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Pulp magazines The disparate worlds of the wise guy and the geeks collide in 1938 and the result is Action Comics #1 the debut of Superman For Donenfeld the comics were a way to sidestep the censors For Shuster and Siegel they were both a calling and an eventual source of misery the pair waged a lifelong campaign for credit and appropriate compensation The New York. Growing up in

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