superman

     

Superman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero wiely considered to be one of the most famous and popular such characters and an American cultural icon. Created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born artist Joe Shuster in 1932 while both were living in Cleveland, Ohio, and sold to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1938, the character first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938) and subsequently appeared in various radio serials, television programs, films, newspaper strips, and video games. With the success of his adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre and establish its primacy within the American comic book.

Trivia about superman

  • Nietzsche wrote, "Once you said 'God' when you gazed upon distant seas; but now I have taught you to say" this word
  • He's the strange visitor from another planet who inspired the shirt seen here
  • We don't know if Lois ever complained about him being "faster than a speeding bullet"
  • This hero made his comic book debut in & on the cover of Action Comics No. 1
  • He's been played by Reeves & Reeve
  • In March 1997 he got a new costume: hot white & blue, no cape & an S like a lightning bolt
  • Though faster than a speeding bullet, he was ruled 4-F
  • In '38 Joe Shuster & Jerry Siegel created this guy who could fly but was somehow unrecognizable wearing glasses
  • In 1935, in one of this red-caped hero's first adventures, he finds the real killer of Jack Kennedy
  • In his first stories, he was able to "leap tall buildings at a single bound"; he didn't fly until later
  • Nicolas Cage has a son named Kal-El, which is also the birth name of this superhero
  • Jerome Siegel & Joe Shuster created this superhero when they were teenagers
  • A mint condition copy of the 10-cent comic book that featured this hero's 1938 debut is worth $185,000 today
  • It's a bird!It's a plane!It's Nietzsche's term for a person who has risen above his passions
  • In the comics, Jimmy Olsen was this hero's cub reporter pal
  • A 1903 G.B. Shaw play is called "Man And" him
  • Lois Lane is the heroine of the musical "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's" this guy
  • "I will remain silent. Neither I, nor my wife, will leave Krypton", says Marlon Brando in this 1978 film
  • George Reeves
  • Look! Up in the Six Flags Magic Mountain!It's a bird!It's a plane!It's this hero "The Escape"
  • In June Metropolis, Ill. celebrates this comic book hero, complete with a capture of villains
  • Joe Shuster & Jerry Siekel were barely into their teens when they created this comic book hero
  • Action Comics No. 1 specifies that he can leap 1/8 of a mile & hurdle a 20-story building
  • No doubt the biggest draw in Metropolis, Illinois is the 15-foot bronze statue of this hero
  • Bred on ancient Krypton, the villain Doomsday beat the entire Justice League, ending with this superhero
  • 1978:"You'll believe a man can fly"
  • Joe Shuster, who co-created this comic book hero in 1934, was destitute by the '70s
  • Jack Handey:"I wish I had a kryptonite cross, because then you could keep both dracula and" him "away"
  • Kirk Alyn&George Reeves
  • George Bernard Shaw's "Man and..."
  • Five For Fighting flew high with this song that says, "I'm more than a bird, I'm more than a plane"
  • Look! It's this advanced, ideal being described in the works of Nietzsche