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Old May 15 2013, 11:56 PM   #5986
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Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

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Not even Superman can save everyone. I think this only humanizes him even more, this probably weighs on Clark's thoughts everyday. Even he knows that he can't save everyone even as powerful as he is. I wouldn't call it an "inherent problem"...I'd call it part of his human upbringing and perhaps even an endearing character trait. Despite all that tremendous power he still can't save everyone.
We see a partial example of this in SR. I'm speaking of the scene where he hovers above Earth listening for cries for help with his super hearing, and then zooms down to the rescue after apparentely deciding on who to save. In a real world setting, Superman wouldn't be like a god, he would become "god".

I imagine that say, someone is going down in a plane; knowing Superman's super hearing, those people would cry out to Superman instead of God. Because, it may be in God's "plan" that they die, but Superman (if you were the chosen ones) would save you regardless. It wouldn't be long before people would fully deify Supes and start worshipping his iconic image.

But the pressure to save everyone would mount. "Superman, why would you save them and not us, we have suffered so". "Superman, you always save them and never save us, why?".

He might end up sorry Jor-El didn't just keep him on Krypton.
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Old May 18 2013, 01:42 PM   #5987
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This is pretty awesome for this long-time reader -- Jerry Ordway has drawn a Man of Steel prequel comic for Wal-Mart's Man of Steel ticket promotion.

I'm not sure how one gets it otherwise, though.
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Old May 18 2013, 01:51 PM   #5988
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What the hell is Wal-Mart's Man of Steel ticket promotion?
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Old May 18 2013, 01:54 PM   #5989
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Amazingly enough, Allyn provided a link that answers your question.
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Old May 18 2013, 01:55 PM   #5990
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Wal-Mart is selling tickets to special advance screenings on the 13th.
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Old May 19 2013, 12:51 AM   #5991
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Yep. David Goyer wrote it...most fascinating indeed. Next month needs to hurry up.
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Old May 19 2013, 01:31 AM   #5992
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Most likely you save money from buying it at Wal-mart. It depends on how much your theater normally charges for a night showing. Last night it cost me $9.50 to see Star Trek but buying the Man of Steel ticket was only $8 and I get to see it a day earlier without needing to stay up to see a midnight screening. Oh and they were giving out S shield donuts for free!
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Old May 19 2013, 12:44 PM   #5993
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So here's a review of the prequel comic.



http://comics.cosmicbooknews.com/con...er-easter-eggs
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Old May 19 2013, 06:05 PM   #5994
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Hmmm, interesting.
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Old May 19 2013, 07:43 PM   #5995
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Old May 19 2013, 07:44 PM   #5996
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^That would be my guess.
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Old May 19 2013, 08:41 PM   #5997
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Hmmm, interesting.
Probably
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Old May 20 2013, 12:56 AM   #5998
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After seeing the Imax 3D trailer, Superman looks like it might be a great movie. Before I wasn't sold on that. Maybe I will be proven wrong that the villains he faces in the movies are not up to par with his powers.
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Old May 20 2013, 02:48 AM   #5999
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^considering the villains are other kryptonians? Yep, pretty safe bet you're wrong on that one.
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Old May 20 2013, 03:08 AM   #6000
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^^^
Yeah, they have the same powers he does and there are more of them. In other words, Supes is the underdog.
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