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Mission Comics & Art: Action Comics #1000 Midnight Release Party!
April 17 @ 10:30 pm - April 18 @ 1:00 am
Come celebrate and be among the first to read Superman’s BIG 1000th issue of ACTION COMICS!!! Drinks! Comics!! Apple pie!!!
All that weeks’s DC comics will also be available for purchase 🙂
In addition, all DC trade paperbacks and collections will be 50% Off!
It’s the granddaddy of ALL superhero comics the series that introduced Superman! There will be 9 different covers, each representing a decade of Superman. The red tunks are back, baby!
“ACTION COMICS #1000 represents a watershed moment in the history of not just comic books, but entertainment, literature and pop culture,” said Lee. “There’s no better way to celebrate Superman’s enduring popularity than to give him a look that combines some new accents with the most iconic feature of his classic design.”
Available at comics retailers on April 18, ACTION COMICS #1000 features the DC debut of acclaimed writer Brian Michael Bendis in a 10-page Superman story featuring art by DC publisher and celebrated artist Jim Lee. This milestone issue will also include two 15-page stories from two of DC’s current and most popular talent teams: SUPERMAN writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Pat Gleason, as well as ACTION COMICS writer and artist Dan Jurgens.
“The one-thousandth issue of ACTION COMICS is an incredible milestone in pop culture and a testament to the vision of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,” said DC publisher Dan DiDio. “Without this book, along with Siegel and Shuster’s fertile imaginations and boundless creativity, the superhero’s place in literature may have been wildly different, if not altogether nonexistent.”
This must-have collector’s item comic book will also feature previously unpublished art from Curt Swan, whose dynamic, iconic style many consider the definitive look for the Man of Steel throughout comics’ Golden and Silver Ages. Acclaimed DC writer Marv Wolfman will script a story based on this never-before-seen content. In addition, the comic will include a collection of memorable bonus stories from some of the most celebrated names in comics and entertainment.
Contributors to this once-in-a-lifetime issue include legendary Superman movie director Richard Donner and New York Times best-selling writer Geoff Johns, with art by Olivier Coipel. Other contributing creative teams will include Paul Dini with Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez; Tom King with Clay Mann and Jordie Bellaire; Brad Meltzer with John Cassaday and Laura Martin; Louise Simonson with Jerry Ordway; Scott Snyder with Tim Sale and more to be announced.
* Jim Lee (Main Cover)
* Steve Rude (1930s)
* Michael Cho (1940s)
* Dave Gibbons (1950s)
* Michael Allred (1960s)
* Jim Steranko (1970s)
* Joshua Middleton (1980s)
* Dan Jurgens (1990s)
* Lee Bermejo (2000s)
* Blank Variant Cover
ACTION COMICS #1000 is an 80-page Prestige Format issue with no ads, with a cover price of $7.99 US.