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These are recommendations made by Tropers for fanfics based on the Superman movies (Donnerverse, Returns, DC Extended Universe...), all of which have been signed. Feel free to add a fanfic of your own to the list, but remember to use the template found here.

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If you're looking for fanfics set in some of the comic continuities, go here. If you want to read fics based on Superman series go here and here.

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General Fics

Stories focused on the family and friends of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't romance.

Not Human by RoswellianMisha

  • Recommended by: Maxwell_Edison
  • Status: Complete.
  • Synopsis: What do you think when you see your hero falling from the sky? How can you help him when you realize he's coming to your hospital? A story told from the point of view of one of the doctors in Superman Returns.
  • Tags: Suspense.

The Little Things by Darth Stitch

  • Recommended by: Maxwell_Edison
  • Status: Complete. Part of a series, the rest of which can be found at the author's profile.
  • Synopsis: Five-year-old Jason White takes notice of the little things, especially when it comes to Clark Kent and a certain Big Blue Boy Scout.
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  • Tags: Humor, Drama.

Supergirl The Movie: Rewrite by Dark Mark

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A rewrite and revamping of the 1984 Supergirl movie, with a new villainess, a new danger, and a new version of Supergirl.
  • Pairing(s): None
  • Tags: Action, Drama

Alternate Universe Fics

Man of Steel: Brainiac by Johnpatgillespie
  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Synopsis: Superman is tasked with stopping Brainiac, an ancient enemy of his father, with the help of his newfound cousin Kara and a mysterious new ally, while having to foil Lex Luthor's newest scheme. Man of Steel universe.
  • Pairing(s): Clark Kent/Lois Lane
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Adventure

Daughter of Fire and Steel by HardBoiled

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: AU Man of Steel universe. Kara-El is a soldier under Zod's command but questions her loyalties when she meets her long lost cousin Kal-El.
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  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Adventure

Supergirl: Return to Earth by Karazorel

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: This story takes place 2 months after Kara has returned to Argo City with the Omegahedron. Having tasted life as a human, she longs for the excitement she had as Supergirl. Donnerverse.
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Romance, Adventure

Shipping Fics

God V Superman by Writer Writing
  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The events after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. This story focuses on the relationship of Clark and Lois, the religious themes in the movie, the defeat of Darkseid, and the formation of the Justice League.
  • Pairing(s): Clark/Lois
  • Tags: Sci-Fi, Romance, Adventure


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