Wednesday, October 21, 2009
I found a link to this, the Superman that could have been. At a time when it looked like it just wasn't gonna happen, Shuster left Siegel the Superman concept. Siegel went shopping for other artists, one of whom was Russel Keaton, who collaborated with him on a very different version of the origin.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
One of my favorite things about Superman is the idea of Superman and his universal recognizability. It makes him pop up in weird places, but it's almost never surprising to see him there. Places like Postsecret, where the internet goes to cut itself and whisper about being a closet pervert. Postsecret's a lot of fun; people write a secret or confessions on a post card and mail it it in to share with the world. The posts rage from dirty, self-indulgently whiny, and saccharine to genuinely hilarious and hopeful. In hopes that Frank Warren doesn't sue me, some superman related postsecrets-