I'd totally buy this. (Mal ganz abgesehen davon, dass diese Stretch-Shirts zu den ekligsten Erfindungen überhaupt gehören.)
His parents were murdered as his home planet exploded. He escaped to live with a billionaire family in the Midwest where he slowly learned of his amazing powers and developed his detective skills. The sun gives him his powers, but he only fights crime at night. During the day he is a billionaire journalist with a Gothtropolis newspaper he owns.