We got a glimpse of Henry Cavill’s legs and feet donning the Superman outfit in a post from Cavill’s Instagram account. He also wrote about how this month is the 79th anniversary of the man of steel’s first appearance in Action Comics. His post has information that any Superman geek would know and show a man who really embraces the role he so comfortable inhabits.
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Hi Everyone! I've been doing some Super Ruminations because this month is the 79th anniversary of Superman in Action Comics and thought it fitting to pass on this little fact. Who knew eh?? In January 1933, Jerry Siegel wrote a short story titled "The Reign of the Superman", which was illustrated by his friend Joe Shuster and self-published in a science fiction magazine. It told the story of a bald villain with telepathic powers. Trying to create a character they could sell to newspaper syndicates,Siegel re-conceived the "superman" character as a powerful hero, sent to our world from a more advanced society. He and Shuster developed the idea into a comic strip, which they pitched unsuccessfully. National Publications was looking for a hit to accompany their success with Detective Comics, and did not have time to solicit new material. Because of the tight deadline, editor Vin Sullivan was forced to make it out of inventory and stockpile pages. Sullivan asked former coworker Sheldon Mayer if he could help. Mayer found the rejected Superman comic strips, and Sullivan told Siegel and Shuster that if they could paste them into 13 comic book pages, he would buy them. #SuperRuminations #Superman #ActionComics
Could this be a tease that Cavill is currently on the set of Justice League filming reshoots? We know he’s going to be in the film but hopefully Superman makes his dramatic reappearance toward the beginning instead of being resurrected at the end.