Officially Licensed New York New York World's Fair Comics 1940 Issue

Officially Licensed New York New York World's Fair Comics 1940 Issue

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Description (Brief)
Comic book published by DC Comics in conjunction with the1939-1940 World's Fair, held in Queens, New York. The book's covers features the first published picture of the ground breaking super heroes Superman, Batman and Robin together, as well as representations of the Fairs' architectual landmarks, the Trylon and Persiphere.
The comic's cover was illustrated by Jack Burnley. In addition to the three cover heroes, the comic features stories starring Red, White and Blue, Slam Bradley, Zatara, Hourman, Sandman and Johnny Thunderbolt.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
comic book
date made
1940
maker
D. C. Comics, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
2010.0156.01
accession number
2010.0156
catalog number
2010.0156.01
subject
Expositions and Fairs
Superman
Batman
New York World's Fair (1939)
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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