I haven't been combing the internet for Superman material much lately. Still, every once in a while something comes across the comb, so to speak.
Like this essay, by Stephen Lovely at Portalist.
Superman struggles with as many internal motivations and priorities
as any other superhero, or any other person. He is an orphan, an
immigrant, and an alien. He is feared and loved. He is in a love
triangle with two women (Lois Lane and Lana Lang); he is in another love
triangle with himself (Lois Lane, Superman, and Clark Kent).
These aren’t simple issues, and they can’t be easily resolved despite
Superman’s ultimate morality. Superman always strives to do ‘the right
thing’, but the questions he faces in each story ought to be tough
enough to match his intellect and his drive for goodness. With the right
conflict, a Superman story is more than a superhero story, and
Superman’s true value shines through.
It's a response to the occasional statement that Superman is boring, and I tend to agree with Lovely's argument, even if I would put it in a different way. Anyway, good stuff that I might revisit soon.