Don’t you believe in God? Don’t worry, God believes in you. I’m kidding! Relax. God doesn’t exist. Except when he does!
If we want to answer the question, firstly, we have to define who Superman is, and to understand him we must understand 2 fundamental aspects of the character; His Identity, and his Intersubjectivity.
The Joker transforms tragedy into comedy. However, the character of the Riddler plays the role of the fool. The witty fool. This character is a staple of Shakespearean comedic plays. The presence of the Fool is what transforms a tragedy into a comedy