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  Superman - The Man
Superman, the world-famous crime-fighter and adventurer who masks his true identity beneath the mild-mannered guise of his alter ego, journalist Clark Kent, is the hero of the Superman chronicles and the veteran of well over thousands of adventures.
While Superman was still an infant, his native planet exploded into fragments as the result of a cataclysmic chain reaction originating at the planet's core, but not before his parents had placed him in an experimental rocket ship and launched him toward the safety of the planet Earth.
Superman is a man of high ideals, and much of his behavior is motivated by an abiding sense of honor and principle.
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 Superman: The Man of Steel for Xbox Review - Xbox Superman: The Man of Steel Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Superman: The Man of Steel continues the storyline introduced in the comic book series, in which Metropolis had been "upgraded" as a result of a plot hatched by Braniac 13 and Superman's longtime adversary Lex Luthor.
Superman can also use supersight to focus in on a specific object, and he has superhearing, which takes the form of an arrow indicator at the top of the screen that either leads you to the next objective within a mission or to where the closest enemy is located.
Superman bounces around like a Ping-Pong ball whenever you're flying in close quarters or near the ground and happen to touch one of the surfaces, which can cause some trouble in the missions that must be completed in a certain amount of time.
www.gamespot.com /xbox/action/supermanthemanofsteel/review.html   (1373 words)

 Superman Biography, History of
Superman is an idealist, devoted to promoting "truth, justice, and the American way," and has proved over and over that he is a true hero, capable of whatever bravery and self-sacrifice is necessary to right a wrong or save a life.
Superman's irradiated cells generate a force field that extends for a fraction of an inch around his body, rendering any material within the field nearly indestructible, such as his skin tight costume.
Superman is vulnerable to the radiation of Kryptonite, a substance from his native planet.
www.superherostuff.com /Biographies/SupermanBio.html   (843 words)

 Superman - Supermanica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Today Superman can withstand the heat at the core of the sun, soar through the air at a speed thousands of times the speed of light, and extinguish a star with a puff of his breath as though it were merely a candle on a birthday cake.
During a period when Superman is temporarily bereft of his super-powers, as a result of Earth’s passing through a shower of kryptonite dust in space, the Man of Steel successfully carries out his customary super-tasks with the aid of an armada of ingenious “Super-Machines” that he had hastily constructed in anticipation of the crisis.
Lana Lang had a crush on Superboy, the teenaged superman, and was alternately friendly to, and contemptuous of, mild mannered Clark Kent, and generally “tormented and pestered” them both in her never-ending quest for the secret of Superboy’s dual identity.
supermanica.info /wiki/index.php/Superman   (14530 words)

 Man And Superman
Positing that Reeve's Superman was an icon of Ronald Reagan's America, Miller joined the two together in an uneasy alliance where the blue boy scout was used by a thinly disguised President Reagan as an instrument of state control.
SUPERMAN is still the benchmark by which all superhero movies are judged, and Christopher Reeve is still the greatest actor to have ever breathed life into a comic book character.
This accident was attributed to 'The Superman Curse', a long line of tragedies to have befallen those actors and actresses associated with the role of Superman.
www.ninthart.com /display.php?article=935   (1298 words)

 Man or Superman Extra - The IET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
George Reeves, who played the Man of Steel in the 1950s TV series The Adventures of Superman, was shot in mysterious circumstances.
Superman came to Earth because his home planet Krypton was blown to smithereens.
Superman’s super strength on Earth suggests that Krypton would have been far more massive than Earth, with gravity hundreds of times stronger, thereby defying any known laws of physics.
www.flipside.org.uk /extra/issue14/superman.cfm   (432 words)

 Man and Superman - a play by George Bernard Shaw
In Arms and the Man his message was the destruction of the conventional "heroic" soldier; in Widower's Houses he made of Blanche a cold and unsympathetic girl, largely because he felt that Pinero and G.R. Sims would have made her a little friend of the poor.
Man and Superman is only resumed when Tanner and Ann take the stage again, and Ann, summoning up all her power in order to fulfil her mission in regard to the "Life Force," finally captures Tanner.
There is little need to indicate the redeeming features of Man and Superman: the intellectual agility, the wit, the good humor, the essential truth of the ideas set forth.
www.theatredatabase.com /20th_century/george_bernard_shaw_002.html   (905 words)

 Journal of Religion and Film: Superman as Christ-Figure: The American Pop Culture Movie Messiah by Anton Karl Kozlovic
Superman: The Movie (1978) and Superman II (1981) were examined as a protracted secular analogue of the Jesus story.
The missile that Superman could not stop in time hit the San Andreas fault causing massive destruction, and the subsequent death of Lois Lane when her car is sucked into the fault-line crevice caused by the detonation shock wave.
Superman was totally an extraterrestrial (albeit Earth socialised), while Jesus could be seen as a human-alien hybrid, the fusion of an Earth woman, the Virgin Mary and “the Holy Ghost” (Matt.
www.unomaha.edu /jrf/superman.htm   (5721 words)

 UGO Superman Hub - Superman Movies: Atom Man vs. Superman - SUPERMAN.UGO.COM
Superman is wheedled away in an ambulance driven by Luthor's henchmen, and he is now under the control of the master criminal.
Superman (TM), ® & © is a registered trademark of Warner Brothers and DC Comics.
UGO's Superman Hub is an unofficial fansite designed for devotees of Superman and is not affiliated with or licensed by Warner Brothers or DC Comics.
superman.ugo.com /movies/superman_atomman/default.asp   (899 words)

 The Superman Movie: Superman Returns, The Movies, The Comics, The Toons and the TV Shows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Superman on Film was the Fleischer Studios animated cartoon series, begun in 1941, and included 17 episodes.
Superman movie serial was released, starring Kirk Alyn, as the Man of Steel, battling the evil Spider Lady.
Superman II in 1980, written by Mario Puzo, possibly the best of the series, and my personal favorite, although many longtime fans prefer the 1978 film.
www.thesupermanmovie.com   (1432 words)

 Superman Cartoons
Superman was voiced by the same actor who did the radio show earlier, Clayton "Bud" Collyer.
On the live action side of television Lois and Clark the New Adventures of Superman on ABC was breathing new life into the Superman story.
Superman has rejoined his Justice League friends, not in the Super Friends mode but in the Paul Dini and Bruce Timm style.
www.supermantv.net /supermancartoons.htm   (819 words)

 Superman vs Spiderman
Great TV Superman What Ifs Superman in strange and different teamups and what if movies like Superman on the Planet of the Apes.
Superman What Ifs Superman in strange and different teamups and what if movies like Superman on the Planet of the Apes.
This one has Superman teamed up with the Silver Surfer, 2 stories of the Batman and the Punisher, and one great eleworlds story of the Batman and Captain America in World War 2 by John Byrne.
www.supermantv.net /wallpaperbattles/spiderman.htm   (912 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Man And Superman
Shaw's credits, which include Man and Superman, Major Barbara, Arms and the Man and Androcles and the Lion, established him as one of the greatest, and most versatile, of all dramatists.
I remember a production of Man and Superman 25 years ago when I thought I was going to pass out with the sheer bloody tedium of being trapped for so long with the insufferable old chatterbox.
Maxwell has chosen "Pygmalion," one of two plays she will direct, and "Man and Superman" with a dozen of the performances to be the full five-hour version that includes the play-within-a-play "Don Juan in Hell."...
news.surfwax.com /literature/files/Man_And_Superman_Shaw.html   (664 words)

 Man and Superman - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Man and Superman is a 1902 play in four acts by George Bernard Shaw.
Although it can be performed as a light comedy of manners, Shaw intended it to be something much deeper than that, as can be seen by the play's very title.
The plot centers around John Tanner, author of "The Revolutionist's Handbook and Pocket Companion" and a confirmed bachelor, and the lovely Ann's persistent efforts to make him marry her.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Man_and_Superman   (326 words)

 'Superman' Role Yields Happy Returns For Marsden - Super Man
In "Superman Returns," Marsden plays the pivotal role of Richard White, the nephew and an employee of the Daily Planet's editor Perry White (Frank Langella).
But to Superman (Brandon Routh), Richard is the fiance of Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) -- part of the cold, hard reality The Man of Steel discovers upon his return to Earth after a mysterious five-year absence.
"Superman Returns" signaled a fresh departure for Marsden in that he had to do far less of the green-screen work that was required of him to become a part of the special effects shots in the "X-Men" movies.
www.nbc4.tv /superman/9428892/detail.html   (1322 words)

 Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans.
Take the scene where Superman lifts the truck out of the path of the oncoming flood; I think the creative staff did a remarkable job at giving Superman fantastic things to do, and is probably the only chapterplay hero to do as many things in one serial as he does in 'Atom Man...'.
Superman is one of the most widely-recognized characters of all time, and will only help a beginner who is entering his (or her) first serial.
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 Sacramento News and Review September 07, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The actor George Reeves, who played Superman on television, may not have been a spring chicken by Hollywood standards when he died at 45 in 1959, but his demise was fertile with mythmaking mystery.
The cause of Reeves’ death was clear enough--one gunshot wound to the head--but the reason for it, and the party responsible, less so.
Simo recognizes that, for his own sake, his task is to determine how a glory-seeking man on the precipice of obscurity ultimately might do himself in.
www.newsreview.com /sacramento/Content?oid=oid:178775   (760 words)

 Superman Fan & Collectors Convention of Hawaii
They found their man in Kirk Alyn, a then veteran actor of such movies and serials as Daughter of Don Q and Federal Agents vs. Underworld Inc.
SUPERMAN and all related elements are the property of 1) DC Comics.
The Superman Fan & Collectors Convention of Hawaii and the SupermanHawaii.com website are fan based and are produced with the highest respect and support for Superman and DC Comics, Inc. Any inquiries, comments or suggestions about the conventions or this website should be e-mailed to.
www.supermanhawaii.com /portrayals_alyn.php   (315 words)

 Superman: 12 Inch Super Heroes Gallery: Mego Museum
This is my Comic version of the 12 inch Superman, much different from the version done as a tie in to the movie.
This is a Canadian released Superman figure, which never saw release in the United States, he is much more difficult to find than the later Movie inspired Supes.
The Movie Superman has a buff chest and different head, which was common of nearly all of the 12" releases in the US.
www.megomuseum.com /wgsh/12/superman.html   (330 words)

 Man And Superman Cartoons
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 Superman: The Man of Steel for Xbox - Superman: The Man of Steel Xbox Game - Superman: The Man of Steel Xbox Video Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
E3 2002Superman: The Man of Steel Trailer 1
This is my Last episode of Superman before and after i hope you guys like it.
All Tags for Superman: The Man of Steel »
www.gamespot.com /xbox/action/supermanthemanofsteel/index.html   (379 words)

 Superman Super Site
Batman may meet up with Superman on the bigscreen after all -- along with Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash and all the rest of DC Comics' biggest names.
In Rosenbaum's hands, Luthor is not the cardboard cut-out villain of yesteryear's Superman serials, nor the over-the-top, for-laughs version given us by Gene Hackman in the 1980s Superman movies.
Being Superman is the childhood fantasy of every little boy and girl (they of course want to be Supergirl).
www.supermansupersite.com   (2205 words)

 Superman Returns
While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life.
Superman's bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him.
In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.
www.killermovies.com /s/superman   (216 words)

 Past Productions: Man and Superman
A hilarious cocktail of Victorian farce and Nietzschean philosophy, Man and Superman inverts the myth of Don Juan to portray "the tragi-comic love chase of the man by the woman." John Tanner, an earnest young revolutionary, flees to the Sierra Nevada when he discovers that his beautiful ward has plans to marry him.
With a fairy tale ending and a cast fresh from hell, Man and Superman is one of Shaw's finest and most devilishly witty comedies.
John Tanner, a young, radical writer, is named along with Roebuck Ramsden, an antideluvian conservative, to be the guardian of the attractive and wealthy Ann Whitefield.
www.amrep.org /past/superman/super.html   (258 words)

Superman nace en el planeta Krypton en el seno de una civilización mucho más desarrollada que la de la Tierra.
Superman tiene unos poderes extraordinarios debido a las diferentes radiaciones que se reciben en la Tierra que tiene un Sol de rayos amarillos, mientras que el sol de Krypton era de rayos rojos.
Superman Dailies Superman I Superman II Superman III Lois & Clark.
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 Amazon.com: Man and Superman : A Comedy and a Philosophy: Books: George Bernard Shaw,Dan H. Laurence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Fiennes is a veritable mouthpiece--and a frequently sarcastic one at that--for the burning issues on Shaw's philosophical and social laundry list: the state of the English working class, the arms race, women's rights, unwed mothers, the evils of industry and capitalism, and English morality in general.
Both, however, were characterised by their mordant wit and intellectual cynicism, in which "Man and Superman" abounds.
Though Shaw was not known to have read the works of Bergson at that time, nor to have been conversant with his vitalist doctrine of the Life Force, his use of the Life Force motif and the philosophical underpinnings of the play attest to a pure Bergsonism.
www.amazon.com /Man-Superman-George-Bernard-Shaw/dp/014045019X   (2234 words)

 Superman: Elastic Heroes Gallery: Mego Museum
The Batman and Superman Sculpts are very much on model with late 70's Mego items.
A scowling Batman and a Reeve's esque face for Superman.
Many thanks to Mexican collector Raul for the use of the very rare Ensueno releases of the Elastic Superman, this is the first time they've been shown boxed and are very rare.
www.megomuseum.com /heroes/elastic/superman.html   (57 words)

 Vs System DC Superman Man of Steel 1st Ed. Booster Box - Dave and Adam's Card World
Upper Deck Vs System DC Superman Man of Steel 1st...
Superman is the best-known character of the comic book world, as well as one of the most popular.
With the unwavering devotion to righting the world's wrong, Superman is the cultural icon that inspired the whole super hero genre.
www.dacardworld.com /gaming/item.das?sku=BVDX10JWKG&nPar=2   (272 words)

 Man In Superman Costume Attacks Motorists - Local News
"I guess this young man jumped in the back seat of the victim's vehicle and just started hitting him and when the victim attempted to call using his cell phone, (Superman) grabbed the cell phone and he stomped on it," said Sgt. Angella Abrams, of the Ann Arbor Police Department.
Officers spotted the man in the crowd -- wearing a red spandex Superman costume -- and arrested him, the paper reported.
The identity of the man wearing the Superman costume was being withheld pending possible charges of assault and battery.
www.clickondetroit.com /news/3548529/detail.html   (515 words)

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