Superman also known as man of steel, last son of Krypton, whatever people call him, his is the most famous comic hero ever. In stead of a comic character, superman is part of american culture and the world “superman” are very frequently used.

Superman was born on the Krypton and originally named Kal-El, he being rocketed to Earth as an infant by his scientist father Jor-El, before Krypton’s destruction. Also in later story that we learn superman has a cousin Kara (Zor-El). Superhero adopted by a Kansas farmer couple, the raised as Clark Kent. In the later days Superman has been fighting with many bad guys in order to save people and create his own legend.

Superman created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian-born American artist Joe Shuster in 1932 and first appeared in Action Comics #1. With the success of his adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre and the character has a long history.

By 1943, Don Cameron and Alvin Schwartz joined the writing team, Schwartz teaming up with Wayne Boring to work on the Superman comic strip, which had been launched as a daily newspaper comic strip which began on January 16, 1939.

Superman was relaunched by John Byrne, initially in the limited series The Man of Steel in year 1986. A second volume of Superman was launched in 1987, running until cancellation in 2006. After this cancellation, The Adventures of Superman reverted to the Superman title. Up to now the influence of Superman has already extend to the media, games and other stuff.