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Action Comics (#536-600, Annual #1) Price Guide 2021


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From: The 2021 CPV Price Guide for 80's & 90's Canadian Price Variants (Type 1A) by Bill Alexander, Tim Bildhauser, Paul Clairmont, Jay Halstead, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Conan Saunders, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles, other price guide editions ]
Action Comics — 2021 Price Guide Values #536-600, Annual #1
Issue Direct Edition Value CPV
Cover Price
Type 1A Canadian Price Variant Value CGC-Confirmed
Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
#536 Action Comics 536 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 10/1982  Superman story continued into New Teen Titans #24
Doug notes: Omega Men; FIRST Canadian Price Variant issue
CGC label note: Omega Men appearance.
 
#537 Action Comics 537 Canadian Price Variant picture$10$6 $0.75 $20
▲ $2
$18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 11/1982  Masters of the Universe preview
CGC label note: 16 page Masters of the Universe preview by Paul Kupperberg & Curt Swan. Aquaman backup story.
 
#538 Action Comics 538 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1982  Versus Jackhammer; Jackhammer appearance; Aquaman back-up feature
CGC label note: Aquaman backup story by Bob Rozakis & Alex Saviuk. 75¢ cover price.
 
#539 Action Comics 539 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1983   
#540 Action Comics 540 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 2/1983  CGC label note: Aquaman backup story by Bob Rozakis & Alex Saviuk.  
#541 Action Comics 541 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 3/1983   
#542 Action Comics 542 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1983  Versus Vandal Savage
CGC label note: Vandal Savage appearance.
 
#543 Action Comics 543 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 5/1983  Versus Neutron; Versus Vandal Savage
CGC label note: Vandal Savage appearance.
 
#544 Action Comics 544 Canadian Price Variant picture$10$8 $2.00 $33
▲ $7
$29 $23 $16 $11 $
 DC, 6/1983  1st Appearances of Brainiac (robotic body), Lex Luthor (in armor); Origins of Brainiac (robotic body), Lex Luthor (in armor)
Doug notes: Special 45th anniversary issue.
CGC label note: Anniversary issue. $2.00 cover price.
 
#545 Action Comics 545 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$6 $0.75 $15 $13 $11 $7 $5 $
 DC, 7/1983  Versus New Brainiac
CGC label note: Braniac appearance.
 
#546 Action Comics 546 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$9 $0.75 $22
▲ $2
$19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 8/1983  Doug notes: Justice League and the New Teen Titans
CGC label note: Justice League, New Teen Titans & Brainiac appearance. 75¢ cover price.
 
#547 Action Comics 547 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 9/1983  Origin of Planeteer  
#548 Action Comics 548 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1983   
#549 Action Comics 549 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$6 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 11/1983   
#550 Action Comics 550 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1983   
#551 Action Comics 551 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 1/1984  1st Appearance of Red Star (Leonid Kovar)  
#552 Action Comics 552 Canadian Price Variant picture$7$7 $0.95 $28 $25 $20 $14 $9 $
 DC, 2/1984  1st Appearance of Legion of Forgotten Heroes
Doug notes: FIRST appearance of the original Pre-Crisis FORGOTTEN HEROES Team, Led by Immortal Man, The TEAM includes; ANIMAL MAN, Cave Carson, Congo Bill aka Congorilla, Dolphin, RICK FLAGG and the SUICIDE SQUAD, RIP HUNTER Time Master & the SEA DEVILS;
CGC label note: Animal Man, Rip Hunter, Dolphin, Congorilla, Suicide Squad, Sea Devils & Cave Carson appearance.
 
#553 Action Comics 553 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$7 $0.95 $24 $21 $17 $12 $8 $
 DC, 3/1984  Cave Carson; Congorilla; Suicide Squad; Animal Man; Rip Hunter; Immortal Man; Sea Devils; Dolphin
Doug notes: SECOND appearance of the original Pre-Crisis FORGOTTEN HEROES Team, Led by Immortal Man, The TEAM includes; ANIMAL MAN, Cave Carson, Congo Bill aka Congorilla, Dane Dorrance, Dolphin, RICK FLAGG and the SUICIDE SQUAD, RIP HUNTER Time Master & the SEA DEVILS
CGC label note: Vandal Savage, Dane Dorrance, Rick Flagg, Cave Carson, Animal Man, Dolphin, Congo Bill & Rip Hunter appearance.
 
#554 Action Comics 554 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1984  Jerry and Joey create Superman  
#555 Action Comics 555 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1984  Continued into Supergirl (2nd Series) #20; Anniversary of Supergirls debut in Action Comics
CGC label note: Parasite appearance.
 
#556 Action Comics 556 Canadian Price Variant picture$7$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1984  Versus Vandal Savage; Neutron; Meanwhile: new projects; Early Whos Who and Crisis  
#557 Action Comics 557 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1984  CGC label note: Terra-Man appearance.  
#558 Action Comics 558 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1984   
#559 Action Comics 559 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 9/1984  CGC label note: Yellow Peri appearance. 95¢ cover price.  
#560 Action Comics 560 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 10/1984  Doug notes: Ambush Bug
CGC label note: Ambush Bug appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#561 Action Comics 561 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 11/1984  CGC label note: Back-up story by E. Nelson Bridwell & Wayne Boring. 95¢ cover price.  
#562 Action Comics 562 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1984   
#563 Action Comics 563 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$5 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 1/1985  Origin of Ambush Bug
CGC label note: Ambush Bug & Mr. Mxyzptlk appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#564 Action Comics 564 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $0.95 $15 $13 $11 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1985   
#565 Action Comics 565 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 3/1985  Doug notes: Ambush Bug, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman
CGC label note: Ambush Bug, Batman & Wonder Woman appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#566 Action Comics 566 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1985  Marshall Rogers & Jerry Ordway cover; Co-starring with Captain Strong  
#567 Action Comics 567 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1985   
#568 Action Comics 568 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1985   
#569 Action Comics 569 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1985  CGC label note: "Julius Schwartz" appearance on cover.  
#570 Action Comics 570 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1985   
#571 Action Comics 571 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 9/1985  Brian Bolland cover  
#572 Action Comics 572 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 10/1985  Mark Waid's first major comics work
CGC label note: 1st published story work by Mark Waid.
 
#573 Action Comics 573 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $20 $18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 11/1985  MASK preview
CGC label note: 15 page "Mask" preview by Michael Fleisher, Mike Chen & Joe Delbeato.
 
#574 Action Comics 574 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1985   
#575 Action Comics 575 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1986  Versus Intellex  
#576 Action Comics 576 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 2/1986   
#577 Action Comics 577 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 3/1986  Origin of Superman  
#578 Action Comics 578 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1986   
#579 Action Comics 579 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1986  Asterix parody  
#580 Action Comics 580 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $22 $19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 6/1986  Kid in Most Dangerous Toy is based on winner of Super Powers contest
Doug notes: Classic Superman breaking chains Cover by Gil Kane.
 
#581 Action Comics 581 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1986   
#582 Action Comics 582 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1986   
#583 Action Comics 583 Canadian Price Variant picture$18$24 $1.00 $55 $41 $33 $23 $15 $
 DC, 9/1986  Continued from Superman #423; Last pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths Superman
CGC label note: Conclusion of Alan Moore's "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow" $1.00 cover price.
 
#584 Action Comics 584 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$6 $1.00 $22 $19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 1/1987  Post-Crisis Superman begins; Teen Titans
Doug notes: JOHN BYRNE Art Begins
CGC label note: John Byrne art begins. Contest entry form included. Teen Titans appearance. $1.00 cover price.
 
#585 Action Comics 585 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1987  Doug notes: Phantom Stranger
CGC label note: Phantom Stranger appearance.
 
#586 Action Comics 586 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 3/1987  Versus Darkseid; Versus New Gods
CGC label note: Orion, Lightray & Darkseid appearance.
 
#587 Action Comics 587 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 4/1987  Versus Morgaine Le Fey; Continued in Superman #4
Doug notes: Demon-c/s
CGC label note: Demon & Morgaine Le Fey appearance.
 
#588 Action Comics 588 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 5/1987  Hawkman; Shadow War; Continued from Hawkman #10, continues in Hawkman #11 and Action #589
CGC label note: Hawkman & Hawkwoman appearance.
 
#589 Action Comics 589 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 6/1987  Doug notes: Green Lantern Corps.
CGC label note: Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) & Green Lantern Corps appearance.
 
#590 Action Comics 590 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 7/1987  Metal Men; New Chemo
CGC label note: Metal Men appearance.
 
#591 Action Comics 591 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 8/1987  Conan notes: A raw 8.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 2/17/2020 for $8
Doug notes: Superboy vs Superman-c/s; Legion of Super-Heroes
 
#592 Action Comics 592 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$4 $1.00 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 9/1987  1st Appearance of Sleez; Continued in Superman #9
Doug notes: Superman vs Big Barda
CGC label note: Big Barda appearance.
 
#593 Action Comics 593 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$4 $1.00 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 10/1987  Conan notes: Example variant sales at MyComicShop: a raw 5.0 on 7/1/2020 for $8, a raw 5.5 on 6/13/2019 for $10, a raw 7.5 on 6/30/2020 for $16
Doug notes: Big Barda, and Mr. Miracle
CGC label note: Big Barda, Mister Miracle & Darkseid appearance.
 
#594 Action Comics 594 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 11/1987  Continues in Booster Gold #23
CGC label note: Booster Gold, Batman & Robin appearance. Booster Gold #7 cover homage.
 
#595 Action Comics 595 Canadian Price Variant picture$10$4 $1.00 $42 $32 $25 $18 $12 $
 DC, 12/1987  1st Appearance of Silver Banshee (Siobhan McDougal)
Conan notes: Example variant sales at MyComicShop: a raw 4.0 on 5/8/2020 for $8, a raw 6.0 on 5/26/2020 for $12
CGC label note: 1st appearance of the Silver Banshee (Siobhan McDougal). Martian Manhunter & Batman appearance.
 
#596 Action Comics 596 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 1/1988  Versus Manhunters; Millennium Week 4
Doug notes: Spectre
CGC label note: Spectre appearance.
 
#597 Action Comics 597 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1988  Doug notes: Lois Lane vs Lana Lang  
#598 Action Comics 598 Canadian Price Variant picture$9$4 $1.00 $35 $31 $25 $17 $12 $
 DC, 3/1988  1st Appearance of Checkmate; Versus Qurac terrorists
CGC label note: 1st appearance of Checkmate. Atomic explosion cover.
 
#599 Action Comics 599 Canadian Price Variant picture$2$4 $1.00 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 4/1988  Bonus Book #1
CGC label note: 16 page "bonus book" featuring Superman & Jimmy Olsen. Metal Men appearance.
 
#600 Action Comics 600 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$8 $3.50 $27 $24 $19 $13 $9 $
 DC, 5/1988  Doug notes: 80 Page Giant; LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Wonder Woman & Man-Bat appearance. Hawkman cameo. Pin-ups by Mike Zeck, Jon Bogdanove & Kevin Maguire.
 
Annual #1 Action Comics Annual #1 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$6 $1.75 $20 $18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 12/1987  1987 Annual
Doug notes: Batman
CGC label note: Batman appearance.
 
Issue Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
CPV
Cover Price
9.2
NM-
9.0
VF/NM
8.0
VF
6.0
FN
4.0
VG
2.0
GD
CGC-Confirmed
Direct Edition Value Type 1A Canadian Price Variant Value
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Action Comics CGC Census Changes:
Issue # 8/27/2019
Census Count
9/15/2020
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
53618--18------
53712--13--+1--
538121121----
5399--9------
54010--10------
54110--101--+1
54211--11------
54311--12--+1--
544905989+8+4
54510--10------
546221232+1+1
5474--4------
5487--7------
5494--4------
5506161----
5518181----
55219--19------
55327--27------
554111111----
555141141----
5567171----
5578181----
5585--6--+1--
559111121+1--
560101121+2--
5617181+1--
5628181----
5634141----
5642121----
56591102+1+1
5667--71--+1
5675--5------
5684--5--+1--
5695--6--+1--
5704--5--+1--
5714--5--+1--
57210--12--+2--
57310--10------
5743--5--+2--
5754--4------
5762--2------
5774--4------
5788--8------
5796--6------
5803--4--+1--
5815--5------
5829--11--+2--
583166--184--+18--
584441481+4--
58512--13--+1--
58610--10------
58723--25--+2--
58817--17------
58910--10------
59011--12--+1--
59121--24--+3--
59212--18--+6--
59310--20--+10--
59412--14--+2--
59563--83--+20--
59618--20--+2--
5979--12--+3--
59879--93--+14--
59913--15--+2--
600128--138--+10--
Annual #17511601+85--
  Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
1,212
~98%
22
~2%
1,423
~98%
30
~2%
 +211
  ~96% 
 +8
  ~4% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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Action Comics (#536-600, Annual #1) Values 2021


From: The 2021 CPV Price Guide for 80's & 90's Canadian Price Variants (Type 1A) by Bill Alexander, Tim Bildhauser, Paul Clairmont, Jay Halstead, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Conan Saunders, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles, other price guide editions ]

Action Comics — 2021 Price Guide Values

Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
#536 Action Comics 536 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $16
 DC, 10/1982  Superman story continued into New Teen Titans #24
Doug notes: Omega Men; FIRST Canadian Price Variant issue
CGC label note: Omega Men appearance.
 
#537 Action Comics 537 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $20
▲ $2
 DC, 11/1982  Masters of the Universe preview
CGC label note: 16 page Masters of the Universe preview by Paul Kupperberg & Curt Swan. Aquaman backup story.
 
#538 Action Comics 538 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 12/1982  Versus Jackhammer; Jackhammer appearance; Aquaman back-up feature
CGC label note: Aquaman backup story by Bob Rozakis & Alex Saviuk. 75¢ cover price.
 
#539 Action Comics 539 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 1/1983   
#540 Action Comics 540 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 2/1983  CGC label note: Aquaman backup story by Bob Rozakis & Alex Saviuk.  
#541 Action Comics 541 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 3/1983   
#542 Action Comics 542 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 4/1983  Versus Vandal Savage
CGC label note: Vandal Savage appearance.
 
#543 Action Comics 543 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $14
 DC, 5/1983  Versus Neutron; Versus Vandal Savage
CGC label note: Vandal Savage appearance.
 
#544 Action Comics 544 Canadian Price Variant picture $2.00 $33
▲ $7
 DC, 6/1983  1st Appearances of Brainiac (robotic body), Lex Luthor (in armor); Origins of Brainiac (robotic body), Lex Luthor (in armor)
Doug notes: Special 45th anniversary issue.
CGC label note: Anniversary issue. $2.00 cover price.
 
#545 Action Comics 545 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $15
 DC, 7/1983  Versus New Brainiac
CGC label note: Braniac appearance.
 
#546 Action Comics 546 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $22
▲ $2
 DC, 8/1983  Doug notes: Justice League and the New Teen Titans
CGC label note: Justice League, New Teen Titans & Brainiac appearance. 75¢ cover price.
 
#547 Action Comics 547 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $14
 DC, 9/1983  Origin of Planeteer  
#548 Action Comics 548 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 10/1983   
#549 Action Comics 549 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 11/1983   
#550 Action Comics 550 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 12/1983   
#551 Action Comics 551 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $14
 DC, 1/1984  1st Appearance of Red Star (Leonid Kovar)  
#552 Action Comics 552 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $28
 DC, 2/1984  1st Appearance of Legion of Forgotten Heroes
Doug notes: FIRST appearance of the original Pre-Crisis FORGOTTEN HEROES Team, Led by Immortal Man, The TEAM includes; ANIMAL MAN, Cave Carson, Congo Bill aka Congorilla, Dolphin, RICK FLAGG and the SUICIDE SQUAD, RIP HUNTER Time Master & the SEA DEVILS;
CGC label note: Animal Man, Rip Hunter, Dolphin, Congorilla, Suicide Squad, Sea Devils & Cave Carson appearance.
 
#553 Action Comics 553 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $24
 DC, 3/1984  Cave Carson; Congorilla; Suicide Squad; Animal Man; Rip Hunter; Immortal Man; Sea Devils; Dolphin
Doug notes: SECOND appearance of the original Pre-Crisis FORGOTTEN HEROES Team, Led by Immortal Man, The TEAM includes; ANIMAL MAN, Cave Carson, Congo Bill aka Congorilla, Dane Dorrance, Dolphin, RICK FLAGG and the SUICIDE SQUAD, RIP HUNTER Time Master & the SEA DEVILS
CGC label note: Vandal Savage, Dane Dorrance, Rick Flagg, Cave Carson, Animal Man, Dolphin, Congo Bill & Rip Hunter appearance.
 
#554 Action Comics 554 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 4/1984  Jerry and Joey create Superman  
#555 Action Comics 555 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 5/1984  Continued into Supergirl (2nd Series) #20; Anniversary of Supergirls debut in Action Comics
CGC label note: Parasite appearance.
 
#556 Action Comics 556 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 6/1984  Versus Vandal Savage; Neutron; Meanwhile: new projects; Early Whos Who and Crisis  
#557 Action Comics 557 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 7/1984  CGC label note: Terra-Man appearance.  
#558 Action Comics 558 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 8/1984   
#559 Action Comics 559 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 9/1984  CGC label note: Yellow Peri appearance. 95¢ cover price.  
#560 Action Comics 560 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $14
 DC, 10/1984  Doug notes: Ambush Bug
CGC label note: Ambush Bug appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#561 Action Comics 561 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 11/1984  CGC label note: Back-up story by E. Nelson Bridwell & Wayne Boring. 95¢ cover price.  
#562 Action Comics 562 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 12/1984   
#563 Action Comics 563 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $16
 DC, 1/1985  Origin of Ambush Bug
CGC label note: Ambush Bug & Mr. Mxyzptlk appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#564 Action Comics 564 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $15
 DC, 2/1985   
#565 Action Comics 565 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $16
 DC, 3/1985  Doug notes: Ambush Bug, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman
CGC label note: Ambush Bug, Batman & Wonder Woman appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#566 Action Comics 566 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 4/1985  Marshall Rogers & Jerry Ordway cover; Co-starring with Captain Strong  
#567 Action Comics 567 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 5/1985   
#568 Action Comics 568 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 6/1985   
#569 Action Comics 569 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 7/1985  CGC label note: "Julius Schwartz" appearance on cover.  
#570 Action Comics 570 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 8/1985   
#571 Action Comics 571 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $14
 DC, 9/1985  Brian Bolland cover  
#572 Action Comics 572 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $16
 DC, 10/1985  Mark Waid's first major comics work
CGC label note: 1st published story work by Mark Waid.
 
#573 Action Comics 573 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $20
 DC, 11/1985  MASK preview
CGC label note: 15 page "Mask" preview by Michael Fleisher, Mike Chen & Joe Delbeato.
 
#574 Action Comics 574 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 12/1985   
#575 Action Comics 575 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 1/1986  Versus Intellex  
#576 Action Comics 576 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 2/1986   
#577 Action Comics 577 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $16
 DC, 3/1986  Origin of Superman  
#578 Action Comics 578 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 4/1986   
#579 Action Comics 579 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 5/1986  Asterix parody  
#580 Action Comics 580 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $22
 DC, 6/1986  Kid in Most Dangerous Toy is based on winner of Super Powers contest
Doug notes: Classic Superman breaking chains Cover by Gil Kane.
 
#581 Action Comics 581 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 7/1986   
#582 Action Comics 582 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 8/1986   
#583 Action Comics 583 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $55
 DC, 9/1986  Continued from Superman #423; Last pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths Superman
CGC label note: Conclusion of Alan Moore's "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow" $1.00 cover price.
 
#584 Action Comics 584 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $22
 DC, 1/1987  Post-Crisis Superman begins; Teen Titans
Doug notes: JOHN BYRNE Art Begins
CGC label note: John Byrne art begins. Contest entry form included. Teen Titans appearance. $1.00 cover price.
 
#585 Action Comics 585 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 2/1987  Doug notes: Phantom Stranger
CGC label note: Phantom Stranger appearance.
 
#586 Action Comics 586 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $16
 DC, 3/1987  Versus Darkseid; Versus New Gods
CGC label note: Orion, Lightray & Darkseid appearance.
 
#587 Action Comics 587 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 4/1987  Versus Morgaine Le Fey; Continued in Superman #4
Doug notes: Demon-c/s
CGC label note: Demon & Morgaine Le Fey appearance.
 
#588 Action Comics 588 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 5/1987  Hawkman; Shadow War; Continued from Hawkman #10, continues in Hawkman #11 and Action #589
CGC label note: Hawkman & Hawkwoman appearance.
 
#589 Action Comics 589 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 6/1987  Doug notes: Green Lantern Corps.
CGC label note: Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) & Green Lantern Corps appearance.
 
#590 Action Comics 590 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 7/1987  Metal Men; New Chemo
CGC label note: Metal Men appearance.
 
#591 Action Comics 591 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 8/1987  Conan notes: A raw 8.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 2/17/2020 for $8
Doug notes: Superboy vs Superman-c/s; Legion of Super-Heroes
 
#592 Action Comics 592 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $16
 DC, 9/1987  1st Appearance of Sleez; Continued in Superman #9
Doug notes: Superman vs Big Barda
CGC label note: Big Barda appearance.
 
#593 Action Comics 593 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $16
 DC, 10/1987  Conan notes: Example variant sales at MyComicShop: a raw 5.0 on 7/1/2020 for $8, a raw 5.5 on 6/13/2019 for $10, a raw 7.5 on 6/30/2020 for $16
Doug notes: Big Barda, and Mr. Miracle
CGC label note: Big Barda, Mister Miracle & Darkseid appearance.
 
#594 Action Comics 594 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 11/1987  Continues in Booster Gold #23
CGC label note: Booster Gold, Batman & Robin appearance. Booster Gold #7 cover homage.
 
#595 Action Comics 595 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $42
 DC, 12/1987  1st Appearance of Silver Banshee (Siobhan McDougal)
Conan notes: Example variant sales at MyComicShop: a raw 4.0 on 5/8/2020 for $8, a raw 6.0 on 5/26/2020 for $12
CGC label note: 1st appearance of the Silver Banshee (Siobhan McDougal). Martian Manhunter & Batman appearance.
 
#596 Action Comics 596 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 1/1988  Versus Manhunters; Millennium Week 4
Doug notes: Spectre
CGC label note: Spectre appearance.
 
#597 Action Comics 597 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 2/1988  Doug notes: Lois Lane vs Lana Lang  
#598 Action Comics 598 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $35
 DC, 3/1988  1st Appearance of Checkmate; Versus Qurac terrorists
CGC label note: 1st appearance of Checkmate. Atomic explosion cover.
 
#599 Action Comics 599 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.00 $14
 DC, 4/1988  Bonus Book #1
CGC label note: 16 page "bonus book" featuring Superman & Jimmy Olsen. Metal Men appearance.
 
#600 Action Comics 600 Canadian Price Variant picture $3.50 $27
 DC, 5/1988  Doug notes: 80 Page Giant; LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Wonder Woman & Man-Bat appearance. Hawkman cameo. Pin-ups by Mike Zeck, Jon Bogdanove & Kevin Maguire.
 
Annual #1 Action Comics Annual #1 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.75 $20
 DC, 12/1987  1987 Annual
Doug notes: Batman
CGC label note: Batman appearance.
 
Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Action Comics CGC Census Data:
Issue # 9/15/2020
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant
53618------
53713--+1--
538121----
5399------
54010------
541101--+1
54211------
54312--+1--
544989+8+4
54510------
546232+1+1
5474------
5487------
5494------
55061----
55181----
55219------
55327------
554111----
555141----
55671----
55781----
5586--+1--
559121+1--
560121+2--
56181+1--
56281----
56341----
56421----
565102+1+1
56671--+1
5675------
5685--+1--
5696--+1--
5705--+1--
5715--+1--
57212--+2--
57310------
5745--+2--
5754------
5762------
5774------
5788------
5796------
5804--+1--
5815------
58211--+2--
583184--+18--
584481+4--
58513--+1--
58610------
58725--+2--
58817------
58910------
59012--+1--
59124--+3--
59218--+6--
59320--+10--
59414--+2--
59583--+20--
59620--+2--
59712--+3--
59893--+14--
59915--+2--
600138--+10--
Annual #11601+85--
  Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
1,423
~98%
30
~2%
 +211
  ~96% 
 +8
  ~4% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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