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‘Action Comics’ No. 1 Sells for $3.18M

A copy of Action Comics No. 1 flew off the auction block Thursday, selling for $3.18 million, the fourth-largest sum ever for a comic book. 1938’s Action Comics No. 1 is considered one of the most important comics of all time. Within its pages, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster introduce the world to Superman, the […]

Stan Lee Knew Early on Comic Collecting Would Be a Highly Lucrative Hobby

Not even Stan Lee could have imagined that a copy of the first Spider-Man comic would one day sell for $3.6 million, but the late, legendary Marvel creator predicted back in the 1970s that collecting his books would be a smart investment. Lee, who was born this day in 1922, said in a 1974 interview […]

Why Henry Cavill Basically Already Is James Bond

Henry Cavill stands in a Miami hotel room looking like a comic book drawing made real. He’s 6-foot-2 but seems taller because he’s so broad. His muscles stretch an ordinary camel-colored knit shirt into a bulky superhero outfit. “I’m amazed how many people recognize me with a mask on,” the actor says, and it’s unclear […]

How New Superman Slogan Finally Lets Him Be a Man of Tomorrow

Since 1939, DC’s Superman has been called “the Man of Tomorrow.” The nickname debuted in New York World’s Fair Comics No. 1, and in the intervening years has morphed to take on new meaning. Judging by the new Superman mission statement unveiled during this weekend’s DC FanDome, these days, it just might be a reference […]

DC Changes Superman’s Motto: No Longer Fights for “The American Way”

DC Comics is changing what Superman stands for. The company released a new mission statement for the 83-year-old icon who famously fought for “Truth, Justice and the American Way.” Now Clark Kent’s Man of Steel is about “Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow.” “To better reflect the storylines that we are telling across DC and […]

Dean Cain Slams Superman Coming Out as Bisexual: “It Isn’t Bold or Brave”

Former Superman actor Dean Cain has criticized DC Comics’ decision to have the current Superman come out as bisexual. “They said it’s a bold new direction, I say they’re bandwagoning,” the 55-year-old actor told Fox & Friends First on Tuesday. “Robin just came out as bi — who’s really shocked about that one? The new […]

Superman Comes Out as Bisexual in DC Comics’ Latest

DC Comics’ current Superman — Jon Kent, son of Clark Kent — comes out as bisexual in the latest issue of Superman: Son of Kal-El. In the Nov. 9 issue, the son of Clark and Lois takes his life in a new direction. “I’ve always said everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves to see themselves […]