“A wonderful book, as exciting as Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.” —Booklist, starred boxed review.
“Compulsively readable… Ricca’s comprehensive biography reveals the turmoil and creative genius that led to our most enduring superhero, the Man of Steel.” —Publishers Weekly.
“The title Super Boys says it all . . . the truly amazing biography of two of the most important names in popular fiction.” —Stan Lee.
“An American icon drawn with compassion and verve. A must read for heroes everywhere.” —Jeph Loeb, author of Superman For All Seasons, The Long Halloween, and writer/producer of Smallville.
“No square panels or word balloons can contain Ricca’s gripping effervescence: it’s headier than a bird or a plane or a speeding bullet.” —Tracy Daugherty, author of Just One Catch and Hiding Man.
“Super Boys [brings] to life the two teenagers whose dreams and aspirations fueled our own. Sprinkled with a treasure trove of art, Ricca’s biography is a welcome tribute long overdue.” —Jenette Kahn, former President and Editor-in-Chief, DC Comics.
“As a citizen of the modern world, you need to read this book.” —Neal Adams, legendary award- winning artist on Batman, Green Arrow, and X-men.
448 pages, includes 50 black-and-white photographs and illustrations plus two 8-page photograph inserts.