Superboy (1988–1992)

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The adventures of the Man of Steel in his teenage years.

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 Lana Lang / ... (100 episodes, 1988-1992)
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 Clark Kent / ... (74 episodes, 1989-1992)
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 Matt Ritter (48 episodes, 1990-1992)
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 C. Dennis Jackson (48 episodes, 1990-1992)
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The adventures of Superman when he was a boy! Actually, as a young man...who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered journalism student at Shuster University, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and...well, you know the rest... Written by Gregory A. Sheets <m-sheets2@onu.edu>

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The first two seasons were set at Shuster University, and the school had a building called the Siegel Center. This was a reference to the original creators of the Superman/Superboy characters, Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster. See more »

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More Representative of Superman than Lois & Clark was...
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After seeing that the only comment on "Superboy" was extremely negative, I had to comment on it. I can only remember a handful of episodes since I was pretty young and not into Superman enough at the time to watch it regularly. But what I remember was alot of fun. Unlike "Lois & Clark", which was made to attract people to Superman, "Superboy" was made for Super-fans. It was focused alot more on science fiction and fantasy than "L&C," and therefore dealt more with Kal-El himself. The major flaw of "L&C," and I guess what attracted alot of people to it as well, was that it made Lois Lane at least as important, if not more than, Superman himself. While Superboy did have Lois' equivalent in Lana Lang, they only used her in a story when they had a good reason. If you like romantic comedies, then "Lois & Clark" was for you. But if you enjoy the Superman mythos, fascinating sci-fi concepts, and good television in general, then "Superboy" is the better choice.


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