STORYBorn Kal-El on the planet Krypton, Superman was rocketed toEarth as an infant by his scientist father Jor-El, moments beforeKryptons destruction.Discovered and adopted by a Kansas farmer and his wife, thechild is raised as Clark Kent and imbued with a strong moralcompass.Very early he started to display superhuman abilities, whichupon reaching maturity he resolved to use for the benefit ofhumanity.
POWERS & ABILITIES Flight Super strength Super speed Vision powers Super hearing Super breath Vulnerable to Kryptonite
SUPPORTING CASTAdoptive Parents, John and Martha KentColleague, Lois LaneCoworkers, Jimmy Olsen and Perry WhiteBest Friend, Pete Ross
CONCLUSIONSuperman has come to be seen as both an American culturalicon and the first comic book superhero. His adventures andpopularity have established the character as an inspiring forcewithin the public eye, with the character serving as inspirationfor musicians, comedians and writers alike, so much so that thephrase "Im not Superman" or alternatively "youre notSuperman" is an idiom used to suggest a lack of invincibility.
CONCLUSIONPeter Parker, a teenage high school student and personbehind Spider-Mans secret identity to whose "self-obsessions with rejection, inadequacy, and loneliness"one can relate had to learn for himself that "with greatpower there must also come great responsibility"
STORYCaptain America is the alter ego of Steve Rogers, a frail youngman who was enhanced to the peak of human perfection byan experimental serum in order to aid the United States wareffort.
TRAITSA "perfect" specimen of human development andconditioning, Captain Americasstrength, endurance, agility, speed, reflexes, durability, andhealing are at the zenith of natural human potential.He is also highly resistant to hypnosis or gases that could limit hisfocus.
EQUIPMENTCaptain America uses a nigh-indestructible disc-shapedshield made from an experimental alloy of steel and thefictional vibranium as an offensive throwing weapon.His uniform is made of a fire-retardant material, and hewears a lightweight, bulletproof "duralumin" scalearmor beneath his uniform for added protection.Besides, there’s a custom specialized motorcycle, modifiedby the S.H.I.E.L.D. weapons laboratory.
ENEMIES Nazism (Red Skull, Baron Zemo) Neo-Nazism (Crossbones, Doctor Faustus) Technocratic fascism (AIM, Arnim Zola) Communism (Aleksander Lukin) Anarchism (Flag Smasher and Viper)International and domestic terrorism (HYDRA)
CONCLUSIONCaptain America is a shining epitome of a true herosince the times of World War II and continues to bloomas a symbol of justice and patriotism. Although he lackssuperhuman strength, Captain America is one of thefew mortal beings who has been deemed worthyenough to wield Thors hammer.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes