While Superman’s origin has been told numerous times, but in its basic form the origin is:It all Superman Uncaged ... but few people know her dark history—or the chilling secret shared by … Additionally, it is made of the same alien materials as his traditional costume, so we know that it came from Krypton and that it's not a fake. DC's first Black superhero, "Black Lightning" made his debut in 1977. But Jor-El was only able to save his son. [35] In 1985, DC published Crisis on Infinite Earths, which rewrote the history of the DC Universe. Following the comic book crossover event Convergence, it was revealed in the mini-series Superman: Lois and Clark that the pre-Flashpoint version of the character had survived the universal transition into the New 52 and was living on the new DC Universe's Earth with his wife, the pre-Flashpoint Lois Lane and their young son. Certain scenes in the Kent farm also showed pictures of Brandon Routh's Clark Kent inserted into photos with Glenn Ford's Jonathan Kent.[84][85][86]. This issue showed Krypton in much greater detail than before, as a scientifically advanced world. [69] The destruction of Krypton and Clark's upbringing by the Kents are largely identical to the version presented in the 1948 film serial. The earliest mention of Black Supermen goes back to ancient African history. Superman is born Kal-El on the alien planet Krypton. 33. Somehow, and only because he’s Superman, he managed to go back. [10], Because Siegel and Shuster were both Jewish, some religious commentators and pop-culture scholars such as Rabbi Simcha Weinstein and British novelist Howard Jacobson suggest that Superman's creation was partly influenced by Moses[11][12] and other Jewish elements. Titled simply "Superman", (also referred to as "The Mad Scientist"), the animated short begins with a brief prologue that introduces Krypton as an advanced civilization that had brought forth a race of supermen, whose mental and physical powers were developed to the absolute peak of human perfection. And, yes, Clark and Lois are back at the Daily Planet. Krypton had built its society into a paradise. When he reaches adulthood, Clark develops his abilities and becomes a nomad, saving people in secret. With J. Walter Smith, Tobar Mayo, Roxie Young, Gladys Lum. After a brief career as a mysterious, non-costumed "Superboy", Clark dons the fictional character's colors and continues to work in secret as "Superman". The origin of Superman is the story that relates Superman's arrival on Earth and the beginnings of his career as a superhero. They told Superman's origin over the course of twelve strips, ten of which detailed the planet Krypton. Combined with his natural traits, Superman in the black suit is a super battery with a majorly upgraded storage tank. It brought back the original red and blue colors of the Blur. The main part of the suit was a blue unitard with red trunks and a yellow belt. So, like the Alyn version, the shield was actually brown and white. While an early issue explained that the deaths of Jonathan and Martha Kent occurred in an automobile accident when Clark was an adolescent (explaining their absence from the New 52), the conclusion of the story saw that alterations to the timeline made by Doctor Manhattan led to Clark becoming Superboy at an early age, allowing him to save his parents from their fatal collision and remain alive well into Clark's adulthood.[61]. Growing up, he develops super-powers and travels to the city of Metropolis where he becomes Superman to protect the people. 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