Action Comics #1 (June 1938) Superman’s Debut, CGC 9.0


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Hello there comic book fans, I got an amazing spotlight for you today, something that is once in a blue moon event, the selling of thy most highly sought after comic book in history, Action Comics #1. This is the holy grail of comic collectors, something that every comic book collector cant have yet always dream of having and its up for auction on Ebay right now as of August 9, 2014. And with only 5 more days until the auction ends, if your a multimillionaire, then you better get started on bidding, man I’m dying to have this but currently at $1,950,100, it will only be a dream of mine to ever own a copy, hell, I doubt I’ll ever even get to see or touch a real copy in my lifetime.

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This is THE comic book that started it all. This comic features not only the first appearance of Superman, Clark Kent and Lois Lane, but this comic began the entire superhero genre that has followed during the 76 years since. It is referred to as the Holy Grail of comics and this is the finest graded copy to exist with perfect white pages. This is …. the Mona Lisa of comics and stands alone as the most valuable comic book ever printed.

This particular copy is the nicest that has ever been graded, with an ASTONISHING grade of CGC 9.0 ! To date, no copies have been graded higher and only one other copy has received the same grade. It is fair to say though that this copy blows the other 9.0 out of the water. Compared to the other 9.0 that sold for $2.1million several years ago it has significant superior eye appeal, extremely vibrant colors and PERFECT WHITE PAGES. This means after 76 years the aging process has yet to begin. Truly this book is a museum piece. It is one of only two copies of this comic in ANY condition to ever be graded with the distinction of having White pages, the other being a CGC 2.5 !

If you are looking to purchase or invest in comic books this is without exaggeration the single best graded comic book that exists. It is the highest graded copy of the most sought after comic book in the hobby, and has the best possible page quality that can be assigned.  If anyone has ever been curious what an Action Comics 1 looked like the day it came off of the newsstand 75 years ago, this is the answer.

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Even if you can’t buy this amazing comic book, at least you can witness history here, comic book history, watching the sell of thy most expensive, most coveted comic book in history and the highest graded copy, this will definitely be a once in a geek’s lifetime event. Again this auction ends Aug 24, 2014 18:00:02 PDT, so don’t miss out on either watching this amazing auctioning event, or if your rich, bidding on this amazing comic book. I will definitely update with the winning bid when this auction ends, because it will no doubt be a historic number in comic book purchases.

Update: Well here the update folks, Action Comics #1 CGC 9.0 has set a record for the highest payed amount for a comic book, the record setting figure is $3,207,852.00, a comic book historic event.

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Batman v Superman


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Some quick comic book/movie news, Warner Bros. has begun shooting its Batman-Superman film, which finally has a title and a official logo for the movie which you can see above.  The film is titled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and as you can see that this movie will probably be a introduction to the Justice League movie that was announce to be happening after the Batman-Superman movie. Shooting is happening in Detroit, according to Warner Bros., with principal photography at Michigan Motion Picture Studios and on location in and around Detroit, Illinois, Africa, and the South Pacific. Batman v Superman:  Dawn of Justice is set to be released on May 6, 2016, and as much of a Marvel Comics fan that I am, I’m still hoping this is going to be good because I’m a general good movie, good comic book, good comic adaption fan that is looking for good entertainment from my geekdom.

Ben Affleck As The New Batman!


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Hello there comic book and movie fans, Tuesday on Twitter, director Zack Snyder, continuing with his earlier full reveal of the 2016 “Man of Steel” sequel’s Batmobile, he also presents to us the very first look at Ben Affleck as the film’s Batman. In his tweet, Snyder clarified he took the photo with his own still camera:

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A closeup and lighten shoot tells us much more about the details of the new Batman look, the short ears and wide Bat-symbol on the chest is definitely a take on the Batsuit from Frank Miller’s classic 1986 DC Comics story “The Dark Knight Returns,” which also featured a climactic battle between Batman and Superman. When ask if Frank Millers story will be the basis for the new movie, Snyder said, “We’re not adapting this thing, but it will help us tell you something.” Batman is set to appear in the new Superman still-untitled sequel — commonly referred to as “Batman vs. Superman” — is set for release on May 6, 2016, and, along with Affleck, will star Henry Cavill (reprising his role as Superman from 2013’s “Man of Steel”), Gal Gadot (the first big-screen live-action Wonder Woman), Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor), Jeremy Irons (Alfred), and Ray Fisher (Cyborg/Victor Stone).

YouTube Spotlight!: BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN – The Daly Show


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Tim Daly (Adventures of Superman) and his son Sam Daly (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) have a regularly running Youtube series called The Daly Show… In the past to celebrate Sam getting the voice role of Superman they did an episode which included Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) and Dean Cain (Lois & Clark). Also they had an episode of Tim Daly (voice of Superman), Nathan Fillion (voice of Green Lantern), and Michael Rosenbaum (voice of Flash) play out their characters in real life, The Daly Superheroes.

With all the talk of Superman Vs. Batman the Daley team made them call upon Kevin Conroy (Batman) for a little fun. “The voices of Superman and Batman face off. Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly and Sam Daly, and it is written and directed by Ben Shelton.”

Comic Review!: Justice League #3


Hello there my fellow comic book readers, today’s comic book review will be on Justice League #3, written by Geoff Johns with art by the great Jim Lee and publish by DC Comics.

For issue three we get the introduction of Wonder Women to the Justice League title, a very different Wonder Women that appears in her own title. Instead of the battle harden warrior, we get the impressionable, battle hungry, up beat Amazonian warrior. We get her recent introduction to the outside world, recently off of Paradise Island, where she has been familiarizing herself with the world around her, getting into all kinds of heroically destructive situations. And while still familiarizing herself to her surroundings, she get another sign of battle when some mysterious monsters start abducting people all around the world.

Superman, Batman, Green Lantern and the flash are also up to their armpits with the mysterious foes, when Wonder Woman also joins their battle. While this is happening the critically injured Victor Stone is being injected by his father with some alien experimental formula in hopes of saving his son’s life. And while the experimental process is going on, Victor is getting signs of terrible things to come at the hands of a very powerful and mysterious figure.

Issue was quite good, I really like Geoff John’s take on the characters and the interaction of the main cast, where they are still trying to get to know each other in the heat of battle. I also like this version of Wonder Women, a very fun loving, upbeat, strong and battle hungry lady, a fun character to read and for me it felt different. I wasn’t crazy about the addition of Victor Stone (Cyborg to the preDC 52 comic book lover) because I never felt like to was at that kind of caliber compared to all the icons in this title, and I’m still not sure, nothing in this issue to change that up for me.

Now for Jim Lee, what can I say I love his work and always will, great looking detailed characters, definitely at his best. Characters that are expressive in body and facial emotion, great dynamic proses, nice character design, detailed panels and splash pages. My only thing, and its not a drawing problem but more of a concept dislike, looking at the last page I wasn’t crazy of the design for the newest addition to the team, without spoiling anything, if you are going to stick with the old idea with a twist, I felt the more subtle design world be better. Mind you I wasn’t crazy about old design of the character to begin with anyway, so for me it would be better to tone it down or change it either drasticly or in a way that was refreshing.

All in all, a very good issue, with great character moments, with a great imposing threat to come, worthy of the Justice League, even though I felt the threat wasn’t nothing new or refreshing, at least yet. This was a great Justice League issue, and for me a “Definite Buy,” so make sure to pick this nice Justice League issue, and get really to enjoy.

Here are a few pages from Justice League #3, make sure to pick up your issue today, issue are in store now, hot (cool more like it) off the presses. Have Fun Reading!