Screw ‘Man Of Steel,’ THIS Is Superman

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See? More powerful.

See? More powerful.

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Zack Snyder recently retold Superman’s origin story, and it was like a liquid-nitrogen-hauling truck driver retelling the story of Terminator 2: missing all the important points and focused mainly on whining. But this should have been obvious from preview posters which warned us that this Superman was going to spend most of his time being moody.

Superman facing men with guns and meekly obeying, i.e. a man being the exact opposite of super. (Source: DC)

Superman facing men with guns and meekly obeying, i.e. a man being the exact opposite of super. (Source: Warner Bros.)

That’s why we’re travelling back in time to set things right. Superman started in the covers of Action Comics, glorious images which told everyone everything they needed to know about Superman, and every single word of it was “YES!”

(Source: DC)

(source: DC)

The only reason that’s not used to sell male enhancement medication is how the image renders the product irrelevant. Behold, his first five cover appearances, the true origin of the legend of Superman!

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