Man of Steel Turns 80

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Superman turns 80-years-old today! Created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, the Man of Steel was introduced on April 18, 1938, in Action Comics  No. 1. He struck a chord with readers and, faster than a speeding bullet, he became a multimedia sensation, representing mankind's potential for greatness. DC Entertainment will publish Action Comics  No. 1,000 in celebration of this iconic superhero.

The New York Times chronicles his memorable journey to this milestone, here.