Superman (1988– )

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The Man of Steel fights evil in the city of Metropolis and beyond

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 Clark Kent / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
Ginny McSwain ...
 Lois Lane / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
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 Jimmy Olsen / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
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 Martha Kent / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
Stanley Ralph Ross ...
 Perry White (11 episodes, 1988)
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 Jonathan Kent / ... (9 episodes, 1988)
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 Lex Luthor / ... (7 episodes, 1988)
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 Jessica Morganberry (6 episodes, 1988)
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This series, the first since the character's overhaul revision in the comics by John Byrne, shows the adventures of the Man of Steel as he fights villains like the evil head of the mega-corporation Lexcorp, Lex Luthor. In addition, we see the adventures of Clark as a boy in Smallville and all the mischief he causes with his powers. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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A Forgotten Gem of a Series
1 September 2000 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

Nobody really remembers this animated Superman series because it only lasted for about 2 months. It was a twenty minute episode followed by a five minute "Smallville Journal" that told something about Superman's youth. This was the only time any series has even remotely attempted to remain close to the comic book.


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