Men of Steel: Superman’s Earthly Beginnings


Photo: Brad Ricca (Macmillian Press)

Everyone knows the Man of Steel hails from the planet Krypton, but he was conceived here in Ohio by two Cleveland teenagers.



Before Tom & Jerry, before Bialystock and Bloom, there was Siegel and Shuster– two Jewish boys from Cleveland with wild imaginations shaped by raw talent, high school rejection and their hometown. They were Superman’s originators, and in this hour, we’ll talk to the author of a new biography about their long partnership, shaky business choices and the American Way.


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