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"How Superman Has Changed Over Time."

From the start of Superman in the 1930s to the modern day Superman who look different is some ways but still holds the core value.

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1. The beginning: 1930s


Superman was created in 1933 by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster who then sold Superman to Detective Comics, the future DC comics, in 1938. This was the debut of Superman and the start of a legend. The first comic Superman appeared in was Action comics #1 which started the legend that has now been told for over 80 years.

2. From 1940s to 1960s the development of a hero.

Through these decades Superman's legend is being built through the Golden and Silver Ages. Their are Golden, Silver, Bronze, Modern, Post Modern, and The New Age. Everything about this hero can change drastically through out the decades including the symbol of Superman. During this age was a starting template for all the heroes and villains we know today. This age was full of more silly and just fun stories.

3. From 1970s to 1985s

This is known as the Bronze age of heroes due to many different changes to all Superman although the stories did hold true to his Golden age counterpart. Within each age new villains and heroes are being introduced along side Superman to broaden the DC universe. In the Bronze and further ages characters and Superman is becoming more and more popular to people all over.

4. From 1986 to 2006 is the Modern Age

In this era of the Modern age all previous eras were erased from the timeline in an event called the Infinity Crisis event that rewrote everything. This allowed writes to not have to worry about any previous story that might intervene with the one they wanted to write. Any story from the death of Superman to new timelines in parallel universes could now be wrote into continuity.

5. 2007 to 2010 is the Post Modern Age

This age was very short but the only significant facts are little changes to Superman's origin story and more of the same stuff that happened in the previous eras. The timeline was set up for the New 52 era which completely changed stories, heroes, and everything to do with them all.

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