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Man of Steel is an episode of season 1 of Superman & Lois. It premiered on May 25, 2021.

Synopsis for "Man of Steel"

Appearing in "Man of Steel"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Emily Phan (First appearance)
  • Jennifer Kling (First appearance) (In picture only)
  • John Henry Irons (Earth-Prime) (Deceased) (In picture only)
  • Lois Lane (Unknown Earth) (Dies in flashback)
  • Marcus Bridgewater (Single appearance) (In picture only)
  • Natalie Irons (Unknown Earth) (First appearance) (Flashback only)
  • Paul Blakestone (First appearance) (In picture only)
  • Sophie Cushing
  • Superman (Unknown Earth) (Flashback only)
  • Tegan Wickhem (First appearance)
  • Lex Luthor (Unknown Earth) (Mentioned only)
  • Morgan Edge (Unknown Earth) (Mentioned only)
  • Lex Luthor (Earth-Prime) (Mentioned only)
  • Sam Lane (Mentioned only)
  • Tag Harris (Mentioned only)




  • Man of Steel is a reference to both Superman's classic nickname and John Henry Irons's superhero identity, Steel.
  • They are revealed the past events of Captain Luthor's universe.
    • Morgan Edge somehow allowed the evil Superman create an army of Kryptonians, through the X-Kryptonite, who conquered the planet.
    • Captain Luthor's real name is John Henry Irons; he also had a daughter, Natasha, with the Lois Lane of his universe who was murdered by Superman after she revealed the Kryptonite's existence to the world.
    • John Irons and Natasha built his war-suit and powered it up with an A.I. they had previously stolen from Lex Luthor.
  • It is also revealed that John Henry Irons died around 2015 on Earth-Prime.


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