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World's Finest Comics (#284-323) CPV Values 2022


Canadian Price Variant Values, 2022 Price Guide
From: The 2022 CPV Price Guide for 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 ]
World's Finest Comics — 2022 Price Guide Values #284-323
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
#284 World's Finest Comics 284 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 10/1982  Versus Composite Superman; Versus Clock King
Doug notes: FIRST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Legion appearance. Green Arrow backup story. Last backup story in title.
 
#285 World's Finest Comics 285 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $30 $26 $21 $15 $10 $
 DC, 11/1982  Versus Dr. Zodiac
Doug notes: First BATMAN on a Cover by Frank MILLER; ZATANNA appears; KU KLUX KLAN-c/s; Justice League appears;
CGC label note: Robin, Zatanna & Dr. Zodiac appearance. Direct editions have "Atari" insert included.
 
#286 World's Finest Comics 286 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1982  Versus Dr. Zodiac; Versus Madam Zodiac
CGC label note: Zatanna, Hawkman, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman & Dr. Zodiac appearance.
 
#287 World's Finest Comics 287 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1983  Versus Madam Zodiac
CGC label note: Flash appearance.
 
#288 World's Finest Comics 288 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 2/1983  Versus Madam Zodiac
CGC label note: Flash, Wonder Woman & Zatanna appearance.
 
#289 World's Finest Comics 289 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 3/1983   
#290 World's Finest Comics 290 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1983   
#291 World's Finest Comics 291 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1983  Superman and Batman team-up  
#292 World's Finest Comics 292 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $11 $10 $8 $5 $4 $
 DC, 6/1983   
#293 World's Finest Comics 293 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$7 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 7/1983  Versus Null and Void; Superman and Batman team-up
CGC label note: 1st appearance of Null & Void.
 
#294 World's Finest Comics 294 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1983  1st Appearance of Tonatiuh; Origin of Tonatiuh; Versus Tonatiuh
CGC label note: 75¢ cover price.
 
#295 World's Finest Comics 295 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$7 $0.75 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 9/1983  Versus the Moondancers
CGC label note: 75¢ cover price.
 
#296 World's Finest Comics 296 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $11 $10 $8 $5 $4 $
 DC, 10/1983  Versus the Pantheon
CGC label note: 75¢ cover price.
 
#297 World's Finest Comics 297 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.75 $11 $10 $8 $5 $4 $
 DC, 11/1983  Versus the Pantheon  
#298 World's Finest Comics 298 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$7 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 12/1983  Versus the Pantheon  
#299 World's Finest Comics 299 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1984  Versus the Pantheon  
#300 World's Finest Comics 300 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$9 $1.50 $24 $21 $17 $12 $8 $
 DC, 2/1984  300th anniversary issue; Giant-size
Conan notes: A raw 6.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 6/14/2021 for $10
Doug notes: 52 pages; JLA, New Teen Titans & Outsiders app;
CGC label note: Anniversary issue. Justice League of America, New Teen Titans & Outsiders appearance.
 
#301 World's Finest Comics 301 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 3/1984  Versus Siphon  
#302 World's Finest Comics 302 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 4/1984   
#303 World's Finest Comics 303 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 5/1984  Conan notes: A raw 1.8 variant sold at MyComicShop on 7/16/2021 for $2  
#304 World's Finest Comics 304 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1984  Origin of Null and Void
CGC label note: Origin of Null & Void.
 
#305 World's Finest Comics 305 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 7/1984  Versus Null and Void  
#306 World's Finest Comics 306 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1984  Origin of Swordfish and Barracuda
CGC label note: 95¢ cover price.
 
#307 World's Finest Comics 307 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 9/1984  Conan notes: A raw 4.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 1/30/2021 for $4  
#308 World's Finest Comics 308 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 10/1984   
#309 World's Finest Comics 309 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $16
▲ $2
$14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 11/1984  Flash Force 2000 bonus comic
Doug notes: 16 Page Bonus FLASH FORCE 2000 Preview Insert Comic;
CGC label note: Ed Hannigan & Klaus Janson cover.
 
#310 World's Finest Comics 310 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1984  1st Appearance of Sonik  
#311 World's Finest Comics 311 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 1/1985   
#312 World's Finest Comics 312 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 2/1985  Versus the Network
Conan notes: A raw 4.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 1/17/2021 for $4
 
#313 World's Finest Comics 313 Canadian Price Variant picture$6$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 3/1985  Versus The Network  
#314 World's Finest Comics 314 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 4/1985   
#315 World's Finest Comics 315 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 5/1985  Versus the Network  
#316 World's Finest Comics 316 Canadian Price Variant picture$5$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 6/1985   
#317 World's Finest Comics 317 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 7/1985  CGC label note: Howard Bender & Bob Smith cover.  
#318 World's Finest Comics 318 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 8/1985   
#319 World's Finest Comics 319 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $20
▲ $4
$18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 9/1985  Mask special preview
Doug notes: 16 Page Bonus MASK Preview Insert Comic;
 
#320 World's Finest Comics 320 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 10/1985   
#321 World's Finest Comics 321 Canadian Price Variant picture$3$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 11/1985  Versus Chronos
CGC label note: Chronos appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#322 World's Finest Comics 322 Canadian Price Variant picture$4$5 $0.95 $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $
 DC, 12/1985   
#323 World's Finest Comics 323 Canadian Price Variant picture$15$6 $0.95 $30 $26 $21 $15 $10 $
 DC, 1/1986  Final Issue
Doug notes: LAST ISSUE; Scarcer LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Last issue. 95¢ cover price.
 
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
World's Finest Comics CGC Census Changes:
Issue # 10/27/2020
Census Count
9/21/2021
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
28412--13--+1--
285282292+1--
2865--61+1+1
2873142+1+1
2884151+1--
2896--7--+1--
29010--11--+1--
2914--4------
2924--4------
29312--131+1+1
2949--91--+1
2956--61--+1
2964--41--+1
29711--11------
29881111+3--
299112112----
300481532+5+1
3014141----
30219--20--+1--
30391101+1--
3047171----
3054151+1--
3068282----
3075--6--+1--
3085--5------
3091--1------
3106--7--+1--
3113--3------
3123--3------
3133--3------
3147--7------
3156--7--+1--
3162--2------
3175--5------
3183--3------
3194--41--+1
3203--3------
3212--21--+1
3222--2------
323371382+1+1
  Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
333
~96%
15
~4%
356
~93%
25
~7%
 +23
  ~70% 
 +10
  ~30% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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World's Finest Comics Comics CPV FAQ

Do cover price variants exist for World's Finest Comics in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, Type 1A 75¢, 95¢, and 1.50 cover price variants exist within the World's Finest Comics title.

Which issues of World's Finest Comics have cover price variants in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: There are Type 1A cover price variants for issues #284-323 of World's Finest Comics.

Are the World's Finest Comics cover price variants of the 1980s rare?

✔️Accepted answer: The World's Finest Comics 1980s cover price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel (by contrast the well-preserved direct edition type sold in comic shops were not price variants). Within the newsstand distribution channel, the price variants were distributed only to a restricted geographic area within the larger North American newsstand market: that restricted area being Canada. Canada had one tenth the population of the United States in the 1980s. As a result, World's Finest Comics cover price variants from the 1980s are a dramatically more rare newsstand type, and collectors who care about relative rarity are keen to target the price variant version of issue numbers they seek for their collections of interesting and rare comic books.

Are World's Finest Comics 1980s cover price variants 1st printings?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, by definition World's Finest Comics Type 1A price variants are first printings which were published simultaneously with the other types, on the exact same manufacturing equipment, at the same time, on the same paper, using the same ink, and with publication origin being the USA. The indicia, interior pages, and all other aspects of the variants beyond the cover price box are 100% identical to their regularly priced newsstand counterparts. The World's Finest Comics price variants, having originated in the USA as first print originals, were then shipped North to their destination market.

Are World's Finest Comics cover price variants more valuable?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, as seen in more detail in the World's Finest Comics price guide page above, the variant values represent a sizable premium over the values of the commonplace direct editions in the same grades.

Help, I cannot find CGC 9.8 copies available for the World's Finest Comics cover price variants I am looking for?!

✔️Accepted answer: We recommend lowering your grade expectations for all of the 1980s cover price variants, including those in the World's Finest Comics title. Remember, the price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel, which means they were treated as reading material, not as collectibles, by both the staff that handled them, and the typical buyers who as a general rule were members of the general public actually interested in reading the comics. Collectors buying comics from newsstands was the exception, not the norm. As a result, surviving copies in the 9.8 NM/MT grade tier can be exceptionally difficult to find among the World's Finest Comics cover price variants. A more reasonable grade to shoot for would be 9.0-and-up.

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World's Finest Comics (#284-323) Values 2022


From: The 2022 CPV Price Guide for 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 ]

World's Finest Comics Values — 2022 CPV Price Guide

Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
#284 World's Finest Comics 284 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $14
 DC, 10/1982  Versus Composite Superman; Versus Clock King
Doug notes: FIRST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Legion appearance. Green Arrow backup story. Last backup story in title.
 
#285 World's Finest Comics 285 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $30
 DC, 11/1982  Versus Dr. Zodiac
Doug notes: First BATMAN on a Cover by Frank MILLER; ZATANNA appears; KU KLUX KLAN-c/s; Justice League appears;
CGC label note: Robin, Zatanna & Dr. Zodiac appearance. Direct editions have "Atari" insert included.
 
#286 World's Finest Comics 286 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 12/1982  Versus Dr. Zodiac; Versus Madam Zodiac
CGC label note: Zatanna, Hawkman, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman & Dr. Zodiac appearance.
 
#287 World's Finest Comics 287 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 1/1983  Versus Madam Zodiac
CGC label note: Flash appearance.
 
#288 World's Finest Comics 288 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 2/1983  Versus Madam Zodiac
CGC label note: Flash, Wonder Woman & Zatanna appearance.
 
#289 World's Finest Comics 289 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 3/1983   
#290 World's Finest Comics 290 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 4/1983   
#291 World's Finest Comics 291 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 5/1983  Superman and Batman team-up  
#292 World's Finest Comics 292 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $11
 DC, 6/1983   
#293 World's Finest Comics 293 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $10
 DC, 7/1983  Versus Null and Void; Superman and Batman team-up
CGC label note: 1st appearance of Null & Void.
 
#294 World's Finest Comics 294 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $12
 DC, 8/1983  1st Appearance of Tonatiuh; Origin of Tonatiuh; Versus Tonatiuh
CGC label note: 75¢ cover price.
 
#295 World's Finest Comics 295 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $10
 DC, 9/1983  Versus the Moondancers
CGC label note: 75¢ cover price.
 
#296 World's Finest Comics 296 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $11
 DC, 10/1983  Versus the Pantheon
CGC label note: 75¢ cover price.
 
#297 World's Finest Comics 297 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.75 $11
 DC, 11/1983  Versus the Pantheon  
#298 World's Finest Comics 298 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 12/1983  Versus the Pantheon  
#299 World's Finest Comics 299 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 1/1984  Versus the Pantheon  
#300 World's Finest Comics 300 Canadian Price Variant picture $1.50 $24
 DC, 2/1984  300th anniversary issue; Giant-size
Conan notes: A raw 6.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 6/14/2021 for $10
Doug notes: 52 pages; JLA, New Teen Titans & Outsiders app;
CGC label note: Anniversary issue. Justice League of America, New Teen Titans & Outsiders appearance.
 
#301 World's Finest Comics 301 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 3/1984  Versus Siphon  
#302 World's Finest Comics 302 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 4/1984   
#303 World's Finest Comics 303 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 5/1984  Conan notes: A raw 1.8 variant sold at MyComicShop on 7/16/2021 for $2  
#304 World's Finest Comics 304 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 6/1984  Origin of Null and Void
CGC label note: Origin of Null & Void.
 
#305 World's Finest Comics 305 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 7/1984  Versus Null and Void  
#306 World's Finest Comics 306 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 8/1984  Origin of Swordfish and Barracuda
CGC label note: 95¢ cover price.
 
#307 World's Finest Comics 307 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 9/1984  Conan notes: A raw 4.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 1/30/2021 for $4  
#308 World's Finest Comics 308 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 10/1984   
#309 World's Finest Comics 309 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $16
▲ $2
 DC, 11/1984  Flash Force 2000 bonus comic
Doug notes: 16 Page Bonus FLASH FORCE 2000 Preview Insert Comic;
CGC label note: Ed Hannigan & Klaus Janson cover.
 
#310 World's Finest Comics 310 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $12
 DC, 12/1984  1st Appearance of Sonik  
#311 World's Finest Comics 311 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 1/1985   
#312 World's Finest Comics 312 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 2/1985  Versus the Network
Conan notes: A raw 4.0 variant sold at MyComicShop on 1/17/2021 for $4
 
#313 World's Finest Comics 313 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 3/1985  Versus The Network  
#314 World's Finest Comics 314 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 4/1985   
#315 World's Finest Comics 315 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 5/1985  Versus the Network  
#316 World's Finest Comics 316 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 6/1985   
#317 World's Finest Comics 317 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 7/1985  CGC label note: Howard Bender & Bob Smith cover.  
#318 World's Finest Comics 318 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 8/1985   
#319 World's Finest Comics 319 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $20
▲ $4
 DC, 9/1985  Mask special preview
Doug notes: 16 Page Bonus MASK Preview Insert Comic;
 
#320 World's Finest Comics 320 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 10/1985   
#321 World's Finest Comics 321 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 11/1985  Versus Chronos
CGC label note: Chronos appearance. 95¢ cover price.
 
#322 World's Finest Comics 322 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $10
 DC, 12/1985   
#323 World's Finest Comics 323 Canadian Price Variant picture $0.95 $30
 DC, 1/1986  Final Issue
Doug notes: LAST ISSUE; Scarcer LAST Canadian Price Variant in Title
CGC label note: Last issue. 95¢ cover price.
 
Issue CPV
Cover
Price
CPV
Value
9.2
CGC-Confirmed
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
World's Finest Comics CGC Census Data:
Issue # 9/21/2021
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant
28413--+1--
285292+1--
28661+1+1
28742+1+1
28851+1--
2897--+1--
29011--+1--
2914------
2924------
293131+1+1
29491--+1
29561--+1
29641--+1
29711------
298111+3--
299112----
300532+5+1
30141----
30220--+1--
303101+1--
30471----
30551+1--
30682----
3076--+1--
3085------
3091------
3107--+1--
3113------
3123------
3133------
3147------
3157--+1--
3162------
3175------
3183------
31941--+1
3203------
32121--+1
3222------
323382+1+1
  Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
356
~93%
25
~7%
 +23
  ~70% 
 +10
  ~30% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
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World's Finest Comics Comics CPV FAQ

Do cover price variants exist for World's Finest Comics in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, Type 1A 75¢, 95¢, and 1.50 cover price variants exist within the World's Finest Comics title.

Which issues of World's Finest Comics have cover price variants in the 1980s?

✔️Accepted answer: There are Type 1A cover price variants for issues #284-323 of World's Finest Comics.

Are the World's Finest Comics cover price variants of the 1980s rare?

✔️Accepted answer: The World's Finest Comics 1980s cover price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel (by contrast the well-preserved direct edition type sold in comic shops were not price variants). Within the newsstand distribution channel, the price variants were distributed only to a restricted geographic area within the larger North American newsstand market: that restricted area being Canada. Canada had one tenth the population of the United States in the 1980s. As a result, World's Finest Comics cover price variants from the 1980s are a dramatically more rare newsstand type, and collectors who care about relative rarity are keen to target the price variant version of issue numbers they seek for their collections of interesting and rare comic books.

Are World's Finest Comics 1980s cover price variants 1st printings?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, by definition World's Finest Comics Type 1A price variants are first printings which were published simultaneously with the other types, on the exact same manufacturing equipment, at the same time, on the same paper, using the same ink, and with publication origin being the USA. The indicia, interior pages, and all other aspects of the variants beyond the cover price box are 100% identical to their regularly priced newsstand counterparts. The World's Finest Comics price variants, having originated in the USA as first print originals, were then shipped North to their destination market.

Are World's Finest Comics cover price variants more valuable?

✔️Accepted answer: Yes, as seen in more detail in the World's Finest Comics price guide page above, the variant values represent a sizable premium over the values of the commonplace direct editions in the same grades.

Help, I cannot find CGC 9.8 copies available for the World's Finest Comics cover price variants I am looking for?!

✔️Accepted answer: We recommend lowering your grade expectations for all of the 1980s cover price variants, including those in the World's Finest Comics title. Remember, the price variants were exclusive to the newsstand distribution channel, which means they were treated as reading material, not as collectibles, by both the staff that handled them, and the typical buyers who as a general rule were members of the general public actually interested in reading the comics. Collectors buying comics from newsstands was the exception, not the norm. As a result, surviving copies in the 9.8 NM/MT grade tier can be exceptionally difficult to find among the World's Finest Comics cover price variants. A more reasonable grade to shoot for would be 9.0-and-up.

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Action Comics (#536-600, Annual #1) Price Guide
Adventures of Superman (#424-444, Annual #1) Price Guide
Amethyst Princess of Gemworld (#1-12, Annual #1) Price Guide
Crisis on Infinite Earths (#1-12) Price Guide
Man of Steel (#1-6) Price Guide
Steel Sterling (#5-7) Price Guide
Superman (#376-423, Annual #9-12, Special #1-3) Price Guide
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (#1) Price Guide
Superman Vol 2 (#1-21, Annual #1-2) Price Guide
Superman: The Secret Years (#1-4) Price Guide
World of Archie (#16-22) Price Guide
World of Krypton (#1-4) Price Guide
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