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Bizarro Back Issues: The Existential Dread Of Halloween On Bizarro World (1962)

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When I started soliciting questions for my Halloween-themed Ask Chris columns, one of the questions I got pretty often was about whether there was a comic book character that I found to be genuinely frightening. There are certainly a few, like the Invunche from Swamp Thing that are built from such disturbing, horrifying imagery that they stick with you

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New Superman Exhibit Celebrates The Man Of Steel’s Cleveland Roots

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Krypton, Smallville, Metropolis and Cleveland are all famous homes to Superman. The only one of those four locales you can can actually visit (by virtue of it being a real place and all) is Cleveland, Ohio, and, ironically,

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Warner Bros. Granted Ownership Of 50 Percent Of Superman By Court

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In a surprise ruling yesterday, a California Federal Court judge granted Warner Bros.' request for summary judgment in the never-ending legal battle for control of the Man of Steel, ruling that a 1992 agreement between DC Comics and Joe Shuster's sister, Jean Peavy, meant that the publisher was potentially granted permanent ownership of Shuster's share of the character's copyright, pending appeal.Judge O

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Cleveland Hopkins Int’l Airport To Open Permanent Superman Exhibit

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Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... Wait, it actually is a plane. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will open a permanent exhibit dedicated to Superman next month, celebrating the work of local boys made good, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.Set to be located at the baggage claim are

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Bizarro Back Issues: Saturn Girl For President! (1963)

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It's an Election Year here in America, which means that the strange eccentricities of our political system are in full swing. Don't get me wrong, it's not exactly a logical progression any other time, but it's only once every four years that things get truly insane, with mud-slinging ads, people pretending to be plumbers and the occasional celebrity yelling at a piece of furniture.

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Ask Chris #110: The Best ‘Imaginary’ Story

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Which of the Big Two has the best "imaginary" stories (What If, Elseworlds, Intercompany Crossover, etc.)? Which book was the most satisfying or actually made sense to o

Warner Bros Wins Ruling in Case Against Siegel and Shuster Lawyer

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that DC Comics owners Warner Bros will be allowed to make use of documents stolen from the office of the lawyer representing the heirs of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in their suit against that lawyer

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The Check that Sold Superman for $130 Goes For $160,000 at Auction

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Last night saw the close of the online auction for the check that bought Superman from creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, having attracted more than 50 bids for a unique piece of comic book history before finally selling for more than a thousand times the original value of the Man of Steel.ComicConnect's auction closed at 8:17 p.m. last night, with 56 bids that had pushed the price all the way to $160,000. The identity of the person behind

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You Can Bid on the Check That Bought Superman (Starting at Just $37,000…)

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A unique piece of comic book history could be yours - if you happen to have a spare $37,000 lying around. The check that bought Superman is up for auction online, and with a couple of weeks left in the bidding, it's already worth more than 200 times its original value.The $130 check, to Superman creators Je

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Behold the Check DC Comics Wrote in 1938 for the Exclusive Rights to Superman

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An astonishing artifact from the beginnings of American comics history was unearthed this week, the check written by DC Comics to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster for the exclusive rights to their then-new character, Superman. The young comic book creators sold Superman to the publisher for a mere $130 (split between the two of them). Their charac

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