Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Superman's Hidden History: The Other 'First' Artist

Posted By on Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 9:28 AM

The pop culture Web site Newsarama just posted this interesting tidbit about the creation of Superman. Newsarama's Jeff Trexler writes:

It’s relatively common knowledge that in 1934 Jerry Siegel approached other artists besides Joe Shuster to be his collaborator on Superman. One of these artists was Russell Keaton, who had been ghosting the Buck Rogers Sunday pages. Siegel and Keaton maintained a brief correspondence over the character, with Keaton eventually deciding “not to gamble on such a young and inexperienced writer.”

For the full story visit Newsarama.

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