Comic Book, "Action Comics"
This is an "Action Comics" Comic Book featuring Superman.
Superman’s June 1938 appearance in Action Comics No. 1 gave birth to the superhero genre. Superman used his extraordinary powers to fight for “truth and justice.” The character’s popularity led to the creation of other costumed crime fighters such as Batman and Captain Marvel.
- National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
- Siegel, Jerry Shuster, Joe
- Superman Comics Expositions and Fairs
- Location: Currently not on view
- publisher: Action Comics maker: Siegel, Jerry maker: Shuster, Joe maker: Action Comics
- ID Number: 1988.3095.33 catalog number: 1988.3095.33 nonaccession number: 1988.3095 catalog number: .33
- Date made: 1940 date made: 1939
- Physical Description
- Physical Description: paper (overall material) Physical Description: ink (overall material) Measurements: overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm
- Additional Info
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