Superman An Origin Story

One day, an alien orphan crash-lands on Earth and is adopted by a human couple, the Kents.

Superman  An Origin Story

One day, an alien orphan crash-lands on Earth and is adopted by a human couple, the Kents. Many years later, that little baby becomes Superman, protector of Earth! But how did the Man of Steel go from orphan to super hero? Experience Clark Kent's incredible journey in this action-packed chapter book for early readers featuring vibrant art by DC Comics illustrators.

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Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Michael Dahl
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Capstone

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Authors: Geoff Johns
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Roy Thomas
Categories: Art
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Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Chris Gavaler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

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Pages: 128
Authors: To Be Announced
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
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