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Reminding Us How Easy It Is To Get Into Comics, DC To Publish Two Versions Of Action Comics #1000

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, October 25 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Reminding Us How Easy It Is To Get Into Comics, DC To Publish Two Versions Of Action Comics #1000

There will be a $30 hardcover and a $6 special.


Source: Edelweiss

Superman is celebrating his 80th birthday next year and 2018 will see the release of Action Comics #1000. Highlighting the low barrier of entry for new readers, DC Comics is releasing two different titles marketed as Superman's 1000th issue.

The first, revealed at NYCC, is a 168 page $30 hardcover, retrospective of Superman's history revisiting classic stories from over the decades. It will also include literary essays from Pulitzer Prize winner Jules Feiffer and Paul Levitz and a poster of all 1,000 cover to Action Comics. The hardcover volume will be published on April 17, 2018 as Action Comics #1000: 80 Years of Superman.

Meanwhile the floppy version of Action Comics #1000 is written by Peter Tomasi and Dan Jurgens, that will draw on all kinds of talent from the comics industry, including a story written by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner. This floppy edition is oversized at $5.99 and is set to release in March 2018.

Happy trails to all the completionists out there.





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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