.
An anonymous family in the American South was on the verge of foreclosure when they discovered a copy of Action Comics 1 in their basement. The comic, which contains the first appearance of Superman, could fetch more than $250,000.
In October's Action Comics 894, the DC Universe's baldest baddie, Lex Luthor, will meet an unlikely guest star...Death from Neil Gaiman's Sandman. These characters come from two very different corners of comicdom, but their confluence is a win for readers.
Just days after the first appearance of Superman set a new world record for the most expensive comic book ever, Batman's first appearance has sold for even more. The rivalry between those two has really gotten out of hand.
Wondering why the Superman comics seem to be very superhero-ish, for an alien rocketed to Earth from a dying planet? DC's creators apparently agree with you, and they're promising some more sci-fi for the character's world in the next year.
Despite Warner's legal victory against the family of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel over the character's copyright, the legal future of Clark Kent seems even more complicated than ever - leading the court to appoint an expert to explain it all.