‘Superman Vs. the KKK’ Getting Film Adaptation

A film adaption is in the works for Superman Vs. the KKK, which chronicles the true-life story behind the making of a 1946 radio drama where the Man of Steel takes on a thinly-veiled version of the Ku Klux Klan. The iconic DC Comics superhero, of course, has had an interesting history long before Christopher Reeve donned Superman’s costume on the big screen for the first time in the 1978 Richard Donner classic. Picking up on the popularity of the DC comic book, the character most famously appeared on TV series Adventures of Superman from 1952-58 starring George Reeves.

But before that, listeners heard the superhero’s voice as part of the syndicated …

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