Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 2 (1953-1956) by Alvin SchwartzSuperman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 2 (1953-1956) by Alvin Schwartz

Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 2 (1953-1956)

byAlvin SchwartzIllustratorWayne Boring

Hardcover | April 5, 2016

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More than 170 never-before-reprinted Superman Sundays from the 1950s. This second book (of three) features every Superman weekly strip from March 22, 1953 through June 24, 1956. In these tales, Superman encounters two escaped criminals from Krypton; challenges Lois to discover his secret identity in three different periods in history; battles the mysterious Prankster; meets the legendary Hercules; mixes it up with the Phantom Thief, a crook whom radiation turns invisible; encounters a flying horse named Comet (no, not the one belonging to Supergirl!); and is super-confused when he suffers from super-amnesia!

Superman was created in 1938 by two ambitious Cleveland youngsters, Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel. Their defender of the oppressed became an enduring smash sensation in comics, radio, animation, television, and motion pictures. He remains the little guy's White Knight, battling terrestrial and extra-terrestrial menaces and standing for Truth, Justice, and the American Way.
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...
Title:Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays Volume 2 (1953-1956)Format:HardcoverDimensions:180 pages, 12.31 × 9.69 × 0.81 inPublished:April 5, 2016Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631405373

ISBN - 13:9781631405372

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“A virtually flawless presentation…a large, mostly forgotten chunk of Superman in his glory days, when the concept was fresh and the energy was pure.” —The Comics Journal