The American 1930s were flush with bad news especially at the time of the Great Depression. People did all they could to escape this reality. Newspapers began publishing comic strips which were a sequence of drawings with written dialogue. These comic strips gave rise to complete paperback magazines of drawings with dialogue called comics. As time passed, this was the medium that was to bring to life the stories of extra-ordinary people known as superheroes.
Below you find some great printable reading sheets that look at Marvel Comics, the setup and creation of superheroes, and many historically favorite superheroes.