Man of Steel, the latest Superman film, hits theaters on June 14th, and is certain to be one of the more prominent cultural events in a summer full of Super-goodness. This is because Superman, it turns out, has just turned 75, a milestone that DC comics is commemorating with a new logo mark unveiled this week. It has been three-quarters of a century since two Cleveland teens grappling with the Great Depression created one of our longest-lasting cultural icons and arguably laid the groundwork for the modern superhero. Not bad for a couple of kids from Glenville.
C-Busrs can get the inside scoop on Superman’s creators as author Brad Ricca visits the Easton Barnes on June 6 for a reading and book signing of Super-Boys:The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster – the Creators of Superman. An excerpt: