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Is Superman Circumcised? wins oddest book title of the year award
Study of the superhero’s Jewish influences beats off stiff competition to come first in this year’s Diagram prize

Alison Flood

03, Dec, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Is Superman Circumcised? favourite to win Oddest book title of the year
This year’s Diagram prize also pits Curves for the Mathematically Curious against The Life Cycle of Russian Things and Hats: A Very Unnatural History

Alison Flood

05, Nov, 2021 @11:52 AM

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DC Comics swaps Superman motto ‘the American way’ with ‘a Better Tomorrow’
Announcement comes after revelations that new version of Superman is bisexual

Edward Helmore

17, Oct, 2021 @2:10 PM

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DC Comics reveals latest Superman as bisexual in new issue
The Man of Steel will be in a same-sex relationship while combatting the climate crisis and protesting against the deportation of refugees

Benjamin Lee

11, Oct, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Marvel and DC face backlash over pay: ‘They sent a thank you note and $5,000 – the movie made $1bn’
As the comics giants make billions from their storylines and characters, writers and artists are speaking out about their struggles for fair payment

Sam Thielman

09, Aug, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Richard Donner obituary
Director who enjoyed huge success in the 1970s with the hit films The Omen and Superman: The Movie

Ryan Gilbey

06, Jul, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Regé-Jean Page ‘hurt’ to learn race was factor in rejection from Superman show
Bridgerton star responds to DC chief’s clarification over the decision not to cast him in Krypton

Catherine Shoard

08, Apr, 2021 @11:07 AM

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New Gods and dead heroes: why Snyder's DC plans are temptingly off the wall
A dead Batman, Superman takes over the Justice League and Wonder Woman battles Darkseid … Zack Snyder has revealed his vision for a five-movie plan. Pity it’ll probably never happen

Ben Child

26, Mar, 2021 @11:17 AM

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Vladimir Nabokov's Superman poem published for the first time
In The Man of To-morrow’s Lament, rejected by the New Yorker in 1942, the Lolita author imagines the superhero mourning his inability to have children with Lois Lane

Alison Flood

04, Mar, 2021 @10:57 AM

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Hear me out: why Batman v Superman isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers standing up for derided films is in praise of Zack Snyder’s gloomy superhero match-up

Nicholas Barber

22, Jan, 2021 @7:36 AM

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I love Spider-Man – but would my son? How I learned a hard lesson about heroes
He’s my all-time favourite comic character. But do the real heroes still wear spandex?

Tom Lamont

12, Sep, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Searching for Superman: why Henry Cavill deserves another chance as the Man of Steel
Cavill is expected to make cameos in Shazam 2 and Aquaman 2. So why hasn’t Warner Bros brought him back for a standalone film?

Ben Child

28, May, 2020 @3:02 PM

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