“Superman” (1941) IMDb

Extent

Review applies only to the first five of the Fleischer shorts.

Commentary

A prototype of Godzilla (1954) emerges from an ice cube in the fifth episode. Enjoy the robot design, also influential in Japan.

References here: “Aloha, Lupin” (1980).

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From the same comic:

Superman: The Movie (1978) IMDb

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Sequel:

Superman II (1980) IMDb

Sequel:

Superman III (1983) IMDb

Commentary

Imagine if Mel Brooks decided to parody the franchise and the original actors signed up.

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“Homage sequel”:

Superman Returns (2006) IMDb

Commentary

Terrible credits sequence.

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