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Lois Lane and an explorer set out on an expedition through an underground cavern and discover a race of hawk-men. When these creatures prepare a ritual sacrifice for the adventurous pair, Superman comes to the rescue.

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The original discoverer's son takes Clark Kent and Lois exploring in unknown regions of Henderson Caverns. Henderson and Lois enter an underground world of hawk-men who have deadly plans for them. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Voices: Up in the sky, look! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!
Narrator: Faster than a streak of lightning! More powerful than the pounding surf! Mightier than a roaring hurricane! This amazing stranger from the planet Krypton, The Man of Steel: Superman! Possessing remarkable physical strength, Superman fights a never-ending battle for truth and justice, disguised as a mild-mannered newspaper reporter, Clark Kent.
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Superman vs. hawkmen!
11 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lois Lane and Clark Kent agree to go an expedition with a professor into an unexplored cave. He believes there may be treasures there. The must travel on water to enter the cave. Lois and the professor go ahead first (for no reason). An explosion seals them in there and (all of the sudden)they are prisoners of hawkmen. The hawkmen (for no reason) decide to lower Lois and the professor into a lake full of boiling lava. Will Superman find them and save the day? This marks the first appearance of Perry White in a Superman cartoon--albeit very briefly. And it's one of the WWII ones that DOESN'T deal with saboteurs. The animation is great (as always) with some beautiful scenes in the underground caves. There's also some great action with Superman fighting the hawkmen. Fun. I give it an 8.


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