That's why I like coming home for the holidays. I can just relax and be myself.

— Superman, standing down for the night of the star and Santa

Superman is a DC Comics superhero who first appeared in Action Comics #1 in 1938. The character, created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel for National Comics (as DC Comics was known at the time), subsequently has appeared in various radio serials, television programs, films, and video games. The origin story of Superman relates that he was born Kal-El on the planet Krypton and, as an infant, was rocketed to Earth by his scientist father, Jor-El, moments before Krypton exploded. The rocket landed on Earth outside the town of Smallville, where he was discovered and adopted by the amiable Jonathan and Martha Kent. As he grew, he discovered that he possessed powers far beyond those of mortal men and women, and resolves to use them to help others.

When not fighting the forces of evil as Superman, he lives among humanity as Clark Kent, a "mild-mannered reporter" for the Daily Planet. He works alongside reporter Lois Lane, with whom he is romantically involved. His adventures are today published in a number of comic books. He is the deuteragonist of the entire DC Universe.

Appearances in Christmas specials

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

DC Animated Universe



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