Jerry SiegelWayne Boring was born in Minnesota in 1905 and studied art in his hometown, as well as the Chicago Art Institute. He became one of Joe Shuster’s early assistants in the late 1930s and eventually assumed the full drawing duties. His rendition of Superman became the most recognizable version during the 1950s and ‘60s.
Alvin Schwartz was born in in New York in 1916 and began writing comics in 1939. He was a prolific writer for DC Comics in the 1940s and ‘50s, and wrote the most of the Superman newspaper strips throughout the 1950s.