The comic book artist Jerry Siegel died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
American comic book artist who co-created the character of Superman.
He married Joanne Kovacs in 1948.
How did Jerry Siegel die?
Siegel died on January 28, 1996, of a heart attack. He had been suffering from cardiac disease for years and had a bypass operation.
“I’m a fan of Superman as created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Remember that Jerry and Joe created a character that was the biggest superhero of all.” (Neal Adams)
“You look at Superman, the story of an orphan coming to America, keeping his identity secret and even the names, Kal-El and Jor-El, you can trace lines to the background of the creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, both Jewish. Overall, there was a remarkable confluence of events that led to the medium and the Jewish participation.” (Jerry Robinson)