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10 Superman Stories That Henry Cavill's Return Should Explore

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  • Posted on 30th Sep, 2022 02:31 AM
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Heny Cavill's announced return to the DCEU excited the fandom, sparking new theories about the best Superman stories the franchise should adapt next.

With the announcement that Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck will return to the DCEU, Warner Bros. has a wealth of stories to draw on for new films. While Batman will likely be the flagship hero for the DCEU, Superman's return has been the news evoking the best response from fans. Superman's on-screen presence has been a mixed bag so far, with varying opinions on Cavill's performance under Snyder's direction.

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While the stories have drawn heavy inspiration from the divisive New 52 era, DC has plenty of great stories from before and after that period which could add fresh layers to the Man of Steel's journey. Whether it's an action-packed epic or a fan-favorite team-up story, many of Superman's best stories have yet to find life on the big screen, despite fans being hungry for them. Incorporating his best qualities, these stories show fans why Superman is such a key figure.

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One of the more difficult stories to adapt, especially with its vast range of characters, Kingdom Come would likely require some major changes in order to sync with the current DCEU. However, the underlying story deserves representation in DC's live-action universe.

The story throughout Kingdom Come is a brilliant demonstration of Superman's importance, superhero ethics, and Clark Kent's place in the world. The story, created by Mark Waid and Alex Ross, would be just as iconic in live action as it has remained among comic fans since 1999.

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