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Superman Comic Cover Framed Display
Compare At $299.00
Faster than a speeding bullet.
More powerful than a locomotive.
Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.
Look! Up in the sky!
It's a bird. It's a plane.
Yes, it's Superman - strange
visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities
far beyond those of mortal men. Superman - who can change the course of
mighty rivers, bend steel with his bare hands, and who, disguised as
Clark Kent, mild mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper,
fights the never ending battle for Truth, Justice and the American Way.
Man of Steel
Superman is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in publications
by DC Comics, widely considered to be an American cultural icon.
Created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born American
artist Joe Shuster in 1932 while both were living in Cleveland, Ohio,
and sold to Detective Comics, Inc. (later DC Comics) in 1938, the
character first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938) and
subsequently appeared in various radio serials, television programs,
films, newspaper strips, and video games. With the success of his
adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre and establish
its primacy within the American comic book. The character's appearance
is distinctive and iconic: a blue, red and yellow costume, complete
with cape, with a stylized "S" shield on his chest. This shield is now
typically used across media to symbolize the character.
The original story of Superman relates that he was born Kal-El on
the planet Krypton, before being rocketed to Earth as an infant by his
scientist father Jor-El, moments before Krypton's destruction.
Discovered and adopted by a Kansas farmer and his wife, the child is
raised as Clark Kent and imbued with a strong moral compass. Very early
he started to display superhuman abilities, which upon reaching
maturity he resolved to use for the benefit of humanity.
Superman has fascinated scholars, with cultural theorists,
commentators, and critics alike exploring the character's impact and
role in the United States and the rest of the world. Umberto Eco
discussed the mythic qualities of the character in the early 1960s, and
Larry Niven has pondered the implications of a sexual relationship the
character might enjoy with Lois Lane. The character's ownership has
often been the subject of dispute, with Siegel and Shuster twice suing
for the return of legal ownership. Superman placed first on IGN's Top
100 Comic Book Heroes in May 2011.
Bid today to own this exciting memory of iconic comic
book history! Framed and matted for display, this collectible is an
expression of American popular art as much as an example of comic
history. This is the perfect piece to highlight your collection. Don't
forget - Christmas is on its way! Your favorite Superman fan will be
delighted to find this gift under the big tree on that very special
| Superman Comic
Cover, Framed Display
| Black frame, triple
mat blue/red/yellow, 14"(H) x 17"(W)
| Glass window
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