Issues written by Bill Alger

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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 #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

Fractured Fables #1 Hardcover

Cover Date: 7/1/2010
NM Guide: $15.00
1 copy available for $15.00
 

King Kirby Is Not Gone #1

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $2.00
No copies available
 

Millennium Edition: Action Comics #1

Cover Date: 2/1/2000
NM Guide: $19.00
5 copies available from $14.50
Reprints from Action Comics #1 (Jun 1938); 1st Appearance of Superman (Clark Kent/Kal-El); 1st Appearance of Zatara (John Zatara); 1st Appearance of Tong (Zatara’s assistant); 1st Appearance of Tex Thomson; Origin of Superman (Clark Kent/Kal-El); Russell Cole writing as Bill Alger; Russell Cole drawing as Bill Alger; B&w and color

Millennium Edition: Detective Comics #27

Cover Date: 2/1/2000
NM Guide: $24.00
2 copies available from $24.00
1st Appearance of Batman; 1st appearance of Commissioner Gordon

Streetwise #1

Cover Date: 7/1/2000
NM Guide: $19.95
No copies available
Autobiographical Stories By Comic Book Professionals; Edited by Jon B. Cooke & John Morrow; Forword by Will Eisner; Introduction by Charles Hatfield

Streetwise #1 (2nd printing)

Cover Date: 7/1/2002
NM Guide: $19.95
No copies available
Autobiographical Stories By Comic Book Professionals; Edited by Jon B. Cooke & John Morrow; Forword by Will Eisner; Introduction by Charles Hatfield