Harvesting broadcast's fall crop of new shows

...superheroes will be summoned to screens.Supergirl (CBS, Oct. 26) is a good bet to soar thanks to winsome Melissa Benoist as Superman's cousin, who works as an assistant to a media mogul while she comes to terms with her super-humanness.And Heroes Reborn...

Justin Gatlin ignores criticism at worlds

...diminish his role as Bolt's top challenger.Win or lose, Bolt will leave Beijing still hailed as his sport's fun-loving Superman. The chances of Gatlin getting a champion's send-off: slim to none.Doesn't bother him one bit."Sometimes it has...

Superman, where have you been?

...LOS ANGELES - Lois Lane, the love of Superman's life, had written him off, put...Clearly, Lois was wrong. The world needs Superman so much that Hollywood spent a frustrating...The wait finally ends June 28 with "Superman Returns," the story of a planet that...

Superman turns 75 years old this month

The chances are that Superman has been around longer than you have...according to Larry Tye in his 2012 book Superman: The High-Flying History of America's...time.They needn't have worried. Superman was a hit, a new type of hero, sewn...

New Superman in town puts own mark on legacy

...Brandon Routh was the next coming of Superman. Oh, wait, he is. Overnight, Mr...Clark Kent and his caped alter ego in Superman Returns, due in theaters June 30. Mr...when he premiered in the title role of Superman in 1978, the year before Mr. Routh...

'Smallville': Superman in the age of acne

...effort as what's seen in The WB's new Superman series, "Smallville." It's the...his chest. It brings to mind both the Superman costume and Christ-like imagery. Is...wonder Clark gets tied up there since Superman, too, was "sent to save us"? And...

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Death of Superman may not have been a suicide

...George Reeves was the ultimate good guy, Superman - the indestructible Man of Steel who...to his head and pulled the trigger. "Superman is dead," screamed one Los Angeles...Shayne, who played an inspector in the Superman TV series, contended that Mr. Reeves...

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Dana Reeve, widow of fallen 'Superman' star, dies

...Reeve, who won worldwide admiration for her devotion to her "Superman" husband, Christopher Reeve, through his decade of near-total...Rangers jersey. Christopher Reeve, star of Hollywood's "Superman" movies, became an activist for spinal cord research after...

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An education reporter's thoughts on 'Waiting for Superman'

...education issues closely, I was curious to see Waiting for Superman, the limited-release documentary film that follows five...But if you have a heart at all and you watch Waiting for Superman, it will strike a nerve. You root for these kids to win their...

Children get school supplies, haircuts at the Back 2 School Jamz Cutz event at May Park

...for Gwen Bovan to finish giving him a haircut.A few feet away, several elementary school pupils danced to Soulja Boy's Superman, which was playing throughout the May Park Community Center during the sixth annual Back 2 School Jamz Cutz.The event...