When the Clark Kent and Lois Lane from the post- Crisis on Infinite Earths reality find themselves in the post- Flashpoint reality after the Convergence event, it becomes necessary for them to adopt a different last name from their counterparts in that reality who each eventually met their own demise. Later, when they move to Hamilton County just upstate from Metropolis , they begin using the more generic "Smith" Superman vol 4. Jon's first name is taken after his paternal adoptive grandfather, Jonathan Kent deceased , and his middle name comes from his maternal grandfather, Sam Lane. After that, Jon and his parents ended up stranded on an Earth different from whence they came; forced to adapt, they adopted the last name White. Jon grew up oblivious of his parent's past, deprived of their real identities while living an apparently normal life, but he was always suspicious of their sometimes awkward behavior, and always showed curiosity for, unbeknownst to him, his father's secret exploits. Jon later discovered he had superpowers, including heat vision when he accidentally killed his cat.
Abrams for the DC Comics reboot of Superman. And it looks like this will be a major change for the cinematic appearance of the character, though not one comics fans aren't used to as it reports indicate this take on Superman will in fact be a Black man. Coates, who has recently made a name for himself in the superhero world with popular runs on Black Panther and Captain America for Marvel Comics, will now shift his focus to charting the latest big screen adventure for Superman. This follows in the wake of reports that Michael B. Jordan was developing a similar Superman project years ago.
He thought back to his father as a young man, a lotto-numbers runner who rose to the mayoralty of the gritty barrio de Los Sitios, in Centro Habana. But more revered than all the rest was the man of many names. El Toro.
But what about the actor who was Superman for only one film in , Brandon Routh? Did you know he's currently another superhero on "Legends of Tomorrow"? It featured the Man of Steel's return after a prolonged absence and how the people of Metropolis had adjusted to life without their savior. It was also the first big Superman movie since the iconic Christopher Reeve wore the red cape in the 70s and 80s.