Superman

Justice League

This is meant to be the origin story of DC Comics’ version of the Knights of the Round Table (or, I don’t know, the Avengers?). We’ve met the current Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck), Clark Kent/Superman (Henry Cavill), and Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), but they need a few other superheroes to pick up the slack …

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Max Fleischer’s Superman: 1941-1942

Superman has gone through so many pop-culture incarnations, from the¬†campy television shows with George Reeves in ill-fitting tights, to the super-sleek (and still tight) costume of the most recent film Man of Steel,¬†Brandon Routh. But still, watching the original cinematic short films of Superman from the early 1940s, it doesn’t take even a stretch of …

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Man of Steel

Every generation seems to have their own versions of popular superheroes. Some people associate George Reeves with the iconic all-American role of Superman. I will always think of Christopher Reeve as the man of steel, whereas others may think longingly of Dean Cain or Tom Welling. (I don’t think anyone gets misty-eyed over Brandon Routh.) …

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