Action Comics Supermen are superheroes that fight crime while dressed like Clark Kent. Superman is arguably the most famous superhero of all time. He first appeared in comic books back in 1938 and quickly gained popularity. Since then, he has gone through several changes and continues to evolve into his current incarnation. Today, he remains popular thanks to his ability to fly, shoot lasers from his eyes and stop bullets with his hands.
Action Comics Supermen are not limited to comic book characters. Many actors have portrayed the iconic character, including Christopher Reeve, George Reeves, Brandon Routh, Dean Cain, Henry Cavil and others. If you’d like to dress like Superman, check out our buyers guide to learn more about action comics superman costumes and accessories.
|1||Superman: Action Comics Vol. 1: Warworld Rising||View on Amazon|
|2||Superman: The Golden Age Vol. 1 (Action Comics (1938-2011))||View on Amazon|
|3||Superman: Action Comics: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book 1...||View on Amazon|
|4||ACTION COMICS #1 (First Appearance of SUPERMAN), RARE...||View on Amazon|
|5||Superman - Action Comics (2011-2016) Vol. 1: Superman and...||View on Amazon|
|6||DC Comics: Batman Hush: Superman Mafex Action Figure,...||View on Amazon|
|7||Superman Action No. 1 T-Shirt||View on Amazon|
|8||Superman: Last Son of Krypton (Superman (DC Comics))||View on Amazon|
|9||Action Comics (2016-) #1041||View on Amazon|
|10||Superman: Action Comics Vol. 1: Path Of Doom (Rebirth)||View on Amazon|
Superman has special abilities that make him unique among comic book heroes. He has superhuman strength, speed, reflexes, durability, x-ray vision, heat vision, flight, invulnerability, and more.
Clark Kent was originally named Kal-El, but after being exposed to the yellow sun of Krypton, he adopted the Earth language of English. When he changed his name, he decided to keep his middle initial K to distinguish himself from other people with the same last name.
Lois Lane met Clark at a party thrown by Lex Luthor. She had been investigating Luthor's business dealings, and she thought that Clark could provide her with information about Luthor's plans. After talking to Clark, she fell in love with him, and they were married shortly thereafter.
In the early years of Superman, the character wore a blue suit similar to what we know today as the classic red cape and blue tights. Later, artist Joe Shuster designed a new version of the costume that included a red cape and blue tights. Artist Jerry Siegel redesigned the outfit again in 1940, this time adding a white shirt and dark pants. Finally, writer Robert Bernstein added a belt, boots, and a helmet.
Kryptonite is a mineral found on the planet Krypton. Its radiation causes anyone who ingests it to gain superhuman powers. Superman absorbed kryptonite into his body during his birth on Krypton, giving him his powers.
No. Although he adopts the identity of Clark Kent, he retains all of his memories of his life on Krypton.