Superman (#376-423, Annual #9-12, Special #1-3) Values 2019

From: The 2019 Price Guide for 1980’s Marvel & DC Newsstand Canadian Cover Price Variants (Type 1A)
by Bill Alexander, Paul Clairmont, Walter Durajlija, Jon McClure, Benjamin Nobel, Doug Sulipa, and Angelo Virone  [ introduction, table of contents, all titles ]

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Superman Values #376-423, Annual #9-12, Special #1-3
Issue Direct Edition Value Canadian
Variant
Cover Price
Type 1A Canadian Cover Price Variant Value CGC-Confirmed
Market-
place
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
#376 $7 $6 $7 $0.75 $15 $13 $11 $7 $5 $
 DC, 10/1982  Doug notes: FIRST Canadian Price Variant in Title; Daring New Adventures of SUPERGIRL Preview Insert;  
#377 $7 $7 $7 $0.75 $22
▲ $4
$19 $15 $11 $7 $
 DC, 11/1982  Doug notes: 16 Page He-Man & the Masters of the Universe Preview Insert;  
#378 $6 $5 $7 $0.75 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 12/1982  1st Appearance of Colonel Future (Ed Hamilton)  
#379 $6 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1983   
#380 $7 $6 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 2/1983   
#381 $5 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 3/1983   
#382 $6 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1983   
#383 $6 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1983   
#384 $5 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1983   
#385 $6 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1983  Continued from Action Comics #544  
#386 $5 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 8/1983   
#387 $6 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 9/1983   
#388 $7 $8 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1983   
#389 $5 $5 $7 $0.75 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 11/1983   
#390 $6 $6 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1983   
#391 $6 $6 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1984   
#392 $5 $5 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 2/1984   
#393 $5 $4 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 3/1984   
#394 $5 $4 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1984   
#395 $6 $7 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1984   
#396 $5 $5 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1984   
#397 $5 $4 $7 $0.95 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 7/1984  Origin of Kryptonite Man  
#398 $3 $3 $7 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 8/1984   
#399 $5 $5 $7 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 9/1984   
#400 $9 $7 $12 $2.00 $25
▲ $5
$22 $18 $12 $8 $
 DC, 10/1984  400th anniversary issue; Giant-size
Doug notes: Steranko-c/a; Frank Miller back-c
 
#401 $5 $4 $6 $0.95 $16 $14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 11/1984  Doug notes: Bonus 16 Page insert = 1st app Flash Force 2000-s; Supergirl & Lex Luthor app;  
#402 $4 $4 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1984  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#403 $4 $5 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 1/1985  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#404 $4 $4 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1985  Doug notes: Clark marries Lana; Superboy/Superman with NO powers; Imaginary-s = Lex Luthor app  
#405 $4 $4 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 3/1985  Doug notes: Mystery of the Super-Batman-c/s;  
#406 $4 $4 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1985  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#407 $6 $6 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 5/1985  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#408 $4 $5 $6 $0.95 $14 $12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 6/1985  Doug notes: Al Williamson-c/a; Nuclear weapons-s; Lori Lemaris app;  
#409 $5 $5 $6 $0.95 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 7/1985  Doug notes: Al Williamson-c/a; Sleepwalker from Krypton-s;  
#410 $8 $7 $6 $0.95 $16
▲ $1
$14 $11 $8 $5 $
 DC, 8/1985  Doug notes: Lex LUTHOR TRILOGY Part-1 of 3 parts; Superman suffers Luthor-induced Brain-Chain Beam fantasy; Clark Kent is FIRED-c/s; Al Williamson art  
#411 $2 $2 $6 $0.95 $20
▲ $2
$18 $14 $10 $7 $
 DC, 9/1985  Doug notes: LAST Earth-Prime story; Julius Schwartz 70th Birthday cover & Special Issue; Julius Schwartz of Earth-1 & Earth-Prime appearances; Jeanette Khan & DC Comics staff app; Ultra-Man cameo; 16 page Bonus insert comic PREVIEW of the MASK;  
#412 $5 $4 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 10/1985  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#413 $4 $3 $6 $0.95 $15 $13 $11 $7 $5 $
 DC, 11/1985  Doug notes: Lex LUTHOR Brain-Chain Beam TRILOGY Part-2 of 3 parts; continues in DC COMICS PRESENTS #95; Luthor story threat continues into CRISIS #6; unofficial CRISIS crossover issue; Al Williamson art;  
#414 $5 $5 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 12/1985  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#415 $6 $6 $6 $0.95 $18
▲ $3
$16 $13 $9 $6 $
 DC, 1/1986  Doug notes: Post-DEATH Supergirl-c/s; Story threads with Superman #414, DC Presents #87 & JLA Annual #3; Al Williamson-a; CRISIS Crossover story; Supergirl’s secret marriage, told in flashback;  
#416 $6 $6 $6 $0.95 $15 $13 $11 $7 $5 $
 DC, 2/1986  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#417 $5 $5 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 3/1986  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#418 $3 $2 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 4/1986  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#419 $4 $3 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 5/1986  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#420 $2 $2 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 6/1986  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#421 $6 $6 $6 $0.95 $12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $
 DC, 7/1986  Doug notes: Lower Print Run  
#422 $4 $4 $6 $0.95 $15 $13 $11 $7 $5 $
 DC, 8/1986  Doug notes: HORROR cover by Bolland  
#423 $18 $14 $15 $1.00 $32
▲ $2
$28 $23 $16 $11 $
 DC, 9/1986  Final Issue
Doug notes: Scarcer Historic LAST issue; Alan Moore Script, Curt Swan/Murphy Anderson-c; Curt Swan / George Perez art; Imaginary Story; With; Bizarro, Brainiac, Krypto, Kryptonite Man, Legion of Super-Heroes; Lex Luthor, Metallo, Prankster, Pete Ross, Supergirl, Toyman, continued in Action Comics #583; LAST Superman of Earth-One story; one of the all-time greatest Superman stories;
 
Annual #9 $3 $3 $7 $1.25 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 9/1983   
Annual #10 $4 $4 $6 $1.60 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 11/1984   
Annual #11Top 50 $35
$5
$50 $1.60 $95
▲ $15
$64 $51 $36 $24 $12 
 DC, 9/1985  #23 in this year’s Top 50.
Doug notes: FIRST appearance of BLACK MERCY cover & story; BLACK MERCY has appeared in the SUPERGIRL TV Series; Classic ALAN MOORE Story; MOGOL cover & story; MONGUL is #41 on IGN’s Top-100 Comic Book Villain Of All Time List; Batman, Robin & Wonder Woman-c/s;
 
Annual #12 $3 $2 $6 $1.75 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 9/1986   
Special Edition #1 $5 $5 $6 $1.25 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 3/1983   
Special Edition #2 $4 $3 $6 $1.60 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 3/1984   
Special Edition #3 $4 $4 $6 $1.60 $14
▲ $2
$12 $10 $7 $5 $
 DC, 4/1985   
Issue Market-
place
Guide A
(NM)
Guide B
(NM-)
Canadian
Variant
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 Cover Price Variant Value
 
 = Stand-out value  
 
 = Flagged to highlight price guide disagreement
 
Superman Canadian Price Variant Example Photos:
CPV Canadian Price Variant Images 1
CGC census data for Canadian Price Variant and Regular comic books
Superman CGC Census Changes:
Issue # 8/15/2017
Census Count
8/21/2018
Census Count
Year over
year change
Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
376 7 10 +3
377 10 12 +2
378 4 5 +1
379 14 18 +4
380 4 4
381 8 9 +1
382 4 5 +1
383 3 4 +1
384 4 4
385 10 10
386 13 13
387 5 5
388 4 4
389 3 4 +1
390 7 8 +1
391 12 13 +1
392 5 5
393 8 9 +1
394 6 1 6 1
395 4 5 +1
396 6 6
397 5 6 +1
398 7 7 1 +1
399 5 5
400 113 123 +10
401 2 2
402 6 6
403 5 7 1 +2 +1
404 2 4 +2
405 2 2 1 +1
406 5 7 +2
407 4 5 +1
408 9 10 +1
409 2 2
410 3 3
411 4 5 +1
412 9 10 +1
413 8 9 +1
414 14 17 +3
415 17 19 +2
416 5 5
417 5 5
418 6 6
419 6 7 +1
420 4 4
421 4 6 +2
422 7 9 +2
423 297 311 1 +14 +1
Annual #9 5 6 +1
Annual #10 9 9
Annual #11 81 106 1 +25 +1
Annual #12 5 7 +2
Special Edition #1 11 11 1 +1
Special Edition #2 8 10 +2
Special Edition #3 5 6 +1
  Regular Variant Regular Variant Regular Variant
Title Totals:
% regular / % variant
821
> 99% 
1
< 1% 
916
> 99% 
7
< 1% 
 +95
  ~94% 
 +6
  ~6% 
CGC census data CPVs and regular bottom
CPV Canadian Price Variant Images 2
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