WI: Max Gaine's All-American own the rights to publish Superman?

In a world were Max Gaines kept ownership of All-American Comics and continued to support Siegel & Shuster's trail against DC over ownership of Superman, do you think if Siegel & Shuster won that Max Gaines would make an offer to them for the rights to publish (not own) Superman?
 
I only really know the background from wikipedia but IOTL it looks like Max Gaines was one of the first to get out of the superhero business. Would Superman have been enough to keep him interested?
 
I only really know the background from wikipedia but IOTL it looks like Max Gaines was one of the first to get out of the superhero business. Would Superman have been enough to keep him interested?
He didn't get out of the superhero business, he was basically forced out by Harry Donenfeld.
 
Should this be in ASB?
NOPE, ASB IS ALL THAT YOU USED ANYTHING AFFECT ALL RULES OF NATURE AND REALITY TO WRITE AN HISTORY, ASB is like the fantasy forum for this place, the rest is fair game as the background and facts are well researched, analized and modified in a way' that is what could have happened' i'm hating this forum permanent deriled of things as asb and newbies author falling in that too.
 
NOPE, ASB IS ALL THAT YOU USED ANYTHING AFFECT ALL RULES OF NATURE AND REALITY TO WRITE AN HISTORY, ASB is like the fantasy forum for this place, the rest is fair game as the background and facts are well researched, analized and modified in a way' that is what could have happened' i'm hating this forum permanent deriled of things as asb and newbies author falling in that too.
So what are your thoughts on my original post here?
 
So what are your thoughts on my original post here?
Umm, there all-american, archie among others, people forgot but superman was a phenomenon since his debut and only recently have slowed down(but comics as a whole and DC milking batman for all that he worths even that both have comparable performance), depend who would be interested, if that company goes, we could get the one they got the wonder woman equivalent(Marston goes to DC because their cache as superman house) and maybe that will become the superhuman superhero marque when DC goes full wit Batman and more 'human' superheroes.
 
A very basic to for this:
1947
  • After Siegel's discharge from the Army, he and Shuster sued DC Comics in 1947 for the rights to Superman and Superboy. The two have the support of Maxwell Gaines and Bob Kane.
  • The judge makes his decision, based what had happened in a court case involving The Katzenjammer Kids, 30-some-odd years earlier. The judge rules that Donenfeld owns “Superman” and has the right to continue to publish it. For their part, Siegel and Shuster has the right to continue writing and drawing stories starring the character but could not call their magazine Superman. Of course, there was a major difference in the two cases. The Katzenjammer comic strip was not the cornerstone of either of the newspaper syndicates involved in the earlier suit. Neither would’ve gone out of business if the judge had ruled they couldn’t publish a particular strip. For Donenfeld, on the other hand, Superman was the lynchpin of his publishing line.
  • Gaines makes an agreeable deal with Siegel & Shuster to publish a new character based on Superman at All-American called The Superior Man.
 
Superior Man (1951) - Julius Schwartz convinces Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster to update Superior Man into something more original. Both liked the idea but Shuster couldn't do the art so Schwartz brought in Carmine Infantino. The new Superior Man debuts in Strange Adventures #9 in 1951.

Superior Man, the "first man of the future", is a mutant "born a hundred thousand years before his time", in 1931 to John and Martha Blake, a farming couple from the American Midwest. His mutant gene was triggered by a comet passing overhead at birth.
Adam Blake discovered his unique abilities as he grew up - at the age of four he instantly found a ring his mother had lost ("I just knew it was there"), and by eight years old demonstrated photographic memory by rapidly reading a whole encyclopedia and retaining the information. Other skills manifested almost instantly: he could play musical instruments without training and was secretly expert at sports to Olympic record level. In high school he saved a schoolmate from falling to her death by mental force, but despite his powers he felt isolated from other humans because of his differences from them. After leaving school he became a librarian in Midwest City, where he sought the help of a renowned physicist, Professor Emery Zackro, who tested him and discovered Adam was a mutant - postulating he was the reverse of an evolutionary throwback, "an accidental specimen of future man". His Superior Man persona began when Adam used his powers to intervene when criminals attempted to steal an advanced scientific device invented by Professor Zackro. Immediately after this, Blake and the Professor agreed Blake should become a superhero on a full-time basis, and he made his first appearance in public as Superior Man combating giant, terraforming robot tops belonging to an alien race looking for a world to colonize. During this task, Adam built a working version of a prototype spaceship Professor Zackro had designed, which would become his personal spaceship, The Cometeer, and took up a costume, spacesuit and stun gun also invented by the Professor.
Over the next three years he saved Earth from multiple alien invasions and explored space in The Cometeer, saving other civilizations and meeting beautiful alien damsels in distress. During this period he largely used intelligence and his mind-reading skills to help solve problems, seldom resorting to physical solutions. Among his weirder adventures, Superior Man battled mad Greek gods from space, fought dinosaurs and alien creatures, and came up against an evil super-powered ape several times. Sometime after 1954 he disappeared into space in The Cometeer on another expedition of discovery, but this time he would not return for over 20 years.
 
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