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Krypton Nights

The Superman Chronicles, Volume 1, by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster – Seeing the earliest Superman stories is interesting, especially in light of how much Superman has changed over the years. In his first appearance, he’s described as being able … Continue reading

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Putting Superman on the Map

The well-known back story of Superman is that he was born on the planet Krypton, grew up in Smallville, and now lives in Metropolis. Do these places have any real-world analogs, though? Where, exactly, is Metropolis located? I did a … Continue reading

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I’m Only Just a Man of Steel

Superman (1978) – I remember seeing this movie at the drive-in when I was really young. I vaguely recalled something about Superman flying around the Earth really quickly to turn back time, but that’s about it. It’s quite possible I … Continue reading

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