The adventures of the Man of Steel in his teenage years.
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Series cast summary:
...  Lana Lang / ... 100 episodes, 1988-1992
...  Clark Kent / ... 74 episodes, 1989-1992
...  Matt Ritter 48 episodes, 1990-1992
Zevi Wolmark ...  Christopher Grimes 48 episodes, 1990-1992
...  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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8 October 1988 (USA)  »

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The pilot episode _"Superboy" (1988) Countdown to Nowhere (#1.5)}_ was the fifth episode broadcast. See more »

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Version of Superman Flies Again (1954) See more »

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Just like a comic book: fun and not to be taken too seriously!
4 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Me being a big Stacy Haiduk fan, I just had to get the 1st season DVD set of "Superboy" since this was the first TV show where she appeared as a regular character playing Lana Lang, a young and talented high school reporter.

I never was very much into Superman and related movie adaptions or TV shows such as "Lois & Clark" or "Smallville". Since the show never aired in Germany, watching the DVD set was my first encounter with "The Adventures of Superboy". And I have to say after a few episodes I really started to like it! In fact, this show reminds me of some of the low budget TV shows I used to watch when I was younger. And I used to watch a lot TV back then! Sure, "Superboy" lacks great special effects or expensive production design and the acting is sometimes rather silly - but nevertheless this show lives of its originality. Even someone without a comic book background can see the true love and passion that went into this show creating a genuine comic book adaption despite obviously limited resources. And this is what TV or film making in general should be all about: staying true to your idea and being dedicated to create something original.

Well, I had a lot of fun watching this stuff and I can't wait to get my hands on the consecutive seasons.


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