Honoring fans around the world Superman for Superman Day, an annual celebration of the iconic DC superhero. Created for DC Comics by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, Superman’s first appearance was in Action Strips #1. The comic book was published on April 18, 1938, which technically marks the “birthday” of the fictional character, although the number on the cover was dated as June 1938.
In 2013, DC Entertainment proclaimed June 12 as “Man of Steel Day”. At the time, the intent was to promote Zack Snyder’s release that summer Man of Steel who introduced Henry Cavill’s incarnation of the character, but DC fans have been celebrating the superhero on that day ever since. In the following years, it has changed to known simply as “Superman Day” to pay tribute to all the different incarnations of the superhero.
Like every year, Superman Day is celebrated by fans all over the world. A fan posted several incarnations of the Man of Steel, tweeting: “Happy #SupermanDay!! A character who has all the power in the world and he uses them to do good. A man who is stupid, healthy but naughty when he has to He will always stand up to fight injustice, but even if he fails, he will never fail to be kind.”
Another fan recognized the live-action Supermen and posted images of Christopher Reeve, Brandon Routh, Henry Cavill and Tyler Hoechlin, along with the message: “So streets say today is #SupermanDay Eyes Cub, time to remind you that all of these are all equally great interpretations of the character Flexed biceps and hopefully some of them will interact soon enough Face-savouring food Oh and #MakeManOfTomorrow!!!!”
Comics in the Golden Age took the opportunity to pay tribute to another DC creator who has expanded the Superman universe, Otto Binder, with a message that reads: “Writer Otto Binder, who just expanded the Superman universe as he had previously done for Captain Admire the co-creation of Supergirl, Krypto, Brainiac, the Legion of Superheroes and more.”
Another Superman Day tweet reads: “Superman, one of the best comic book characters out there, is bringing a message of hope and has inspired so many people of all ages. A character that remains and will probably always be relevant to the comic book and the movies.” culture, including for all of us.”
“I love Batman and Spider-Man, but the SUPERHERO GOAT GOAT is SUPERMAN #SupermanDay,” said another.
And another fan posted: “Trunks or no trunks. President of a country or reporter in the big city. Bully became a hero or a small town. Whatever your favorite Superman is, as long as you fight for truth, tolerance and justice, then you are a true Superman fan through and through. Happy #SupermanDay.”
There are a number of ways to Superman fans to celebrate Superman Day. In addition to posting tribute posts on social media, fans can revisit some Superman material in the various media such as comic books, movies and TV shows. Or take a moment to do something nice or helpful for someone else in the spirit of the Man of Steel. You can see plenty of other posts from fans paying tribute to Superman Day on Twitter.