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SUPERMAN TRIVIA IV

31) What super villain decided to become a hero after battling Superman?


After Superman foils his original plan to become a super-villain, Ambush Bug decides to become a hero instead, fancying himself as Superman's sidekick/partner and close friend (much to the Man of Steel's chagrin).

32) How does the alien Draaga travel to Earth to challenge Superman?


In Superman #42 (April 1990), Draaga takes a "space taxi" to Earth and challenges Superman to a fight to the death. Superman, under the control of the Eradicator, nearly kills him. But Draaga is dragged away by the "space taxi" driver, who is worried about collecting his fare.

33) How does Superman kill Doomsday in Batman vs. Superman?


Superman killed Doomsday with a Kryptonite spear, but was also skewered and died himself. Why didn't he give the Kryptonite spear to Batman or Wonder Woman to kill Doomsday? Ummm ... good question.

34) Which character is a warlord from Superman's home planet of Krypton?


One of Superman's greatest enemies, General Zod first appeared in Adventure Comics #283 (April 1961). He was a Kryptonian warlord who had been banished to the Phantom Zone for his crimes.

35) Which Superman villain is responsible for shrinking the bottle city of Kandor?


Kandor is the former capital city of the planet Krypton. It was miniaturized and stolen by Brainiac, an extraterrestrial android. Upon its recovery by Superman, it has been kept in the Fortress of Solitude.

36) What servant of Darkseid uses her powers of persuasion to maintain his control of Apokolips?


Amazing Grace is a New God of Apokolips and sister of Glorious Godfrey. She acts on behalf of Darkseid among the lowlies of Apokolips, continually instigating opposition and revolt which is quickly defeated, keeping their spirits broken. In her first appearance (Superman #3, March 1987), she seduces Superman into serving Darkseid.

37) Who played Lois Lane in the 1990s TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman?


Teri Hatcher played Lois Lane opposite Dean Cain's Clark Kent.

38) What U.S. town boasts a Superman Museum?


Located in "Superman's hometown" of Metropolis, Illinois, the Super Museum features more than 20,000 items from the life's work of longtime Superman enthusiast and collector, Jim Hambrick who has amassed one of the greatest collections of Superman memorabilia in the world.

39) Which band wrote a song about Superman?


All of these bands wrote popular songs about the Man of Steel: The Flaming Lips ("Waiting for a Superman"), Crash Test Dummies ("Superman's Song"), and Five For Fighting ("Superman: It's Not Easy"). Other bands to record Superman-inspired songs include: 3 Doors Down ("Kryptonite"), The Spin Doctors ("Jimmy Olsen's Blues"), The Kinks ("Wish I Could Fly Like Superman"), and Eminem ("Superman").

40) When was Superman's "S" shield first explained to be the El family crest?


Originally, the S-shield had one meaning: S for Superman. The first alternative meaning was presented in Superman: The Movie (1978), in which it was the S-shaped Coat of arms of the House of El. Reportedly, it was Marlon Brando's idea to have Jor-El wear the "S" as a family crest.

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