Monday, October 06, 2008

Early Superman Strips Revealed — Dispatches

Siegel Before Krypton—Dispatches/James Vance: "About a month ago, blogger Jeff Trexler broke the story that a few of us have been sitting on for years, the story of Jerry Siegel and Russell Keaton’s aborted collaboration on a Superman newspaper strip in 1936.

The sample strips drawn by Keaton which were posted with that report were extremely muddy and faded, and Trexler noted in a follow-up comment that some intrepid folks were hoping to clean them up and restore them to their original glory.

No need. There are already lovely clean versions of these strips in the possession of Keaton’s widow, Virginia."

Go see!


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