Jerry Siegel

Jerome Siegel (/ˈsɡəl/; October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996)[2] was an American comic book writer. His famous creation was Superman, which he created in collaboration with his friend Joe Shuster. Siegel and Shuster were inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1993. Siegel also used pseudonyms including Joe Carter and Jerry Ess.[3][4]

Jerry Siegel
Siegel during his service in the US Army in Hawaii, c. 1944
BornJerome Siegel
(1914-10-17)October 17, 1914
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 28, 1996(1996-01-28) (aged 81)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Writer
Pseudonym(s)Joe Carter, Jerry Ess
Notable works
Superman, Action Comics #1
AwardsInkpot Award, 1975[1]
Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame, 1992
Jack Kirby Hall of Fame, 1993
The Bill Finger Award For Excellence in Comic Book Writing, 2005
Spouse(s)
    Bella Siegel
    (m. 1939; div. 1948)
      (m. 1948)
      Children2
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