The Coming of Superman

Brown, Slater
September 1940
New Republic;9/2/40, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p301
The article reports on the popularity of Superman, a story of a superhero in the form of syndicated comic strip, in the U.S. The comic strip is featured in the pulp-paper magazine "Action Comics" as well as in some newspapers. Due to the enthusiastic responses of readers to the comic strip, Superman has surpassed long established classics such as Little Orphan Annie, Dick Tracy, and Popeye.


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