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The super hero is born "Paul Levitz's 75 Years of DC Comicsis the best present you could buy a comics buff besides a mint issue of Action Comics No. 1 . . ." - The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles In June of 1938, Action Comicsdebuted with a new kind of comic book character on its cover: A costumed man with two identities, who possesed extraordinary strength and powers, a man able to protect the public when ordinary measures would not do. He was not the first super hero, but the Man of Steel would become the protoype for all super heroes thereafter. Superman's story, and those of Batman, Wonder Woman, and hundreds of other DC Comics chacters are all told in The Golden Age ofDC Comics. The single most comprehensive book on the subject, this volume traces the company's first decades, from its pulp origins up to the comic book burnings of the McCarthy '50s in over 400 pages bursting with comics, art, comics, photographs, and more comics. Plus an exclusive interview with legendary Sgt. Rock/Hawkman artist Joe Kubert! About the series: TASCHEN's series on DC Comics explores the origins of comics' most enduring legends and the behind-the-scenes stories of the men who created them, era by era. Expanded from the Eisner Awardwinning XL book, 75 Years of DC Comics, this new series hits the shelf at a reader friendly size with essays updated by author Paul Levitzand over 1,000 new images across five volumes. Thousands of covers and interiors, original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and collectibles have been reproduced using the latest technology to bring the story lines, the characters, and their creators to vibrant life, making this an invaluable reference for comics fans.