The Death and Return of Superman saga is so 90s, and also credited with the beginning of the publishing gluttony that paved the way for the market crash later in the decade. One such 90s thing about this set is the number of "Collector's Editions" released. I have most of these and enjoy them, but it has been frustrating finding them graded. These editions crowed just about every comic shop in America but I never see any raw 9.8 candidates. Most of the graded examples are also listed with high B
I've been building the perfect beast that is my CGC Death and Return of Superman set, going on 12 years now. This set is composed of many sets within, including the "Doomsday!" and "Reign of the Supermen!" storylines, as well as all the multiple printings of various issues, platinum editions (Superman #75, Adventures of Superman #500), and various Collector's Editions.
Another such subset, or beast, is the "Funeral for a Fried" storyline, nine books that tell the story of a world with
I found The Death of Superman TPB at Kroger in early 1994, I was 11 going on 12, this was the beginning of my journey in this wonderful hobby. I had heard of this “event” but I was so late to the party that it was over, "Doomsday!", "Funeral for a Friend" and "Reign of the Superman!", ancient history by '94. After I got The Death of Superman TPB I searched out issues for "Funeral for a Friend" and "Reign of the Superman!," not an easy task for a kid with no job (or allowance 'cause I never did