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SUPERMAN – The War Years 1938 – 1945

review by VJ Miller, Sr.

Cover for Superman - the War YearsThis year superman will be 78 years old. His origin has been retold and re-embellished numerous times to bring it in line with the times and to bring new readers up to speed. Superman’s abilities and weaknesses have been altered so much over the years about the only thing he shares with his true origin is his name.

Where did it all begin and what was he really like in the beginning? Roy Thomas has dug through the archives and selected over 20 stories and cover art for Superman during the war years, from 1938 – 1945.

While rumblings of War brewed in Europe Superman was making his debut in Action Comics #1. Continue reading SUPERMAN – The War Years 1938 – 1945