The Metropolis Star seems able to scoop The Daily Planet on every story. Lois and Clark cannot discover how, until Clark embarks on a plan to investigate the Star and it's publisher Preston Carpenter, a man in the mold of Charles Foster Kane... Written by
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In his first appearance Superman's alter ego Clark Kent worked for the newspaper "the Daily Star" name after the "Toronto Daily Star" from artist and co-creator Joe Shuster's home town, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The newspaper's name was changed to "the Daily Planet" when the comic strip received international distribution. See more
[pulling a piece of elevator cable out of his desk
You should be happy to see this then.
ok, I see it. When do I get happy?
This is elevator cable. I found it in the shaft the day of the accident. Look at the end.
Well I'm not happy, but I am closing in on bored.
References Citizen Kane