SuperDJSeventy-five years ago today ACTION COMICS issue 1 hit the stands. It starred a character called “Superman,” who was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, two kids from Cleveland, OH.

About forty-three years after that, another kid from Cleveland, OH (well, a suburb called Elyria) pretty much wanted to wear Superman Underroos with long johns, boots, and a cape 24/7.


  1. Novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer teamed up with the Cleveland-based Siegel and Shuster Society last year and ran a month-long auction of original art and other unique items by the biggest names in the comics industry. The auction raised $111,000 to save the crumbling house on Kimberly Avenue. The $100,000 profit after auction fees paid to replace the roof and exterior of the house and a good part of the inside, include the upstairs room where the magic happened.

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