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  1. https://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/n_iv/600/129...

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  2. 1968 is certainly the one I remember as the most...

    1968 is certainly the one I remember as the most turbulent.
  3. I wish Jon went back to being 10 and then over...

    I wish Jon went back to being 10 and then over the next few years were allowed to age naturally up to about 15, when he would be about the same age as his Dad was when he was the "classic" Superboy...
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    1990s - mid-2000s: age of speculators since...

    1990s - mid-2000s: age of speculators
    since then: age of burst bubbles
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    WestPhillyPunisher for the Dan DeCarlo

    WestPhillyPunisher for the Dan DeCarlo
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    1990s = Age of Excess

    1990s = Age of Excess
  7. I've said it before, regarding the previous...

    I've said it before, regarding the previous issues in this book, but #10 makes me want to say it again - this series is Jimmy Olsen done right. It takes all the Silver Age wackiness associated with...
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    OK, I've used this cover before, but I'm going to...

    OK, I've used this cover before, but I'm going to use it again. So sue me.

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  9. Congratulations to MRP for posting a winning...

    Congratulations to MRP for posting a winning entry right off the bat! Although not a cover, my first thought about this week's theme was the touch of Death:
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  10. You don't pull on Superman's cape, And you don't...

    You don't pull on Superman's cape,
    And you don't mess around with... Lois.

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  11. kjn, for a cover that really makes the point that...

    kjn, for a cover that really makes the point that the most harmful touch can be touching someone's mind
  12. Man of Steel #63 ...

    Man of Steel #63

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    Hardcore. ...
  13. As Sam Lane's daughter, she's probably taught...

    As Sam Lane's daughter, she's probably taught some self-defense classes, for other women (and likely men too!) on the Daily Planet staff.
  14. The TV version of Superman was supposed to be...

    The TV version of Superman was supposed to be about 25 years old when he moved to Metropolis in the first episode (1952). He would thus have turned 18 in 1945. Some 945K men were drafted in 1945...
  15. The Selective Service Administration has a...

    The Selective Service Administration has a separate record system, apart from Social Security, birth certificates, adoption records, etc. Every male (whether a citizen or not!) in the USA was...
  16. Even if the Silver Age Clark Kent were too young...

    Even if the Silver Age Clark Kent were too young to serve in WWII, he surely would have been old enough to be drafted during the Korean War, and of course the draft persisted throughout the 1950s and...
  17. I could swear I read a story back in the 1950s...

    I could swear I read a story back in the 1950s where Superman (not Clark Kent) was considered ineligible to be inducted into the Army, because the doctors wouldn't be able to give him the required...
  18. Doesn't Clark have the ability to control his...

    Doesn't Clark have the ability to control his heart, to some extent? He could have faked an irregular heartbeat and failed the physical exam. (He had to be rejected before induction, or else the...
  19. The USA military draft age has always been 18,...

    The USA military draft age has always been 18, even in peacetime. Men were eligible to enlist younger than that, with parental permission.
  20. Rogues' gallery from the Archieverse ...

    Rogues' gallery from the Archieverse

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  21. Ignoring for the moment all the times that Lois...

    Ignoring for the moment all the times that Lois has been Superwoman (and ignoring the Earth-3 Lois who's the evil super-powered version), the "regular" Lois was trained by Sam Kent (who never got the...
  22. While we're discussing actual people as well as...

    While we're discussing actual people as well as fictional characters, we should at least mention psychologist William Moulton Marston, creator of Wonder Woman, and psychiatrist Nicholas P. Dallis,...
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    Sure, things are bad in 2020, but 1969 was a...

    Sure, things are bad in 2020, but 1969 was a pretty turbulent year in America too, and this song helped get us through it. It hit number 4 in the pop charts.

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  24. A comic from the "golden age", yuck yuck... ...

    A comic from the "golden age", yuck yuck...

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  25. Ajax_X for a cover that tells it like it is

    Ajax_X for a cover that tells it like it is
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