In 1978, one of the strangest and most exhilarating comic book issues in DC’s history appeared in stores, featuring one of the greatest team-ups of all time: Superman and Muhammad Ali.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at a Phoenix hospital, according to a press release from family spokesperson Bob Gunnell. He was 74 years old. The release did not specify the cause of death.
This sculpture of The Greatest was made with 1,300 punching bags. Each speed bag was treated as a pixel and when put all together, formed the face, and classic snarl, of Muhammad Ali. The rest of the 22-foot high installation uses 6.5 miles of stainless steel cable, 2,500 pounds of aluminum piping and took three years…
"Now you see me, now you don't. Gundam thinks he will, but I know he won't!" Muhammad Ali taunting his 35-ton robotic opponent, Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan in a match that occurred secretly in 1975.