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Action Comics 80 Years of Superman: The Deluxe Edition (2018) - HC
"Action Comics 80 Years of Superman: The Deluxe Edition"
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Cover Date: 2018
Cover Price: US $ 29.99

Issue Tagline:
Celebrate 80 years since the most important American comic book: Action Comics #1 and the debut of Superman!

Format: Color; Hardcover; 384 pages

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Action Comics (1938) #1
Action Comics (1938) #2
Action Comics (1938) #42
Action Comics (1938) #64
Action Comics (1938) #241
Action Comics (1938) #242
Action Comics (1938) #252
Action Comics (1938) #285
Action Comics (1938) #309
Action Comics (1938) #419
Action Comics (1938) #484
Action Comics (1938) #554
Action Comics (1938) #584
Action Comics (1938) #655
Action Comics (1938) #662
Action Comics (1938) #800
Action Comics (2011) #0

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ISBN: 978-1-4012-7887-8

Introduction by Paul Levitz.

Foreword by Laura Siegel Larson.

Essay by Jules Feiffer.

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Cover to Action Comics (1938) #1.

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Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Joe Shuster

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Vincent A. 'Vin' Sullivan

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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) #1.

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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) #1.

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2 page cover gallery of Action Comics, and Double Action Comics ashcans.

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Lola Cortez
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Emil Norvell
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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) #2.

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Cover to Action Comics (1938) #42.

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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) #42.

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Essay by Marv Wolfman detailing how he saved the following unpublished Siegel/Shuster Superman story.

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