DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Joe Shuster (aged 78)
Co-creator the DC Comics character Superman
Joseph Shuster (July 10, 1914 – July 30, 1992) was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating the DC Comicscharacter Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June 1938).
DEATH: Shuster died July 30, 1992 at his West Los Angeles home of congestive heart failure and hypertension. He was 78.