(January 3, 2003 - New York, NY) - On January 8th, comic book fans will be able to purchase a full color 32-page Superman comic book for just ten cents at comic book stores across the country, Paul Levitz, President & Publisher, DC Comics announced today. “'The 10-Cent Adventure’ is a unique opportunity for Superman fans to rediscover the comics world and catch up with their hero,” said Levitz. “The comic is a great entry point into the latest adventures in the Superman mythos.” “Superman: The 10-Cent Adventure” is the first time in forty years that a Superman comic will be on sale for just one dime. Created as an invitation for new readers, the promotion is a follow-up to DC’s successful “Batman: The 10-Cent Adventure,” which was the best-selling American comic book in units for 2002. The comic book is an enjoyable stand-alone story that acts as a definitive primer on Superman: his origin, his motivation, and his methods. “Superman: The 10-Cent Adventure” is without a doubt the one issue of the year that no one can afford to miss and at only 10 cents, they won’t have to. “Superman: The 10-Cent Adventure” is written by Steven T. Seagle with art and cover by Scott McDaniel (BATMAN) and Andy Owens (BATMAN). It is a 32-page comic book with a cover price of only 10¢ U.S. and is available at comic book stores around the country. DC Comics, a division of Warner Bros. an AOL Time Warner Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC superheroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.
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