595 – Superboy Thinks of the Future

In Adventure Comics #211 (February 1955), Superboy starts thinking heavily about a future in which he won’t have parents in which to confide in. He ends up dreaming about a future in which he is Superman. As an adult Clark, he works at a museum with Lana and decides to tell her his secret: Of […]

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536 – Sky Girl

Remember that time Lois Lane had super powers and became a super-powered heroine until Superman put her in her place? Or that time when Lana Lang thought she had developed super powers until Superboy per her in her place? Well yet another plot permutation around this concept happens in Adventure Comics #189 (April 1953). This […]

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513 – Adult Lana

Lana Lang makes the leap from Superboy to adulthood in “The Girls in Superman’s Life”, a story written by Edmond Hamilton in Superman #78 (July 1952). Lana wants to become a journalist and heads to Metropolis where Perry White is convinced to give her a shot. Lois Lane takes her under her wing and Lana […]

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483 – Nope, Not Supergirl

In Adventure Comics #167 (June 1951), DC continues to play with the idea of a female super-powered adventurer in “Lana Lang, Super-Girl!”. Lana’s archaeologist father gives her a helmet that purportedly grants power to its wearer. When Superboy saves Lana from lightning using his super-speed, Lana makes the logical conclusion that he has super powers. […]

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452 – Lana Lang!

Superboy #10 (July 1950) introduces a new supporting cast to the Superboy mythos: Lana Lang. Lana Lang is pretty much just the teen version of Lois, an inquisitive girl who moves to Smallville next door to the Kents and whose job is to keep Superboy on his toes, protecting his secret identity. Although Lois Lane […]

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