Re: Superman/Clark Kent/Kal-El Characterization - Part 1
Seriously... who the hell do you think Superman is?
VILLAINS find causing the fear of innocenct people amusing.
HEROES find causing the fear of innocent people disturbing.
That is not a hard concept to grasp, and no matter how 'tired' you are of that formula, it is simply basic recognition of what makes a person GOOD rather than EVIL.
So no... not even a little bit... not even at first.
Superman would NEVER find it amusing that people were afraid of him.
I mean, how would you even visualise that? People cowering in a corner after a display of strength, and then Superman laughing and saying 'Oh you silly humans'?
I swear, this forum never ceases to amaze me...
Just accept that this is the direction they have taken.
Then, you can either decide this version isn't for you and stop watching. OR you can decide to enjoy it for what it is - an elseworlds tale.
'In Elseworlds, super-heroes are taken from their usual settings and put into strange times and places - some that have existed, and others that can't, couldn't or shouldn't exist. The result is stories that make characters who are as familiar as yesterday seem as fresh as tomorrow.'