In addition to the similarity in looks, powers, and origin, thunder also mentions being the worlds mightiest mortal which is a nickname for captain marvel and mocks superman with the name big blue cheeseanother of marvels nicknames is the big red cheese. After fleeing the destruction of his universe and beginning a new life on a similar yet strangely different earth, superman has reclaimed. The superman family was a dc comics comic book series which ran from 1974 to 1982 featuring primarily stories starring the supporting characters in the superman comics. Superman follows kalel to earth and shows his very first appearance as superman, how he came to be, where he came from and who he is. Get the best deals on superman comic book collections when you shop the largest online selection at. The death angel from earth starring superman, script by gerry conway, pencils by kurt schaffenberger, inks by tex blaisdell. The very first series of superman, with many to follow. At first look, the world of earth 4 looks very much like ours, with many of the same problems, much of the same history, and many of the same idealswith one key difference. It is a really interesting take on superman from one of my favorite comic book writers. Heavy wear on edges and spine, top of spine has small tears and creases, small tear on top of spine,scuff marks on front and back cover, heavy wear on spine this product is in used condition, and backed by the professional service and fast shipping of jetpack comics, northern new englands favorite place for comics, gaming and all things awesome. The ray, black condor, the human bomb, doll man and doll woman represent the heart and soul of the people the nazis tried to exterminate. Protagonistssuperman clark kent kalel a child of krypton sent to earth as a baby to. A dc comics guide to the multiverses 52 earths and. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist.
Sometimes i think that, to redesign superman s suit and really put your own stamp on it, you need to think outside the box. Under a now elderly bruce waynes guidance, terry has been joined by green lantern, superman, warhawk, aquagirl, big barda, micron and others to form a team known as justice league beyond. But this blockbuster clash of comic book titans might never have happened if not for. Superman, the original and seminal superhero, has undergone a lot of reboots ever since he leaped off the pages of action comics number one in 1938. Superman camelot falls hc 20072008 dc 2 of 2 in stock. The massive 11issue crossover among four different series superman, superman. Just before the destruction of the planet krypton, scientist jorel sends his infant son kalel on a spaceship to earth. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero. In 1959, he was introduced to stories depicting the adult superman, regularly appearing to 1970. Brok windsor was a great superhero from canadas golden age of comics. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. Dec 14, 2018 now we get to the christopher reeve of it all. The title ran from 1972 to 1974, consisting of ten issues. Cover pencils by ross andru, inks by dick giordano.
The strip proved so popular that national launched superman. On htrae, up could be down, fast could be slow, and this page am not talking about the bizarroverse. Supermanthe adventures of the earthtwo superman and his wife, lois lane kent. The majority of the titles feature superman s cousin kara zorel.
Lead by uncle sam, a terrorist group known as the freedom fighters opposes the new reichsmen. When dcs superheroes started hosting their own comic books. Keep track of your comic book collection online with full comic details, cover images, and current market values. He was then dropped for a few years before being revived in 1974. Reeve is not only transcendent as superman, but also as. So with that said i really enjoy superman earth one. Crisis gives brandon rouths superman the apology he deserves.
The death angel from earth starring superman, script by gerry conway, pencils by kurt schaffenberger, inks by tex. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive the man of steel fights a neverending battle for truth, justice, and the american way. Straczynski offers a superman origin story that not only gives the familiar origins of kalel, but also provides the origins of superman by telling us why clark kent chose, out of all his possible futures, to become superman in the first place. Supermans strength is attributed to the lighter gravity found on earth, and is. Postflashpoint comic books 20112016 action comics and superman comic books, specials, annuals and graphic novels 20112016 superman unchained comic books 202015 batman superman comic books 202016 superman wonder woman comic books 202016 earth 2. This is my name it aint nothin, a look at when comic books guest star celebrities, but their names are changed so as to avoid any legal problems today, based on suggestions from many different readers, i take a look at how popeye briefly became a superman supporting cast member. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. From his blue uniform to his flowing red cape to the s shield on his chest, superman is one of the most immediately recognizable and beloved dc super heroes of all time. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Superman comics index 19381986 introduction ultimately we would like to be able to list for you the entire run of superman comics from 1938 through to 1986, an era of comics encompassing the golden age, through the silver age and up to the 1986 revamp. A cover gallery for the comic book superman superman original dc comic book from 1972 superman 253 strict fnvf 1972 more action and supes books off now brok windsor comic book illustrated by canadian hall of fame artist jon st.
Superman in the computer masters of metropolis 1982. The story has been through many revisions through decades of publication in comic books and radio, television and film adaptations. Worlds in the multiverse am spherical, but not htrae. The superman family was an american comic book series published by dc comics from 1974. Supergirl was featured prominently in the superman family anthology series 197482, but writer marv wolfman suggested that the character could be killed in his 12issue comic book opus crisis on infinite earths 198586, to give more emotional weight to the continuityreshaping series. On earth 12, batmans successor, terry mcginnis, is a tough kid shaped by the mean streets of neogotham. Superman cover by nick cardy dc, november 1974 comic book covers. The death of superman was a 1992 stunt that turned out to be dcs bestselling superman comic ever. Mark gruenwald assigned it to the 19511960 period of those books. In 1969, supergirls adventures became the lead feature in adventure comics, and she later starred in an eponymous comic book series which debuted in 1972 and ran until 1974. The origin of the greatest, strangest teamup in comic book history in 1978 dc comics brought together muhammad ali and superman in a quest to save the earth. Superman brainiacs earth shattering scheme 1978 parkes run giant story coloring book. This comic series is amazing, a great take on superman was a little skeptic at first but it really grew on my by the end of this book i really hope they continue to expand on this series all the way through to the justice league there is only the slightest mention of batman kinda in one of the pages so ive got my fingers crossed they will make.
Why christopher reeves superman is so hard to forget. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. Supermans girl friend, lois lane is an american comic book series published monthly by dc comics. Society comic books 20152016 doomed comic books 20152016. Only the second time superman appeared on a comic book cover. Dcs earth one universe deserves even more attention. Raised by kindly farmers jonathan and martha kent, young. Whether it was in search of justice, thrills or revenge, in the latter half of the 20th century a number of remarkable men and women with no powers to speak of other than resourcefulness, intelligence and various levels. In the new 52, dcs relaunch of its entire comic book line, superman is still from krypton, was still raised on a farm in the american midwest, is still named clark kent and is still a.
Earth one is a series of graphic novels written by j. Michael straczynski with art by ardian syaf batgirl, superman. Get the best deals on superman comics when you shop the largest online selection at. Cleveland, the true birthplace of superman comic book fans and city activists hope that people think of the ohio city, and not krypton, as the home of the man of steel. Lex over frequency causes superman superman 3 hour tv. Lex was therefore the paragon of truth transported to vanishing point, and earth96s superman instead was simply wiped from existence. He regularly appeared in superboy stories from 1955 to 1970. Liandly from the planet rolez, called linda lee by lois kent, has strange powers including telepathy and the ability to restore superman s powers when col.
Harris, pencils by win mortimer, inks by vince colletta. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. Dc comics may have launched a wave of new heroes, but one of the most expensive issues to own is the launch of lois lanes comic book series, which gave focus to superman s girlfriend. When eart i and earth ii superman met each other, the latter was represented. It is understandable that he needs to be reimagined every time a new generation of comic book readers comes of age.
Earth one was the inaugural title of the new, ongoing graphic novel series earth. When jorel and lara of the dying planet krypton sent their son, kalel, to earth, he not only would grow up to become earth23s greatest hero, hed become one of the worlds political leaders, as well. Get the best deals on superman bizarro comic when you shop the largest online selection at. All spoilers from the first two books will be unmarked below. Since 2010, dc comics has slowly been establishing the earth one books with the potential to become a universe of its own if allowed to be. Please fill out the following form to report a missing variant issue from the database.
Superman is left as the only inhabitant of earth except for brain storm, who has. The series focusing on the adventures of lois lane began publication with a marchapril 1958 cover date and ended its run in septemberoctober 1974, with 7 regular issues and two 80page annuals. I found superman earth one by turns exciting, intriguing and touching. This page lists the characters appearing in the superman. Superman button 1939 superman button 1982present superman button collection 1988 dc superman by geoff johns and john romita jr directors cut 2014 2 of 2 in stock. Earth one is a 2010 graphic novel from dc written by j.
Dcs silver age focused a lot around superman and his supporting characters, making a lois lane series all but inevitable. Apr 04, 2016 superman is back on the big screen right now, battling the dark knight in batman v superman. Jan 14, 2020 this is my name it aint nothin, a look at when comic books guest star celebrities, but their names are changed so as to avoid any legal problems today, based on suggestions from many different readers, i take a look at how popeye briefly became a superman supporting cast member. The first series featured the original supergirl, superman s cousin kara zorel. If you find any characters that appear in this issue, episode, movie, game or book but are not included on the page, please add them to the appearances list of the template. Supermans a character i never tire of reading and can put a smile on my face. Earth e earth 216 is the world where the supersons adventures happened and was used to explain 1950s batman and superman stories that didnt fit with either earth one or earth two history. Sixty years of the worlds favorite comic book heroes little. Since supergirl has mined so many great superman stories and characters for ideas in the five seasons it has been on the air, its up to the writers and producers of the cws planned superman and. Earth 29 am twisted and topsyturvy copy of earth 0. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. Superman comes to earth superman 1948 is a 15part blackandwhite columbia film serial based on the comic book character superman. 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. Superman s pal jimmy olsen is an american comic book series published by dc comics from septemberoctober 1954 until march 1974, spanning a total of 163 issues.
Amazing world of dc comics was a regrettably shortlived 17 issues magazine that published interviews, previously unpublished stories, humorous pieces, articles on dc superheroes, and other dccentric items of interest. Cover by nick cardy dc, november 1974 superman comic, comic book covers. This take on superman is the best ive seen where superman doesnt feel human. Supermans girl friend, lois lane 1958 1974 from dc comics. The 70s were arguably his heyday, with krypto getting solo stories in the pages of action comics, superman, and superman. He did great work at marvel on titles like captain america and has had his hands in the dc pool as well being very involved with superman in such stories as exile, the wedding and the death of superman saga.
Clark kent is hired as a reporter for the daily star newspaper in this sequence. Much as the usa and the ideals of its founding fathers are used as the inspiration for certain heroes superman, captain america so too in golden age comics did earth become a stalwart as. Weve been selling comics since 1961 our first sale. See more ideas about superman comic, comic books and superman. History of supergirl linda danvers the earth born angel.
Featuring the adventures of superman supporting character jimmy olsen, it contains stories often of a humorous nature. I did an old i love ya but youre strange on this years ago, but hey, it now fits this category, too. Except, the everdevious and narcissistic lex luthor of earth38 had gone back in time and rewritten the book of destiny, replacing supermans name with his own. If this is a regular missing issue, please use the missing submission on the title in question. Michael straczynski and illustrated by shane davis. When jorel and lara of the dying planet krypton sent their son, kalel, to earth, he not only would grow up to become earth 23s greatest hero, hed become one of the worlds political leaders, as well. Earth twoa is the semiofficial name of the universe where the golden age superman stories and perhaps all golden age stories not assigned to other earths happened. The first volume was published in the us in 2010 by dc comics, and in the uk in 2011 by titan books. Jms who wrote one of my favorite runs and favorite spiderman story of all time.
It is the first installment of dcs earth one line, an ultimate universe of sorts where the dc universes most iconic characters are reimagined for the modern era. Supergirl is the title of the first ongoing comic book series starring supergirl. Nelson bridwell, pencils by george tuska, inks by vince colletta. It began publication in 1972 following a 44issue run of supergirl stories. It takes its name from earth two, which is a parallel universe that existed prior to the crisis on infinite earths. For earth, roger stern uses superman as a tool for environmental issues. And this kind of publishing was no more than a makeshift, comic books, then. The origin of superman is the story that relates superman s arrival on earth and the beginnings of his career as a superhero. Supergirl is the name of seven comic book series published by dc comics, featuring various characters of the same name.1616 1199 385 70 490 1176 1390 1630 574 1569 731 138 628 889 3 561 634 275 943 408 148 1114 1348 1046 371 1315 103 649 6 1236 1425 834 1087 718 645 477 781