See 75 Years of Superman in 2 Minutes

Slate's Culture Blog
Oct. 16 2013 11:35 AM

See 75 Years of Superman in 2 Minutes

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Clark Kent considers Andy Warhol's "Superman"

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If you date his birth to Action Comics No. 1, then Superman turns 75 this year. (His dog, you may recall, is only 58.) And for the occasion, DC Comics has produced a short by Man of Steel director Zack Snyder, which packs his voluminous history into two minutes.

If you don’t catch all the references, check out the 75 annotations on the DC website.

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David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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