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15 Superman Comic Covers That Are INSANE Out of Context

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Vote up the Superman comic book covers that you find most alarming.

Superman has been coming to the aid of civilians and pretty brunette bombshells for decades. In fact, superhero anthology Action Comics first released a comic featuring Superman in June of 1938. Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Kryptonian has undergone many weird Superman transformations since his original inception as the blue-caped crusader. These shifts in the superhero make sense considering Superman's 80-year lifespan. Luckily, tons of other Justice League characters have sprung up over the years, joining Clark Kent in pursuit of truth, justice, and the American way.

Still, no amount of transformations can explain some of the covers that have featured the big blue boy scout over the years. If you go just by these covers, Superman is a full-blown maniac. So that's exactly what we're going to do.

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  • 1
    260 VOTES

    He Has No Respect For His Deceased Wife

    He Has No Respect For His Deceased Wife
    Photo: DC Comics

    “Superman, uh… Babe? Why did you want to take me here, again?”

  • 2
    219 VOTES

    It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's... Superman Pretending To Be Hitler!

    It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's... Superman Pretending To Be Hitler!
    Photo: DC Comics

    It was a, uh… different time then.

    Wait, no it wasn’t. What’s going on here??

  • 3
    178 VOTES

    So Long, Batman!

    So Long, Batman!
    Photo: DC Comics

    It’s really the smile on his face that drives this one home. There’s jerk, and then there’s super jerk. 

  • 4
    173 VOTES

    He Might Be An Absentee Father

    He Might Be An Absentee Father
    Photo: DC Comics

    Look at Superman’s face! That kid looks exactly like him and is literally flying and the woman has WRITTEN PROOF and Superman still has the audacity to make a face that screams “NOT MY KID.”

  • 5
    147 VOTES

    He Imprisoned A Man For A Year

    He Imprisoned A Man For A Year
    Photo: DC Comics

    Missing from this is the man-in-the-cage's most likely follow up of "Wait wait wait, you didn't let me finish. Either free me, or kill me, or just keep me in here for a little while longer, or let me dance for you or something? Please?!"

  • 6
    132 VOTES

    He's A Tough Boss

    He's A Tough Boss
    Photo: DC Comics

    Seems reasonable, honestly. It’s a competitive job market.