According to a review in yesterday's NY Times of a collection of her short stories, "Talented Mr. Ripley" author Patricia Highsmith wrote Superman comics during the (late) 1940's.
Too bad Rich Morrissey isn't around to confirm or deny this, but can anyone else shed some light?
The Times review is at: http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/09/books/review/09DAVENPTW.html
(free regisration required).
[This message has been edited by Rockin' Rich (edited 09-10-2001).]