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[[accordion title=Fun Facts About Superman]]

• When actor George Reeves played Superman in the 1950's, a young boy almost shot him with a pistol in order to test Superman's invulnerability.

• Superman was once bitten by Dracula, but because Superman draws his power from the sun, Dracula exploded.

• There is a little known version of Superman where Clark Kent was raised in the Soviet Union.

• Creator Joe Shuster had a secret second job as a fetish artist with a pulp magazine called "Night Of Horrors." Most of the men and women he drew resembled Superman and Lois Lane.

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[[accordion title=Meet Superman]]

      Survivor of the planet Krypton and born on Earth, he’s known as the “man of steel” that’s “faster than a speeding bullet”, “more powerful than a locomotive”, “able to leap tall buildings in a single bound”. If you look in the sky, “it’s a bird”, “no, it’s a plan, “no it’s Superman.

      It must be hard for him keeping his identity a secret as the mild-mannered Clark Kent at the Daily Bugle, who also likes Lois Lane (eventually they fall in love and you know the rest).

      Superman lives by the traditional moral values instilled in him by his foster parents. He’s an idealist, devoted to promoting "truth, justice, and the American way”. He has proved over time and over centuries of different comic books, TV shows and movies, that he’s a true hero, capable of whatever bravery and self-sacrifice is necessary to right a wrong or save a life. His powers of speed, strength, laser vision, etc. are all powered by the Sun. Without that, he’s becomes very weak. His other weakness is Kryptonite. 

     Also leader of the Justice League, Superman has become the true standard of DC Comics for many generations and for many more to come.

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