Superheroes: Superman

In 1883 Friedrich Nietzsche’s book Also Sprach Zarathustra was published.  In this discursive book he advocated the evolutionary concept of the Übermensch, the superior man of earth.  In 1903 George Bernard Shaw took the Übermensch concept and wrote the brilliant play—Man and Superman. Thirty years later two high school students (Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster) would continue … Continue reading Superheroes: Superman