It has been 27 years and I still can’t believe it.
The day Truth, Justice and the American Way died.
On this day, November 18, 1992, Superman was killed by the monster DOOMSDAY.
When news broke that DC Comics planned to carry out this unwise and apocalyptic act, ‘The Death of Superman’ received unprecedented coverage in the media.
People around the world were horrified and shaken with disbelief. I know I was. I had grown up with Superman on my bedside table and by my side as I confronted bullies at school.
The world was safe from diabolical forces and global destruction — and bullies — as long as Superman was there to protect us all.
But then, Marvel Comics, on a whim, decided to end it all. Oh — and I say this in all sincerity —the horror, the fear, the humanity!
But what was a nightmare for me and fellow human beings of like mind was a gold mine for Marvel Comics.
The comic book Superman No. 75 about Superman’s death sold more than six million copies and became the top-selling comic of 1992.
THE GREAT CREATORS
Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, with John Byrne, debuted in Action Comics No. 1 on April 18, 1938 to immediate success.
The following year Superman became the first superhero to headline his own comic book, and thenceforth, the most famous American cultural icon.
Superman’s life and death right HERE.
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Wow ! I didn’t know that !!!