The Supermen of America
are a fictional superhero
team published by DC Comics
. They first appeared in a special written by Stuart Immonen
published in 1999, and a later mini-series written by Fabian Nicieza
, which was published in 2000.
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The original Supermen of America was an official Superman fan club
from the 1940s. Comic readers could send away for and receive special membership cards that also doubled as decoders. Members also received buttons and special certificates.
The young members of the superhero
team Supermen of America
are all young metahumans
gathered by Outburst after the shooting death of singer
Junior K-D from the boy band
Crossfire. Outburst and his family had been saved from death at Doomsday's
hands by Superman. The young naive meta is willing to accept Lex Luthor's
funding for a team of superheroes to protect the city in Superman's absence. Although Luthor volunteered money, Outburst is tasked with recruiting the members.
Outburst first recruits his girlfriend White Lotus, a young meta trained by the Warlords of Okaara, then he gathers Brahma, Loser, Pyrogen, and Psilencer. They were salaried heroes but they were determined to protect the city from villains emboldened by news of Superman's apparent death.
They refurbish buildings across Metropolis
and turn them into community centers. The main building Outreach 1
serves as the team's headquarters. After Psilencer's untimely... Read More