The fascinating story of the most famous superhero of all time.
Superman is not only one of the most famous and long-serving fictional characters, but he also introduced a new literary genre that has since attracted millions of people around the world. An icon of such scale can only be understood when we delve into the details that have led to him being hailed a mythical hero of popular culture. Superman. The Creation of a Superhero reviews the first 75 years of the character’s life: the stories that shaped him, the historical context, and the people behind his development.
Beyond being an essay on this pop culture hero, this book is the story of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, his creators. These two young men lived a dream, and
fought for it until it became a reality. This book tells of how they achieved their dream, how far they went, and how much they lost along the way.
David Hernando builds captivating, emotional, and fascinating tribute to one of the most well-known DC superheroes. A declaration of love for his story and his significance in popular culture.