622 – Bat-Amnesia

Well it happened enough to Superman, so I guess it was Batman and Robin’s turn to get amnesia. In Detective Comics #234 (June 1956), the dynamic duo is subject to a “sonic beam” that completely robs them of their memories of who they are. Some nice detective skills are exhibited as the pair piece together […]

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558 – Amnesiac Clark… again

Well it’s been a couple years since we’ve had a prominent Superman-gets-amnesia story, so it’s time for World’s Finest #68 (Nov 1953) and “The Menace from the Stars!”. In this story, Superman saves the planet from an asteroid by smashing it and forcing it into a steady orbit around the Earth. Unfortunately, a spectroscope reveals […]

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549 – Don’t Forget Namor

Just like the Human Torch and Captain America, that same issue of Young Men #24 (August 1953) brings Namor, the Submariner, out of retirement. And what has Namor been up to for the last several years? Well according to Betty: A few years ago he retired – went back to his home at the South […]

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480 – Another Case of Super Amnesia

In Superman #71 (May 1951), Superman contracts another case of “super amnesia” when he encounters kryptonite again. This time, Clark Kent becomes confused and thinks he has acquired superior mental powers to explain his super powers.

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274 – Super Memory Loss Again

For the second time in two years, Superman loses his memory in Superman #32 (November 1944). This time, it’s a new brain tissue analysis machine and Superman, wishing to further science, volunteers only to discover too late that his brain is actually vulnerable. This is the first time Superman tries to piece together his own […]

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231 – Superman Goes Bad

Superman stories throughout every age includes those where he suddenly appears to, or actually does, work on the side of the bad guys. In Action Comics #63 (June 1943), we get the first such story, in which invisible rays from two stars colliding in the cosmos strikes Clark and not only wipes out his nipples […]

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