I think Waiting for ‘superman’ played to a pretty sophisticated art-house audience.
Yet at least she takes part; what did Spider-Man or superman ever donate to a canned-food drive?
Reeves died of a gunshot wound in 1959, just a year after the end of The Adventures of superman.
October 16, 2001 Smallville premieres on The WB 12 years ago, superman started high school.
In an earlier post, she captioned a photo of Belcher: “In love with superman.”
And if Albee were a superman the problem of her life was solved.
Indeed, he was always not only human, but superhuman; not only a man, but superman.
Lo, I teach you the superman: he is that sea; in him can your great contempt be submerged.
To-day the Kaiser claims to have won the victory of "a superman."
"Hero" suggests a superman and implies somebody exalted above his fellows.
1903, coined by George Bernard Shaw to translate German Übermensch, "highly evolved human being that transcends good and evil," from "Thus Spake Zarathustra" (1883-91), by Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). First used in German by Hermann Rab (1520s), and also used by Herder and Goethe. Translated as overman (1895) and beyond-man (1896) before Shaw got it right in his play title "Man and Superman" (1903). Application to comic strip hero is from 1938.
So was created ... Superman! champion of the oppressed, the physical marvel who had sworn to devote his existence to helping those in need! ["Action Comics," June 1, 1938]Superwoman first recorded 1976 in the sense of "one who combines career and motherhood."
A seemingly immortal, superhuman comic-strip character created in the late 1930s, who hides his powers beneath the persona of Clark Kent, a mild-mannered newspaper reporter. Only when there is a threat of danger — often to his fellow reporter and secret love, Lois Lane — does Clark transform himself into the caped hero with x-ray vision.
Note: Superman has been adapted for various radio and television series and a number of highly successful films.
An ideal of humanity found in Thus Spake Zarathustra, by Friedrich Nietzsche. The Superman, or Overman (the German is &Udie;bermensch), is the single goal of all human striving, for which people must be willing to sacrifice all. It is doubtful that Nietzsche thought of the Overman as an individual person.