Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 by fillups
Whether or not you've seen the newest version of Superman in Man of Steel, it's fun to look over the long, long history of the Superhero.
Glen Weldon's Superman the Unauthorized Biography follows the superhero through the ups, the downs, the surreal and the almost literal insanity of his whole incredible career. In a recent article, Mr. Weldon reflected on a particularly odd part of Superman's history:
"Once the show [Superman] ended, however, all bets were off, and writers and artists were free to get weird. Crazypants-level weird. And under the firm editorial hand of Mort Weisinger, who encouraged his writers to surround the Man of Steel with a vast a