Superman is a comic book superhero, originally created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born artist Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. Created in 1932, and rejected by a number of publishers, the character first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938). With a premise that taps adolescent fantasy, Superman is born Kal-El on the alien planet Krypton, before being rocketed to Earth as an infant by his scientist father moments before the planet's destruction.
Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie, as it was called in pre-release advertising), was a popular and critically acclaimed superhero film. It was the first major motion picture to feature the popular DC Comics character of Superman, who had previously appeared throughout the 1940s and 1950s in a movie serial, a radio program, and a television series. The film was released by Warner Bros. in 1978.
The Superman animated cartoons, commonly known as the "Fleischer Superman cartoons" were a series of seventeen animated Technicolor short films, released by Paramount Pictures between 1941 and 1943, based upon the comic book character Superman. The first nine cartoons were produced by Fleischer Studios (the name by which the cartoons are commonly known). In 1942, Fleischer Studios was dissolved and reorganized as Famous Studios, which produced the final eight shorts.
"Superman" is a song recorded by R.E.M. from their fourth album, 1986's Lifes Rich Pageant. It was the last of two singles released from that LP.
Superman is the title of an NES video game based on the popular DC comics character and the first two films of the same name. The game is a combination of side-scrolling action mixed in with some puzzles. While the US release contains an original soundtrack, the Japanese Famicom release features a synthesized version of the film's score.
Kal-L is the Kryptonian birth name of the Earth-Two Superman, a fictional character who is a superhero in the DC Comics Universe.
Superman began as a one of several anthology features in the National Periodical Publications comic book Action Comics #1 (June 1938). The strip proved so popular that National launched Superman into his own self-titled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with cover-date Summer 1939. Whereas Action Comics at the time was an anthology featuring stories of several different characters in addition to Superman such as Zatara and Tex Thompson, the Superman comic only contained Superman stories.
The Adventures of Superman is a novel by George Lowther. It was first published in 1942, with illustrations by Superman's co-creator, Joe Shuster. A facsimile edition was released in 1995 by Applewood Books, with a new introduction by Roger Stern.
Superman is the title of a video game released by Sunsoft for the Mega Drive/Genesis in 1992. It is based on the popular DC comic book characters of the same name and is a traditional single-player side-scrolling arcade game where the player controls Superman through various levels in an effort to defeat the evil supervillain named Brainiac.
Superman (It's Not Easy) is the debut single released by singer Five For Fighting in 2001.
The daily Superman newspaper comic strip began in January 6, 1939, and a separate Sunday strip was added on November 5, 1939. These strips ran continuously until May 1966. In 1941, the McClure Syndicate had placed the strip in hundreds of newspapers.
Superman is an arcade game released by Taito Corporation in 1988, featuring popular DC Comics character Superman.
Superman was a 1988 saturday morning cartoon television series produced by Ruby-Spears featuring the DC Comics superhero with veteran comic book writer, Marv Wolfman as head story editor with noted comic book artist, Gil Kane, providing character designs.
Kal Kent is a fictional superhero who appears in the DC Comics, created by Grant Morrison. He is the Superman of the 853 century.
Superman (volume 2) was published from January 1987 to April 2006. 226 issues were printed, but the series lasted a total of 228 issues due to an issue #0 (October 1994) published between issues #93 and #94 during the Zero Hour crossover event and issue #1,000,000 (November 1998) during the DC One Million crossover event. This series was first launched after John Byrne revamped the Superman character in 1986 in the Man of Steel limited series, introducing the post-Crisis on Infinite Earths Superman. Twelve annual issues were printed between 1987 to 2000.
Superman is a compilation album by Australian rock and blues singer Alison Mac Callum, released in 1979. It features all her hits on RCA plus a few selections from her acclaimed debut album.
Superhero. His theme song goes something like this: Superman, Superman, does whatever a...super can. Okay, maybe not. But he is really super. And also a dick (but not Dick, thank god). Wallace tells Jackie that even Superman comes out of his Fortress of Solitude in 2.17 "Plan B."