What does the S on supermans chest mean?

In the 2013 film Man of Steel, when asked by Lois Lane what the “S” stands for, Superman states that it is not an “S”, but rather the Kryptonian symbol for “hope”, and explaining that the design is based on a river in the 2017 film Justice League.

What is Superman family crest?

The House of El family crest is the insignia of the Kryptonian family from the El bloodline. It is passed down from the male generations to ensure the survival and legacy of the El dynasty. It becomes a symbol for Clark representing hope and protection of his adoptive planet, Earth.

Does Superman have an S on his cape?

The latest comics and animated movies show the symbol on the cape. Why did they chose to remove it for the Movie Superman. the ‘s’ on his cape was the blanket he was wrapped in.

Do Kryptonians and humans have a common ancestor?

Homo sapiens and Kryptonians would be related by a common ancestor (not descended from one another) just as modern humans and neanderthals are close cousins. Neanderthals first appear in the fossil record around 300,000 years ago and went extinct 30,000 years ago.

Where did the Superman S come from?

It’s actually a Kryptonian symbol meaning “hope” as well as Superman’s family Crest from his home planet Krypton. Comic book nerds know it as the insignia of the House of El, with its resemblance to a letter S being merely a coincidence.

Is Kryptonian a language?

Kryptonian or Kryptonese is language or the fictional planet Krypton, birthplace of Superman. The language appears in writing in the Superman comics at first as random squiggles. Then during the 1970s E. Nelson Bridwell created an alphabet of 118 letters, Kryptonese, from the squiggles.

Is the Superman S trademarked?

DC Comics has won a trademark battle over the logo letter ‘S’ that it uses for its “Superman” branding, after the UK Intellectual Property Office found in its favour on 30 July.

Why do Kryptonians speak English?

18,000 years ago, when a group of Kryptonians crash landed in the Canadian Arctic, Krypton retrieved data gathered from the ship on Earth, and learned over time through research that the humans of Earth spoke many languages including English and emulated it (along with all other languages) for their own communications.