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In the late 1930's, high school classmates and native Clevelanders Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel invented Clark Kent and his famous superhuman split-personality. Siegel was a science fiction junkie, and Shuster a fledgling artist. Both envisioned comic strips as a means to further their respective passions, Siegel developed the content, and Shuster fashioned the illustrations. In their early collaborations, this unique character was portrayed as a world-conquering villain. Yes, that's right - Superman began as a bad guy.

Only after the two tried to take Superman into newspapers and magazines did they make him over into the fearless "champion of the suppressed." After several years of rejection, the duo caught a break from an upstart comic book called Action which agreed to introduce in its June 1938 issue our now famous hero and his superhuman feats. And, as the saying goes, the rest is history.

Several days without exercise can have the same debilitating effect that Kryptonite has on Superman. Fortunately, Cleveland has several good stay and play options for you to get faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive. Don't forget your cape!