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Superman at fifty : the persistence of a legend

Author: Dennis Dooley; Gary D Engle
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Octavia, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An affectionate tribute to an authentic American folk hero and the little-known Cleveland boys who created him.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Superman at fifty.
Cleveland, Ohio : Octavia, ©1987
(OCoLC)652290595
Named Person: Superman, (Fictitious character); Superman, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Dooley; Gary D Engle
ISBN: 0940601001 9780940601000
OCLC Number: 15856296
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
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 [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Dooley and Gary Engle.

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An affectionate tribute to an authentic American folk hero and the little-known Cleveland boys who created him.

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