DC GIVES FANS AN EARLY LOOK AT A BONUS STORY FROM ACTION COMICS #1000
March 8, 2018

Five-Page Story by Tom King and Clay Mann One of an All-Star Lineup of Tributes in this Landmark Comic Book, On-Sale April 18

 

On April 18, the worlds of comic books, entertainment and pop culture will unite in recognition of a true milestone with not only the 80th anniversary of Superman, but the release of the comic book that started it all, the 1,000th issue of Action Comics. This $7.99, anniversary-sized issue features stories celebrating the Man of Steel’s legacy from some of comics’ finest creative talents.

In addition to featured stories by legendary creators like Dan Jurgens, Peter J. Tomasi, Pat Gleason and Marv Wolfman, plus the DC debut of Brian Michael Bendis, Action Comics #1000 will also feature a collection of tribute stories…and fans can read the first of them today! Written by Tom King with art by Clay Mann, Jordie Bellaire and John Workman, “Of Tomorrow” is a poignant and touching story about Superman’s final conversation and tribute to the loving Kansas couple that rescued him and raised him as their own so many years ago.

 

You can check out the story on the DC Comics e-reader by clicking here.

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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