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Old 01-27-2013, 10:45 AM   #651
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As for it being too much like Spiderman or even Batman, I just don't think it is.
Orphaned heroes (either literal or figurative orphans) are quite common within the “monomyth.” Note Moses, Cinderella, Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker - as well as Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, et. al.

Though… it might be argued that since Supes underwent the tragedy once (with his biological parents) a repetition isn’t necessary.

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This is from a panel of the great 1973 story of silver age Superman's origin.



And even if Superman doesn't feel that way when it comes to his foster parents. It's still a big part of getting to the character in other conflicts and stories. People say Superman is boring because he is too powerful. Well guess what, even with all his powers he can't save everyone or everything, and that's a great way to show Superman overcome that, it's a part of what makes him tick.

And it's not so much about guilt (it sure wasn't in STM) but more about coming to that realization and making it a part of your character, it's a huge part of Superman's humbleness imo.
Exactly

It's about coming to terms with mortality, and yeah, when your a super powered being whose mortality is a little different, it may take some moping in Alaska to come to terms with the fact that people around you are going to slip through your fingers and you may end up alone.

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Orphaned heroes (either literal or figurative orphans) are quite common within the “monomyth.” Note Moses, Cinderella, Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker - as well as Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, et. al.

Though… it might be argued that since Supes underwent the tragedy once (with his biological parents) a repetition isn’t necessary.
Same could be argued with Spiderman, as his parents are already dead when Uncle Ben then dies. And with Harry Potter, since Sirius dies too.

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Pushing himself beyond his limits to help innocents into a tornado shelter, saving others at the expense of his own life, is not heroic?
Yeah, yeah it's heroic.....still don't want some dumb tornado being the cause, but I digress.

What's wrong with having the both Kents live? As if he can't roam the earth feeling depressed, and become superman without having a death in the family.

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Yeah, yeah it's heroic.....still don't want some dumb tornado being the cause, but I digress.
I'd much rather it be the tornado, or any natural human way of dying.

If he was killed by Zod/Faora or anything remotely alien related, then there is a reason for Clark to feel 'guilty' about it.

If he dies of something completely out of his hands, it causes him to feel helpless and frustrated, but it doesn't become 'all his fault'.

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What's wrong with having the both Kents live? As if he can't roam the earth feeling depressed, and become superman without having a death in the family.
I'd rather he was roaming the earth and feeling depressed because his father tragically died, than if he was doing it just because he was feeling a bit blue one day...

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I'd much rather it be the tornado, or any natural human way of dying.

If he was killed by Zod/Faora or anything remotely alien related, then there is a reason for Clark to feel 'guilty' about it.

If he dies of something completely out of his hands, it causes him to feel helpless and frustrated, but it doesn't become 'all his fault'.



I'd rather he was roaming the earth and feeling depressed because his father tragically died, than if he was doing it just because he was feeling a bit blue one day...
Couldn't agree more

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Maybe he will die from a heart attack like in e STM.But for sure he dies,cause in a scene we see clark hanging Ma Kent.Propably he is preparing or to go public or to go to fight the villains.If Pa lived he will be there to hag him also.

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I want Jonathan to die. As a character, I feel like he loses his importance the older Clark gets. I thought the original Superman movie handled it well. There was one scene at the cemetery where you feel his pain but he doesn't whine about his father's death for the rest of the movie.

So have the tornado blow Jonathan away.

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Maybe he will die from a heart attack like in e STM.But for sure he dies,cause in a scene we see clark hanging Ma Kent.Propably he is preparing or to go public or to go to fight the villains.If Pa lived he will be there to hag him also.
I must have missed that one

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Good grief, we need some news, pics, BTS video.....SOMETHING!!! Everyone's going mad!

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The Star Trek issue of Empire states the next issue goes on sale 31st Jan, which means the reveal should be happening tomorrow? Fingers crossed its a MoS like many have stated/hoped, that'll take care of our need for new pics and details I should hope.

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Sorry mate i ment hugging

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Good grief, we need some news, pics, BTS video.....SOMETHING!!! Everyone's going mad!
Haha. We got a full new trailer a month ago and already you're hungry for more.

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I was aiming for a humorous southern drawl, but it does come off rather lewd, doesn't it. Edit away then...

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I think tomorrow Empire might be revealing their cover for the next part of their 2013 preview covering the Superhero movies which will either be Iron Man 3 or Man of Steel taking center stage and cover.

It would be interesting if it was MOS as their last issue which was the "Sci Fi" movies of 2013 featured 2 Star Trek covers, it could mean MOS would get 2....like say one featuring Superman and the other Zod offering the first official reveal.

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It's probably going to be IM3 next.

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Hi, here in Spain we have a great Superman web and they maybe have revealed a great cameo in Man of Steel, like Henry says in the trailer, what do you think? I know it's in spanish but just look at the images... http://www.supermanjaviolivares.net/....html?spref=fb

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Hi, here in Spain we have a great Superman web and they maybe have revealed a great cameo in Man of Steel, like Henry says in the trailer, what do you think? I know it's in spanish but just look at the images... http://www.supermanjaviolivares.net/....html?spref=fb
Erm what?

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Okay, just read a google translated version.

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What if I had seen the cameo of an actor of Superman in MAN OF STEEL ... And we had not noticed?

You know who said that Man of Steel will have the cameo of "classic Superman actor, dead or alive". Obviously this has triggered speculation from those who bet on the usual cameos (Noel Neill and Jack Larson), who believe that Annette O'Toole has built her voice in the trailer for the film, even the most dreamers who believe that would be the ultimate cameo by Christopher Reeve, and it's just a matter of finding an imaginative way to do it without that clash, but are not outdated, and without that will detract from who should have it, it is none other than Henry Cavill . I include myself among the latter.

But ... What if we already had that right under the noses cameo and we had not noticed? The idea has left me the friend Reni reviews in other news. Do you remember this video from shooting Man of Steel in Chicago and published in a post on September 14, 2011? Well, take a look back:

Do not you see anything unusual? See if this will catch something striking:



Neither?? Well, we will point directly to where we should look:




Perhaps you've been with your mouth open, as I do. But yes, indeed this man in a gray suit, brown leather briefcase, hat and I would say even with glasses, who walks into the scene (and that obviously is a plus), has exactly the same appearance as Christopher Reeve wore in Superman movies when I was like Clark Kent. Specifically, you only have to remember the beginning of Superman III, in which Chris was dressed exactly like during the opening credits. Look at this screenshot comparing:



No doubt it can be a coincidence, but ... Is not it strange that a man dressed as retro as you stroll by Metropolis XXI century? Okay you can leave a man in a suit and tie, but the detail of the cap, the portfolios and even the handkerchief in his pocket ... I see too coincidental to be coincidental. Could it be that the cameo is that Cavill is crossed with this "clone" of Clark Kent / Chris Reeve in his arrival in Metropolis? And if so, will it have any direct plane camera? Any sentence? Digitize? Christopher's face for greater blood straw? Or are we making us all crazy, and I the first?

I could not tell, but what is clear is that the resemblance is undeniable. And much doubt that Snyder has left a possible nod randomly like this.

You can discuss this news on the forum in Spanish Superman.
Actually seems pretty plausible...

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I mean, they think it can be a quick funny reference of the classic Chris Reeve's Clark Kent costume, the suit, the hat...

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I think he'll most likely just be in the back ground, but you do have to wonder if Clark sees him and gets an idea to wear some glasses

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I think he'll most likely just be in the back ground, but you do have to wonder if Clark sees him and gets an idea to wear some glasses
That's what I was thinking.

However, Clark's clothes on the set there match with the scene in the SDCC footage when he gets into the elevator at the Planet and puts on the glasses.

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That's what I was thinking.

However, Clark's clothes on the set there match with the scene in the SDCC footage when he gets into the elevator at the Planet and puts on the glasses.
Yeah so it's probably just a background character to pay homage to the past.

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Yeah so it's probably just a background character to pay homage to the past.
Probably.

I doubt they will have any huge nods.

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