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The Incredible 75-Year Evolution Of The Superman Logo


warner bros 75 superman"Man of Steel" is out in theaters this Friday.

If you're like us, you're excited to see if Zack Snyder ("300") can deliver a successful reboot to the franchise. 

Earlier this year, Warner Bros. unveiled a new 75th anniversary logo for the son of Krypton featuring a silhouette of Supes. 

To get pumped for the release of the new film Friday, we've compiled the many emblems Superman has worn over the years.

Maurice Mitchell's awesome infographic of many pivotal logos served as a guide to our research. 

Most of the symbol changes and development come early on in the first years of Superman's existence.

1938: Superman's first appearance in Action Comics #1 showed a simple red S on what looked like a police badge.*

*Note: The first image of Superman by creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster was produced in the early '30s.

December 1938: During The Man of Steel's early years, his logo underwent various changes all with primary colors red, blue, and yellow. After a few issues, the symbol came to reflect an inverted triangle with the red S inside in Action Comics #7.

1939: The first Superman comic featured a thinner S in the same triangle.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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