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In the Beginning

In the Beginning

In the Beginning

Friends and Family

Superman Title

Superman was the brainchild of two 19 year old friends, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster from Cleveland, Ohio in the United States.

Conceived in 1933 this hero of superhero's started his life in print courtesey of Harry Donenfeld who was looking for original material for a new magazine he was assembling.

Superman was taking the first steps on his amazing journey that was to see him appear in thousands of different titles and making him a household name in every corner of the globe.

Take a look at this original artwork

Superman was the first 'superhero' as such and while there were similar things before him they were all traditional 'masked man' zorro types (the phantom, crimson avenger, etc). he was the first superhero that featured all the traits of nowadays heros - secret origin, secret identity, super powers, costume, arch nemesis, rogues gallery of villains, strong supporting cast and he was incredibly popular so he spawned a whole host of imitations and led to the superhero craze that still runs today - Tony Hutchison

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