The forty-first meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street in The Bark Room (off lobby).

Superman at 75. Action Comics #1, which went on sale in April 1938, brought the world the debut of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s SUPERMAN, and the beginning of the superhero phenomenon.The character’s complex legacy—in both fictional and real-world terms—is discussed by Danny Fingeroth (author of Superman on the Couch), Peter Sanderson (comics historian), and Jeff Trexler (comics legal commentator).

shuster-chainsSuperman by Joe Shuster [©2013 DC Comics Inc]

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