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#2390015 - 05/18/08 03:09 AM ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17
Wonderworldcomic Offline
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Hi all,

I'm trying to ID what issue number this Superman page is from:


I assume that Action did not have 17 page stories, so it must be from the Superman title.
Any help?

Best,
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#2390033 - 05/18/08 04:12 AM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: Wonderworldcomic]
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It appears to be from an unpublished 1940 Superman story which would have basically been the first Kryptonite-style story.

The K-Metal from Krypton

A site recreating the story:

Page 17
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#2390873 - 05/18/08 07:31 PM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: PokerKid]
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Registered: 08/18/07
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 Originally Posted By: The Franci
It appears to be from an unpublished 1940 Superman story which would have basically been the first Kryptonite-style story.

The K-Metal from Krypton

A site recreating the story:

Page 17

I concur. I've contributed to the K-Metal story project and in some cases they are using the original artwork if it's known to exist, or they're creating new pages using Jerry Siegel's original script. It's a fascinating project. It appears that Wonderworldcomic has found one more long-lost page. That's quite a treasure.

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#2390885 - 05/18/08 07:40 PM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: Wonderworldcomic]
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You definitely have a page from the unpublished K-metal story. If you check out the website
k-metal.cc you'll get more background on it. I'll bet the people involved in re-creating this story would be delighted to see the original art too.


Edited by thecollectron (05/18/08 07:42 PM)

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#2390951 - 05/18/08 08:08 PM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: Wonderworldcomic]
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Wonderworldcomic, do you own that piece?

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#2393851 - 05/20/08 03:58 AM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: RareHighGrade]
Wonderworldcomic Offline
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Registered: 09/30/07
Posts: 250
Loc: Cal/ Nevada
Yes, I own it.

I bought it from one of the bigger auction houses 14? years ago. They labeled it as a Superman #17 page. I never had the comic to look up, so didn't doubt it. . Recently I noticed that it was page 17 and wondered if the 17 on the top indicated the page number instead of the issue.

This sure seems like a page from the unpublished #8 story.
Thanks for the help everyone.

I still need to ID a Wolverton Spacehawks partial page from Circus Comics #?
I'll try to post it later.

Best,
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Rich D.

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Timely / Atlas artwork &
Silver-Age Xmen artwork

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#2393989 - 05/20/08 08:54 AM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: Wonderworldcomic]
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Wow, nice page. I will give you double what you paid for it... ;\)
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#2394240 - 05/20/08 11:52 AM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: Wonderworldcomic]
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Registered: 09/15/07
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 Originally Posted By: Wonderworldcomic
Hi all,

I'm trying to ID what issue number this Superman page is from:


I assume that Action did not have 17 page stories, so it must be from the Superman title.
Any help?

Best,


The GCD list the art for the other stories (in Superman 8) as Wayne Boring or Paul Cassidy. I would lean toward Cassidy for your page but one of the other inkers (Komisarow) might have masked the work by Boring. By the way, there are some nice ads in that issue.
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Edited by BB-Gun (05/20/08 11:55 AM)

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#2394263 - 05/20/08 12:04 PM Re: ID help? SHUSTER Superman #? art page 17 [Re: Wonderworldcomic]
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Man this is just a reminder of how much work I haven't done in the last 8 years!

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Those Atlas superhero OA pieces are awesome!

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