Joe Shuster’s birthday

Joseph “Joe” Shuster was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating character Superman, with Jerry Siegel, in “Action Comics no.1.” Joe was born July 10, 1914 in Toronto, Canada. He was the son of Julius Shuster (originally Shuster owich), an immigrant from Rotterdam, and Ida (Katharske), who had come from Kyiv, Ukraine. Growing up, Shuster worked as a newspaper boy for the “Toronto Daily Star.” His family barely made ends meet, and the budding young artist would scrounge for paper, which the family could not afford.  “I would go from store to store in Toronto and pick up whatever they threw out,” Shuster once recalled regarding his

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