Jerry Siegel

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  • 1st appearance of Doctor Occult, one of the earliest superheroes in history
  • First artwork by Joe Shuster
  • First written work in comics by Jerry Siegel
  • 1st appearance of a vampire in comic books
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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Mystic (Superman Prototype)
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  • 1st appearance of a werewolf in comic books
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  • 1st appearance of Superman
  • 1st appearance of Lois Lane
  • 1st appearance of Zatara, Zatanna's father
  • 1st appearance of Tex Thompson, later becomes Mr. America
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  • 2nd appearance of Superman
  • 2nd appearance of Lois Lane and Zatara
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  • 3rd appearance of Superman
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  • 4th appearance of Superman
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  • 5th appearance of Superman
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  • 1st appearance of Jimmy Olsen, unnamed, referred to only as Office Boy
  • 1st reference to Superman as "The Man of Steel" (newspaper headline)
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  • 2nd cover appearance of Superman
  • 1st time "Superman" is in print on a comic book cover
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  • First time Superman displays extraordinary ability to hear
  • Cover art inspired by the 1919 painting 'Last of the Mohicans' by N.C. Wyeth
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  • Early Superman story
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  • 3rd cover appearance of Superman
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  • 1st appearance of the Golden Age Sandman
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  • Debut of Superman's X-Ray Vision
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  • Advertisement for Detective Comics #27, Batman's 1st appearance
  • 1st cover appearance of Zatara
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  • Premiere issue of solo Superman title
  • Origin of Superman
  • Classic cover art by Joe Shuster
  • 1st pin-up poster in comics (on back cover)
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  • 1st appearance of Ultra-Humanite (1st Superman supervillain)
  • Advertisement for Superman #1
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  • 1st appearance of Clip Carson
  • 2nd appearance of Zatara
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  • Advertisement for the 1939 World's Fair
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  • 1st appearance of Superman in the UK
  • Comic strips collected and reprinted in the larger format
  • *issue #771 depicts Superman in an advertisement
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  • Classic cover art by Joe Shuster
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  • Cover art by Joe Shuster
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  • 1st full appearance and origin of The Spectre
  • 1st appearance of The Presence, creator of The Spectre and the most powerful entity in the DC Multiverse
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  • 2nd appearance of Lex Luthor
  • 2nd mention of Daily Planet
  • 1st issue with original stories
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  • 2nd appearance and origin of The Spectre
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  • 1st appearance of Lex Luthor (with red hair)
  • 1st mention of The Daily Planet
  • 1st appearance of Black Pirate
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  • 3rd appearance of The Spectre
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  • 1st appearance of Dr. Fate, Kent Nelson
  • [March 2021 - Pierce Bronsan confirmed in the role]
  • Introduction of the Helmet of Fate, Amulet of Anubis, and the Cloak of Destiny
  • 1st appearance of Wotan, an immortal sorcerer and enemy of Dr. Fate
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  • Lex Luthor appears with grey hair
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  • 1st appearance of Congo Bill
  • 2nd appearance, origin and first cover appearance of Dr. Fate
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  • 1st cover appearance of Superman with Batman and Robin
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  • 1st splash page in a Superman comic
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  • 1st cover appearance of Lois Lane
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  • 1st appearance of Perry White (unnamed until issue #10)
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  • 1st appearance of Santa Claus in DC Comics
  • Promotional giveaway distributed by multiple retailers including: Bailey's, Macy's, Royal Crown, Toyland and Boston Store
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  • Early Golden Age issue
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  • Debut of Krypto Ray Gun
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  • Tex Thompson becomes Mr. America, and later a member of the All-Star Squadron
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  • Classic cover art by Fred Ray with Superman bursting from the page
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  • Cover appearance of Superman, Batman and Robin
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  • Lex Luthor appears bald
  • Perry White is named
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  • Origin of Dr. Fate
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  • Formerly World's Best Comics
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  • Origin of Congo Bill (becomes Congorilla)
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  • Classic cover art by Fred Ray
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  • 1st appearance of the Scarecrow
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  • Early Lex Luthor appearance
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  • 1st appearance of the Star-Spangled Kid
  • 1st appearance of Stripsey, Pat Dugan who later becomes S.T.R.I.P.E.
  • Three-page original story advertising Star-Spangled Comics #1
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  • Early Lex Luthor and Jimmy Olsen appearance
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  • 1st appearance of Vigilante
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  • 1st appearance of Billy Gunn
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  • 3rd appearance and first cover appearance of Green Arrow & Speedy
  • 1st team appearance of the Seven Soldiers of Victory: Green Arrow, Crimson Avenger, Shining Knight, Speedy, Star-Spangled Kid, Stripesy, Vigilante
  • 1st appearance of the Dummy
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  • Iconic cover art by Fred Ray
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  • 1st appearance of Stuff the Chinatown Kid (Vigilante's sidekick)
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  • Early Golden Age issue
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  • 1st cover appearance of Lex Luthor
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  • Classic cover art by Fred Ray
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  • 2nd cover appearance of Lois Lane
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  • Classic cover art depicting World War II
  • Prototype of the Fortress of Solitude
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  • 1st appearance of the Prankster
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  • Stories featuring Green Arrow begin
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  • Cover art by Fred Ray
  • Advertisement for Wonder Woman #1
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  • Mr. America becomes Americommando, a secret commando under President FDR ordered to infiltrate the Axis powers
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  • Classic cover art by Jack Burnley
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  • Cover art by Jack Burnley
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  • 3rd cover appearance of Lois Lane
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  • Racist WWII propaganda
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  • Lois Lane as Superwoman
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  • Cover art by Jack Burnley
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  • Clark Kent joins the Army
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  • 1st team appearance of Hocus Pocus (Doc and Flannelhead)
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  • 1st mention of Superboy in the Superman series (appears in flashback)
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  • Superman travels through time
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  • Referenced in Seduction of the Innocent, led to establishing the Comics Code Authority
  • Reason: inappropriate wording characterizing the hero as a "superlover"
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Nature Boy
  • Final appearance of Blue Beetle (Dan Garrett) in the Golden Age
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  • 1st appearance of Streaky the Supercat
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  • 1st appearance of Aqualad, later becomes Tempest
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  • 1st appearance of Human Flying Fish
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Kryptonite Kid
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  • 1st appearance and death of Lyla Lerrol
  • Origin of Superman retold
  • Superman returns to Krypton
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  • 1st appearance of Pete Ross
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  • 1st appearance of Lena Thorul, Lex Luthor's sister
  • 1st appearance of Lionel Luthor, Lex's father
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  • 1st appearance of Sun Boy
  • 1st appearance of Phantom Girl
  • 1st appearance of Triplicate Girl
  • 1st appearance of Bouncing Boy
  • 1st appearance of Shrinking Violet
  • 1st appearance of Braniac 5
  • Supergirl joins the Legion of Super-Heroes
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  • Classic cover art by Curt Swan
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  • 1st appearance of Dev-Em, a Kryptonian punk
  • 1st appearance of Bizarro Jimmy Olsen and Bizarro Perry White
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  • 2nd appearance of Dev-Em
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  • "Death of Superman" story written by Jerry Siegel (non-continuity story)
  • 1st appearance of The Flash (Barry Allen) in the Superman title
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  • Marriage of Jimmy Olsen & Supergirl
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  • Supergirl is introduced to the world
  • Classic cover art by Curt Swan
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  • 1st team appearance of The Legion of Super-Pets: Beppo the Super-Monkey, Comet the Super-Horse (1st), Krypto the Super-Dog and Streaky the Super-Cat
  • 2nd appearance of General Zod
  • 1st appearance of Bizarro Lex Luthor
  • [May 2021 - animated feature to premiere in theaters May 20, 2022]
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  • 1st appearance of Bizarro Marilyn Monroe and Bizarro President John F. Kennedy
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Ultra Boy
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  • Debut of Gold Kryptonite
  • Permanently strips Kryptonians of their powers
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  • Ongoing stories featuring the Legion of Super-Heroes begin
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  • Anniversary issue contains a map of Krypton
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  • Death of Lightning Lad
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  • Unofficial appearance of Captain Marvel in DC Comics in the story 'Monkey's Paw'
  • *the artist on this issue Kurt Schaffenberger was previously the artist on Captain Marvel (later Shazam) but lost his job after DC (National at the time) successfully sued Fawcett for copyright infringement which eventually led to the publisher to go bankrupt
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  • Debut of Silver Kryptonite
  • No effect, fake Kryptonite
  • Silver Kryptonite later appears in Superman/Batman #46 with THC/hallucinogenic effects
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  • 1st appearance of Hangman, a villain who fought The Might Crusaders
  • 1st appearance of the Wizard in the Silver Age
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  • 1st appearance of the Web in the Silver Age
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  • 1st appearance of Glorith, employed by the Time Trapper but failed her first mission and was reduced to protoplasm as punishment
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  • Triplicate Girl renamed Duo Damsel, later becomes Duplicate Damsel
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  • 1st appearance of Steel Sterling in the Silver Age
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  • Giant-Size issue featuring Supergirl
  • Origin of Supergirl
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  • Debut of new Legion of Super-Heroes costumes, designed by fans
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  • Iconic wraparound cover art by Neal Adams
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  • Reprint of Action Comics #1 published by Lyle Stuart Inc.
  • Hardcover variant without a cover price
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  • Reprint of Action Comics #1 published by Lyle Stuart Inc.
  • Softcover variant with $1.00 cover price
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  • Reprint of Action Comics #1 distributed in 1998 by the US Post Office commemorating 50 years of Superman
  • Scarce issue, sealed with a book of Superman stamps
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Comics Magazine #1 $3.5k $10k $45k
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Action Comics #1 $155k $475k $2.8M
Action Comics #2 $8.8k $18k $119k
Action Comics #3 $6k $18k $77k
Action Comics #4 $3k $9k $39k
Action Comics #5 $3k $9k $39k
Action Comics #6 $3k $9k $39k
Action Comics #7 $23k $68k $232k
Action Comics #8 $2.2k $6.5k $29k
Action Comics #9 $2.2k $6.5k $29k
Action Comics #10 $17k $51k $163k
New York Worlds Fair #1 $1.5k $4.6k $26k
Action Comics #11 $1k $3k $12k
Action Comics #12 $2.1k $6.4k $27.8k
Superman #1 $67k $276k $812k
Action Comics #13 $10k $30k $88k
Action Comics #14 $1k $3k $12k
Action Comics #15 $1.9k $6.6k $26.5k
Triumph Comics #772 $1.3k $4k $22k
Superman #2 $2.3k $7k $37k
Superman #3 $1.2k $3.7k $20k
More Fun Comics #52 $8k $25k $112k
Superman #4 $750 $2.2k $9.7k
More Fun Comics #53 $3k $9k $51k
Action Comics #23 $2.2k $6.8k $27k
More Fun Comics #54 $1.7k $5k $24k
More Fun Comics #55 $1.9k $8.6k $43.1k
Superman #5 $610 $1.8k $7.8k
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New York Worlds Fair #2 $830 $2.5k $14k
Superman #6 $425 $1.3k $5.4k
Action Comics #29 $380 $2.8k $9.5k
Superman #7 $425 $1.3k $5.4k
Superman's Christmas Adventure #None $640 $2.2k $6.8k
Superman #8 $380 $1.1k $4.8k
Action Comics #32 $270 $810 $3.3k
Action Comics #33 $330 $975 $4.1k
Superman #9 $380 $1.1k $4.8k
Worlds Best Comics #1 $1.4k $4k $16k
Superman #10 $380 $1.1k $4.8k
More Fun Comics #67 $110 $375 $11k
Worlds Finest Comics #2 $380 $1.1k $4.7k
Action Comics #37 $270 $810 $3.3k
Superman #11 $290 $880 $3.6k
Worlds Finest Comics #3 $320 $950 $3.9k
Superman #12 $290 $880 $3.6k
Action Comics #40 $460 $1.4k $5.8k
Superman #13 $290 $880 $3.6k
Action Comics #42 $270 $810 $3.3k
Action Comics #43 $260 $770 $2.8k
Leading Comics #1 $340 $1k $4.1k
Superman #14 $780 $2.3k $10k
Action Comics #45 $260 $770 $2.8k
Superman #15 $290 $880 $3.6k
Action Comics #47 $360 $1.1k $4.4k
Worlds Finest Comics #5 $225 $680 $2.5k
Superman #16 $270 $810 $3k
Superman #17 $680 $2k $8.8k
Action Comics #51 $235 $700 $2.5k
Worlds Finest Comics #7 $180 $540 $2k
Superman #18 $270 $810 $3.4k
Action Comics #52 $300 $1k $3.8k
Superman #19 $270 $810 $3k
Superman #20 $270 $810 $3k
Action Comics #57 $215 $650 $2.4k
Action Comics #58 $270 $810 $3.3k
Action Comics #60 $210 $625 $2.3k
Superman #23 $270 $810 $3k
Superman #25 $175 $525 $1.9k
Action Comics #83 $100 $300 $1k
Superman #46 $105 $315 $1.1k
Superman #48 $105 $315 $1.1k
Jon Juan #1 $70 $225 $1.1k
Nature Boy #3 $20 $60 $190
Action Comics #261 $35 $100 $325
Adventure Comics #269 $35 $105 $360
Adventure Comics #272 $15 $50 $150
Superboy #83 $10 $35 $175
Superman #141 $9 $30 $135
Superboy #86 $20 $65 $360
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #23 $12 $35 $190
Action Comics #276 $45 $155 $590
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #53 $7 $20 $90
Adventure Comics #287 $15 $50 $160
Adventure Comics #288 $15 $50 $160
Superman #149 $15 $45 $145
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #57 $5 $15 $65
Action Comics #285 $20 $65 $340
Adventure Comics #293 $35 $120 $385
Adventure Comics #294 $10 $30 $160
Superboy #98 $20 $65 $190
Adventure Comics #299 $9 $25 $125
Adventure Comics #300 $50 $150 $870
Superboy #100 $15 $45 $225
Adventure Comics #304 $10 $30 $160
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #42 $1 $3 $12
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #70 $5 $15 $55
Fly Man #33 $4 $12 $55
Fly Man #36 $4 $10 $40
Adventure Comics #338 $9 $20 $85
Adventure Comics #341 $4 $12 $45
Fly Man #39 $4 $10 $40
Action Comics #360 $8 $25 $105
Adventure Comics #403 $8 $20 $80
Superman #252 $5 $15 $50
Famous First Edition #C-26 Hardcover $5 $9 $40
Famous First Edition #C-26 Softcover $2 $8 $20
Action Comics #1 $5 $12 $45