Sebastian: Then I should do everything step-by-step as mere humans do?
Ciel: I'm not telling you to do it all to the letter, but at least pretend you are. Average people can't make anything without the necessary materials and time.
like if someone shoots at him he can say "oh he missed" and if someone tries to punch him he can kind of roll with it and barely avoid getting hit so they don't smash their hand while going "oh ow oof what a punch ouch"
but then here comes the Joker with a comically large wooden mallet and now Clark has to figure out how Normal Human Man Clark Kent could conceivably survive this without making it obvious that he is not actually a Normal Human Man. just "oh goddammit i've never even seen someone get hit with one of these before, the joker's probably seen all kinds of people get hit, he knows what this is supposed to look like but i have no goddamn idea i am so fucked"
superman may have the power of flight and super strength but clark kent has the power of improv
Chloe: I guess I've always had my suspicions. The quick exits, the miraculous recoveries, the lame excuses, but when I saw you catch a car like it was a beach ball... that kind of confirmed everything.