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Action Comics Superman

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.


Frequently Asked Questions About: Action Comics Superman

Q: What is the difference between Superman's powers and those of other superheroes?

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.

Q: Why Did Clark Kent Change His Name When He Became Superman?

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.

Q: How Did Lois Lane Meet Clark Kent?

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.

Q: Who Created The Costume That Clark Kent Wore As Superman?

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.

Q: Where Did Superman Get His Powers?

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.

Q: Is Superman Really Clark Kent?

No. Although he adopts the identity of Clark Kent, he retains all of his memories of his life on Krypton.

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