Superman’s 70th.

§ January 30th, 2004 § Filed under Uncategorized Comments Off on Superman’s 70th.

Hey, I just realized something…most histories of Superman I’ve read over the years (examples: this online history and the book Superman at Fifty! edited by Dennis Dooley and Gary Engle) mentioned that Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created the character in 1934, and that it took them until 1938 to find a publisher willing to take it. If so, that means Superman is 70 years old as of this year!

Mostly it just depresses me since I remember buying the 45th (well, technically, 49th) anniversary issue off the stands:

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