Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 1 (1949-1953) by Alvin SchwartzSuperman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 1 (1949-1953) by Alvin Schwartz

Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 1 (1949-1953)

byAlvin SchwartzIllustratorWayne Boring

Hardcover | July 28, 2015

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These never-before-reprinted 1950's Sundays are a special treat for Superman fans and comics historians worldwide. This first book of the Atomic Age Sundays features more than 175 full-color strips, from October 23, 1949 through March 15, 1953. In these tales, the impish Mr. Mxyztplk has returned to drive Superman crazy and the Man of Steel returns to Smallville for "Superboy Week" celebrations and ends up solving a case he never had a chance to as Superboy! The Man of Steel also travels back in time and gets embroiled in political intrigue in the court of King Arthur, and then fights off an alien invasion of Earth!
Wayne Boring was born in Minnesota in 1905 and studied art in his hometown, as well as the Chicago Art Institute. He became one of Joe Shuster’s early assistants in the late 1930s and eventually assumed the full drawing duties. His rendition of Superman became the most recognizable version during the 1950s and ‘60s.Alvin Schwartz was b...
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Title:Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 1 (1949-1953)Format:HardcoverDimensions:180 pages, 12.38 × 9.69 × 0.81 inPublished:July 28, 2015Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631402625

ISBN - 13:9781631402623

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“This book is a must have for any Superman fan. Loaded with Kryptonian goodness, this serial really focuses on the positive impact that Superman has had on our culture…. If you are a fan of classic comics and Superman is your guy, then you should have zero reservations about grabbing this book.” — Geeks of Doom “A beautiful book…a piece of history…it’s amazing to take yourself back to a different time and check out what the comics were like. You’ll almost forget you’re reading comics from so long ago.” — Comic Vine