Cleveland-native creators of Superman saw the comic as a way out, says SAGES fellow Brad Ricca

Superman’s 75th puts spotlight on Cleveland roots

Associated Press: Today marks the 75th anniversary of Superman, who was created by Cleveland natives Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The duo saw Superman as a Depression-era bootstrap strategy, according to SAGES Fellow Brad Ricca. “They really just saw it as a way out,” he said.