Action Comics #1 Art by Joe Shuster

Action Comics #1 Art by Joe Shuster
Action1A thirteen page Superman story took place in the front page of the “anthology'” comic book. The concept of today’s well known Superman began in January 1933, Jerry Siegel wrote a short prose story titled “The Reign of the Superman”, which was illustrated by his friend Joe Shuster and self-published in a science fiction magazine. It told the story of a bald villain with telepathic powers.

It is estimated that less than 100 copies still exist, out of the 200,000 actually printed.


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