Unfollow death of superman comic to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. I was ten years old when the, then doomsday, now death of superman, arc began, running through dc comics in late 1992. Originally an imaginary story, absolute crisis on infinite earths revealed that this story is in fact an alternate real universe. The death of superman is a crossover story event featured in dc comics supermanrelated publications. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the largest online selection at. This edit will also create new pages on comic vine for. Roger stern took all of these stories and put them together to form a complete tale that read like a novel from start to finish. The comic book adventures of superman have run continuously from that. Includes chapters of world without a superman, bonus materials and more. The first occasions were as imaginary stories that is, set outside of the official continuity published during the silver age of comics. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939.
The death of superman doomsday limited collectors set. The death of superman dc, 1993 series newsstand first printing the death of superman dc, 1993 series fifth printing the death of superman dc, 1993 series newsstand second printing second printing was printed in canada. Event dcs the death and return of superman 1992 3 the death and return of superman was a major three part event that saw superman felled by doomsday, a world mourn for their loss, and the subsequent revival of the man of steel. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher. As far as the story, this is where comic books all ended for me, superman was killed. For accuracy almost every entry is based upon actually looking in the issue, and not memory or another source. This limited collectors set is still in still in plastic, it has never been opened from original packaging. The reign of the supermen which introduced the postcrisis superboy, steel, the cyborg superman, and a mysterious superman with familiar ties to another. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics. Dedicated to providing lists for the best experience possible when reading through a comic book event, arc. Not much is known about the killer except for his love of destruction. But it soon becomes apparent that only superman can stand against the monstrosity that has been nicknamed doomsday. May 17, 2018 the death of superman the man of steel faces his most formidable foe in an allnew animated film from warner bros. Bloody disgusting death of superman brought the real and fictional universes together in a stirring realization of just how much superman means to our culture.
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. A maniacal beast has risen from the earth, a creature called doomsday. In the story, superman engages in battle with a seemingly unstoppable killing machine named doomsday in the streets of metropolis. The death of superman new edition by dan jurgens, paperback. Buying art is subjective, hence the final decision to purchase based on perceived value is at the sole discretion on the buyer.
Death of superman promotion of 1992 mile high comics. The completed multiissue story arc was given the title the death and return of superman. At the end of last weeks column, i promised you that i would discuss this week the impact that the 1992 death of superman promotion had on the world of comics. This reading order contains all the necessary comic book issues to enjoy the death of superman event. The death of superman is the latest entry in the dc universe animated original movies series and is based on the 1992 dc comic book storyline of the same name in which superman and doomsday battle to the death. When dc comics killed off superman in 1992 to enormous. The death of superman is the latest entry in the dc universe animated original movies series and is based on the 1992 dc comic book storyline of the same name in. How much are the original death of superman comic books worth. It wasnt a bad year, just up and down in terms of story and events.
Death of superman trade paperback platinum edition. When viewed overall 1992 was a somewhat haphazard year for the superman titles. The death of superman was a 1992 stunt that turned out to be dcs. Will superman find out in time to warn his boyhood friend. Frankly, i view that particular marketing event as being the greatest catastrophe to strike the world of. The death of superman is a crossover story event featured in dc comics supermanrelated. How much are the original death of superman comic books. Revealed at san diego comiccon friday night, death of superman. Publishers like dc would designate certain comic book issues as significant, causing mint condition copies to be. Dc published the story in three collected volumes from 1992 to 1993.
Browse issues from the comic book series, superman. Superman the death of superman limited collectors set. Trends, listings, and sales prices will be tracked from the perspective of both raw and the highest cgc graded books. The most valuable version is the platinum edition, that was given to dealers who sent back a survey to dc comics in 1992 1993. The calm before the storm or aliens, vampires and demons oh my. Values of death of superman, the free comic book price guide. Some great dan jurgens art and brutal for superman comics fight scenes. The four titles were interlocked with a tight continuity running between them.
Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the justice league is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. The death of superman for right or wrong is a landmark moment in comic book history. The new, improved doomsdays brainpower so outstrips supermans that our hero becomes the pawn in a deadly game of catandmouse. In the space of a few issues of the superman comic book series, doomsday. 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. Supported by the mysterious sons of liberty, pete ross is elected to congress. The death and resurrection of superman, explained polygon. Death of superman 1992 doomsday vs superman complete. As the highest selling comic of all time it caused a spectacular boom in sales during the 90s. Comic books dramatically read by the eligible monster team. Minutemen archives the death of superman book iv the. The superman stable of writers and artists were in a bind.
The final fight between superman and doomsday is a knockout brawl for the ages. The massive 11issue crossover among four different series superman, superman. I was glad the day i found all the comics combined in one book. If you are in the market to buy or sell a death of superman trade paperback comic book, make sure you know which version you have. This book has at least 16 printings as of september 2008. In 1992, four titles starring the man of steel were on store shelves. Manning, is the bestselling trade paperback of all time. The death of superman by dan jurgens, jerry ordway, louise simonson, roger stern. Find great deals on ebay for death of superman comic and death of superman comic cgc. The release of this comic book garnered so much mainstream media attention, its shocking ending was reported by a number of broadcast news channels and national newspapers.
The death of superman is a 1992 comic book storyline that occurred mostly in dc comics superman titles. The death of superman doomsday limited collectors set complete 7 part story and reprint of action. Death of superman trade paperback platinum edition comics. Nov 14, 2017 the death and resurrection of superman, explained. Comic book lot death of superman funeral for a friend 3 and 4 others vfnm. Find the value of the dc comic death of superman volume 1. Dc comics, marvel comics and indie alike, nothing is free from our dramatic readings. In the initial chapter, lex luthor appears to have renounced his life of crime. The story that drew national media attention when dc comics killed their greatest hero is collected here. Death of superman puts superman up against a killing machine called doomsday. 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. Values of death of superman, the comics price guide. At the time, i was an avid comics reader, and while familiar with the concept of death in comics specifically of jason todd a few years earlier the concept of killing superman seemed nearly impossible to me.
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. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. The death of superman was released in time for the 1992 christmas shopping season and, according to comics historian matthew k. How much is the original death of superman comic worth. Paste magazine an epic and carefully constructed narrative. The death of superman dc comic retropect 1992 1993 duration. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of supermans appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. Unfollow superman 1993 the death of superman to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell. The death of superman is a comic book storyline culminating in superman vol.
Obviously, the trailer has made mass strides in this book gaining momentum. This unforgettable epic is collecting in this massive edition including superman. The death of superman took place from october and november of 1992, spanning five titles and seven issues. The plot involved an unknown monster, later to be named doomsday, that goes on a.
Comic book star killed off in life with archie to live on in classic archie but. The death and life of superman was first written in the early 90s and spanned across several comic book series, including action comics, superman, and superman. Nov 18, 2011 the death of superman took place from october and november of 1992, spanning five titles and seven issues. Death of superman reading order comic book reading orders. Superman the death of superman limited collectors set 1992. If condition is in question, please request more pictures. But if you want a good story, the death of superman really is just a setup to the meatandpotatoes of the storyline. 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.
The man of steel, superman, and adventures of superman. 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. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. Superman comics index 19862011 introduction here is a listing of the regular superman titles since the john byrne 1986 miniseries man of steel up until the postflashpoint relaunch in 2011. The death of superman was a 1992 stunt that turned out to be dcs bestselling superman comic ever. The death of superman was a 1992 crossover between dc comics. Shuster died in 1992, just a few weeks short of his 78th birthday. Frankly, i view that particular marketing event as being the greatest catastrophe to strike the world of comics since the kefauver senate hearings of 1955.1350 28 1348 134 1483 967 454 1402 1564 710 21 951 73 1224 418 644 11 556 618 958 867 600 124 1230 561 232 1418 702 184 266 33 696 1356 1132 763 316 293 913 1185 305