Asked in Definitions
What is the definition of Superman?
February 12, 2009 5:11PM
1. "exceptional man: a man possessing exceptional or superhuman strength, abilities, or powers"
2." Nietzsche's ideal man: in the philosophy of Nietzsche, an ideal man who, through creativity and integrity, is able to transcend good and evil and is the goal of human evolution"
"Superman, a comic strip created by U.S. writer Jerry Siegal and drawn by U.S. artist Joseph Shuster that first appeared in 1938. The alter ego of "mild-mannered reporter" Clark Kent is Superman, an almost invincible crime-fighting superhero in a red cape, who was originally sent to Earth as a child from the doomed planet Krypton. The story has been made into radio shows, musicals, television series, and feature movies."