Superman comic strips ran in newspapers from the s through the s, under the title Superman. Printed daily, they were the first stories to go into detail about the planet Krypton , expounding on Jor-L and Lara. The first strip was published on January 16, , with a separate Sunday strip added on November 5, , running continuously until May At its peak, the strip appeared in over daily newspapers and 90 Sunday papers, with a readership of over 20 million. The Superman strips were published by McClure Syndicate over its 27 year run. During the National Comics Publications v.
Podcast: Play in new window Download. Subscribe: Android RSS. It provides our readers with a handy one-stop checklist of our most recent books — and it helps remind us of what we were up to all those months ago! We kicked off January, with the release of Volume 8 …. As you may have seen if you visit our various social media platforms, during The Library of American Comics is on pace to release its th volume. Factor in that one of our first releases on the LOAC Road to will be the fifth volume of Spider-Man and it made lots of sense to me, at least to load the LOAC superhero books into the wheel ….
These six series of books collects the complete run of the American comic strip Superman by DC Comics , which was originally distributed in newspapers by the McClure Syndicate between and After several years of prior negotiations between Greg Goldstein of IDW Publishing and DC Comics with the goal of getting the reprinting rights to the Superman , Batman and Wonder Woman comic strips, a deal was struck in to finally include them in The Library of American Comics' line of reprint collections. Superman comic strip collector Sidney Friedfertig, contributed a lot of the source material to these LOAC book series, had succeeded collecting 97 percent of the daily strips in newspaper clippings from and published it online at his own website in Since most of these clippings are in good publishable condition, compared to what have been available on microform in libraries, the clippings are far better suitable as source material for reproduction.
What does an American with the powers of a god do when the country goes to war? The problem was that, in the four-color world of the Sunday newspaper comic, Supes could conclude World War II in a single strip, but the war would still rage on in reality — and the fantasy would be broken. In fact, Superman did end the war in fictionally speaking , in a two-page story that appeared in the February 27, issue of Look Magazine , in which he scooped up Hitler and Stalin and turned them over to the League of Nations. This feature was created nearly two years before America entered the war and it shows Hitler and Stalin on the same side.