There are superheroes and then there’s Superman. Regarded as the most iconic character from ye old “funny pages” the Big Blue Boy Scout’s been leaping over tall buildings in a single bound for over eighty years. That means there are a lot stories involving the Man of Tomorrow. If you’ve only seen him on your big or small screens you might be wondering where the best jumping in points might be. Well, we’re here to help. Superman has had some of the most influential and enduring creators in the history of comic books crafting his adventures. He’s been reinvented and reinvigorated for every age that we’ve lived in for over eight decades.
From origin stories to seminal runs to encapsulations of why he is considered the best among us, here’s a great list of starter reads for Superman!