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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.


When it comes to superhero tattoos, none may be more popular then Superman. Superman has become an iconic figure in America and across the world. Superman was first created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1932. Six years later in 1938, Superman would make his first appearance. Today, the "Man of Steel" is popular and an icon of America.

With yet another Superman movie coming out soon, we are seeing the buzz for Superman tattoo designs once again. One of the cool things about Superman tattoo designs is the fact that there are a variety of different variations. Also, with the new movie, there is also a new character to add to Superman tattoo designs. The new Superman is promoting different shades of the color and a new outfit. This may be something to consider when you are getting your Superman tattoo.

Superman tattoos have become diverse over the years and designed in a variety of different ways. Superman tattoos can be worn by both men and women. The Superman tattoo can also hold symbolic value to those who wear this superhero tattoo. In this article, we will discuss Superman tattoos, Superman tattoo designs, Superman tattoo meanings, and you will also have the opportunity to view a variety of Superman tattoo designs pictured in the article. In the end, we hope that you find ideas and inspiration for your next tattoo.



The Superman tattoo does hold symbolic value to the men and women that wear such a tattoo. Superman tattoos take on the meaning of the Superman character, representing traits and characteristics of Superman himself. But remember, in the end, your Superman tattoo represents what you want it too. With saying that, below are the meanings that can be applied to the Superman tattoo.

  • Strength
  • Honor
  • Respect
  • Flight
  • Hope
  • Endurance
  • Durability


Superman tattoo designs can be designed in several different ways with a variety of different patterns. Superman tattoo designs may portray the actual Superman character in his traditional outfit and cape. Superman tattoo designs may also have Superman designed with other superheroes, such as Batman, Spider Man, Iron Man, or the Flash. In such tattoos, Superman may be portrayed flying or protecting the world.

The most popular Superman tattoo design is the Superman symbol that portrays a capital "A." This Superman tattoo design can be designed in traditional red and yellow colors or any color pattern that you wish. The great thing about this Superman tattoo design is all the different variations that you have at your disposal. Not only can you add your own color pattern, the design itself can be done in several different ways.

Be sure to check out all the Superman tattoo designs we have on display in this article. This can help you in two main ways. First, this will give you a general idea of all the Superman tattoo designs that are available. Secondly, this can also give you ideas and inspiration for your own Superman tattoo.


There are some important things that you want to remember before you choose to get your Superman tattoo or any tattoo. Please be sure to research your tattoo. Make sure that you completely understand what your tattoo represents and stands for. You don't want to get inked and find out later that your tattoo represents something different from what you originally thought.

Don't rush to get inked! Men and women that rush to get tattooed usually end up with a tattoo that they later regret. Don't make this same mistake. Remember, you are going to sport this for the rest of your life. If your having second thoughts or questioning your tattoo choice, don't get tattooed. Wait until you are completely sure before you make the leap.

Superman tattoos are a great choice for many reasons. The Superman symbol is an iconic symbol that represents many positive attributes as a tattoo. Superman tattoos give you a variety of options to weigh out, so hopefully you can find one that fits your personality and style. If you believe that the Superman tattoo is not for you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links set below. As always, thanks for your visit.



Richard Ricky Hale (author) from West Virginia on November 05, 2012:

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Thank you all for taking the time to comment, vote, and everything in between. You all are right, there is a level of achievement, a level of perfection to some extent. For many, he is a hero. For some, even after all these years.

Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on October 13, 2012:

I agree that part of the reason that the Superman tattoo may be the most popular is because it represents ideals worth striving for. Voting this Up and Beautiful.

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on October 10, 2012:

Look up in the sky. Is it a bird, a plane no it's Superman!

DragonBallSuper on October 10, 2012:

What a cool tattoo!! superman. i love superman :)

Joseph De Cross from New York on October 09, 2012:

Hey Ricky, this was an awesome hub! I wouldn't mind having one of these done on me. But I certainly would have to add my LDC letters. Nice advice and cool pics brother!

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on October 09, 2012:

I have a Grandson who adores Superman, too young for a tattoo..Ha.Thank you Ricky..

Thomas Silvia from Massachusetts on October 09, 2012:

Hi my friend, great Superman tattoos and all very colorful and any loyal fan can't do without one of these great tattoos.

Vote up and more !

Carly Sullens from St. Louis, Missouri on October 08, 2012:

WOW, you are amazing. I love your hubs and the symbolism. Some of the ideas you choose to write about, I would never thought of. Way to go.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on October 08, 2012:

"Faster than a speeding bullet; more powerful than a locomotive; able to leap tall buildings at a single bound.....look, up in the sky....."

This one I loved, but then I've loved Superman since I was a kid and George Reeves was the Man of Steel!

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