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Watching This Baby Get Excited Over Man of Steel Will Make You Realize Why Superman Has Lasted This Long

Faster than a speeding bullet!

Folks are pretty evenly split on whether or not the latest live-action incarnation of Superman on the big screen was a win or a lose but Superman films will keep being made. Not just because they make millions of dollars, but because at his core, Superman inspires. Youtuber lribbit writes of this video, “My 16 month old son reacts to the First Flight sequence from Man of Steel. I’ve spawned another fan!” Yes, it all comes back to, “you’ll believe a man can fly.” Take a look.

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Jill Pantozzi
Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."

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