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Jerome Siegel (October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996), who also used pseudonyms including Joe Carter and Jerry Ess, was an American comic book writer.wikipedia
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His most famous creation was Superman, which he created in collaboration with his friend Joe Shuster.
Joseph Shuster (July 10, 1914 – July 30, 1992) was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June 1938).
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In the summer of 1935, still living in Cleveland, he and Shuster began selling comic-book stories to National Allied Publications, the primary precursor of DC Comics, in New York.
In 1935, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the future creators of Superman, created Doctor Occult, who is the earliest DC Comics character to still be in the DC Universe.
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He attended Glenville High School in Cleveland, Ohio.
Jerry Siegel (October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996) and Joe Shuster (July 10, 1914 - July 30, 1992), co-creators of the DC Comics character Superman, both attended Glenville, with Siegel working for the weekly student newspaper, The Torch in which he published the Tarzan parody, Goober the Mighty.
In the third issue of this fanzine, he published a short story titled "The Reign of the Superman" under the pseudonym "Herbert S. Fine".
"The Reign of the Superman" (January 1933) is a short story written by Jerry Siegel and illustrated by Joe Shuster.
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Created by Superman's creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Doctor Occult, referred to by the epithet the "Ghost Detective", is a private investigator and user of magic who specializes in cases involving the supernatural.
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The publisher Ziff-Davis hired him as a comic-book editor in 1951, but its comics division closed after less than a year in business.
Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel was the art director of the comics line; other notable creators who worked for Ziff-Davis Comics included John Buscema, Sid Greene, Bob Haney, Sam Kweskin, Rudy Lapick, Richard Lazarus, Mort Leav, Paul S. Newman, George Roussos, Mike Sekowsky, Ernie Schroeder, and Ogden Whitney.
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Originally an anthology comic, in the manner of the times, Detective Comics #1 (March 1937) featured stories in the "hard-boiled detective" genre, with such stars as Ching Lung (a Fu Manchu-style "Yellow Peril" villain); Slam Bradley (created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster before their character Superman saw print two years later); and Speed Saunders, among others.
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It features the first appearance of several comic book heroes—most notably the Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster creation, Superman—and sold for 10 cents.
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Conceived by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson and developed by Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the character first appeared in Detective Comics #1 (March 1937) and is depicted as a hard bitten, tough private eye who loves working for dames, but prefers the platonic company of his boy sidekick "Shorty" Morgan.
The character debuted in More Fun Comics #52 (February 1940), and was created by Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily.
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1940). He was created by Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily, although several sources attribute creator credit solely to Siegel, limiting Baily to being merely the artist assigned to the feature.
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The original pitch for a "Superboy" character was made by Jerry Siegel (without Joe Shuster) in November 1938.
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He attended Glenville High School in Cleveland, Ohio. Jerry Siegel was born on October 17, 1914, in Cleveland, Ohio, to a Jewish family.
Cleveland was the home of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, who created the comic book character Superman in 1932.
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Bouncing Boy first appeared in Action Comics #276 (May 1961) and was created by Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney.
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Brainiac 5 first appeared in name in Action Comics #276 (May 1961) and was created by Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney.
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Luornu Durgo first appeared in Action Comics #276 and was created by producer Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney.
After leaving DC Comics in late 1947, Siegel and Shuster created the comedic superhero Funnyman, which proved unsuccessful.
After leaving DC Comics and suing that company in a dispute over the rights to their character Superman, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster rejoined their former DC editor Vin Sullivan — who had edited the earliest Superman adventures — at his new company, Magazine Enterprises.
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Matter-Eater Lad first appeared in Adventure Comics #303 and was created by Jerry Siegel and John Forte.
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Phantom Girl first appeared in Action Comics #276 and was created by Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney.
With Stan Lee, he co-created the villain Plantman (Strange Tales #113).
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He debuted in Superman #147 (August 1961), and was created by Jerry Siegel and Curt Swan.
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Siegel and Shuster were inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1993.
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Chameleon Boy first appeared in Action Comics #267 (August 1960) and was created by Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney.
She debuted in Superman #147 (August 1961), and was created by Jerry Siegel and Curt Swan.
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The older brother of Lightning Lad and Lightning Lass of the Legion of Super-Heroes, he first appeared in Superman #147 (August 1961), and was created by Jerry Siegel and Curt Swan.