It's a bird, it's a plane ... no, it's a license plate.
CLEVELAND - As Superman's 75th anniversary is marked, the super hero still reflects the tough Cleveland roots of his creators.
Superman collaborators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster lived several blocks apart in the Glenville neighborhood that shaped their dreams and Superman imagery.
Superman first appeared in Action Comics No. 1 published April 18, 1938.
Siegel's daughter, Laura Siegel Larson, says Cleveland's library, tough streets, comic pages and high school mentors all nurtured his imagination.
To mark the anniversary, the mayor will proclaim Thursday as Superman Day. The city will give out birthday cake at the Superman display at the airport.
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The city of Cleveland is celebrating the 75th birthday of one of its favorite sons -- Superman.
Superman is celebrating his 75th anniversary of appearing in comics this year. In 1988, Cleveland celebrated the 50th anniversary with two of the stars from the 1950s TV series.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has declared April 18 to be "Superman Day."
The tough, blue-collar roots of Superman's creators are getting a fresh look on the superhero's 75th anniversary.