I’ve never been a big fan of Superman. Call me crazy, but he has just never done anything for me. My
roommate in college thought Superman was “The Best.” Superman was never “bitchen,” “rad,” or any other cool way of saying he liked him. My roommate, Phil, always called him “The Best.” Personally, I always worried he was a bit of a wuss for liking a comic book hero. But, I’ve had a fondness for all things goofy (including Phil), so I guess he could certainly like an odd comic hero.

Phil couldn’t get enough of the show and especially George Reeves. I enjoyed the Christopher Reeve movie, but Phil had “strong issues” over the portrayal of Lois Lane, of which I will spare you. Suffice to say, many a party ended abruptly with Phil uttering, “So, who’s your favorite super-hero?” You either agreed with him that Superman was “The Best,” argued in vain for hours for your choice, or ran out of the room screaming as he asked the question. Most people went with option three.

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