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Old 05-17-2007, 08:09 AM   #27
Kevin Roegele
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Default Re: Superman the Movie = STILL the greatest superhero movie

Originally Posted by afan View Post
I understand your point, but consider this origin......

A baby is orphanned by the death of his parents.
He is found, adopted, and raised by parents who are not of his kind in a world alien to his birthright.
His given name is unknown to his new parents and they give him a new name and identity.
As he matures he develops abilities that place him above the capabilities of normal men.

........of Tarzan.

Makes one wonder who Superman is based on?
I'm sure Tarzan did influence Supes to an extent. He's also based on a character from a novel called, "The Gladiator," and mythical heroes such as Hercules and Atlas.

Catch a bright star and a place it on your forehead
Say a few spells and baby, there you go
Take a black cat and sit it on your shoulder
And in the morning you'll know all you know
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