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Action Comics

Action Comics is the comic book series that introduced the world to Superman. Teenagers Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster launched their creation with Action Comics #1 in June of 1938. The character of the dynamic "Man of Steel" was an instant hit, and he permanently changed the medium of comic books and comic strips.

Action Comics was soon followed by the Superman comic book series, and a wealth of other comics starring numerous costumed superheroes.