Boys of Steel

Boys of Steel

The Creators of Superman

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Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, two misfit teens in Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent than Superman. Both boys escaped into the worlds of science fiction and pulp magazine tales. In 1934, they created the superhero, but it was four years before they convinced a publisher to take a chance on their Man of Steel in a new format--the comic book.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, [2008]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780375838026
0375838023
9780375938023
0375938028
Branch Call Number: 741.50922 NOB
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: MacDonald, Ross 1957-
Alternative Title: Creators of Superman

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mshimenosky Oct 14, 2014

This was an interesting book about the creators of Superman. Sadly, the authors of this book decided not to mention that one of the creators, Joe Shuster, (the illustrator) was actually born and raised in Toronto, Canada until he was 9 or 10 years old. His family moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1924 which is where he met Jerry at school.

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someting
Jul 22, 2013

I learned about how Superman was created, and it showed if you want to do something, never give up.

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someting thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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