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  1. I consider myself a Justice Society fan and I...

    I consider myself a Justice Society fan and I agree they are best left on another Earth.

    It's funny to recall when I first encountered the Justice Society (many decades ago), I didn't know what...
  2. Well, obviously America won't end soon, because...

    Well, obviously America won't end soon, because America is a continent. Eventually, rising sea levels, the movement of tectonic plates and the heat-death of the universe will take this continent...
  3. Maybe the terms of comparison are off. JUSTICE...

    Maybe the terms of comparison are off.

    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA began in 1960 and ended in 1987. It ran for 261 issues. JUSTICE LEAGUE/JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL/JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA began in...
  4. A lot depends on whether the Justice Society can...

    A lot depends on whether the Justice Society can have their own Earth or not. As long as they have their own world to work with, there's no limit to what characters can be on their team (in that...
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    "Betty Gipin" sounds like a made-up name from an...

    "Betty Gipin" sounds like a made-up name from an old T.V. show. "Della, bring me that file on Betty Gilpin. I suspect Hamilton Burger will call her as a witness for the prosecution."

    I saw THE...
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    Superman's Greatest Blunder

    The Caped Kryptonian decides to leave that planet and return to Earth, given he suspects the Sentinels are evil not good. He goes about destroying them, utilizing some interesting facts about the...
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    The Unemployed Superman

    ACTION COMICS 368 (October 1968) - ACTION COMICS 369 (November 1968)--"The Unemployed Superman" and "Superman's Greatest Blunder" by Binder, Swan and Abel:

    Each year on the anniversary of...
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    When Superman Killed

    SUPERMAN 203 (January 1968)--3rd story, "When Superman Killed His Friends" by E. Nelson Bridwell and Pete Costanza:

    https://i.postimg.cc/jqX19MMx/sm203splash.jpg

    After helping out some jolly...
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    Part II, New Life . . .

    On Moxia, a relatively peaceful planet, Kal-El adopts the identity of Clarken. He gets a job working at Computron, where he dates the boss's daughter Lloru, a computer programmer.
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    Clark Kent Abandons Superman

    SUPERMAN 201 (November 1967)--1st story, "Clark Kent Abandons Superman" by Cary Bates, Swan and Klein; cover art by Swan and Klein:

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    When...
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    Cover story

    When Rinol-Jag explains his origin story to Superman, the Man of Steel points out that Amalak was simply using him as a pawn. In fact, the space pirate is bent on destroying Earth, so the would-be...
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    The Kryptonian Killer

    SUPERMAN 195 (April 1967)--1st story, "The Fury of the Kryptonian-Killer" by Shooter (from a cover idea by Cary Bates), Swan and Klein; cover art by Swan and Klein:

    A mystery man attacks every...
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    Four Element Enemies

    SUPERMAN 190 (October 1966)--"The Four Element Enemies" by Shooter and Boring:

    Our story opens on Superman defending an unidentified planet from invaders. Remotely observing the Man of Steel is a...
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    Super-Human Bomb

    ACTION COMICS 342 (October 1966)--"The Super-Human Bomb" by Jim Shooter and Wayne Boring:

    In ACTION COMICS 242 (July 1958), Brainiac made his debut. At the time, he was presented as a humanoid...
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    http://www.comicartcommunity.com/gallery/data/medi...

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    If all a writer does is concentrate on the main...

    If all a writer does is concentrate on the main character, it gets boring fast. The comics I enjoy build a world around the main character and use those surrounding characters for story points. I...
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    Well, Superman has had team-ups with Santa Claus....

    Well, Superman has had team-ups with Santa Claus. It would be pretty insulting to old St. Nick, if the Man of Steel said he didn't believe in his existence--what would Rudolph think?

    And the Caped...
  18. There are certain similarities of history that...

    There are certain similarities of history that caused both to be created.

    The Society came at a time when the super-hero explosion was starting. Even at that early stage, they had a plurality of...
  19. As a Canadian, I've grown up with this myth that...

    As a Canadian, I've grown up with this myth that the American system of government is far superior and more democratic than our constitutional monarchy parliamentary democracy. Supposedly, there are...
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    School for Superman Assassins

    SUPERMAN 188 (July 1966)--"The School for Superman Assassins" by Binder and Plastino:

    This adventure features the planet Zarria, where all the humanoids (male and female) are bald and have...
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    Demon Under the Red Sun

    SUPERMAN 184 (February 1966)--"The Demon Under the Red Sun" by Binder and Plastino:

    Investigating an astronaut's report of a planetoid on a zig-zag trajectory beyond the Earth's atmosphere, the...
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    Earth-Doom from the Duplor Galaxy

    SUPERMAN 178 (July 1965)--1st story, "Project Earth-Doom" by Dorfman and Plastino

    Rogg and Vikk are from the Duplor Galaxy, where everyone looks like Kerry Drake. They've come to Earth to warn...
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    Zigi and Zagi

    ACTION COMICS 315 (August 1964) - ACTION COMICS 316 (September 1964)--"The Juvenile Delinquents from Space" and "Zigi and Zagi's Trap for Superman" by Leo Dorfman and Jim Mooney:

    When Zigi and...
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    Invasion of the Super-Ants

    ACTION COMICS 296 (January 1963)--"The Invasion of the Super-Ants" by Edmond Hamilton and Al Plastino:

    Our story opens at the Municipal Zoo in a new wing devoted to insects, as Clark Kent tells...
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    Your words made me instantly think of the Jackie...

    Your words made me instantly think of the Jackie DeShannon song--

    Think of your fellow man, lend him a helping hand
    Put a little love in your heart
    You see, it's getting late, oh, please don't...
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