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Title Superman at fifty : the persistence of a legend / edited by Dennis Dooley and Gary Engle.

Publication Info. Cleveland, Ohio : Octavia, [1987]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  741.59 SUP    Check Shelf
Description 189 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary An affectionate tribute to an authentic American folk hero and the little-known Cleveland boys who created him.
Contents The origins. The man of tomorrow and the boys of yesterday / Dennis Dooley -- The evolution. Drawing Superman / Curt Swan ; The Man of Steel and me / Dennis O'Neil ; The man who changed the comics / cartoon panel by Harvey Pekar, illustrated by R. Crumb and Gary Dumm -- From panel to panavision / Philip Skerry with Chris Lambert -- The persistence of a legend. What makes Superman so darned American? / Gary Engle ; A flag with a human face / Patrick L. Eagan ; Superstar, supermom, super glue, superdooper, Superman / David B. Guralnik ; Female meets supermale / Joanna Connors ; Pop goes the hero / David Galloway ; St. Clark of Krypton / Edward Mehok ; The art and science of leaping tall buildings / John D. McGervey ; Superman and the dreams of childhood / Jane W. Kessler ; The good, the bad and the Oedipal / Lester Roebuck ; Necessary heroes / Lee K. Abbott -- The unanswered questions / Lighthearted meditations and trivial speculations by Arvydas Berkopec ... [et al.].
Subject Superman (Comic strip)
Superman (Fictitious character)
Added Author Dooley, Dennis, 1942-
Engle, Gary D., 1947-
ISBN 0940601001: $16.95
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