After leaving DC Comics and suing that company in a dispute over the rights to their character Superman, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster rejoined their former DC editor Vin Sullivan — who had edited the earliest Superman adventures — at his new company, Magazine Enterprises.
Siegel and Shuster's new creation, Funnyman, starred in a series that ran three issues (cover-dated Jan.–Aug. 1948). The premiere issue was preceded the previous month by a black-and-white "ashcan" printing for copyright reasons.
- Funnyman at the Comic Book DB
- Gordon, Mel; Andrae, Thomas (2010). Siegel and Shuster's Funnyman: The First Jewish Superhero from the Creators of Superman. Feral House. p. 240. ISBN 1-932595-78-3.
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