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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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We Have to Keep Our Secret Identities Secret

There’s quite a bit to the superhero genre that doesn’t always stand up to close scrutiny, and there are entire websites devoted to detailing some of the more ridiculous storylines, or sometimes just silly out-of-context panels. This Cracked article from … Continue reading

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Wednesday with Wonder Woman

The Wonder Woman Chronicles, Volume One, by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter – Wonder Woman was not technically the first female superhero, but she was the first to become an enduring character in the world of comics, which … Continue reading

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I’m Just Looking for the Divine Hammer

The Mighty Thor Omnibus, Volume 1, by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby – As I’ve become somewhat more interested in comics recently and I’ve been interested in mythology for a long time, I thought I should check out some of … Continue reading

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Zod Fellows

Last night, Beth and I watched both the theatrical version and the Richard Donner cut of Superman II back to back. To give a little background on why two versions exist, Donner was originally supposed to direct it, and he … 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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