Issues written by Sven Elven

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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 #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 #13

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

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

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 (Zataraís 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 #1

Cover Date: 1/1/2001
NM Guide: $21.00
2 copies available from $11.00
Reprints Detective Comics #1

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

More Fun Comics #16

Cover Date: 12/1/1936
NM Guide: $5,800.00
No copies available
 

More Fun Comics #19

Cover Date: 3/1/1937
NM Guide: $2,750.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Rose Psychic

More Fun Comics #20

Cover Date: 5/1/1937
NM Guide: $2,150.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Hanko the Cowhand; 1st appearance of Lt. Leeds

More Fun Comics #21

Cover Date: 6/1/1937
NM Guide: $2,150.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Johnnie Law

More Fun Comics #22

Cover Date: 7/1/1937
NM Guide: $1,800.00
No copies available
Jungle Fever story continued from New Adventure Comics #16

More Fun Comics #23

Cover Date: 8/1/1937
NM Guide: $1,950.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Marty McCann

More Fun Comics #24

Cover Date: 9/1/1937
NM Guide: $2,100.00
No copies available
 

More Fun Comics #25

Cover Date: 10/1/1937
NM Guide: $1,950.00
No copies available
 

More Fun Comics #26

Cover Date: 11/1/1937
NM Guide: $1,775.00
No copies available
 

More Fun Comics #27

Cover Date: 12/1/1937
NM Guide: $1,775.00
No copies available
 

More Fun Comics #28

Cover Date: 1/1/1938
NM Guide: $2,125.00
No copies available
Johnnie Law name changed to Johnny Law

More Fun Comics #29

Cover Date: 2/1/1938
NM Guide: $1,775.00
No copies available
Last humor cover

More Fun Comics #30

Cover Date: 3/1/1938
NM Guide: $5,700.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Buzz Brown

More Fun Comics #31

Cover Date: 5/1/1938
NM Guide: $1,625.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Ginger Snap; 1st appearanceof Red Logan

More Fun Comics #32

Cover Date: 6/1/1938
NM Guide: $2,275.00
No copies available
1st appearance of the Buccaneer; 1st appearance of Margíry Daw; 1st appearance of Capín Jerry

More Fun Comics #33

Cover Date: 7/1/1938
NM Guide: $1,625.00
No copies available
 

More Fun Comics #34

Cover Date: 8/1/1938
NM Guide: $1,625.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Butch the Pup

More Fun Comics #35

Cover Date: 9/1/1938
NM Guide: $1,625.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Bloodhound Brown

New Comics #4

Cover Date: 3/1/1936
NM Guide: $7,800.00
No copies available
Baseball cover; 1st appearance of Jungle Boy; 1st appearance of Slim and Tex; 1st appearance of Maginnis of the Mounties; 1st appearance of Dale Daring; Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers (formerly Captain Bill)

New Comics #5

Cover Date: 6/1/1936
NM Guide: $3,000.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Sandor; 1st appearance of Steve Conrad

New Comics #6

Cover Date: 7/1/1936
NM Guide: $3,000.00
No copies available
Fishing cover

New Comics #7

Cover Date: 8/1/1936
NM Guide: $3,000.00
No copies available
 

New Comics #8

Cover Date: 9/1/1936
NM Guide: $3,000.00
No copies available
 

New Comics #9

Cover Date: 10/1/1936
NM Guide: $4,000.00
No copies available
Fight cover; 1st appearance of Hardluck Harry

New Comics #10

Cover Date: 11/1/1936
NM Guide: $3,400.00
No copies available
 

New Comics #11

Cover Date: 12/1/1936
NM Guide: $2,750.00
No copies available
Christmas cover; Becomes New Adventure Comics