Topic: Stephen Fishler
A rare copy of Action Comics No. 1 – which includes the first appearance of Superman – sold for $175,000 after being hidden for more than 70 years.
Action Comics 1: It's the first time a comic book has broken the $2 million barrier. The issue was published in 1938 and cost just 10 cents.
12/01/2011 02:06 pm
'Green Lantern' is just one of the comic book heroes on the big screen this summer. With their popcorn, moviegoers will be consuming tales molded by the American immigrant experience.
06/17/2011 11:06 pm
The summer's first blockbuster, 'Thor,' takes a character from the Norse pantheon to the big screen – by way of the Marvel stable of superheroes.
05/06/2011 07:04 pm
Spider-Man comic from 1962, which introduced the famous web-crawler, sold for $1.1 million Monday.
03/10/2011 08:57 am
What do the weak reviews for Columbia's new Seth Rogan vehicle, 'The Green Hornet,' mean for the league of second-tier superheroes set to swoop into theaters this summer?
01/14/2011 08:00 pm
Ridley Scott's 'Robin Hood' made its debut Wednesday at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie takes a page from other Hollywood 'prequels,' but how far is too far when Hollywood rewrites popular myths?
05/12/2010 01:34 pm
'Iron Man 2' showtimes are selling out fast. How does a lesser-known comic book character become a multimillion-dollar movie franchise? Star power, a solid story, and a little help from the real world.
05/07/2010 03:38 pm
It's a bird, it's a plane – it's the million-dollar Superman comic book!
02/22/2010 05:45 pm
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