Happy 75th Birthday Superman

This year marks the 75th birthday of Superman.  The Man of Steel was created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born American artist Joe Shuster in 1932 and sold to Detective Comics, Inc. (later DC Comics) in 1938.  Superman made his first  appearance in Action Comics #1 (June 1938) and has since appeared in various radio serials, television programs, films, newspaper strips, and video games.

Superman-First-Comic-Action-Comics-No-1Easily one of America’s most beloved cultural pop icons he is recognized around the globe despite having gone through many changes over the years.  Take a look at all the iterations of Krypton’s Favorite Son and see how many you remember.

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Fans of the caped hero are in for a great year.  With a new comic series from Scott Snyder and Jim Lee titled Superman Unchained hitting shelves on 6/12/13 and Zach Snyder’s reboot movie, Man Of Steel,  coming to theaters just a few days after, we have a lot to look forward too.

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