Contact Us

World’s First Super-Hero Celebrates 75th Birthday (Photo)

As a young 8-yr old kid I picked up my first comic book and the action and colors exploded off the pages

Today is the 75th birthday of Superman who was first appearance in 1938 spurred the explosion of super-heroes ever since.

There had been costumed heroes like Zorro and The Phantom before Superman but Superman’s creation set the stage for the SUPER-powered hero. He was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster — two kids from Cleveland Ohio and had several slow starts until DC comics (then known as National Periodicals) published the first issue of Action Comics. Batman soon followed in 1939 in Detective Comics — what the DC in DC really stands for — and the golden age of comics was on.

I remember being 8 yrs old and buying Superman #320 and from then I’ve been a life-long collector of comic books. Superman was my first and a love for the medium grew from there. People would be surprised to discover that even with my vast collection and some of my books being valuable — this Superman comic is worth about 5 bucks but in my collection — it’s priceless.

Happy Birthday Supes!!

 

More from KFFM.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kffm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 107.3 KFFM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 107.3 KFFM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!