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“Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane!....” It’s…..?and I’m pretty sure you know the rest… It’s [pause for their response]. Even hearing the first few words, you all probably knew who I was talking about. When you think about superheroes, the first hero that comes into mind is Superman. Superman is a property of one of the largest and most successful companies in the market for American comic books and related media, known as D.C. (or Detective Comics). For those of you who don’t know, there are two major comic companies, D.C. and Marvel. DC Comics began life back in 1935 with the introduction of Superman in 1938. Then Marvel came along with its first publication on October of 1939, Marvel Comics. From here the two became the two known largest comic book industry rivals. D.C. has become a major part of my life and I believe is the best comic book industry, because D.C. created the first ‘true’ superhero, Superman, set the standard for the comic book industry and has the greatest stories that reflect heroism. Body: DC is Because Superman He Started the Industry “the greatest of them all was Superman,who made his debut in the first issue of Action Comics.” – according to Alex Webb from the BBC News Online Entertainment Staff 11stSuperman Comic Book Sells for $317,200o“Holy Grail of Comic Books” basically the first true superhero comic book character ever publishedo-superman15Most of Marvels Characters derive from DC characters?