Up In The Sky… It’s A Bird… It’s A Plane… It’s Superman!

What makes kids — and many adults — gobble up those super hero comic books? Created in the 1930s to bring some enjoyment to depression-weary readers, superheroes such as Superman, Captain Marvel, Captain America, Wonder Woman and many others lifted the country’s spirits through World War II and into the television era. Listen as host Liev Schreiber narrates the story, weaving in more than 50 interviews with the creators and artists who talk about their work and the motivation behind it. Borrow Superheroes (I.D. 2438) for a month by clicking here.

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