US writer and sf fan who founded and issued with the illustrator Joe Shuster (1914-1992) the FANZINE Science Fiction in October 1932, one of the earliest occasions on which the term was used in a title; it ran for 5 issues, publishing stories by Raymond A. PALMER and others. In the same year he published a story, Guest of the Earth (1932 chap). Also with Shuster he created the comic SUPERMAN, which first appeared in 1938, afterthey had spent years trying to sell the idea to publishers.

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