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BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Superman.
10 – “I’m just as strong and as fast as Superman! But I can’t quite fly yet, but I can jump!”
Fact: It was none other than Darth Vader who was given the job of training and “bulking up” a very skinny Christopher Reeve! But needless to say, Darth Vader, AKA: David Prowse did it in time and at the time of the films Reeve looked great.
9 – “Clark Kent? Never met the guy, but he sounds like a very handsome chap!!!”
Fact: Albert Einstein once called Superman a fake because it was said Superman could travel faster than light. But strangely Isaac Asimov said it was possible and it caused a large rift that science couldn’t bond between them!
8 – “I can scale the highest trouser legs!”
FACT: When the 1951 TV show first aired it was on such a tight budget that the cast was often told to “borrow” the Flash Gordon outfits! In some scenes, you can actually see them wearing Flash Gordon’s outfits!
7 – “And we also make rather super milk-shakes!”
FACT: Before any TV shows or films Superman was a radio show that had impressive audience figures for its time, with well over 4 million people tuning in each and every week!
6 – “I can see in the dark! …and I make my own chocolate currents for the kids eat!”
FACT: Superman once had a storyline called “Clan of the Fiery Cross” that saw him battle the Ku Klux Klan! Needless to say, he won.
5 – “I have the ability to stuff a whole bad guy into my mouth!…and 2 crackers.”
FACT: From the moment it was written way back in 1945 a storyline where Lex Luthor tries to use an A-bomb to blow up America was delayed by nearly 40 years until the cold war was officially over!
4 – “Superman is nice and saves people…I’m more like his doppelganger.”
FACT: From the launch date (1932) it took a whole 8 years worth of comics before it was reviled that Superman can from a planet called Krypton. Before that, it was just believed he was a human with powers.
3 – “I might not be as super as Superman, but I can still give bad guys nasty bites!”
FACT: Superman was once given a gun, called the “Krypto-Raygun” and it was said to be made with Kryptonite.
2 – “With Lex Luthor behind bars I get time to monkey around!”
FACT: Superman wasn’t always Clark Kent, the very first comics starring him he was a homeless man named Bill Dunn!
1 – “I can rescue you for sure, but I don’t want to get my paws dirty.”
FACT: In those first comics Superman wasn’t even from another planet, a mad scientist’s secret chemical transforms Bill Dunn into Superman, and even stranger was his only ability that was to read and control people’s minds