- ISBN-10: 1588369188
- ISBN-13: 978-1588369185
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (78 customer reviews)
I recommend this book to any SUPERMAN fans out there!
In his book Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero, Larry Tye takes a punch at writing a biography of our favorite comic book hero.
Of how not just a fictional character, but a comic book one, can be as important to us as any real person in tackling the issues of our time.
I grew up on "Adventures of Superman" with George Reeves and read comics in the late 50's and early 60's. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Elton W. Spaulding
This book takes a look back at the origins of Superman and his creators. Not only is it intriguing but it heartbreaking. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kindle Customer
My son gave this as a gift. He had been looking for this a long while. Love it.Published 5 months ago by Lucinda Jeffers
This was an excellent overview and perspective about the creation and evolution of Superman and his network of related characters. Read morePublished 6 months ago by MBS
This book provided a dizzying array of detail regarding the inspiration, creation, development, and evolution of the worlds first and greatest superhero. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mateo Johnson
If comic books are American mythology, then Superman is the beginning of that... Superman is the American version of King Arthur or a contemporary version of the epic poem. Read morePublished 12 months ago by GSD
This is absolutely the best and most rewarding book I have ever read about a pop culture phenomenon. Lots of info I did not know. Additional background info on topics I knew. Read morePublished 14 months ago by DAVID B BORSELLINO
Enlightening history of America's most enduring hero and his humble origins. I didn't know about his creators and their less-than super childhoods.Published 15 months ago by lorax