|First appearance||Superman #4|
(Cover Date February 2012)
|Created by||George Pérez|
|Full name||David Corporon|
|Team affiliations||Metropolis Police Department|
|Supporting character of||Superman|
David Corporon first appeared in Superman Vol. 3 #4 (February 2012) as part of The New 52 (a reboot of the DC Comics universe) and was created by writer George Pérez and artist Jesus Merino. He is based on a real person that George has been friends with for a number of years. David Corporon (the real person (same name)) is the co-owner of Smash! Comics and Games in the Seminole Towne Center Mall in Sanford, Florida. This is the shop that George Perez frequents and often does signings at.
In the current version of the Superman mythos, David Corporon is depicted as the Commissioner of the Metropolis Police Department. Corporon shares Superman's steadfast determination to rid Metropolis of crime and considers Superman his partner in this crusade. Further information on the character's back story will be revealed in later issues. In his earlier career as a member of the Metropolis Police Department, Corporon considered Commissioner James Gordon of the Gotham City Police Department to be his inspiration.
Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created Superman, there are other contributors to Superman.List of Superman supporting characters
The list of supporting characters of Superman is the cast of characters secondary to the main character of Superman in the Superman comics, television programs, cartoons, and movies. Almost all versions reference the source material of the comic book version and therefore the various iterations in all forms of media share an overlapping set of characters.Metropolis (comics)
Metropolis is a fictional city appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, best known as the home of Superman. First appearing by name in Action Comics #16 (Sept. 1939), Metropolis is depicted as a prosperous and massive city in the Northeastern United States, within close proximity to Gotham City.
The co-creator and original artist of Superman, Joe Shuster, modeled the Metropolis skyline after Toronto, where he was born and lived until he was ten. Since then, however, the look and feel of Metropolis has been greatly influenced by New York City.Within the DC Universe, Metropolis is depicted as being one of the largest and wealthiest cities in the world, having a population of 11 million citizens.In addition to Superman, the city is also home to other superheroes, such as Booster Gold and Blue Beetle.