Excellent Superman stories

A Listmania! list by William Hermann "Willy" (Cambridge)
The list author says: "I am an absolute Superman fanatic. If they offered Kryptonian citizenship I would immediately sign up. Saying that, I've included some of the best Superman stories for others to discover by love for the Man of Steel."
Superman in Action Comics, No. 775
1.  Superman in Action Comics, No. 775 by Joe Kelly
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  "The ultimate Superman comic. The Man of Steel faces an extremist group of super-powered villains."
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Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition (Superman / Superman II / Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut / Superman III / Superman IV: The Quest for Peace / Superman Returns)
2.  Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition (Superman / Superman II / Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut / Superman III / Superman IV: The Quest for Peace / Superman Returns) DVD ~ Christopher Reeve
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  "No collection is complete without the Reeve movies. The Donner cut of Superman II is even included!"
$37.19   Used & New from: $15.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Proxies of Fate
3.  Proxies of Fate by Matthew Moses
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  "Book I recently discovered. In the same vein as Supes. Had to include it."
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It's Superman!: A Novel
4.  It's Superman!: A Novel by Tom De Haven
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  "Attempt to retell the Superman story by placing him back in the 1930s."
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Death of Superman (Superman (DC Comics))
5.  Death of Superman (Superman (DC Comics)) by Dan Jurgens
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  "The greatest graphic novel of all time."
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Superman: Red Son (Deluxe Edition)
6.  Superman: Red Son (Deluxe Edition) by Mark Millar
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  "One of the best alternate takes on Superman ever written. Superman lands in Stalin's USSR and endeavors for world revolution."
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Kingdom Come
7.  Kingdom Come by Mark Waid
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  "An aged Superman returns from exile to save the world from the machinations of Luthor before it's too late."
$11.85   Used & New from: $8.67
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (392 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (Deluxe Edition)
8.  Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (Deluxe Edition) by Alan Moore
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  "See the end of the Golden Age Superman. Still brings tears to my eyes."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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Superman for All Seasons
9.  Superman for All Seasons by Jeph Loeb
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  "Excellent Superman tale."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman
10.  Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman by Ross MacDonald
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  "Great book on Siegel and Shuster, the creators of Superman."
$13.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Superman: The Complete History- The Life and Times of the Man of Steel
11.  Superman: The Complete History- The Life and Times of the Man of Steel by Les Daniels
The list author says:
  "Love this book. It chronicles the evolution of Superman over the decades including comics, movies, television, and toys!"
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Superman vs. Hollywood: How Fiendish Producers, Devious Directors, and Warring Writers Grounded an American Icon (Cappella Books)
12.  Superman vs. Hollywood: How Fiendish Producers, Devious Directors, and Warring Writers Grounded an American Icon (Cappella Books) by Jake Rossen
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  "You wonder why Superman is noticeably absent from the big screen? Now you know."
$15.26   Used & New from: $0.53
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Superman in the Fifties
13.  Superman in the Fifties by Jerry Siegel
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  "Supes through the eyes of his creator."
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The Superman Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Saving the Day
14.  The Superman Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Saving the Day by Scott Beatty
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  "Kitschy book for fans."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Superman in the Forties
15.  Superman in the Forties by Jerry Siegel
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  "COmpanion to Shuster's SUperman in the Fifties."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Superman in the Seventies
16.  Superman in the Seventies by Jerry Siegel
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Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves and Our Society
17.  Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves and Our Society by Danny Fingeroth
The list author says:
  "Great introspective on modern myth."
$28.63   Used & New from: $3.88
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Superman Syndrome--The Magic of Myth in The Pursuit of Power: The Positive Mental Moxie of Myth for Personal Growth
18.  The Superman Syndrome--The Magic of Myth in The Pursuit of Power: The Positive Mental Moxie of Myth for Personal Growth by Gene Landrum
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  "Another great introspective."
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Superman in the Sixties
19.  Superman in the Sixties by Mark Waid
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman's Co-Creator Joe Shuster
20.  Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman's Co-Creator Joe Shuster by Craig Yoe
The list author says:
  "A look inside the mind of Shuster prior to creating the Man of Steel."
$20.80   Used & New from: $7.22
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Superman vs. Aliens
21.  Superman vs. Aliens by Dark Horse Comics
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  "Interesting crossover."
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Adventures of Superman: Season 1
22.  Adventures of Superman: Season 1 DVD ~ George Reeves
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  "The classic tv show."
$12.99   Used & New from: $7.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (277 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Adventures of Superman: Season 2
23.  Adventures of Superman: Season 2 DVD ~ George Reeves
$13.49   Used & New from: $8.82
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews)

Adventures of Superman: The Complete Third & Fourth Seasons
24.  Adventures of Superman: The Complete Third & Fourth Seasons DVD ~ George Reeves
$12.99   Used & New from: $8.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Adventures of Superman - The Complete Fifth and Sixth Seasons
25.  Adventures of Superman - The Complete Fifth and Sixth Seasons DVD ~ George Reeves
$12.99   Used & New from: $8.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (134 customer reviews)

Superman: The Complete Animated Series
26.  Superman: The Complete Animated Series DVD ~ Tim Daly
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  "Great cartoon."
$34.27   Used & New from: $30.17
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Ruby-Spears Superman
27.  Ruby-Spears Superman DVD ~ Beau Weaver
The list author says:
  "I still remember when these first came out. I am so old."
$10.24   Used & New from: $6.22
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Superman - The 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection
28.  Superman - The 1948 & 1950 Theatrical Serials Collection DVD ~ Kirk Alyn
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  "Kirk Alyen, the first theatrical Superman."
$12.99   Used & New from: $7.09
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Superman - The Ultimate Max Fleischer Cartoon Collection
29.  Superman - The Ultimate Max Fleischer Cartoon Collection DVD ~ Bud Collyer
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  "The classic cartoon series."
$5.93   Used & New from: $1.93
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Smallville: Season 1
30.  Smallville: Season 1 DVD ~ Tom Welling
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  "The current ongoing series starting with the origin of the Man of Steel and his friendship with Lex Luthor."
$15.99   Used & New from: $8.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (487 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Smallville: Season 2
31.  Smallville: Season 2 DVD ~ Tom Welling
$28.49   Used & New from: $14.93
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (313 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Smallville: Season 3
32.  Smallville: Season 3 DVD ~ Tom Welling
$19.99   Used & New from: $2.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (301 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Smallville: The Complete 4th Season
33.  Smallville: The Complete 4th Season DVD ~ Tom Welling
$34.69   Used & New from: $21.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (387 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Smallville: Season 5
34.  Smallville: Season 5 DVD ~ Tom Welling
$15.99   Used & New from: $5.13
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (396 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

Smallville: Season 6
35.  Smallville: Season 6 DVD ~ Tom Welling
$15.99   Used & New from: $11.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (405 customer reviews) | 21 customer discussions

Smallville: Season 7
36.  Smallville: Season 7 DVD ~ Tom Welling
$15.99   Used & New from: $11.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (354 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Smallville: Season 8
37.  Smallville: Season 8 DVD ~ Tom Welling
$15.99   Used & New from: $11.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (452 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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