Superman The Golden Age Newspaper Dailies 1944-1947

Superman The Golden Age Newspaper Dailies 1944-1947

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A comprehensive series that remedies a gap in comics history, bringing back all the Superman daily strips--among the character's rarest collectibles, never before reprinted. The creative torch is passed to writer Alvin Schwartz when Superman's creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster leave the series. Schwartz and artist Wayne Boring present sixteen storylines that begin while World War II is still raging and continued into the post-war era. Stories include The Prankster's Peculiar Premonitions, Lois Lane, Editor, and Superman's Secret Revealed!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 224 x 289 x 28mm | 1,366g
  • Library of American Comics
  • United States
  • English
  • 1684051975
  • 9781684051977
  • 739,316

About Alvin Schwartz

Alvin Schwartz was born in in New York in 1916 and began writing comics in 1939. He was a prolific writer for DC Comics in the 1940s and '50s, and wrote the most of the Superman newspaper strips throughout the 1950s. Wayne Boring was born in Minnesota in 1905 and studied art in his hometown, as well as the Chicago Art Institute. He became one of Joe Shuster's early assistants in the late 1930s and eventually assumed the full drawing duties. His rendition of Superman became the most recognizable version during the 1950s and '60s.
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