How Does the Man of Steel Shave?

ManOfSteelHDHEBanner 560x198In the trailer for Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel”, we’re shown a Clark Kent with various lengths of facial hair. How he arrives from scruffy lumberjack to a clean-shaven cloaked hero is where this debate begins. Gillette tackles the super-stubble question of how Clark Kent becomes the cleanest of clean-shaven men by calling on five superhero enthusiasts for help:

Our favorite theory and video comes from Kevin Smith, who was once hired to write a Superman Movie that was never produced. Smith debunks some classic theories to arrive at a new one :

Everyone has their own theory for how Superman ditches the facial hair, but it’s up to the votes of viewers and fans to select the best answer. To vote for your favorite theory, visit

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.

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