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Dec 17, 2019
| ISBN 9781779501004
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Dec 17, 2019 | ISBN 9781779501004
THESE GROUNDBREAKING CLASSIC STORIES–WHICH CEMENTED SUPERMAN’S PLACE AS THE MEDIUM’S MOST ENDURING HERO–ARE GATHERED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THIS SINGULAR, EXPANSIVE COLLECTION.Faster than a speeding bullet, Superman burst onto the comic book scene in 1938, just as America was on the terrifying precipice of a world war. In a desperate time, legendary creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster brought to life the world’s first modern superhero. The Man of Steel emerged as a champion of the oppressed, taking down any enemy with his super strength and speed, both abroad and near to home. In his distinctive royal blue, red, and yellow costume complete with cape, the stalwart Kryptonian emanated strength and fearlessness. He swiftly became a symbol of hope for a downtrodden America.Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume One collects all of the Metropolis Wonder’s tales from Action Comics #1-31, Superman #1-7, and New York World’s Fair Comics #1-2, and includes a foreword and afterword by Jim Steranko, one of the signature Superman artists.
Born in 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio, Jerry Siegel was, as a teenager, a fan of the emerging literary genre that came to be known as science fiction. Together with schoolmate Joe Shuster, Siegel published several science fiction fan magazines, and… More about Jerry Siegel
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