The Birth of the Most Ridiculously Overpowered Superhero Ever: Superman [Video] The Birth of Superman. The idea for the comic book hero, Superman, was a revolutionary idea and one that would change the magazine, TV and movie industries forever. Take a look at that super day now! [Studio C] Sharing is Caring:FacebookTwitterEmailMorePinterestMastodon Geeks are Sexy needs YOUR help. Learn more about how YOU can support us here.