Superman is a
originally created by
Jerry Siegel and
Joe Shuster and
Created in 1932, and rejected by a number of publishers, the character
first appeared in
#1 (June 1938). With a premise that taps adolescent fantasy, Superman is
born Kal-El on the
being rocketed to
Earth as an
infant by his
moments before the planet's destruction. Adopted and raised by a
Kansas farmer and
his wife, the child is raised as
Clark Kent, and
imbued with a strong moral compass. Upon reaching maturity the character
abilities, resolving to use these for the benefit of
humanity. With the
success of his adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre
and establish its primacy within the
American comic book.
Superman is today widely considered to be both one of the most famous
and popular comic book superheroes of all time,
and an American cultural icon
first appearance was in Action Comic #1 1938.
magazine featured Superman doing a superhuman feat on the cover.
According to our research a pin
was produced and given during the first Action Comics Mailaway.
Details of this we simply haven't been able to pin
down, but we do have the pin supposedly given out here on the right.