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The Hero With a Thousand Issues

April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having...

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Happy birthday, Superman!

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hard to believe, but one of the most iconic superheroes of all time is celebrating his eightieth birthday. As Action Comics hits the remarkable issue #1000 mark (an amazing run for any comic) we celebrate...

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Rare Treasures at Nostalgia & Comics

March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Collectors take note! As regular readers will know, our Birmingham affiliate storeĀ Nostalgia & ComicsĀ houses one of the biggest and best collections of classic back issues in all of the UK and Ireland. In amongst the...

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Over on The Comics Grid Darren R Reid muses on gender politics and representation in the world of Superman, although this has less to do with the modern incarnation of our demi-god superhero and instead...

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Comics: “nothing can hurt you”

September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Among this week’s crop of DC New 52 issue zeroes that hit the racks was Superman in Action Comics (reviewed yesterday by Nicola in her weekly pick of the best new releases). It’s a great...

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A whole bunch of us have been enjoying (or sometimes regretting, but mostly enjoying) the huge DC New 52 relaunch of the main DC universe, and we posted up our thoughts on a huge swathe...

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Action Comics…. bring back the magic….

September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

It does seem that Action Comics #1 did the trick for a lot of people. We all liked it here at the blog, but we can’t draw. And Ty Templeton can. Very well. And he...

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Continuing our ongoing coverage of the huge DC 52 re-launch of their major titles, James Bacon offers us up more of his thoughts on a brace of new releases: Stormwatch, written by Paul Cornell, art...

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Andrea Pirie of the Leeds FPI store is diving head first into the brightly coloured superhero pool of DC’s huge New 52 reboot, today sharing her thoughts on the first issues of the re-imagined Action...

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