Warmed up the entire Earth with his Heat Vision. So much of her work was theoretical until she finally met Superman and Supergirl and thus, some of the machines that she had built were given practical use for the first time. People saw him with it and assumed that he was Superman. Superman managed to pull out the staff from a wall that had trapped old and new gods alike for generations! I say lowball because they were going to blitz through the entire multiverse, not just a singular universe. Since we saw that the big bang could destroy Imperiex and Warworld, that was quite a feat! This is a Post-Crisis speed feat from the Final Crisis storyline for Superman of New Earth, Overman of Earth-10, and Captain Marvel of Earth-5 that has them completely outpacing and destroying the "Reality-Blitzing Missiles" theatening to destroy the entire DC Multiverse. Superman had to stop Frost from starting a new Ice Age, so Superman simply flew into the sun and moved it closer to Earth, forcing Jack Frost to run away from the heat. Superboy would get so angry that he would often punch the wall of the pocket dimension, which would alter reality in minor ways. The story (written by Jim Shooter and drawn by Al Plastino and George Klein) is about a gambler who begins an operation in Smallville where he creates threats and then has underworld figures bet on how Superboy will stop them. So, as you can see, there is a long history of strength in pop culture, and with respect to Marvel's resident Hulk, Superman is really the strongest there is! The process of over-charging Superman's cells is that he will ultimately die from being effectively poisoned by the very sun that gives him his strength in the first place. Here, then, are his most impressive feats of strength from the comics!  He withstood an explosion at a point-blank range equivalent to 50 Keplar Supernovas while severely weakened by red sun radiation. ), Stamina: Extremely High (Capable of engaging in constant physical activity and protracted battles as long as his solar reserves hold out), Range: Standard melee range physically, Planetary with Heat Vision and shock waves (His punches can affect entire planets), Intelligence: Extraordinary Genius (Superman is well-acquainted with highly advanced Kryptonian technology and has used it to build and maintain the Fortress of Solitude, memorized the design of the Miracle Machine, he can process information faster than a supercomputer, and has repeatedly outsmarted Lex Luthor. The actual wall was not introduced until Walter Simonson and Chris Claremont featured it in the Uncanny X-Men/New Teen Titans crossover that they did together. The Flash created a special Clark Kent mask to deal with the fact that Barry Allen obviously didn't look like Clark. The entire "Death of the New Gods" storyline has been considered to be of dubious canonicity. In his civilian identity he is Clark Kent, a mild-mannered reporter working for the Daily Planet in Metropolis. He would cause Superman to see hallucinations of Darkseid, Doomsday and other villains killing Lois Lane. P.R.O.J.E.C.T. Superman calls the Monitors a race of vampire gods, which is a very fitting description concerning the overall plan. So Superman helped move a machine that was many times larger than the sun. Superman figured it out and burned the spores away. It had been behind the destruction of the Old Gods that predated the New Gods and it was now on its way to destroy Earth. The issue opened with Superman noting that his vulnerability to magic was beginning to cause a problem for him, so he sought out some of his magic-using friends to see if they could make him invulnerable to magic. (a variation on the classic Project Cadums) to the sun, knowing that when Superman entered the sun itself to save Quintum and his team of scientists, that the sun would overcharge Superman. When they escaped from the pocket dimension to "fix" things, the Post-Crisis Superman fought Earth-2 Superman and their battle was so powerful that it caused many ripples in time and space itself. Superman fought his way through the big bang itself to fix time, itself! Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Phillip Wylie's novel, Gladiator, featured a baby who was born with super-strength. "That's what fiction is for. Previously, though, the reason for the change was the difference in the atmosphere of Earth versus Krypton. For example, will Superboy figure out which vial has a deadly contagion in it before the vials explode and engulf Smallville? Yes, to make Jack Frost run away, Superman moved the sun closer to Earth! Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He barely seems to even need to brace himself, as his strength is just off the charts. Survived a sun-eater's implosion which was powerful enough to knock him light-years away and back in time. Talk about treating amazing feats like they were just commonplace! After the Infinite Crisis storyline, the DC Multiverse was compartmentalized into 52 known universes, which is what Superman is referring to in the above panel concerning the impending danger. At the end of Crisis on Infinite Earths, the various worlds of the Multiverse were combined together such that there was only a single Earth that the heroes from the various other worlds were merged into. Mxyzptlk also attempted to erase Superman from all of reality and memory, resisted several magical attempts of being transmuted into salt, resisted a crystal that brings out the primal fear within someone, Countered a temporal modulation field slowing him down, unaffected by having liquid acid dumped on him, Threw a compressed solar system away from the Earth. In Superman #58 (by artists Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye), they played with that notion by having an Earth baby rocketed to a planet with a weaker atmosphere than Earth, so this little kid grew up to become Regor, the equivalent of Superman on the constantly cold planet Uuz! Basically, the multiverse was being threatened by Mandrakk the Dark Monitor (a being from a race so large that entire universes are microscopic to them) with his goal being to "sterilize" and wipe all life of the entire multiverse, absorbing each and every individual's life energy into himself. He can focus up to a sub-atomic and molecular level or widen to a planetary scale. The Elder Scrolls metaphysics & philosophy, Super Vision, Hearing, Smell, Touch and Taste, Can hears across the planet and can identify heartbeats, Can quickly analyze molecular and genetic information, emit precise doses of microwaves to kill organic Nano-Machines, agitate molecules to cause structures to shatter, Torquasm Vo can create illusions to provide a distraction, Generates a constant aura around himself to protect his clothes and avoid grime, draw air out of an area by creating updrafts, Can utilise the life-force of the universe to cleanse and purify the form and spirit when using Torquasm-Rao and Torquasm-Vo, Can generate enormous amounts of static electricity, Learned to leech power from the earth around him, realm without physics, gravity, reality as well as fractured space-time. Ultimately, the combined forces of Apokolips, Earth and Brainiac's gigantic Warworld managed to defeat Imperiex. Since we see the Superman from the future in the story, however, we know that he will eventually re-emerge from the sun some day. he can process information faster than a supercomputer, Casually destroyed a few planetoids by flying through them. While I am not trying to accuse anyone here of unchecked bias, I have noticed the prevalent inclination to deem Superman feats outliers (even with numerous other feats backing them) while simultaneously allowing other feats from other characters to be added immediately and seemingly without the same evidence required for Superman. Original Thread here for comments and supporting claims. Actually, it's the contrary. See why with some of his most over-powered feats of strength! To perform such a maneuver at such high speeds, the pilots (Superman, Overman, and Marvel) would have to be reacting to the very complex movements their trying to perform.