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Comics Writer: Batman Is 'Very, Very Gay'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Is one of the world's most iconic superheroes really a gay man? Action Comics writer Grant Morrison, who is best known for revamping DC Comics' fam...

Original Superman Comic Sells For HUGE Record Price

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — A rare and pristine copy of the first issue of Action Comics, famed for the first appearance of Superman, has set a record Wednes...

WATCH: Nic Cage's Stolen Comic Expected To Shatter Record Price

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

Nicolas Cage has had his fair share of eccentric purchases in the past, from luxury dinosaur bones to a pyramid tomb to a $150,000 comic book. It turn...

8 Ridiculously Expensive Books

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books

The priciest books in the world - we're talking those in the Hampton's summer home range - are usually valued for their antiquity and connection to a ...

The Great Comic Book Crash Of 1993

The Weekly Standard | JONATHAN V. LAST | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

Once upon a time comic books were ubiquitous and worthless. Sold in drugstores for a dime during the 1930s and ’40s, they were fun, pulpy reading fo...

Superman Getting Costume Change?!

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — More than seven decades after Superman made his debut in "Action Comics," DC said Friday the long-running title will restart at N...

First Bin Laden, Now Lex Luthor: Evil-Doers Return Historic Superman Sign

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

CLEVELAND -- Thieves have returned a historical marker that stood near the Cleveland house where two high school classmates created the Superman chara...

Superman Rejects American Citizenship

Posted 06.28.2011 | Entertainment

Since he crashed down from Krypton 1938, Superman has been as American as apple pie. With the wind rippling over his red and blue costume as he flew t...

Superman Saves the Day

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Reyne Haines

One struggling family recently was staring foreclosure in the face, but was fortunate to stumble across the answer to their problems -- a comic book that was found in their basement.

Comic Timing: Superman -- And Supermom

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Your problem is that your mother tossed what could have been one of the primo collectibles stashes in all the universe. If only she'd kept her hands off it, just like you and everyone else you knew kept telling her, then...

Superman Comic Book Sells For $1 Million: Action Comics No. 1 Copy Sold To Private Buyer

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman sold Monday for $1 million, smashing the previous record price for a comic boo...

Rare Superman Comic Sells For $317,200

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman has sold for $317,200 in an Internet auction. The previous owner had bought it...