Originally Posted by hopefulsuicide
Okay where in what you posted does it negate what I originally said my interpretation was.
The doctors look hopeless because they don't know how to treat him, because their machines can't even get a read on his vital signs to be able to tell what the hell is going on.
As for back at the DP, they also had the headline Superman Lives right next to it... Or did you miss the comment on the neccesary morbidity of preparing both papers incase he in fact DID die... But he hadn't yet...
He didn't have a heartbeat. No pulse = dead, in movies anyway.