Action Comics celebrates 80 years of Superman, the original super hero
Eighty years ago, the original Superman cartoon was published in issue #1 of Action Comics"”and the modern-day superhero genre was born. What began as a simple cartoon by two teenagers in Ohio turned into one of the most recognizable characters in comic book history. Over the years, several other superheroes have followed in the footsteps of the Man of Steel, but none has had quite as much staying power as the original. We also discuss the meaning of "staying power."