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Man of Steel

Superman is a product of the 1930’s, 1933 to be precise before the very idea was sold to DC comics. He is not and has never been a great favorite of mine. An alien who is for all purposes mostly human capable of incredible strength, durability and power seems too super for a hero. But then he goes and saves very often one of the dumbest women in the Comic’s world showing that perhaps not all of his muscles are super.

I was hoping that Man of Steel, the movie would change my view about this herculean wearer of red underpants. The story of the movie is not very different from the base of all Superman fiction. There is the alien kid who is shipped off by his parents to Earth, he is adopted a kind, pure bred American, childless couple. He at the onset of his adulthood discovers his…

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