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  • Superman's origin has been retold countless times - with mostly the same ideas. 1 / 9

  • In Superman: Year One, Baby Kal-El demonstrates a new superpower: mind control. 2 / 9

  • It's an inborn survival skill that Baby Kal-El first uses on the Kents. 3 / 9

  • There's no sinister intent, though, as Superman is still just an infant, after all. 4 / 9

  • Like baby fat, though, this power seems to fade, as he discovers his other abilities. 5 / 9

  • But does it fade, or is young Clark just responsible enough not to use it? 6 / 9

  • Because it would have come in handy against Smallville High's gang of bullies. 7 / 9

  • Is this power how Superman commands respect? Not likely, for an iconic hero. 8 / 9

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