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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 8

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here. Action Comics #591 If the cover isn’t clear enough for you, this issue has Superman fighting Superboy while the Legion of Superheroes watch from a safe distance and bet on which one’s going to come out on top. The issue also has Krypto the super dog, and some semblance of comic book continuity. In the interest ...

Young Justice Superman
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 7

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here. Adventures of Superman #430 Clark Kent goes through a bunch of personal problems in this issue, the first one as a result of missing a bunch of Daily Planet assignments because he was too busy flying around in his underwear and punching stuff. On top of that, he was also busy organizing his parents’ anniversary in ...

Superman and Supergirl share a scene in Superman: Unbound
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 6

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here. Superman #6 This is the second part of Superman vs. Huge Robot Mummy, which had superman getting knocked out by a giant robot discovered in an excavation in South America. And this is not your typical Science-powered robot – it contains the souls of 500 members of an advanced race that lived on Earth half a ...

Warner Premiere launches All Star Superman
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 5

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here: http://www.toonbarn.com/tag/mxysuperman Adventures of Superman #427 Superman invades the country that sent a terrorist Voltron to Metropolis a couple of issues ago. The country is named Qurac, and is being lead by a certain president Marlo who’s-okay, screw this. The country is obviously modeled after Iraq and ...

Superman and Lex Luthor
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 4

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here: http://www.toonbarn.com/tag/mxysuperman/ Superman #3 This issue has Darkseid, who is the ruler of the butt-end of the universe a.k.a. Apokolips, enacting a nefarious plan in which he transports Superman to his planet using some sort of teleport beam or something. However, the mighty Darkseid is completely baffled by ...

Warner Bros. Retains Superman
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 3

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here. Action Comics #584 This happened around the time when there were three ongoing Superman titles at the same time. The main series was Superman, Adventures of Superman was the one where they try to make Superman more like Batman, and Action Comics is the one where Superman is constantly running into other superheroes. ...

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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 2

You can check out the first part of this rather lengthy series here. The Man of Steel #5 This issue has Lex Luthor trying to create a “perfect” duplicate of Superman, which is weird because a perfect copy of Superman would do everything that the original does, including 1. ) Punch Luthor and 2.) Throw Luthor in Jail. Fortunately for Luthor, the clone turned out wrong because of ...

Maxwell Yezpitelok's Superman Retrospective '86 - '99
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 1

I’m more of a comics guy than a cartoon guy, but it turns out that a lot of comic book characters also have cartoon shows, so it kind of fits. This is going to be a thorough chronological examination of the best/worst period in Batman’s history, but I saw that Toonbarn already has way too much real estate devoted to the bats and it turns out that I had a more extensive library of ...

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