Superman Mentioned in Marvel’s “Eternals” Movie

It seems that Superman is known to the Marvel Universe, with the Man of Steel rating a mention in the new featurette released for the “Eternals” movie.

40 seconds into the two and a half minute long video, a young boy (Phastos’ son) points to Ikaris and exclaims, “Dad! That’s Superman! With the cape, and you were shooting laser beams out of your eyes.”

The character of Ikaris (played by Richard Madden) does possess a number of powers similar to Superman, including super-strength, flight, enhanced senses, invulnerability and heat-vision of sorts.

“Eternals” arrives in theaters November 5.

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Superman2878
Superman2878(@spidey2878)
October 20, 2021 8:47 pm

I kind of take it as something similar to a scene from the first Spider-Man film directed by Sam Raimi. The scene where Aunt May says to Peter “You’re not Superman ya know.” So Superman did exist in the Raimi Spider-Man universe, but as a fictional character. I think that maybe the same thing is happening in the MCU. Maybe there is a show or comic or movie with the Superman character, and that maybe this kid saw Ikaris on tv and confused him with a Superman movie, tv show,or comic that he was watching or reading. If Superman were… Read more »

Last edited 1 month ago by Superman2878