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As is often the case with a character or franchise of extraordinary longevity, Superman has been reconceived multiple times ("retconned" in comic book parlance).Throughout all of his incarnations, Superman has maintained his rural Midwestern Protestant upbringing, although rarely have the words "Protestant" or "Christian" been explicitly attached to his background.One of his most recent publications is the novel KINGDOM COME (which is available through Warner Books) which came out in February 1998. It's part of the process of getting to know a character well enough to write about him or her. I do think Superman essentially adheres to a kind of interplanetary-oriented Kryptonian-based belief system centered on monotheistic philosophy, and I've got some ideas about it that I haven't yet articulated other than as backstory.It is based on the very successful DC comic book mini-series KINGDOM COME by Mark Waid and Alex Ross. I think Superman is too humble to ask for things in prayer, but I think he prays by rote, and constantly, the way some of us talk to ourselves in the shower.
As an adult, Superman has been depicted many times praying. #s 848-849 (June-July 2007, written by Fabian Nicieza) proivde a good overview of many of Superman's feelings about religion in contemporary comics. The very gods who were worshipped for centuries by countless thousands . "Black Canary." Larry was killed trying to protect his wife from an attack by the space-creature Aquarius.) [Image source: comic book panel posted at Elliot S!
He is clearly the most influential character in the comic book super-hero genre.
The character was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster [often mis-spelled "Joe Schuster"], both of whom were Jewish.
These aspects of the character are not speculative, but are canonical - established by in-continuity published DC Comics.
#850 (August 2007), for example, identifies Methodism by name as the denomination that Clark Kent and his mother attended.
The character of Superman, however, has always been depicted as having been raised with a solidly Protestant upbringing by his adoptive Midwestern parents - Jonathan and Martha Kent.