Man of Steel (2013) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Man of Steel

Zack Snyder, 2013

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Superman
Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, 1938

Man of Steel is a movie directed by Zack Snyder in 2013 and based on the characters from the comic book Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, first published in 1938. The movie features Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Antje Traue, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the comic book”

But the comic book is worth reading.

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Book cover
Man of Steel (2013)
Book by Greg Cox

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RATING

7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Man of Steel (Zack Snyder, 2013)

8.2

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Superman (Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, 1938)

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Storyline

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Man of Steel, the 2013 movie by Zack Snyder

Year

2013

Minutes

143

Movie Rate

7.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

Man of Steel

Country: USA

Year: 2013

Length: 2h23m

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Cover of Superman, the 1938 comic book by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

Year

1938

Pages

204

Book Rate

8.20

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Superman

Country: USA

First published in: 1938

Length: 204 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the comic book

Movie poster
Superman (1978)
Movie by Richard Donner
Movie poster
Superman II (1980)
Movie by Richard Lester, Richard Donner
Movie poster
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (1980)
Movie by Richard Donner, Richard Lester
Movie poster
Superman III (1983)
Movie by Richard Lester
TV Series poster
Smallville (2001-2011)
TV Series by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
Movie poster
Superman Returns (2006)
Movie by Bryan Singer
TV Series poster
Superman and Lois (2021-)
TV Series by Greg Berlanti, Todd Helbing

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Man of Steel, the 2013 movie by Zack Snyder

Movie

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Cover of Superman, the 1938 comic book by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

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10 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Man of Steel, the 2013 movie by Zack Snyder

WATCH

Yes

0

%

20% No

16 votes

4 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Superman, the 1938 comic book by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

READ

Yes

0

%

29% No

12 votes

5 votes

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