The GeeksversePREVIEW | Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 1: 1958–1961 (IDW Publishing)

PREVIEW | Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies, Vol. 1: 1958–1961 (IDW Publishing)
Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 by
The Library of American Comics, in collaboration with the Jerry Siegel estate, IDW Publishing, and DC Comics, presents the first ever collection of the daily Superman comic strips written by Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel.
  • Scripted by: Jerry Siegel
  • Art by: Curt Swan, Stan Kaye, Wayne Boring
  • Lettering by: Ira Schnapp
  • Based on the original comics stories by: Jerry Siegel, Robert Bernstein, Otto Binder, Jerry Coleman
  • Cover illustration by: Pete Poplaski
  • Publication design: Dean Mullaney
  • Art Director: Lorraine Turner
  • Introduction by: Sidney Friedfertig
  • Format: 288 pages, black & white, hardcover
  • List price: $49.99
  • Sale date: 31 July 2013
  • Publisher’s description: The Man of Steel comes to the Library of American Comics! In partnership with DC Entertainment, the Eisner Award-winning imprint will produce deluxe archival editions of the Superman newspaper strip that ran from 1939-1966. The Dailies will be released in three sub-sets, starting with The Silver Age, then The Atomic Age, and finally, The Golden Age. (Sundays will be released in a separate, concurrent series.) These Silver Age classics have never been reprinted. The first volume boasts art by Curt Swan and Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye, as Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel scripts stories by Otto Binder, Robert Bender, Jerry Coleman, and a new version of his own classic “Superman Returns to Krypton!” The book includes almost 800 strips, the complete episodes from December 15, 1958 – July 1, 1961. This is the series Superman fans have been waiting for!

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