Meanwhile, back in the 60s and 70s, teenagers were working for DC

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Via Sean Howe’s invaluable Marvel tumblr, this photo of future Marvel editor in chief Jim Shooter at age 14. At that age he sent a spec script to DC editor Mort Weisinger and was hired to write the Legion of Superheroes at that age. While the world of superhero comics was not quite as harsh as it is now…it was still probably no place for a boy, as Howe writes in MARVEL: THE UNTOLD STORY:

On the Scene: Superman at 75, Celebrating America’s Most Enduring Hero

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TweetThe Center for Jewish History hosted a celebration of the 2013 75th birthday of the seminal superhero Superman on January 27th with co-sponsorship from Columbia University Library. Though Superman’s cover-date advent in comics occurred in June of 1938, celebrations are gearing up early to take a look back at the Kryptonian’s origins and the impact […]

Alternative X-Factor: Chris Claremont Reveals What Might Have Been

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Chris Claremont reveals what might have been in X-Factor #1. Read on to discover Alan Moore’s involvement!