Batman and Superman

Chris Young
Dr. Allen Berry
English 101
18 February 2015

Batman and Superman

For over 75 years now, Batman and Superman have reigned supreme as the two most popular superheroes. Arguably, they are the two most popular superheroes of all-time. They are both characters of DC comics, and have inspired millions of children. Both of them have alter-egos, similar costumes, and a need for justice. Although Batman and Superman appear to be very similar, they are actually quite different in their origins, secret identities, and defensive capabilities.

Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, was born into a rich family in Gotham. The Wayne's lived in a large mansion away from the busy city, ...

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when he was sent on an escape pod to Earth. Clark landed in Smallville, Kansas where Jonathan and Martha Kent found him, and raised him as their own. The Kent's were a rather poor farming family barely scraping by to make end's meat. During Clark's childhood they discovered that he had special abilities that no one else could fathom. Clark slowly learned how to use these powers and eventually became inspired to use them under the persona of Superman.

Bruce Wayne became a millionaire philanthropist, a Gotham socialite, and assumed ownership of Wayne Enterprises in his adult years. Bruce was a recluse and displayed a very dark and brooding personality. He would spend long periods of time to himself in the mansion and did not have very many friends. As owner of Wayne Enterprises, Bruce donated large sums of money to charity, started a facility to help orphaned children, and funded Arkham Asylum for the criminally insane. Wayne Enterprises, primarily a military defense ...

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