Superman's chest logo (also known as the S-Shield) is legendary. But, it didn't always look like it does today.
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UPDATED: 4/4/2013 version 3. Many have requested a poster of this print. We cannot legally sell the poster since it contains copyrighted logos, but you're welcome to print it for personal use at a printing company like Kinko's.
Above Image: Superman chest shield logos from Action Comics #1-7
No other superhero symbol is more well-known as Superman's. His logo is iconic. You can show it to anyone and they'll recognize it.
In fact, the Superman logo has changed dozens of times over the last 70-plus years since Action Comics #1. Some are so outlandish they're unrecognizable as Superman. Other logos are like the one we know, but slightly different.
From it's humble beginnings to it's wildest transformations, here is the history of Superman's logo in one handy infographic. It doesn't have every logo, but it has all the most important ones.
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- THE STORY OF THE S (AKA, "Superman's Symbol 101")
- League of Moveable Type Font
- Original Superman designs by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
- Superman Thru the Ages
What do you think of the infographic? Do you have a favorite?
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