When it was first announced that Nick Spencer and RB Silver were going to be adding Jimmy Olsen backup stories to "Action Comics," I'll admit that I was a little apprehensive -- and more than a little jealous of Spencer, who got my dream job. Jimmy is, after all,
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If you've had any exposure to the character of Lex Luthor throughout his decades of playing the role of Superman's nemesis then you don't need me to tell you that Lex can be something of an egomaniac from time to time. Lex
In the nick of time, the Man of Steel has saved a family's home ... for real. A couple facing foreclosure found the collateral they desperately needed with the discovery of an Action Comics #1 in the basement, aka, the Holy Grail of comic books.
As any true fan boy knows, Action Comics #1 is the most significa
With today's news that Death -- the pallid, parasol-toting embodiment of the End of All Things from in Neil Gaiman's "Sandman" -- will be crossing over with Paul Cornell's Lex Luthor story in the pages of "Action Comics," it looks like DC's making an honest attempt to bring at least a few Vertigo titles into their core universe.
In recent years, this is something that hadn't been allowed, with the st
There's been a lot of speculation recently about whether or not Vertigo characters like Swamp Thing and John Constantine would be making the jump to the mainstream DCU, but it looks like one of the most iconic characters from the Endless family in Neil Gaiman's "Sandman" has beaten them to the punch. Death herself is coming to the DC Universe in Paul Cornell and David Finch's "Action Comics" #894 this Oc
Someone lucky enough to have the scratch paid $317,200 for a rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman. The issue of Action Comics from 1938 features a cover showing the Man of Steel lifting a car and its original price tag of 10 cents. (There are only about 100 copies known to exist.) The lucky bastard who sold it originally purchased the copy in the '50s at the marke
DC Comics has added special variant covers editions to two key titles for October: ACTION COMICS #858 and BATMAN #670!
BATMAN #670 features the debut of new series artist Tony Daniel, who joins writer Grant Morrison with this issue's special prelude to the upcoming "Resurrection of Ra's Al Ghul" storyline. The Standard Edition of this issue features a cover by Tony Daniel; the Variant Edition fe