Joe Shuster

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Joe Shuster
Joe shuster 1975.jpg
Shuster in a DC Comics press photo, 1975
BornJoseph Shuster
(1914-07-10)July 10, 1914
Toronto, Canada
DiedJuly 30, 1992(1992-07-30) (aged 78)
Los Angeles, California
Area(s)Penciller, Artist
Notable works
Action Comics
AwardsWill Eisner Award Hall of Fame, 1992
Jack Kirby Hall of Fame, 1993
Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame, 2005

Joseph Shuster (July 10, 1914July 30, 1992) was a Canadian-American cartoonist. Shuster along with Jerry Siegel created Superman. It proved one of the most popular and influential comic book hero in comic book history.

Shuster died of a heart failure and hypertension in Los Angeles, California, aged 78.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Folkart, Burt A. (August 3, 1992). "Joe Shuster, Co-Creator of Superman, Dead at 78". Los Angeles Times.
  2. McGasko, Joe (June 18, 2013). "The Superman Curse". The Biography Channel.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Joe Shuster at Wikimedia Commons

  • Comic Art & Graffix Gallery – Artist Biography
  • "About Us". The Joe Shuster Awards. Archived from the original on May 8, 2008. Retrieved August 12, 2008. Additional WebCitation archive, Aug 13, 2008.