Was Superman created by DC ?

#1 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (1244 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok I have a dozy. Was Superman created by DC ? I know his first aperince was in Action Comics 1. But was Action Comics part of the DC publishings ?

#2 Posted by HarleysPuddin (10 posts) - - Show Bio
#3 Posted by cameron83 (7146 posts) - - Show Bio

no...superman,one of the greatest heroes ever known is a part of the most powerful team called the jla,who is part of marvel....jk,yea

#4 Edited by YoggSaron (812 posts) - - Show Bio

He was created by Siegel and Shuster and was later sold to DC. So, no.

#5 Posted by Kid_Omega_Prime (1244 posts) - - Show Bio

@YoggSaron: So Superman was not Created by DC ?

#6 Edited by YoggSaron (812 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kid_Omega_Prime said:

@YoggSaron: So Superman was not Created by DC ?

Not created, no. But he was first published by them.

#7 Posted by AweSam (7373 posts) - - Show Bio

@YoggSaron said:

He was created by Siegel and Shuster and was later sold to DC. So, no.

It's true, he was bought for around $400, I'm pretty sure.

#8 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

Companies don't create characters, writers and artists do.

That being said, no, Superman was not created by DC.

#9 Posted by Remi (613 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gambit1024 said:

Companies don't create characters, writers and artists do.

That being said, no, Superman was not created by DC.

Yup. Simply owned by DC.

#10 Posted by aztek_the_lost (28224 posts) - - Show Bio

Umm, by the logic that he was not created by DC, no character was created by DC or Marvel or any other publisher (aside from self-publishers)

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#11 Posted by Z3RO180 (6431 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kid_Omega_Prime: at the time DC wasnt called DC it was called something eles but to answer your question i dount think so think of it like dark house and hellboy Hellboy is done by his creator and published by dark hourse and thats the sam idea back then .

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