Issues with art by Sven Elven

  Notes

Action Comics #1

Cover Date: 6/1/1938
NM Guide: $2,949,100.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Lois Lane; 1st Appearance of Superman; 1st Appearance of Tex Thompson; 1st Appearance of Zatara; 1st appearance Congo Bill; Origin of Superman

Action Comics #1 (2nd printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $245.00
1 copy available for $249.95
2nd printing; $0.10 reprint; ca. 1976

Action Comics #1 (3rd printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $295.00
1 copy available for $299.95
3rd printing; $0.10 Peanut Butter giveaway; ca. 1983

Action Comics #1 (7th printing)

Cover Date: 9/10/1998
NM Guide: $59.00
1 copy available for $59.95
7th printing; Black box around $1.00 cover price

Action Comics #1 (8th printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $101.00
1 copy available for $99.95
8th printing; $0.10 cover price; ca. 1993

Action Comics #1 (10th printing)

Cover Date: 2/1/2017
NM Guide: $8.50
No copies available
1st Appearance of Superman; 1st Appearance of Tex Thompson; 1st Appearance of Zatara; 1st appearance Congo Bill; 1st Appearance of Lois Lane; Origin of Superman; Loot Crate edition with certificate of authenticity

Action Comics #1 Variation A

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $35.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Lois Lane; 1st Appearance of Superman; 1st Appearance of Tex Thompson; 1st Appearance of Zatara; 1st appearance Congo Bill; Origin of Superman; Fan Expo Convention Variant Cover by Tony S. Daniel; ca. 2018

Action Comics #1 Variation A (2nd printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $76.00
No copies available
2nd printing; Safeguard giveaway; No cover price

Action Comics #1 Ashcan Edition

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $20,000.00
No copies available
Ashcan edition used to register trademark on Action Comics name; 2 Copies thought to exist

Action Comics #1 Variation B

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $65.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Lois Lane; 1st Appearance of Superman; 1st Appearance of Tex Thompson; 1st Appearance of Zatara; 1st appearance Congo Bill; Origin of Superman; Fan Expo Convention Acetate Variant Cover by Tony S. Daniel; ca. 2018

Action Comics #1 Variation C

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $70.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Lois Lane; 1st Appearance of Superman; 1st Appearance of Tex Thompson; 1st Appearance of Zatara; 1st appearance Congo Bill; Origin of Superman; Fan Expo Convention Acetate B&W Variant Cover by Tony S. Daniel; ca. 2018

Detective Comics #1

Cover Date: 3/1/1937
NM Guide: $80,000.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Speed Saunders (Cyril Saunders); 1st appearance of Cosmo the Phantom of Disguise; 1st appearance of Bret Lawton; 1st appearance of Bruce Nelson; 1st appearance of Gumshoe Gus; 1st appearance of Bart Regan; 1st appearance of Sally Norris; 1st appearance of Eagle-Eyed Jake; 1st appearance of Buck Marshall; 1st appearance of Slam Bradley

Detective Comics #2

Cover Date: 4/1/1937
NM Guide: $38,100.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Mr. Chang

Detective Comics #3

Cover Date: 5/1/1937
NM Guide: $26,800.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #4

Cover Date: 6/1/1937
NM Guide: $8,300.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #5

Cover Date: 7/1/1937
NM Guide: $19,600.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Larry Steele

Detective Comics #6

Cover Date: 8/1/1937
NM Guide: $4,500.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #7

Cover Date: 9/1/1937
NM Guide: $11,200.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #8

Cover Date: 10/1/1937
NM Guide: $12,000.00
No copies available
Mr. Chang cover; 1st appearance of Bloodhound Brown

Detective Comics #9

Cover Date: 11/1/1937
NM Guide: $11,900.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #10

Cover Date: 12/1/1937
NM Guide: $4,400.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #11

Cover Date: 1/1/1938
NM Guide: $4,400.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #12

Cover Date: 2/1/1938
NM Guide: $9,500.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #13

Cover Date: 3/1/1938
NM Guide: $6,000.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #14

Cover Date: 4/1/1938
NM Guide: $16,800.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #15

Cover Date: 5/1/1938
NM Guide: $15,000.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #16

Cover Date: 6/1/1938
NM Guide: $20,500.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #17

Cover Date: 7/1/1938
NM Guide: $4,400.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Fu Manchu; Reprint from Fu Manchu Newspaper strip

Detective Comics #18

Cover Date: 8/1/1938
NM Guide: $17,100.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Steve Malone; Reprint from Fu Manchu newspaper strip

Detective Comics #19

Cover Date: 9/1/1938
NM Guide: $8,000.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Inspector Kent; Reprint from Fu Manchu newspaper strip

Detective Comics #20

Cover Date: 10/1/1938
NM Guide: $20,200.00
No copies available
Reprints from Fu Manchu newspaper strips; 1st appearance of Wing; 1st appearance of Crimson Avenger

Detective Comics #22

Cover Date: 12/1/1938
NM Guide: $4,000.00
No copies available
The Crimson Avenger

Detective Comics #23

Cover Date: 1/1/1939
NM Guide: $3,300.00
No copies available
Reprint from Fu Manchu newspaper strip

Detective Comics #24

Cover Date: 2/1/1939
NM Guide: $3,300.00
No copies available
Reprint from Fu Manchu newspaper strip

Detective Comics #25

Cover Date: 3/1/1939
NM Guide: $3,300.00
No copies available
Reprint from Fu Manchu newspaper strip

Detective Comics #26

Cover Date: 4/1/1939
NM Guide: $12,700.00
No copies available
Reprint from Fu Manchu newspaper strip

Detective Comics #27

Cover Date: 5/1/1939
NM Guide: $985,950.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Batman; 1st appearance of Commissioner Gordon

Detective Comics #27 (2nd printing)

Cover Date: 4/1/1984
NM Guide: $69.00
No copies available
2nd printing; 1st appearance of Batman (Bruce Wayne); 1st appearance of Commissioner Gordon; Free Oreo giveaway

Detective Comics #27 Variation A

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $5.00
No copies available
Loot Crate Edition; 1st Appearance of Batman; 1st Appearance of Commissioner Gordon

Detective Comics #27 Variation B

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $50.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Batman; 1st Appearance of Commissioner Gordon; Fan Expo Convention Variant Cover by Jason Fabok

Detective Comics #27 Variation C

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $55.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Batman; 1st Appearance of Commissioner Gordon; Fan Expo Convention Virgin Variant Cover by Jason Fabok

Detective Comics #27 Variation D

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $70.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Batman; 1st Appearance of Commissioner Gordon; Fan Expo Convention Acetate Variant Cover by Jason Fabok

Detective Comics #27 Variation E

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $160.00
No copies available
1st Appearance of Batman; 1st Appearance of Commissioner Gordon; Fan Expo Convention Acetate Virgin Variant Cover by Jason Fabok

Detective Comics #28

Cover Date: 6/1/1939
NM Guide: $26,000.00
No copies available
2nd appearance of Batman (Bruce Wayne)

Detective Comics #29

Cover Date: 7/1/1939
NM Guide: $294,000.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Doctor Death (Karl Hellfern)

Detective Comics #30

Cover Date: 8/1/1939
NM Guide: $20,300.00
No copies available
 

Detective Comics #31

Cover Date: 9/1/1939
NM Guide: $387,400.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Monk (Louis DuBois)

Detective Comics #32

Cover Date: 10/1/1939
NM Guide: $7,200.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Dala DuBois

Detective Comics #33

Cover Date: 11/1/1939
NM Guide: $39,800.00
No copies available
Origin of Batman (Bruce Wayne)

Detective Comics #34

Cover Date: 12/1/1939
NM Guide: $10,600.00
No copies available
 
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