Adventure Comics

    (DC, 1938-1983, 2010-2011)
™ and © DC Comics, Inc.
Series continued from New Adventure Comics #31

This classic series featured most of DC’s favorite heroes and villains in its 45-year run. The Legion of Super-Heroes, Starman; Saturn Girl; the Sandman’s sidekick, Sandy; the Golden Boy; Hourman; and Cosmic Boy, and others made their first appearances in this series. Superboy and Supergirl each starred in its pages for a time, and it was here that Superboy and Lois Lane first met (although Superboy would later encounter and date his mermaid girlfriend Lori Lemaris, in this same series).

In December of 1972, DC started featuring pure adventure without super-heroes, and in 1974 artist Mike Grell did his first comic work for this series. The change in format was short-lived, and in 1975, DC switched back to the super-hero format, featuring Aquaman, Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and many of the first adventures of the Spectre.

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#32

  11/1/1938
  $0.10
  $3,500.00
No copies available
  Leo O’Mealia, Jim Chambers, Jerry Siegel, Will Ely, Russell Cole, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Fred GuardineerLeo O’Mealia, Jim Chambers, Joe Shuster, Will Ely, Russell Cole, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Fred Guardineer

#33

  12/1/1938
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
  Fred Guardineer, Fred Schwab, Jim Chambers, Jerry Siegel, Will Ely, Russell Cole, Ed Winiarski, Bob Kane, Fredric Wells, Tom Hickey, Spencer Trent, Whitney EllsworthFred Guardineer, Fred Schwab, Jim Chambers, Joe Shuster, Will Ely, Russell Cole, Sheldon Moldoff, Ed Winiarski, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Spencer Trent, Whitney Ellsworth

#34

  1/1/1939
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
  Leo O’Mealia, Fred Schwab, Jim Chambers, Jerry Siegel, Sheldon Moldoff, Will Ely, Ed Winiarski, Bob Kane, Jack Anthony, Tom Hickey, Fred GuardineerLeo O’Mealia, Fred Schwab, Jim Chambers, Joe Shuster, Sheldon Moldoff, Will Ely, Ed Winiarski, Bob Kane, Jack Anthony, Tom Hickey, Fred Guardineer, George Papp

#35

  2/1/1939
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
  Sheldon Moldoff, Leo O’Mealia, Fred Schwab, Gardner Fox, Jerry Siegel, Will Ely, Jim Chambers, Bob Kane, Ed Winiarski, Terry Keane, Tom Hickey, Fred GuardineerSheldon Moldoff, Leo O’Mealia, Fred Schwab, George Newman, Joe Shuster, Will Ely, Jim Chambers, Bob Kane, Ed Winiarski, Terry Keane, Tom Hickey, Fred Guardineer

#36

  3/1/1939
  $0.10
  $2,775.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Jerry Siegel, Jim Chambers, Will Ely, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, fred Guardineer, Jack AnthonyEd Winiarski, George Newman, Joe Shuster, Jim Chambers, Will Ely, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Fred Guardineer

#37

  4/1/1939
  $0.10
  $9,300.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Fred Schwab, Jerry Siegel, Jim Chambers, Will Ely, Terry Keane, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Fred GuardineerEd Winiarski, Fred Schwab, George Newman, Jim Chambers, Will Ely, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Fred Guardineer

#38

  5/1/1939
  $0.10
  $25,700.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Charles Biro, George Newman, Jerry Siegel, Jim Chambers, Gardner Fox, Jack Anthony, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Fred GuardineerEd Winiarski, Charles Biro, George Newman, Jim Chambers, Jack Anthony, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Fred Guardineer, Don Lynch

#39

  6/1/1939
  $0.10
  $7,800.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Fred Schwab, Gardner Fox, Jerry Siegel, Jim Chambers, Paul Gustavson, Frank Thomas, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Fred GuardineerEd Winiarski, Fred Schwab, George Newman, Joe Shuster, Jim Chambers, Paul Gustavson, Frank Thomas, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Fred Guardineer, Sheldon Moldoff, Terry Gilkison, Don Lynch

#40

  7/1/1939
  $0.10
  $97,100.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Sandman (Wesley Dodds)Bert Christman, Fred Schwab, Ed Winiarski, Jerry Siegel, Jim Chambers, Bart Tumey, Frank Thorne, Tom Hickey, Bob KaneBert Christman, Fred Schwab, Ed Winiarski, Jim Chambers, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane

#41

  8/1/1939
  $0.10
  $8,500.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Jim Chambers, Fred Schwab, terry Keane, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Gardner FoxBert Christman, Ed Winiarski, Jim Chambers, Fred Schwab, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, George Newman

#42

  9/1/1939
  $0.10
  $16,200.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Jerry Siegel, Jim Chambers, Bob Kane, Terry Keane, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Gardner Fox, Fred SchwabBert Christman, Ed Winiarski, Wayne Boring, Jim Chambers, Bob Kane, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Ogden Whitney, Fred Schwab

#43

  10/1/1939
  $0.10
  $6,100.00
No copies available
  Ed Winiarski, Jerry Siegel, Bob Kane, Terry Keane, Fred Schwab, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Gardner FoxBert Christman, Ed Winiarski, Wayne Boring, Bob Kane, Fred Schwab, Bart Tumey, Tom Hickey, Ogden Whitney

#44

  11/1/1939
  $0.10
  $13,600.00
No copies available
  Gardner Fox, Ed Winiarski, Fred Schwab, Jerry Siegel, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Bart TumeyCreig Flessel, Ed Winiarski, Fred Schwab, Mart Bailey, Tom Hickey, Bob Kane, Bart Tumey, Ogden Whitney

#45

  12/1/1939
  $0.10
  $2,200.00
No copies available
  Gardner Fox, Bart Tumey, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Ed Winiarski, Frank Thomas, Jerry SiegelOgden Whitney, Bart Tumey, Bob Kane, Tom Hickey, Ed Winiarski, Mart Bailey, Creig Flessel

#46

  1/1/1940
  $0.10
  $10,900.00
No copies available
    

#47

  2/1/1940
  $0.10
  $5,900.00
No copies available
    

#48

  3/1/1940
  $0.10
  $22,600.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Hourman (Rex Tyler)Bernard BailyBernard Baily

#49

  4/1/1940
  $0.10
  $1,775.00
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#50

  5/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,400.00
No copies available
    

#51

  6/1/1940
  $0.10
  $8,400.00
No copies available
    

#52

  7/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,450.00
No copies available
    

#53

  8/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,875.00
1 copy available for $495.00
 1st Appearance of Minuteman  

#54

  9/1/1940
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
1 copy available for $475.00
    

#55

  10/1/1940
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
  Jim Shooter, Otto BinderCurt Swan, Jim Shooter

#56

  11/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,775.00
No copies available
    

#57

  12/1/1940
  $0.10
  $2,375.00
1 copy available for $425.00
   Bernard Baily

#58

  1/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
    

#59

  2/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,275.00
No copies available
    

#60

  3/1/1941
  $0.10
  $8,400.00
No copies available
    

#61

  4/1/1941
  $0.10
  $12,900.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Starman I (Ted Knight); 1st Appearance of Starman (Ted Knight)Ed Moore, Gardner Fox, Henry Boltinoff, Howard Purcell, Jack Lehti, Jerry Siegel, Ken Fitch, Ray McGirk, T.C. O’NeilBernard Baily, Chad Grothkopf, Craig Flessel, Ed Moore, Henry Boltinoff, Howard Purcell, Jack Burnley, Jack Lehti, Ray McGirk, T.C. O’Neil

#62

  5/1/1941
  $0.10
  $3,500.00
No copies available
    

#63

  6/1/1941
  $0.10
  $3,000.00
No copies available
    

#64

  7/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,325.00
No copies available
    

#65

  8/1/1941
  $0.10
  $3,000.00
No copies available
    

#66

  9/1/1941
  $0.10
  $3,900.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Shining Knight; Origin of Shining Knight  

#67

  10/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,650.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Nimbus; 1st appearance of the Mist  

#68

  11/1/1941
  $0.10
  $2,125.00
No copies available
    

#69

  12/1/1941
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
    

#70

  1/1/1942
  $0.10
  $5,700.00
No copies available
    

#71

  2/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,425.00
No copies available
    

#72

  3/1/1942
  $0.10
  $7,400.00
No copies available
 1st Sandman by Simon & Kirby; First Simon and Kirby work for DCJoe SimonJack Kirby, Joe Simon

#73

  4/1/1942
  $0.10
  $7,900.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Manhunter (Rick Nelson); 1st Manhunter by Simon & Kirby; Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#74

  5/1/1942
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  $1,850.00
No copies available
 Editorial change to have Paul Kirk as Manhunter; Sandman; Manhunter Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#75

  6/1/1942
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  $2,175.00
No copies available
 Manhunter; Sandman and a character named Thor Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#76

  7/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,200.00
No copies available
 Sandman; Manhunter Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#77

  8/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,850.00
No copies available
 Sandman; Manhunter Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#78

  9/1/1942
  $0.10
  $3,100.00
No copies available
 Manhunter; Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#79

  10/1/1942
  $0.10
  $4,300.00
No copies available
 Sandman; Manhunter Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#80

  11/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,450.00
No copies available
 Sandman; Manhunter Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#81

  12/1/1942
  $0.10
  $1,775.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#82

  1/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,300.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#83

  1/1/1943
  $0.10
  $3,400.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#84

  3/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,050.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#85

  4/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,275.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#86

  6/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,100.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#87

  8/1/1943
  $0.10
  $850.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#88

  10/1/1943
  $0.10
  $1,150.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#89

  1/1/1944
  $0.10
  $675.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#90

  11/1/1961
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  $1,025.00
No copies available
  Robert Bernstein, Jerry Siegel, Henry BoltinoffGeorge Papp, Henry Boltinoff, John Forte

#91

  5/1/1944
  $0.10
  $2,875.00
No copies available
 Sandman Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#92

  6/1/1944
  $0.10
  $1,800.00
No copies available
    

#93

  9/1/1944
  $0.10
  $3,200.00
No copies available
    

#94

  11/1/1944
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
    

#95

  1/1/1945
  $0.10
  $800.00
No copies available
    

#96

  3/1/1945
  $0.10
  $1,300.00
No copies available
    

#97

  5/1/1945
  $0.10
  $775.00
No copies available
    

#98

  7/1/1945
  $0.10
  $775.00
No copies available
    

#99

  9/1/1945
  $0.10
  $1,150.00
No copies available
  Stan Carter 

#100

  11/1/1945
  $0.10
  $1,400.00
No copies available
   Jack Kirby

#101

  1/1/1946
  $0.10
  $1,025.00
No copies available
  Newton Lane 

#102

  3/1/1946
  $0.10
  $900.00
No copies available
   Jack Kirby, Joe Simon

#103

  4/1/1946
  $0.10
  $2,625.00
No copies available
  Stan Carter, Lit-WinMort Meskin, Phil Berube, Lit-Win

#104

  5/1/1946
  $0.10
  $1,025.00
No copies available
  Lit-Win, Tom NeillMort Meskin, Lit-Win

#105

  6/1/1946
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
    

#106

  7/1/1946
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
    

#107

  8/1/1946
  $0.10
  $700.00
No copies available
  Jerry SiegelJoe Shuster, George Papp

#108

  9/1/1946
  $0.10
  $650.00
No copies available
    

#109

  10/1/1946
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
  Blair BoltonPhil Berube, George Papp

#110

  11/1/1946
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
    

#111

  12/1/1946
  $0.10
  $1,275.00
No copies available
    

#112

  1/1/1947
  $0.10
  $750.00
No copies available
    

#113

  2/1/1947
  $0.10
  $1,100.00
No copies available
    

#114

  3/1/1947
  $0.10
  $540.00
No copies available
    

#115

  4/1/1947
  $0.10
  $560.00
No copies available
   George Papp

#116

  5/1/1947
  $0.10
  $1,200.00
No copies available
    

#117

  6/1/1947
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
    

#118

  7/1/1947
  $0.10
  $540.00
No copies available
    

#119

  8/1/1947
  $0.10
  $540.00
No copies available
    

#120

  9/1/1947
  $0.10
  $550.00
No copies available
  Don Cameron, Joe Samachson, George Kashdan, Max OlinAl Wenzel, Louis Cazeneuve, George Papp, Chick Winter, Mort Meskin

#121

  10/1/1947
  $0.10
  $560.00
No copies available
  Henry LysingGeorge Papp, Mort Meskin

#122

  11/1/1947
  $0.10
  $540.00
No copies available
 Superboy becomes super-magician  

#123

  12/1/1947
  $0.10
  $520.00
No copies available
    

#124

  1/1/1948
  $0.10
  $875.00
No copies available
    

#125

  2/1/1948
  $0.10
  $1,125.00
No copies available
    

#126

  3/1/1948
  $0.10
  $520.00
No copies available
    

#127

  4/1/1948
  $0.10
  $625.00
No copies available
 Origin of Shining Knight  

#128

  5/1/1948
  $0.10
  $875.00
No copies available
    

#129

  6/1/1948
  $0.10
  $750.00
No copies available
  Bill FingerAl Wenzel, John Daly, George Papp, Mort Meskin

#130

  7/1/1948
  $0.10
  $560.00
No copies available
  Henry Boltinoff, Bill Morrison, Phil BerubeHenry Boltinoff, Phil Berube

#131

  8/1/1948
  $0.10
  $600.00
No copies available
    
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