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Colour illustrations on end papers.

'Australian edition overseen and coordinated by Nat Karmichael'--Verso of title page.

Based on archival material and original sources, Truth, justice and The American Dream : the men behind Superman tells the story of the friendship between writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, and places the tale in the wider context of the American comic book industry. This limited edition contains writer Julian Voloj's commentary on the story. Thomas Compi, the award-wining Sydney-based illustrator provides some of his preliminary artwork for the book and shares some of his artistic process. Short interviews with both creators are included.

The true tale of Joe Shuster and his friend Jerry Siegal. These two friends worked together to create the most iconic American character of last century -- Superman. This is their story.

Winner Gold Ledger Award, 2019.

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