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Action Comics #3 Values

Publisher: DC, 1938

About Action Comics #3

Third appearance of Superman. Gerber "8" or "rare." Overstreet calls it "scarce." Leo O'Mealia cover. Joe Shuster, Fred Guardineer, and Bernard Baily art. Currently #26 on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics.

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COVER DETAILS

Action Comics #3 Billy Wright pedigree (DC, 1938) CGC VG+ 4.5 Off-white to white pages....
Pencils: Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)

Inks: Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)

Letters: typeset


STORY DETAILS

Title: The Blakely Mine Disaster

Characters: Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (not named); Stanislaw Kober; Thornton Blakely (villain)

Synopsis: After Superman saves a group of miners from a cave-in, Clark Kent senses a story that may mean that the mine's owner, Thorton Blakely, is actually running unsafe mine operations and blaming accidents on the miners themselves.

Pages: 12.670

Script: Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)

Pencils: Joe Shuster (signed)

Inks: Joe Shuster (signed)

Reprints: Superman (DC, 1939 series) #[1] ([Summer 1939])

Notes: Superman appears in only one panel in this story. Wears blue boots. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

Data Courtesy of Grand Comics Database under Creative Commons license

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CGC Census Report*

Grade 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 Total
Universal  0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
Qualified  1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Signature Series  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Restored  3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
Total 4 3 2 2 1 1 0 2 3 2 2 0 4 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 35

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