First, I learned that he's still alive. I thought he'd been killed off a few
years ago, but I must admit that I haven't paid much attention to his story arc
since Jor-El cast sent him packing from Krypton in the 1978 film.
Secondly, I learned that he's a supporter of Iran's pro-democracy Green
Movement, having paid a visit to Tehran in a nonviolent show of support for the
Thirdly, I discovered that Superman is -- or should I say, was -- a
U.S. citizen. Despite Superman's famous fight for "truth, justice, and the
American way," I must admit that I'd never considered that superheroes actually
have nationalities. The Hulk has an American passport? Who knew?