Eighty years after ACTION COMICS #1 first introduced the world to Superman and launched the entire superhero genre, fans, booksellers and local comic shops are all preparing to celebrate tomorrow’s release of the milestone ACTION COMICS #1000 periodical and ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN hardcover from DC.
Google recently hosted four top comic book writers and artists, Paul Dini, Dan Jurgens, Brian Michael Bendis and Marv Wolfman as part of their “Talks at Google” series to discuss some of the most notable moments in Superman’s 80-year history and what the future holds for the timeless character. In an ironic twist, hear first-hand from Wolfman about the unpublished story he saved from the incinerator as a teenager while on a tour of the DC offices in New York. This story, written by Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel, with art from the Joe Shuster Studio, will be published for the first time ever in ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN. The talk is available for viewing here.