Superman Is Not An Overpowered Boy Scout, He’s THE Overpowered Boy Scout.

What can be said about the Last Son of Krypton that hasn’t already been said? We all already know everything about him, his origins, his secret identity, his powers, his supporting cast, his personality, etc. But lets think all of that over again, because, while we all already know these things, I feel like there’s […]

Smallville’s Meteoric Rise: How Clark Kent Changed Superheroes in Television

On October 16, 2001, the formula of Superhero-based television would change forever. On this night, on a channel known at the time as The WB, Smallville would premiere, reintroducing people of all ages to Clark Kent. This show—an origin story to the Man of Steel—would last ten seasons and garner millions of fans. In those […]

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…

Superman’s profile. Superman is an ongoing American comic book series featuring the DC Comics superhero Superman as the main protagonist. Superman is the sole survivor of the planet Krypton. Jonathan and Martha Kent found the infant inside the vessel and brought him to their farm in Smallville, Kansas. Since he appeared entirely human, the Kents assumed that the baby was […]

Superman: A Modern Day Zeus

A superhero is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as: a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers; also : an exceptionally skillful or successful person. With this definition it is easy to see the connection of superheroes to gods of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology. For this blog I will be looking into similarities between the two […]