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Celebrate 1000 issues of Action Comics with an all-star lineup of top talent as they pay tribute to the comic that started it all! From today’s explosive action to a previously unpublished tale illustrated by the legendary Curt Swan to the Man of Tomorrow’s future—this very special, oversized issue presents the best of the best in Superman stories!

FEATURING ALL-NEW ART AND STORIES BY:

  • BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
  • JOHN CASSADAY
  • OLIVIER COIPEL
  • PAUL DINI
  • JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
  • PATRICK GLEASON
  • BUTCH GUICE
  • GEOFF JOHNS
  • DAN JURGENS
  • TOM KING
  • JIM LEE
  • CLAY MANN
  • BRAD MELTZER
  • JERRY ORDWAY
  • TIM SALE
  • LOUISE SIMONSON
  • SCOTT SNYDER
  • CURT SWAN
  • PETER J. TOMASI
  • MARV WOLFMAN

...AND MORE!

DECADES-SPANNING OPEN-TO-ORDER VARIANT COVERS BY:

  • STEVE RUDE (1930s)
  • MICHAEL CHO (1940s)
  • DAVE GIBBONS (1950s)
  • MICHAEL ALLRED (1960s)
  • JIM STERANKO (1970s)
  • JOSHUA MIDDLETON (1980s)
  • DAN JURGENS (1990s)
  • LEE BERMEJO (2000s)

...PLUS A BLANK VARIANT COVER!

Contents

  • From the City That Has Everything
  • Never-Ending Battle
  • An Enemy Within
  • The Game
  • The Car
  • The Fifth Season
  • Of Tomorrow
  • Five Minutes
  • ActionLand!
  • Faster Than A Speeding Bullet
  • The Truth

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverJim Lee, Scott Williams & Alex Sinclair1
Var1930's Variant CoverSteve Rude41
Var1940's Variant CoverMichael Cho42
Var1950's Variant CoverDave Gibbons & Angus McKie43
Var1960's Variant CoverMichael Allred & Laura Allred44
Var1970's Variant CoverJim Steranko & Laura Martin45
Var1980's Variant CoverJoshua Middleton46
Var1990's Variant CoverDan Jurgens, Kevin Nowlan & Alex Sinclair47
Var2000's Variant CoverLee Bermejo48
VarBlank Variant CoverNone49
REBulletproof Comics Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 2,500Gabriele Dell'Otto24
REBulletproof Comics Exclusive Virgin Variant Cover, Limited to 1,500Gabriele Dell'Otto25
REBulletproof Comics Exclusive Virgin Sketch Convention Cover, Limited to 1,000Gabriele Dell'Otto2, 34
REBuyMeToys.com Exclusive Variant CoverArtgerm20
REBuyMeToys.com Exclusive Vintage Variant CoverArtgerm19
REBuyMeToys.com Exclusive Line Art Variant CoverArtgerm18
REConvention Silver Foil Variant CoverJim Lee, Scott Williams & Alex SinclairMissing
LEDC Boutique Limited Edition Gold Foil CoverLee Bermejo10
REDynamic Forces Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 4,000Curt Swan23
REDynamic Forces Exclusive Wraparound Color Variant Cover, Limited to 8,000Dan Jurgens7, 16, 28
REDynamic Forces Exclusive Wraparound B&W Variant Cover, Limited to 1,938Dan Jurgens9, 22
REFelipe Massafera Ultimate Edition Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 250Felipe Massafera8
REForbidden Planet Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 2,500Jock29
REForbidden Planet Exclusive Virgin Variant Cover, Limited to 1,500Jock15
REFrankie's Comics Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 3,000Francesco Mattina4, 27
REFrankie's Comics Exclusive Virgin Variant Cover, Limited to 1,000Francesco Mattina3
REFried Pie Exclusive Con Variant CoverDoug Mahnke33
REJim Lee Tour Variant CoverJim Lee26
REKings Comics Exclusive Variant CoverNicola Scott21
RELegend's Comics and Games Exclusive Variant CoverNeal Adams & Alex Sinclair32, 38
REMidtown Comics Exclusive Variant CoverOlivier Coipel50
REMidtown Comics Exclusive Black & White Variant CoverOlivier Coipel17
RENewbury Comics Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 2,500Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez11
RENewbury Comics Exclusive Virgin Variant Cover, Limited to 1,500Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez37
RENewbury Comics Exclusive Black & White Variant Cover, Limited to 1,000Patrick Gleason & Alejandro Sanchez40
VarSDCC Silver Foil Variant CoverJim Lee, Scott Williams & Alex SinclairMissing
RESummit Comics & Games Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 2,500George Perez35
REThird Eye Comics Exclusive Variant CoverKaare Andrews30
REThe Uncanny Comic Shop Exclusive Variant CoverTony Daniel5
REThe Uncanny Comic Shop Exclusive Virgin Variant CoverTony Daniel6
REUnknown Comics Exclusive Variant CoverTyler Kirkham13
REUnknown Comics Exclusive Virgin Variant CoverTyler Kirkham14
REVault Collectibles Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 2,500Dave Dorman39
REYesteryear Comics Exclusive Variant Cover, Limited to 2,500Jason Fabok & Brad Anderson12
REYesteryear Comics Exclusive Virgin Variant Cover, Limited to 1,500Jason Fabok & Brad Anderson31

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