Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly’s All-Star Superman is shaping the subsequent era of on-screen Supermen. DC Studios co-chairman James Gunn cited the 12-issue comedian e-book as an affect on Superman: Legacy, his live-action reboot starring David Corenswet as the brand new Man of Metal, and voice actor Jack Quaid named the e-book as an inspiration for Grownup Swim’s animated My Adventures With Superman. Within the character’s first solo animated show since 1996’s Superman: The Animated Sequence, Quaid voices a twenty-something Clark Kent within the coming-of-age story premiering July sixth on Grownup Swim and streaming the subsequent day on Max.

“All-Star Superman was an enormous inspiration. I believe with that one you actually do get to see how completely real that character is. Superman For All Seasons does the same factor. These have been two actually large inspirations for my rendition of Superman,” Quaid instructed Collider. “What I appreciated about this model was he is Clark first, you understand. He begins off like Clark is not a persona he places on with the intention to be extra interesting or to have folks underestimate him. That is who he’s deep down, and he is nonetheless determining who he’s as Superman, all of the whereas juggling being an intern at a newspaper, and he very a lot needs to be a reporter as properly, which I believe is so cool.”


Like My Adventures With Superman, Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale’s Superman For All Seasons chronicles the standard beginnings of the farm boy who would grow to be the world’s biggest hero. The brand new animated collection imagines Clark and his pal Jimmy Olsen (Ishmel Sahid) as interns of the Day by day Planet, where they work alongside the brilliant and pushed Lois Lane (Alice Lee) as an investigative reporting workforce.

“I positively did imbue it with my very own persona,” The Boys star added of his Superman. “, I’ve additionally been an individual in my twenties attempting to determine who I’m and where I slot in. I believe that attending to sort of harken again to these days on this character has been therapeutic and really enjoyable.”

Warner Bros. Animation and DC Studios describe My Adventures With Superman: “The story follows Clark as he builds his secret identification as Superman and explores his personal mysterious origins. Lois, on her solution to turning into a star reporter, groups up with photographer Jimmy Olsen to interrupt the tales that matter. All of the whereas, Clark and Lois are falling in love… as Lois will get nearer and nearer to uncovering his secret identification! Our trio share adventures, take down unhealthy guys, stumble over secrets and techniques, and uncover what it means to be heroes in their very own right.”

Together with Day by day Planet stalwarts Perry White and Cat Grant, DC’s Superman anime will function basic Tremendous-villains — the standard suspects embody Brainiac, Parasite, and the mischievous Mr. Mxyzptlk — and such lesser-known DC rogues as Silver Banshee, the Brotherhood of Evil’s Mind and Monsieur Mallah, and the Flash villain Warmth Wave.

My Adventures With Superman season 1 premieres July sixth with two back-to-back episodes, adopted by one new episode each Thursday at midnight. Encores of latest episodes will air Fridays at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT on Grownup Swim and Saturdays at midnight on Toonami. New episodes will stream Fridays on Max, previously often called HBO Max.