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George Andersen

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Superman: A WikiFocus Book details the Publication history, Publication, Copyright issues, Comic book character, Personality, Powers and abilities, Supporting cast, Cultural impact, Merchandising, In other media, Musical references, parodies, andMoreSuperman: A WikiFocus Book details the Publication history, Publication, Copyright issues, Comic book character, Personality, Powers and abilities, Supporting cast, Cultural impact, Merchandising, In other media, Musical references, parodies, and homages and impact of Superman.Superman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in publications by DC Comics, widelyconsidered to be an American cultural icon. Created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-bornAmerican 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 characters 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.WikiFocus Books are collaborative books designed for education on specific subject matter. Our motto is Collaborative Books for Creative Minds and it is our mission to provide focused content for both educational and entertainment purposes. We present targeted information on specific subjects which are compiled from online collaborative resources from across the globe. Some text and images contained in this book have been reused and/or repurposed for commercial distribution under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA) and the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL).