The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.
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 Clark Kent / ... (53 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Lois Lane (44 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Jimmy Olsen (26 episodes, 1996-2000)
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Set in present day Metropolis against the backdrop of a bright, urban landscape, the ageless superhero combats sinister villains and rescues innocent victims in exciting new stories based on universal themes encompassing the same time-honored tradition of the classic Superman legend. Written by Anonymous

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6 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Maxima makes her official debut outside of the comics in this series. Her design keeps her original colors from the comics but is redesigned to have a Jack Kriby-type look. Her personality is a bit more whimsical and of her myriad powers, only her strength and durability remained, and she was also seen to be capable of metal manipulation. See more »

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Superman: [to Steel] You're going to hear this a lot, so you might as well hear it from me first... thanks.
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One of the best Superman adaptations I have seen.
22 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

So far for the most part any movie featuring the man of steel have missed the mark. If one were to gather their knowledge of Superman from these movies they will deduce that Superman's main villains were Lex Luther, Zod, Nuclear Man and Richard Pryor. One also gets the sense that he is kind of a dweeb and the type of guy who when he gets a female pregnant he bolts the planet. Well this animated series was great as it featured a vast assortment of villains, great voice work by Tim Daly, and had interesting stories. I enjoyed watching this incarnation of Superman as he was actually Superman without being indestructible unbeatable man like he has been portrayed at times. So what you are not going to see in this film is a lot of time spent back in Smallville growing up, a crusade to stop nuclear missiles, strange comedy, and yet another scheme by Lex involving real estate. No here you will see him lose a good friend to the cold Darkseid, help the Green Lantern take on the villainous Sinistro, and battle schemes by Lex involving him creating a cyborg man with kryptonite in his chest named Metallo. So suffice to say this series was a lot of fun and a lot better than nearly everything in the movies. The best thing the movies did was introducing Zod.


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