Why We Long for a Superman

The 2008 installment/reboot of the Superman film series, Man of Steel, was a box-office smash, grossing $649.7 million world-wide. Now, Warner Bros. is gearing up for a follow-up film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is predicted to be one of the most successful theatrical releases of all time. The question is, why is this character still going so strong?