Jerry Siegel (writer) and Joe Shuster (artist), Action Comics (No. 1, June 1938). Published by Detective Comics, Inc., New York. Courtesy of Metropoliscomics.com.
Bob Kane and Bill Finger Batman (No. 1, Spring 1940). Published by Detective Comics, Inc., New York. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
H. G. Peter, Drawing of Wonder Woman in Costume, ca. 1941. Courtesy of Metropoliscomics.com.
Jerry Siegel with his typewriter, ca. 1943. Collection of Steve Soboroff.
Amazing Fantasy (No. 15, September 1962). Published by Atlas Magazines, Inc. Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Steve Ditko, Original art for the first appearance of Spiderman in Amazing Fantasy (No. 15, 1962). Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Gene Colan and Johnny Craig. Original cover art for Iron Man (no. 1, May 1968). Collection of David Mandel.
Ms. magazine (Issue No. 1), 1972. New-York Historical Society. Courtesy and © Ms. magazine
Leslie Thomas, Penguin Submarine, production painting for Batman movie (1966). Acrylic, gouache, pen and ink, and graphite on board. Special Collections and Archives, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries.
George Barris Kustom City, Batmobile, No. 3, 1966. The Morris Family Collection
Philip Pearlstein Superman, 1952. Oil on canvas.The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Image © SCALA / Art Resource and Betty Cuningham Gallery
Andrew Herman (Federal Art Project), Bowery Restaurant, 1940. The Museum of the City of New York.
Darryl McDaniels (creator), Bob Wiacek (illustrator). DMC graphic novel. © 2014 Darryl Makes Comics, LLC.
Dean Haspiel, “The Red Hook,” Trip City, 2013. Courtesy & © Dean Haspiel.
New York Comic Con Poster, 2011. Courtesy of New York Comic Con / ReedPOP.