Super Boys, by Brad Ricca,is the first full length literary biography of Superman's creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

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.

Super Boys, by Brad Ricca,is the first full length literary biography of Superman's creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Super Boys, by Brad Ricca,is the first full length literary biography of Superman’s creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

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:

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