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Drug slang A regional term for LSD
Social medicine One of the costumes worn by Fathers for Justice members protesting lack of access to their children. See Two-parent advantage
Vox populi ‘The Man of Steel’ A comic book superhero who first appeared in the 1930s in DC Comics, and is arguably the best-known American cultural icon. Sightings of him on the street in the 1950s carried the tagline, 'It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman!' He possesses extraordinary powers, traditionally described as 'faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound'.
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The theatrical version of "Justice League" also dropped the sequence showing how Superman turned to evil.
The Arrowverse's Superman, played by Tyler Hoechlin, will be back for the crossover as well.
In part one, Bridget Kies's "'Always Hold on to Smallville': Domesticity and the Male Hero," does an especially good job of elucidating how the show's setting added to and forever altered the Superman canon.
THR reports that the TV series caused scheduling conflicts, preventing him from making a Superman cameo in next year's "Shazam!," but other sources told the outlet that Cavill signed to the Netflix series after negotiations with Warner Bros.
American amateur boxer George Reeves never made it big in the movies, but became famous to a generation of children in the 1950s in Adventures Of Superman.
He first played the comic book favourite in the 1951 film, Superman And The Mole-Men, and went on to appear in the TV series in 1952.
"Superman was dead serious when Siegel and Shuster created him," Uslan said.
And just as Moses was nestled in a little basket for his trip down the Nile, Superman's parents placed him in a rocket ship so he could escape his dying planet of Krypton.
PeterAperlo's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film", takes superhero fans deep into this world, accompanied by insight and interviews with cast and crew, including an afterword by director Zack Snyder.
The main strain is about the vigilante Batman fearing what would happen if this god like alien Superman should be kept unchecked.
6 SUPERMAN RETURNS (2006) X-MEN director Bryan Singer's reboot of the superhero story with Brandon Routh as Superman and Kevin Spacey as his nemesis Lex Luthor.