At the end of the 1940s super-hero comics sales were falling, and publishers like DC were looking to branch out into other areas to bolster their line. One of those areas was science fiction, and an SF anthology book was planned. Apparently several titles were considered seriously enough for logos to be drawn up by […]

Logo Study: Action Comics/Superman Part 2

All images ©DC Comics, Inc. except where noted. This time we focus on the origins of the Superman logo. Above is an early incarnation of the character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, from 1933, before it was a comic. Siegel and Shuster were science fiction fans, and their world-famous creation owed a lot […]