“This exhaustive account of Superman’s creation and the fantastical increase in his powers over time is full of luscious old-school moments.” — Editors’ Choice, New York Times Book Review
“Larry Tye’s Superman is the book I wish I had written years ago.” — Noel Neill, Lois Lane in the TV Adventures of Superman.
“Following his bestselling Satchel Paige biography, Tye hits another home run . . . . Anyone looking for truth, injustice, and the American way will find it in this comprehensive, definitive history.” — Publishers Weekly
“If you liked reading THE ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY, wait’ll you read Larry Tye’s TRUE story behind it all!” — Michael Uslan, comic book historian and executive producer of the Batman movies.
“Larry Tye writes with Lois Lane-like passion and moxie . . . With Jerry and Joe as the book’s trusty true-north, Tye is free to lead us like a reliable docent, his flights of narrative fancy always anchored in his easy authority.” — Washington Post
“I only wish I had the good fortune of reading Larry Tye’s book, Superman, before I made Superman, the Movie. — Richard Donner, director of Superman, the Movie
“I understand it all for the first time.” — Jack Larson, Jimmy Olsen in the TV Adventures of Superman.