Man Of Steel, the latest Superman reboot, re-tells the eternal story: on a dying planet, a helpless babe is sent away in a tiny spaceship by his loving parents. It lands on a faraway place called Earth, where he is adopted by a loving couple with no children to call their own. Growing up to discover that he has superpowers, he decides to use them for the good of all mankind. He calls himself Superman, and becomes the greatest hero the world has ever known.