In this image released by ComicConnect.com, an image showing the canceled check sent to Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster in 1938. The check that paved the way for not just comic books, ... more 
In this image released by ComicConnect.com, an image showing the canceled check sent to Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster in 1938. The check that paved the way for not just comic books, but TV, radio and films, is up for auction more than seven decades after it was cut by DC Comics. (AP Photo/ComicConnect.com) less 
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Mon, Mar 26, 2012 4:26 PM EDT