Joe Shuster

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Birthday
10, 1914
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 30, 1992 (78)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1914
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 30, 1992 (78)

About

Artist for DC Comics who collaborated with author Jerry Siegel on the creation of the Superman character.

Before Fame

He was born in Toronto, where he held a childhood job as a newspaper boy. When he was around nine years old, he moved with his family to Cleveland, Ohio.

Trivia

He suffered from near-blindness, a condition that forced him to end his career as a comic artist in the 1970s.

Family Life

His Jewish parents immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands and the Ukraine.

Associated With

He became a member of the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1992.