The Superpower

Though born on the planet of Kypton, Superman became the quintessential American: he reflected the immigrant anxieties of his Jewish creators as well as America's rise to seeming omnipotence as a "superpower."  Will he have a place in a post-American, post-liberal world?     


Colin Liddell, "Obama vs. the Sun"
Paul Greengrass's "shakycam
Man of Stee(2013)
Superman Returns (2006) 
The Onion on The Daily Planet
Sucker Punch (2011)
Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
Richard Spencer, "Batman: Anarcho-Fascist or Unassimilated Jew?"
Siegel and Shuster's The Reign of the Superman (1933)
Superman III
Frank Miller's Dark Knight Returns
James Kirckpatric, "Superpowers"
Superman: Red Son
David Ben-Gurion
Reeve vs. Reeves
Alexander Dugin and the "4th Political Theory" 
Collapse (2009) 
Nixon vs. Khrushchev, "Kitchen Debate"