To close Superhero September, here's my take on superhero origins--that foundation on which great comic book characters are built, and usually the reason a character becomes a hero instead of just some jerk running amok with powers.
At long last, superhero movies became a thing that comic-book fans didn't have to cringe at, and something mainstream audiences actually wanted to see too.
The success of the Superman meant that fans of superhero movies were NOT in for a treat, not really at all, at least until a bat came along,
Superhero movies were once a rare novelty. The battle to make a superhero movie that was taken seriously by Hollywood, was a feat in and of itself.