What is the Most Superman has Lifted?

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    dexter111344

    [1]Dec 21, 2005
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    Well...
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    RaizenYusuke

    [2]Dec 22, 2005
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    I think the most Superman has lifted in this series was a building.
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    ToniMontana804

    [3]Dec 22, 2005
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    I remember on "Challenge of the Superfriends", he lifted the entire Earth and pushed it away, which was kind of silly.
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    kwchou1

    [4]Jan 3, 2006
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    ToniMontana804 wrote:
    I remember on "Challenge of the Superfriends", he lifted the entire Earth and pushed it away, which was kind of silly.


    I remember the Vol 1 commentary where they talked about his strength & how they couldn't make him that strong (as in strong enough to push the earth) b/c then he'd be able to defeat his enemies so easily.
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    kenneth_velez

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    unless of course they had Kryptonite, preferrible Green but red is nice cause the affects are never quite constant.
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    Drilllbit666

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    this is why I don't like Superman that much as he's portrayed in most media. He's just TOO "Super"! I liked him a lot more in this series where he actually could be injured by more than just kryptonite and red sun radiation.

    in terms of how much, historically he's lifted, probably a few planets at some point in the comics (whether in-continuity or not). As said before, he did kind of lift the Earth in Challenge of the Superfriends
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    dexter111344

    [7]Jan 14, 2006
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    Ok, I found out way before anyone answered. He juggled planets in the Silver Age comics.
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    Spoonagain

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    What I really liked about this show is that Superman actually struggled, he wasn't ridiculously strong as in Superfriends. It made for some exciting television.
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    edmorita

    [9]Jan 22, 2006
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    Super Friends wasn't Justice Leage, it was the Superman Show with a whole lotta sidekicks.
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    batmanbat

    [10]Jan 27, 2006
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    Yah he just lifted the universe with his pinkey
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    ToniMontana804

    [11]Jan 31, 2006
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    Here's something ridiculous. Superman plugging up a Volcano with a huge bolder in Superfriends.
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    edmorita

    [12]Feb 8, 2006
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    Yeah I always wondered about that as a kid. Wouldn't it make it worse since the preasure would just keep building until it poped like a champagne cork?
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    edmorita wrote:
    Yeah I always wondered about that as a kid. Wouldn't it make it worse since the preasure would just keep building until it poped like a champagne cork?
    yeah but we as kids didn't know that. As an adult we look and say "no"
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    kenneth_velez

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    SupermanNYC wrote:
    edmorita wrote:
    Yeah I always wondered about that as a kid. Wouldn't it make it worse since the preasure would just keep building until it poped like a champagne cork?
    yeah but we as kids didn't know that. As an adult we look and say "no"


    Kind of like with drugs. Now a days the take that into account and usually have him dose the fire with near by lake or Ice breath. What ever is easier to use it usually what is done.
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    SupermanNYC

    [15]Apr 23, 2006
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    kenneth_velez wrote:
    SupermanNYC wrote:
    edmorita wrote:
    Yeah I always wondered about that as a kid. Wouldn't it make it worse since the preasure would just keep building until it poped like a champagne cork?
    yeah but we as kids didn't know that. As an adult we look and say "no"


    Kind of like with drugs. Now a days the take that into account and usually have him dose the fire with near by lake or Ice breath. What ever is easier to use it usually what is done.
    thats true, LOL
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    chunkfrog

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    In the Superman episode "Little Girl Lost", Superman was able to hurl a huge Comet through space to stop it from hitting earth. Superman was able to use his own body to drill several holes in the the ground to vent the magma from a volcano.
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    Daxx00004

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    SupermanNYC wrote:
    edmorita wrote:
    Yeah I always wondered about that as a kid. Wouldn't it make it worse since the preasure would just keep building until it poped like a champagne cork?
    yeah but we as kids didn't know that. As an adult we look and say "no"


    Love your new banner, NYC.
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    S-Shield

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    In All-Star Superman #1, Superman is exposed to too much Solar Radiation and when tested by scientists is shown lifting 200 Quintillion Tons.  They say his power levels have tripled as a result of his sun bath, so just divide 200 Quintillion Tons by 3 and you'd get his normal strength limit.
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    S-Shield wrote:
    In All-Star Superman #1, Superman is exposed to too much Solar Radiation and when tested by scientists is shown lifting 200 Quintillion Tons. They say his power levels have tripled as a result of his sun bath, so just divide 200 Quintillion Tons by 3 and you'd get his normal strength limit.

    Too bad you cant fit that number on a calculator

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    InternalSync

    [20]Dec 11, 2007
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    Quintillion is 1 followed by 18 zeros. So it would be

    200.000.000.000.000.000.000 tons

    That multiplied by 1.000 (1t=1.000kg) you'll get how much kilos he can lift. Its basically the same number with additional 3 zeros:

    200.000.000.000.000.000.000.000 kg

    Simplified, that's 2 x 10^21 kg, which is about 1/30 of Earth's mass, which is a joke to what Superman can actually lift.

    He was able to hold a miniature Black Hole in his hands in an issue of JLA volume 3. A small Black Hole weights around 5-10 times than our Sun. Our Sun weights around 332.000 times the mass of the Earth. Let's say he was holding a very small Back Hole, 3 times the weight of our Sun. That's 332.000 times 3 is 1.000.000 Earths (rounded). Earth weights:

    5.974.200.000.000.000.000.000.000 kg

    times 1.000.000 equals

    5.974.200.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000 kg

    Now thats sounds about right, doesn't it? Its superman after all
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