Action Comics 80 Years Of Superman HC
This year marks the 80th anniversary of Superman's debut in ACTION COMICS #1 - and DC is celebrating this date with the publication of the new hardcover ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN! It's an extraordinary party as we revisit stories from across the decades, featuring key character debuts, essays and more in a collection curated by Paul Levitz!
Highlights of this collection include:
A new cover by legendary artist and DC Publisher Jim Lee
A never before unpublished twelve-page Golden Age Superman story believed to have been written by Jerry Siegel with art by the Joe Shuster Studio
Text pieces including: an editor's note by Paul Levitz, a tribute to ACTION COMICS by Laura Siegel Larson (daughter of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel), an introduction by Jules Feiffer, plus essays by Tom DeHaven (It's Superman!), David Hadju (The Ten-Cent Plague), Larry Tye (Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero) and Gene Luen Yang (SUPERMAN, NEW SUPER-MAN and the National Book Award finalist American Born Chinese)!
The new five-page story The Game, written by Paul Levitz with art by Neal Adams
The Superman stories from this collection include:
The Coming of Superman, from ACTION COMICS #1, written by Jerry Siegel with art by Joe Shuster
Revolution in San Monte, from from ACTION COMICS #2, written by Jerry Siegel with art by Joe Shuster
The Terrible Toyman! from ACTION COMICS #64, written by Don Cameron with art by Ed Dobrotka and George Roussos, featuring the debut of Toyman
The Super-Key to Fort Superman, from ACTION COMICS #241, written by Jerry Coleman with art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye, featuring the first appearance of the Fortress of Solitude
The Super-Duel in Space, from ACTION COMICS #242, written by Otto Binder with art by Al Plastino, featuring the debut of Brainiac
The Supergirl from Krypton! from ACTION COMICS #252, written by Otto Binder with art by Al Plastino, featuring the debut of Supergirl
The World's Greatest Heroine! from ACTION COMICS #262, written by Jerry Siegel with art by Jim Mooney
The Superman Super-Spectacular! from ACTION COMICS #309, written by Edmond Hamilton with art by Curt Swan and George Klein, featuring an appearance by President John F. Kennedy
Superman Takes a Wife, from ACTION COMICS #484, written by Cary Bates with art by Curt Swan and Joe Giella
If Superman Didn't Exist... from ACTION COMICS #554, written by Marv Wolfman with art by Gil Kane
Squatter, from ACTION COMICS #584, written by John Byrne with art by Byrne and Dick Giordano
Ma Kent's Photo Album, from ACTION COMICS #655, written by Roger Stern with art by Kerry Gammill and Dennis Janke
Secrets in the Night, from ACTION COMICS #662, written by Roger Stern with art by Bob McLeod
A Hero's Journey, from ACTION COMICS #800, written by Joe Kelly with art by Pasqual Ferry, Duncan Rouleau, Lee Bermejo and others
The Boy Who Stole Superman
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