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