Today, Action Comics number one debuted 80 years ago! Action Comics One Thousand hits local comic shops, and millions of nerds will celebrate this milestone. Action Comics, of course, is a Superman vehicle. Superman is the reason that we are all here now. The character was the beginning of the superhero genre in the early 20th century. Sure, we had the epic tales of Gilgamesh, Heracles, or Beowulf, but it just wouldn’t be the same. Join in the fun today, and celebrate Action Comics starring Superman.