The Black History of Superman, Part 2

Since 1938, Superman has been described as “Champion of the Oppressed.” As we celebrate Black History Month this February, it’s only fair to ask: do the Black readers and fans who look to Superman for a hero not deserve a Superman of their o

The Black History of Superman, Part 1

Before he was the Man of Steel or the Man of Tomorrow, before he was ever mistaken for a bird or a plane, Superman had one descriptive title above all others: “Champion of the Oppressed.” A hero for social justice from the very outset, Super

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