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DC Comics Unveils “Action Comics” #1000 Variant Covers

The Press Release:
DC Entertainment celebrates 1000 issues of Action Comics with an all-star lineup of top talent as they pay tribute to the comic that started it all! Now, DC unveils the art for seven out of the eight variant covers, each designed to reflect a decade in the history of the Man of Steel! (I’ve started this presentation with the main cover for this particular issue for good measure – The variants will follow down after that one).

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“Action Comics” #1000

ACTION COMICS #1000: 1930s Variant cover by Steve Rude

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1930’s Variant)


ACTION COMICS #1000: 1940s Variant cover by Michael Cho

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1940’s Variant)

ACTION COMICS #1000: 1950s Variant cover by Dave Gibbons

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1950’s Variant)

ACTION COMICS #1000: 1960s Variant cover by Michael Allred

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1960’s Variant)

ACTION COMICS #1000: 1970s Variant cover by Jim Steranko

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1970’s Variant)

ACTION COMICS #1000: 1980s Variant Cover by Joshua Middleton

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1980’s Variant)

ACTION COMICS #1000: 1990s Variant cover by Dan Jurgens and Kevin Nowlan

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“Action Comics” #1000 (1990’s Variant)

ACTION COMICS #1000: 2000s Variant cover by Lee Bermejo

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“Action Comics” #1000 (2000’s Variant)

This issue is also available with a Blank Variant Cover.

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“Action Comics” #1000 (Blank Variant)

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Wow! One-thousand issues! Can you believe that milestone for “Action Comics”? I haven’t been a continual reader of the title myself but did snag it off the shelves for several years straight once the “Crisis On Infinite Earths” revamped everything for us. Growing up Superman was NOT my favorite character as that was a title held by Batman in my youthful mind, but I digress. As I’ve mentioned in the past, I don’t usually purchase numerous covers of any single issue and this will be the case with “Action Comics” #1000 because its almost $10 a copy. I’ll be grabbing the standard edition issue for my collection for sure. Congratulations to Superman, The Man Of Steel, The Last Son Of Krypton and The Man Of Tomorrow. 80 years of heroic greatness and making readers imaginations grow bigger and bigger with every adventure. Happy Birthday Kal-El. I’ll close this one out with a visual of the first issue of “Action Comics” and of course the first-ever appearance of Superman. This issue went for $3.21 million dollars at auction not too long ago. You’ve come a long way baby ?

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“Action Comics” #1 (1938)

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