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The ATOMIC AGE SUPERMAN – (review)

by VJ Miller, Sr.

When I heard two weeks ago that this book was going to be released on July 20, I knew I had to have it for my collection of reprint books.

Writers & Artists:

the Atomic Age SupermanI started reading books in 1952 at the age of four. Ahead of my time, maybe? I don’t know where I acquired that first Superman book but it sparked an interest in me to read more and more.

These reprints are from the Sunday pages of the comics from 1949-1953; written by Alvin Schwartz and drawn by Wayne Boring (June 5, 1905-Fedruary 20, 1987). Mr. Boring was my favorite artist; the one I grew up reading. His Superman was barrel chested and every bit the hero. His signature view of Superman in flight was to show him striding  through the air toward the viewer. Along with penciling the Sundays he was the chief penciler on the Superman comics in the 1950s. Continue reading The ATOMIC AGE SUPERMAN Р(review)