Jerry Siegel

Paul Kupperberg on March 5th, 2016

Sman stripI found this digging through the files: National Periodical Publications publisher Jack Liebowitz’s file copies of correspondence dated September 5, 1940 to Jerry Siegel from E. Stoup in NPP’s Editorial Department, outlining the changes NPP was requesting be made to the syndicated Superman newspaper strips then in progress.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on January 26th, 2014

ditko_bannerI love the way the history of the comics industry is “debated” on the internet.

Proclamations are made. Decisions about who created what are boldly and confidently made. Judgments about individuals involved in said creations are passed.

“Great Artist is a god!”… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on June 13th, 2012

In 1964, Bob Dylan wrote, “The times, they are a’changin’.”

But forty-eight years ago, when I first read “When Lois First Suspected Clark Was Superman,” written by Jerry Siegel, with art by Al Plastino, in Superman Annual #8 (Winter 1963/1964), the times hadn’t changed yet.… Read the rest

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