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ACTUALLY, Superman's earliest powers kept getting more and more ridiculous that artist/writer John Byrne had to hit the reset button and depower him. This made him more vulnerable and relatable to readers.
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Originally he couldn't fly. Only able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. He was faster than a speeding locomotive, but that was it. Much later he was rewritten to basically be a God on Earth. Personally I thought that ruined him as a hero.

I write short humorous stories for fun, but lesson number one on making a hero likable is making him (her) have a flaw that readers (viewers) can relate too.

Why did the force draw so much attention when Star Wars came out in the 70's? It was that it was vague, but anyone could tap into it if they learned how. And this why Batman will always be more popular than Superman.
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I agree. ;-)
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OMG, Moon. I missed this one during comic book week. {the importance of using tags} And I'm old, but not old enough to have been around when Supes debuted. Heck, my parents weren't even adults (although Dad was close)

Still, I'm pretty up on comics and history. I believe the the bullets bouncing off of him and super strength were what he started out with. You're right that he couldn't fly, but that was added to his legend when the Fleischers animated him. He was given the power of flight to save money on animating him leaping from point to point. He'd have to make over a half million leaps just to make a cross country journey. Not easy to animate for an 8 minute cartoon. I notice some of the modifications from the original have returned lately, including not needing a space suit in outer space, or an air tank underwater.

You're right about Batman being the most popular comic book character. Wizard magazine's readers put him in the #1 spot, with Spider-Man in #2 for the twentieth century. Of course, that list has changed since the new millennium, and some lists (since Wizard died) now have Superman or, on one list, Wolverine, in that spot.
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