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    I've alway wondered why half full is assumed to...

    I've alway wondered why half full is assumed to be positive and half empty is negative. It could just as easily be the other way around. If something is only half empty that's a good thing, but if...
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    I think by now the Christopher Reeve movies have...

    I think by now the Christopher Reeve movies have come to mean different things to different people. So it's hard to pin down which era that rightly belongs to. And every live action version has...
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    Next . . .

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    Next: Clark Kent's Girl Friend, Lisa Davis!
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    Me Again

    SUPERMAN 382: Above the skies of Metropolis, as the hyper Lois chases the quarry of her contempt, she's led further and further north by the Red and Blue Blur, to the Fortress of Solitude. There, she...
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    16 Going on 29

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    Back to the future, in 1982 (SUPERMAN 381), the Boy to a Man of Tomorrow revisits Smallville, but when he comes to check on his home, he finds the...
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    Freaky Thursday

    Over in the SUPERBOY book, it's Thursday and Thanksgiving (November 27th, 1969). Before his time travel experience, the Kid from Krypton had gone to the reform school where Lex Luthor is an inmate....
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    SUPERMAN 380 (February 1983)--"A Mind-Switch in Time" by Bates, Swan and Hunt; cover art by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano; on sale November 11th, 1982
    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY 38 (February...
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    Peri Pops Up

    The last caption of "Peri(l) in Paradise" promises that more will be revealed in a future issue, but as it's now 1985 and this universe will be gone soon, I guess that Rozakis and Schaffenberger ran...
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    Trouble in Paradise Pines

    In ACTION COMICS 567, Lois and Clark pose as newlyweds to investigate the "Paradise Pines" real estate deal in Pennsylvania. Alvin and Loretta Grant are the developers, using the Magic Book to...
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    The Book of Magic Returns

    What goes up must come down and in 1984 (ACTION COMICS 559), after journeying through outer space, the Magic Book falls back to Earth and right through the roof of Loretta's home. She is still living...
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    Up on Apple Creek

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    Loretta's experiments with magic threaten Smallville, bringing Superboy into action. However, the girl is always able to stop her magic tricks before...
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    Loretta and the Magic Book

    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY 34 (October 1982)--1st story, "Beware the Yellow Peri" by Bob Rozakis (with Laurie Rozakis), Schaffenberger and Chiaramonte; cover art by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia...
  13. Canada held Meng Wanzhou under house arrest in...

    Canada held Meng Wanzhou under house arrest in her palatial home in Vancouver--where she had access to high priced lawyers and she could communicate with the outside world--at the behest of the U.S....
  14. Some characters come as a pair. For decades,...

    Some characters come as a pair. For decades, Batman and Robin were a double act and it made no sense to split them up for team adventures. Most every WORLD'S FINEST adventure included Robin as an...
  15. I was being very careful in my word choice,...

    I was being very careful in my word choice, because I didn't want any confusion. I don't hate the people in China, I don't hate China. What I should have said was I hate the powers that be in China....
  16. For good reasons, I hate the people in power in...

    For good reasons, I hate the people in power in the People's Republic of China.
  17. It seems like a bad joke that Jon Favreau is...

    It seems like a bad joke that Jon Favreau is credited as the director on the 2019 LION KING, given the main difference between that movie and the 1994 LION KING is the photo-realistic animation. The...
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    Next . . .

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    Next: Gazook!
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    The Doctor is In

    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY 25 (January 1982)--"The Man Who Kidnapped Nature" by Pasko, Schaffenberger and Hunt:

    In this full-length tale (27 pages), we find an Earth-One counterpart to Dr....
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    The kid with something extra

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    In his small town, a boy named Mickey Norris likes to dress up as the Man of Steel and pretend he's a super-hero. Having written to Clark Kent...
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    Kids see the darndest things

    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY 24 (December 1981)--2nd story, Superbaby: "The Little Green Men That Weren't There" by Rozakis, Calnan and Frank McLaughlin
    SUPERMAN 388 (October 1983)--"The Kid Who...
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    The Map, the Mailsack and the Mutt

    In NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY 22 (October 1981), the centre spread of the issue has a map of Smallville which is packed with useful information.

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    In...
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    Superboy Under a Red Sun

    In the back-up tales for issue 20 and 21, a ten year old Superboy discovers he can warp through space and arrives in a completely different part of the galaxy.
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    The World's Greatest Pitch

    A strange gaseous creature from outer space plummets into Crystal Lake, near Smallville.

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    Meanwhile, Huey B. McKay, a hustler and a huckster, shows...
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    Kidnapped

    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY 20 (August 1981)--1st story, "The Planet that Kidnapped Suberboy" by Bates, Schaffenberger and Hunt; 2nd story, "Captive of the Red Sun" by Bob Rozakis, Calnan and...
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