I look at 10 key moments in Superman comics over their 80-year run, from Lois Lane and Clark Kent’s debut to the first appearance of Supergirl.
I take a look at the prominence of Superman in live-action television, and offer a few guesses why that’s such more than Batman.
Superhero sidekicks were once as common as secret identities, but not as much nowadays. I make a few observations why that’s the case.
Some politicians and media associate “the real America” as something like Superman’s hometown of Smallville. Reality, however, favors Metropolis.
A list of some references to/appearances by Walter Cronkite, the anchor of the CBS Evening news from 1962 to 1981, in comics and animation.
Superman’s been shown as having met various US presidents over the decades. Here’s a list showing meetings or connections between each modern president, from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Barack Obama.
I’ve been writing about monthly comics solicitations for years, and also have done a few one-off recommended comic posts. However, I thought I should[…]
Since its naming in “Superboy” #2 in 1949, Superman’s childhood hometown has officially been the town of Smallville. While its aspects (and[…]
This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Sunburst, a Japanese superhero… or rather, two Japanese superheroes. Takeo Sato The original[…]
A look at the late 1960s Filmation-produced package show “The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure,” with the animation debuts of many DC Comics characters.