- How did the superhero concept change in the transition from the pulps to the comics?
- How are these early renditions of Superman different from what you are used to?
- What elements of these stories can be related to the late 1930s time period in which they were published?
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
History 4004 students: Discuss Golden Age comics here
Remember there will be no class today, April 24. Work on your papers, but also participate in an alternative discussion right here. Leave comments under your real name, or else inform me by email of what screen name you used. You should all have received an email with links to some early issues of Action Comics featuring some of the first appearances of Superman. Read those and the "Golden Age" chapters of Comic Book Nation, and answer one or more of the following, or make some other relevant observation: