Issues written by Joe Samachson

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Action Comics #82

Cover Date: 3/1/1945
NM Guide: $580.00
No copies available
 

Action Comics #105

Cover Date: 2/1/1947
NM Guide: $530.00
No copies available
 

Action Comics #146

Cover Date: 7/1/1950
NM Guide: $600.00
1 copy available for $90.00
 

Adventure Comics #90

Cover Date: 3/1/1944
NM Guide: $1,150.00
No copies available
 

Adventure Comics #120

Cover Date: 9/1/1947
NM Guide: $540.00
No copies available
 

Adventure Comics #417

Cover Date: 3/1/1972
NM Guide: $19.00
12 copies available from $2.50
Reprints from Adventure Comics #161 and Strange Adventures #187

Adventure Comics #438

Cover Date: 4/1/1975
NM Guide: $29.00
12 copies available from $2.99
 

Adventure Comics #439

Cover Date: 6/1/1975
NM Guide: $33.00
16 copies available from $4.00
Previously unpublished Seven Soldiers of Victory back-up

Adventure Comics #440

Cover Date: 8/1/1975
NM Guide: $39.00
12 copies available from $7.00
Origin of Spectre (Jim Corrigan)

Adventure Comics #441

Cover Date: 10/1/1975
NM Guide: $11.00
18 copies available from $1.68
 

Adventure Comics #442

Cover Date: 12/1/1975
NM Guide: $5.75
12 copies available from $1.20
 

Adventure Comics #443

Cover Date: 2/1/1976
NM Guide: $7.50
13 copies available from $0.50
 

Batman Archives #8

Cover Date: 3/1/2012
NM Guide: $59.99
No copies available
Hardcover; Collects Detective Comics #155-171

The Batman Family #1

Cover Date: 10/1/1975
NM Guide: $42.00
4 copies available from $5.50
Reprints from Batman #28, 186, and Detective Comics #400

The Batman Family #6

Cover Date: 8/1/1976
NM Guide: $18.00
No copies available
1st appearance Joker’s Daughter (Duela Dent); New material and reprints from Batman #32; 161; The Bicentennial #5

The Batman Family #9

Cover Date: 2/1/1977
NM Guide: $33.00
No copies available
Reprints from Batman #26, Detective Comics #349

Batman in the Fifties #1

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $19.95
1 copy available for $19.95
Introduction by Michael Uslan

Batman in the Fifties #1 (2nd printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $19.95
No copies available
2nd printing

Batman in the Fifties #1 (3rd printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $19.99
No copies available
3rd printing

Batman: The Dark Knight Archives #5

Cover Date: 10/1/2006
NM Guide: $49.99
2 copies available from $49.99
Hardcover; Reprints Batman #17-20; Introduction by Michelle Nolan; 216 pages

Batman: The World’s Finest Comics Archives #2

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $55.00
3 copies available from $49.95
Collects World’s Finest Comics #17-32

Boy Commandos (1st Series) #9

Cover Date: 12/1/1944
NM Guide: $175.00
No copies available
Winter 1944

Boy Commandos (1st Series) #10

Cover Date: 3/1/1945
NM Guide: $600.00
No copies available
Spring 1945

Boy Commandos (1st Series) #13

Cover Date: 12/1/1945
NM Guide: $190.00
No copies available
Winter 1945

A Climax Color Comic #8

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $8.00
No copies available
Reprint from Action Comics #111; ca. 1948

DC 100 Page Super Spectacular #6

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $180.00
10 copies available from $3.25
Reprints Justice League of America #21-22; Reprints Adventure #190; Reprints Action #146; Reprints Brave & the Bold #36; World’s Greatest Super-Heroes; Wraparound cover; ca. 1971

DC 100 Page Super Spectacular #6 (2nd printing)

Cover Date: 6/1/2004
NM Guide: $6.00
4 copies available from $5.40
Replica edition; Reprints Justice League of America #21-22, More Fun Comics #55, Adventure #190, Action Comics #146, Brave and the Bold #36; World’s Greatest Super-Heroes; Wraparound cover

DC 100 Page Super Spectacular #12

Cover Date: 5/1/1972
NM Guide: $75.00
1 copy available for $9.00
Reprints from Adventure Comics #208, 289, 323, Star Spangled Comics #55, Brave and the Bold #60, Hit Comics #46, and Sensation Comics #1; Wraparound cover; A.k.a. Superboy #185

DC Silver Age Classics Detective Comics #225

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $1.10
8 copies available from $0.50
Reprints Detective Comics #225; 1st appearance of Martian Manhunter (J’onn J’onnz)

Detective Comics #225

Cover Date: 11/1/1955
NM Guide: $4,500.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Martian Manhunter (J’onn J’onzz); Origin of Martian Manhunter (J’onn J’onzz)

Detective Comics #442

Cover Date: 9/1/1974
NM Guide: $65.00
13 copies available from $9.00
Reprints from Star-Spangled Comics #21, Hawkman #10, Flash Comics #92, Detective Comics #333, Batman #31, and More Fun Comics #68

Detective Comics #443

Cover Date: 11/1/1974
NM Guide: $43.00
12 copies available from $5.50
Reprints from More Fun Comics #65, Showcase #73, Batman #18,All-American Comics #98; Death of Manhunter

From Beyond the Unknown #11

Cover Date: 7/1/1971
NM Guide: $19.00
11 copies available from $1.99
 

The Golden Age Starman Archives #2

Cover Date: 6/30/2009
NM Guide: $59.00
1 copy available for $59.99
Hardcover; Stories from Adventure Comics #77-102

The Masterworks Series of Great Comic Book Artists #2

Cover Date: 7/1/1983
NM Guide: $2.00
18 copies available from $0.75
Reprints from Adventure #161

Millennium Edition: Detective Comics #225

Cover Date: 12/1/2000
NM Guide: $2.75
3 copies available from $0.96
1st Appearance of Martian Manhunter; Origin of Martian Manhunter

Millennium Edition: More Fun Comics #101

Cover Date: 11/1/2000
NM Guide: $3.50
No copies available
Reprints More Fun Comics #101

More Fun Comics #98

Cover Date: 7/1/1944
NM Guide: $975.00
No copies available
Doctor Fate stories end

More Fun Comics #101

Cover Date: 1/1/1945
NM Guide: $7,900.00
No copies available
1st appearance of Superboy; Origin of Superboy

More Fun Comics #107

Cover Date: 1/1/1946
NM Guide: $650.00
No copies available
 

Mystery in Space #31

Cover Date: 4/1/1956
NM Guide: $145.00
1 copy available for $54.00
 

Mystery in Space #32

Cover Date: 6/1/1956
NM Guide: $190.00
No copies available
 

Mystery in Space #33

Cover Date: 8/1/1956
NM Guide: $300.00
1 copy available for $109.00
 

Secret Origins (1st Series) Annual #1

Cover Date: 8/1/1961
NM Guide: $235.00
2 copies available from $0.88
Reprints Silver Age origins of the Superman/Batman team, Adam Strange, Green Lantern, Challengers of the Unknown, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Manhunter from Mars, and the Flash; Reprints from World’s Finest Comics #94, Showcase #4, 6, 17, Green Lantern #1, Wonder Woman #105, Detective Comics #255

Secret Origins (1st Series) Annual #1 (2nd printing)

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $5.00
No copies available
Replica edition

Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes #1

Cover Date: 8/1/1976
NM Guide: $7.00
No copies available
Origins of Superman, Batman, Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Atom, Plastic Man, Captain Marvel; Introduction by Carmine Infantino

Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes #1 Hardcover

Cover Date: 1/1/1976
NM Guide: $11.00
No copies available
Hardcover; Introduction by Carmine Infantino

Secret Origins Replica Edition #1

Cover Date: 2/1/2000
NM Guide: $4.00
6 copies available from $1.75
Cardstock fold-out cover; Reprints Secret Origins #1 (1st series); Green Lantern: Green Lantern #1; Challengers Of The Unknown: Showcase #6; Green Arrow:; Wonder Woman: Wonder Woman #105; Manhunter From Mars: Detective Comics #225; Flash: Showcase #4; Adam Strange: Showcase #17; Superman and Batman: World’s Finest #94

Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives #2

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $49.99
2 copies available from $49.99
Collects Leading Comics #5–8; ca. 2007

Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives #3

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $59.00
1 copy available for $59.00
Hardcover; Collects Leading Comics #9-14; ca. 2008

Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter #1

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $16.00
3 copies available from $12.80
Reprints Batman #78 and Detective Comics #225-304; B&W; ca. 2007

Star Spangled Comics #26

Cover Date: 11/1/1943
NM Guide: $1,200.00
1 copy available for $165.00
Super Sleuth McFooey; Penniless Palmer; Newsboy Legion; Star Spangled Kid; Liberty Belle; Robotman

Star Spangled Comics #47

Cover Date: 8/1/1945
NM Guide: $430.00
No copies available
War Loan cover; Newsboy Legion; Penniless Palmer; Robotman; Star Spangled Kid; Liberty Belle

Star Spangled Comics #48

Cover Date: 9/1/1945
NM Guide: $430.00
No copies available
Newsboy Legion; Penniless Palmer; Robotman; Star Spangled Kid; Liberty Belle

Star Spangled Comics #49

Cover Date: 10/1/1945
NM Guide: $430.00
No copies available
Newsboy Legion; Robotman; Penniless Palmer; Star Spangled Kid; Liberty Belle

Star Spangled Comics #50

Cover Date: 11/1/1945
NM Guide: $430.00
No copies available
Newsboy Legion; Robotman; Penniless Palmer; Star Spangled Kid; Liberty Belle

Star Spangled Comics #51

Cover Date: 12/1/1945
NM Guide: $400.00
No copies available
Newsboy Legion; Robotman; Star Spangled Kid; Penniless Palmer; Liberty Belle

Star Spangled Comics #52

Cover Date: 1/1/1946
NM Guide: $400.00
No copies available
Newsboy Legion; Robotman; Star Spangled Kid; Penniless Palmer; Liberty Belle

Star Spangled Comics #53

Cover Date: 2/1/1946
NM Guide: $410.00
No copies available
Newsboy Legion; Robotman; Liberty Belle; Penniless Palmer; Star Spangled Kid

Star Spangled Comics #77

Cover Date: 2/1/1948
NM Guide: $580.00
No copies available
Robin; Robotman; Star Spangled Kid; Penniless Palmer; Tomahawk

Strange Adventures #63

Cover Date: 12/1/1955
NM Guide: $330.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #64

Cover Date: 1/1/1956
NM Guide: $125.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #65

Cover Date: 2/1/1956
NM Guide: $285.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #66

Cover Date: 3/1/1956
NM Guide: $650.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #67

Cover Date: 4/1/1956
NM Guide: $135.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #68

Cover Date: 5/1/1956
NM Guide: $285.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #69

Cover Date: 6/1/1956
NM Guide: $150.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #70

Cover Date: 7/1/1956
NM Guide: $285.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #71

Cover Date: 8/1/1956
NM Guide: $280.00
No copies available
 

Strange Adventures #206

Cover Date: 11/1/1967
NM Guide: $89.00
2 copies available from $31.00
Reprints from Strange Adventures #64; 2nd Appearance of Deadman (Boston Brand)

Strange Adventures #207

Cover Date: 12/1/1967
NM Guide: $88.00
11 copies available from $7.00
Reprints from Strange Adventures #66

Super Adventure Comic (2nd Series) #72

Cover Date: 1/1/1976
NM Guide: $8.50
No copies available
First use of second Planet Comics logo; “Super Adventure” in indicia; Cover reprints section from Justice League of America #112

Superman (1st Series) #29

Cover Date: 7/1/1944
NM Guide: $2,225.00
1 copy available for $290.00
Reprints material from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #120

Superman (1st Series) #52

Cover Date: 5/1/1948
NM Guide: $530.00
No copies available
 

Superman (1st Series) #54

Cover Date: 9/1/1948
NM Guide: $500.00
No copies available
 

Superman Archives #7

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $41.00
3 copies available from $29.99
Reprints #25–29; ca. 2006

Superman: The World’s Finest Comics Archives #2

Cover Date:
NM Guide: $59.99
1 copy available for $59.99
Collects World’s Finest Comics #16-32