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Boys of steel : the creators of Superman

Author: Marc Tyler Nobleman; Ross MacDonald
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, two misfit teens in Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent than Superman. Both boys escaped into the worlds of science fiction and pulp magazine tales. In 1934, they created the superhero, but it was four years before they convinced a publisher to take a chance on their Man of Steel in a new format--the comic book.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster; Joe Shuster; Jerry Siegel
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Tyler Nobleman; Ross MacDonald
ISBN: 9780375938023 0375938028 9780375838026 0375838023
OCLC Number: 174112745
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Target Audience: 760
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald.

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Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, two misfit teens in Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent than Superman. Both boys escaped into the worlds of science fiction and pulp magazine tales. In 1934, they created the superhero, but it was four years before they convinced a publisher to take a chance on their Man of Steel in a new format--the comic book.

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