PopQuizzical Daily! for June 17, 2013
After a battle with Brainiac in the comics, Superman suffered a split personality – his subconscious making him moonlight as an ultra-violent vigilante. What was the name of this costumed alter-ego?
First described on video during the TV show Smallville, Mark Waid’s 2004 series Superman: Birthright is where the history of the Superman “S” symbol was rewritten (or more so, redescribed) as a coat of arms for the El family and as the Kryptonian symbol for hope. I think it was also the same symbol on the cans of the ultra-popular Krypton beer, “Krypton Phantom Zone Pale Ale”.
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