Of all of Comic-Con’s losers, it’s hard to top a movie so legendarily bad that it was never even made. By now, it’s taken for granted on the internet that Superman Lives, the aborted Superman film of the late ‘90s, would have been an abject failure. It looks like it could have been worse than Batman & Robin. Just one look at one of the scant images from the film’s pre-production — most notably a long-haired Nicolas Cage in a terrible Superman costume — is all most comic lovers need to know that Lives was better off dead. But maybe fans just don’t know the potential it had?

The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?, directed by Space Ghost: Coast to Coast alum Jon Schnepp, dives deep into the mythology surrounding the movie, and tries…

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