PopQuizzical Daily! for August 14, 2013
Norway gained its independence from what country in 1905?
Not exactly the best deal ever (at least not for the co-creators), National Comics purchased the rights to Superman from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster for $130. There’s probably half a dozen Superman related items around your house right now, so you realize that DC Comics (which emerged from National Comics) made more than $130 off Big Blue. Siegel and Shuster’s families eventually got more of a cut many years after the 1938 sale of Superman. And the $130 check? It sold at auction in 2012 for $160,000.
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