Superman  (1939)

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DC ⋅ 1940
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$610
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$1.8k
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$7.8k

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Lex Luthor appears with grey hair

DC ⋅ 1940
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$800
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1st appearance of Perry White, editor-in-chief at the Daily Planet who was originally created for The Adventures of Superman radio program

DC ⋅ 1941
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$750
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$1.9k
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Early Golden Age issue

DC ⋅ 1944
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$690
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$2.4k
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$6.6k

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World War II cover art by Wayne Boring

Superman #27

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DC ⋅ 1944
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1944
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$155
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$470
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$1.7k

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First solo Lois Lane story

Superman #29

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DC ⋅ 1944
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #31

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DC ⋅ 1944
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1945
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$400
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$1.2k
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$4k

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Iconic cover art by Wayne Boring

Superman #36

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DC ⋅ 1945
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #37

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DC ⋅ 1945
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #40

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DC ⋅ 1946
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #41

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DC ⋅ 1946
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #42

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DC ⋅ 1946
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #44

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DC ⋅ 1946
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1947
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$75
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$190
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$750

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First mention of Superboy in the Superman series, appears in a flashback

Superman #47

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DC ⋅ 1947
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1947
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$120
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$400
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$1.2k

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Debut of Superman ability to travel through time

Superman #49

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DC ⋅ 1947
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #50

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DC ⋅ 1948
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #51

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DC ⋅ 1948
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #52

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DC ⋅ 1948
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1948
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$600
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$1.8k
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$6k

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Origin of Superman retold

10th year anniversary of of Superman title

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7.0 sold for $3,240 [$1,900 in 2020] +71%

Superman #54

Non-Key
DC ⋅ 1948
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1948
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$100
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$300
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$1.1k

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Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority

Reason: a policeman is shot in the mouth with a water pistol and also advertisements for B-B guns

Superman #56

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DC ⋅ 1949
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #57

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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #59

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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #60

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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
DC ⋅ 1949
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$180
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$600
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$1.8k

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Introduction of Kryptonite, an element that weakens Superman, depicted as a red gemstone in the turban of an enemy

Origin of Superman retold

Superman #62

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DC ⋅ 1950
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #63

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DC ⋅ 1950
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #64

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DC ⋅ 1950
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #66

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DC ⋅ 1950
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #67

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DC ⋅ 1950
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #69

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DC ⋅ 1951
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #70

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DC ⋅ 1951
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #71

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DC ⋅ 1951
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #72

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DC ⋅ 1951
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #73

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DC ⋅ 1951
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #74

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DC ⋅ 1952
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.
Error ⋅ DC ⋅ 1952
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$125
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$400
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$1.8k

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Error edition, incorrectly numbered #74 when it is issue #75

There is a reissued version with the correct numbering of issue #75

Superman #75

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DC ⋅ 1952
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #77

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DC ⋅ 1952
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #78

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DC ⋅ 1952
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #79

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DC ⋅ 1952
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #81

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DC ⋅ 1953
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #82

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DC ⋅ 1953
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #84

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DC ⋅ 1953
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

Superman #86

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DC ⋅ 1954
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Non-Key Issue. No additional information is available.

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