He’s the first Superhero. An idea in the minds of enthusiastic young illustrators which became mythology. As was Zeus during first century Greece, so is Superman for our generation. We erect monuments in his honor, pay fine artists to depict his exploits, heroic exploits, we pore over the drama of his life and we adopt or rebel against his ideals. Superman is THE superhero. All others owe him a debt. Enjoy this gallery of inspired sketches of Superman and related characters.