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Author Ricca, Brad, author.
Title Super boys : the amazing adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster---the creators of Superman / Brad Ricca.
Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
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Edition First edition.
Description xxi, 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-406) and index.
Contents Distant planet. The eyes ; The dreamer ; The education of Jerry Siegel ; How to meet your best friend ; Cosmic ; Reign -- Rocket. Into the air ; Morning ; Major ; Next ; Muscle and power ; Frankenstein's monster ; The muse ; The works ; New frontiers ; Top of the world ; How to kill a superman ; Private ; Superboy ; Fifties ; Invisible kid ; Bizarro No. 1 ; 'Nuff said -- Steel. Fortress of Solitude ; Motion ; Bachelor No. 2 ; Both sides ; The House of El.
Summary A comprehensive literary biography of the creators of the Superman character draws on a decade of research and new discoveries to provide coverage of such lesser-known topics as the real inspiration for Lois Lane, Siegel's secret work during World War II and the story behind Siegel's father's suspicious death.
Subject Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996.
Shuster, Joe, 1914-1992.
Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography.
Superman (Fictitious character)
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780312643805 hardcover
0312643802 hardcover
9781250031679 (e-book)
1250031672 (ebk.)
OCLC number 811597633