Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Action-Filled Parking Wars!
Arguably Action Comics #1 is the single most important publication in the whole history of comic books. Without the success of Superman, the hobby might very well have disappeared long ago, to be part of history like vintage radio shows and dime novels.
The cover by Joe Shuster is a remarkable image, full of energy and drama, not particularly well designed to maximize visual representation of the main character, but certainly well designed to display his awesome power. The image has long been a source for imitation. Here are some of my favorites, many of them from very recent days.