Joe Shuster

Joseph Shuster (1914 – 1992) was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June 1938).

Shuster was involved in a number of legal battles over ownership of the Superman character. His comic book career after Superman was relatively unsuccessful, and by the mid-1970s Shuster had left the field completely due to partial blindness.

He and Siegel were inducted (Shuster posthumously) into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1992, and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1993.