Superman: A Biography PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Superman: A Biography free pdf This is a celebration of Superman's life and history - in time for his 75th birthday. How has the Big Blue Boy Scout stayed so popular for so long? How has he changed with the times, and what essential aspects of him have remained constant? This fascinating biography examines Superman as a cultural phenomenon through 75 years of action-packed adventures, from his early years as a social activist in circus tights to his growth into the internationally renowned demigod he is today. Chronicles the ever-evolving Man of Steel and his world - not just the men and women behind the comics, movies and shows, but his continually shifting origin story, burgeoning powers, and the colorful cast of trusted friends and deadly villains that surround him. Places every iteration of the Man of Steel into the character's greater, decades-long story: from Bud Collyer to Henry Cavill, World War II propagandist to peanut butter pitchman, "Super Pup to Super Friends" , comic strip to broadway musical, Lori Lemaris to Lois

About Glen Weldon

GLEN WELDON is a freelance writer who for the past five years has served as NPR's go-to comic book guy, reviewing all things funnybook-related for their Monkey See blog, main website, Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, and national shows. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review , the New Republic , Slate, Story , Washington City Paper , the American Literary Review , and many other publications. He has received an NEA Arts Journalism Fellowship, a Ragdale Writing Fellowship, and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts for Fiction. You can find him at glenweldon.tumblr.com.

Details Book

Author : Glen Weldon
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 10 April 2013
ISBN : 1118341848
EAN : 9781118341841
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Superman: A Biography



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Superman! (DC Super Friends) free pdfSuperman! (DC Super Friends)

    Boys ages 2-5 will learn all about Superman's incredible powers such as flight. super strength. and heat vision. With the help of Batman and the DC Super Friends. Superman always saves the day. This Little Golden Book is the perfect way to introduce young readers to the world's greatest super hero--the Man of Steel..


  • DC Super Heroes - Superman free pdfDC Super Heroes - Superman

    Superman. The Man of Steel. defeats aliens and super-villians. and rescues Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen. Kid's favourite super hero comics turned into easy-to-read chapter books..


  • DC Super Heroes - Superman free pdfDC Super Heroes - Superman

    Superman. The Man of Steel. defeats aliens and super-villians. and rescues Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen. Kid's favourite super hero comics turned into easy-to-read chapter books. New stories with original art by DC illustrators..


  • The Man of Gold (DC Super Heroes free pdfThe Man of Gold (DC Super Heroes

    With original art by Dc Comics[trademark] illustrators. "Dc Super Heroes" chapter books feature the world's greatest heroes. including Superman. "The Man of Steel" defeats aliens and super-villains alike and rescues Lois Lane from ever-present danger..


  • Superman and Philosophy free pdfSuperman and Philosophy

    Go beyond the cape and into the mind of the Man of Steel. in time for release of Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" movie and Superman's 75th anniversary. He has thrilled millions for 75 years..


  • Superman: A Biography free pdfSuperman: A Biography

    Where To Download Books Free. This is a celebration of Superman's life and history - in time for his 75th birthday. How has the Big Blue Boy Scout stayed so popular for so long? How has he changed wit