Pop Culture: Superman -The 1941 Animated Classic

Superman_1Exquisite vintage Superman based on the original comic book series…follows Superman from the death of the Green Planet, Krypton to his adventures on Planet Earth. The first nine shorts produced by Warner Bros had more of a science fiction theme, with the Man of Steel fighting robots, giant dinosaurs, meteors from outer space. Rotoscoping, the process of tracing animation drawings from live-action footage, was used extensively to lend realism to the human characters and Clark Kent. The first seven cartoons opened with the classic line which was later adopted by the Superman radio series: "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!" Posted by Jason McManus.

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