Only 22 colors and flavors of Jelly Belly were used to create the Superman portrait including:
Blues: Blueberry, Jewel Blueberry, Island Punch, Jewel Berry Blue
Reds: Doctor Pepper, Strawberry Jam, Sour Cherry, Red Apple, Bubblegum, Cotton Candy, Strawberry Daiquiri
Flesh tones: Bubble Gum, Pink Grapefruit, Strawberry Cheesecake, Beer, Jewel Ginger Ale, Sausage, Maple Syrup, Toasted Marshmallow, Coconut
Yellow: Sunkissed Lemon or Crushed Pineapple
Blacks: Licorice, Wild Blackberry
Once completed, the Superman portrait was covered in a resin epoxy to preserve it for many years.