The Most Valuable Comic Book Of All Time Is Up For Auction On eBay

Originally published in June 1938, Action Comics #1 is the premier issue of the Action Comics series, and, most notably, the issue in which Superman makes his first appearance. Now, the finest known copy of "the Holy Grail of Comics" is up for auction on eBay – and the top bid is already close to $2-million. » 8/16/14 2:58pm 8/16/14 2:58pm

An exclusive preview of Grant Morison's penultimate issue of Action…

The young Superman of Action Comics is almost done with Grant Morrison, but Grant Morrison's not quite done with him. In our exclusive preview of Action Comics #17 due out out Wednesday) — the second-to-last of Morrison's run, Morrison puts Supers through two very bad days, one in his past, and the other... uh... in… » 2/18/13 9:20am 2/18/13 9:20am

Superman To Return To Old Form, Say Creators

Here's what you can expect in the next couple of years of Superman comics - A secret invasion of sorts, non-slutty teenage heroes and a return to classic characterization. In a relatively quiet Thursday morning panel, the creators of Action Comics, Superman and Supergirl let everyone know what they're planning to do… » 7/24/08 2:00pm 7/24/08 2:00pm

Summer Movie Madness Hits This Week's Comics

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the comics industry has gone movie mad this week, judging by the books hitting stores tomorrow. Well, more movie mad than usual, perhaps. If it's not Marvel capitalizing on the success of Iron Man with two new Iron Man series and many other books starring the chrome crusader, it's a… » 5/06/08 9:00am 5/06/08 9:00am

io9 Talks To Geoff Johns About Making Superheroes Scifi

In the last few months, comic book writer Geoff Johns has taken Superman out of Metropolis and into space, the future, and alternate dimensions, as well as making former has-been Booster Gold into a time-travellin' paradox-defeatin' hero. With his alternate-world-spanning DC Universe: Zero (co-written with Grant… » 4/29/08 10:20am 4/29/08 10:20am

What Copyright Ruling Really Means For Superman

If you're concerned that the family of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel regaining part of the copyright to Action Comics #1 means that you're going to be deprived of new Superman comics or episodes of Smallville, then I have good news for you. That's not going to happen anytime soon, as DC Comics still owns half of… » 3/31/08 7:30am 3/31/08 7:30am