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1940's Superman Day At The World's Fair Color Footage

The man on the elephant is DC comics owner/publisher Harry Donenfeld (1:05), later (2:05) the man on the left with the hat, smoking is key comic industry founder Max Gaines and the man on the right in the blue suit is Jack Liebowitz, DC accountant/manager and the man who cut the $130 Superman check And[...]

The Check That Bought Superman For $130 Sells At Auction For $160,000

I have received the above sum of money.Joe Shuster Jerome SiegelAccepted: DETECTIVE COMICS, INC. By Jack Liebowitz The Testimony of Jack Liebowitz As we've noted, the check became an exhibit in Detective Comics, Inc v Bruns Publications, Inc little more than a year after it was issued Pages from this court transcript created quite a bit of controversy when they[...]

For Sale At Auction: The Check That Bought Superman

I have received the above sum of money.Joe Shuster Jerome SiegelAccepted: DETECTIVE COMICS, INC. By Jack Liebowitz The Testimony of Jack Liebowitz As we've noted, the check became an exhibit in Detective Comics, Inc v Bruns Publications, Inc little more than a year after it was issued Pages from this court transcript created quite a bit of controversy when they[...]

Deal Of The Century: The Check That DC Comics Used To Buy Superman

It has long been part of the record of comic book history that Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster sold the rights for Superman to Detective Comics, Inc (the company which was to become DC Comics, of course) for $130.Here is the March 1, 1938 check that DC Comics publisher and accountant Jack Liebowitz issued to[...]