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The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.

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 Clark Kent / ... (53 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Lois Lane (44 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Jimmy Olsen (26 episodes, 1996-2000)
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Set in present day Metropolis against the backdrop of a bright, urban landscape, the ageless superhero combats sinister villains and rescues innocent victims in exciting new stories based on universal themes encompassing the same time-honored tradition of the classic Superman legend. Written by Anonymous

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6 September 1996 (USA)  »

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The animated Steel does not feature the cape he adapted from Superman after he saved John's life in Superman: The Man of Steel #19, and lacks his 'S' shield (although he does wear a jersey with a 5 on the front, a possible homage). The change also coincide with the costume seen in the Steel (1997) film. In his premiere episode "Heavy Metal", his rivet guns were replaced with forearm-mounted lasers. See more »

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Superman: [to Steel] You're going to hear this a lot, so you might as well hear it from me first... thanks.
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Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: All-Star Comics #8 (2011) See more »

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His best cartoon
14 January 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This is the best Superman cartoon ever made. It beats out all those other cartoons featuring Superman in every way. The animation is superb, not as good as Batman: The Animated series mind you, but still very good. The stories are also very good. It is filled with excitement and drama, and even a little humor. This series is great.


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