The adventures of the Man of Steel in his teenage years.
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...  Lana Lang / ... 100 episodes, 1988-1992
...  Clark Kent / ... 74 episodes, 1989-1992
Peter Jay Fernandez ...  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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Gerard Christopher was 30 years old when he made his debut as Superboy, making him older than Christopher Reeve, Dean Cain, Brandon Routh and Henry Cavill when they made their respective debuts as Superman. See more »

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One of the best Superman adaptations ever.
25 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

It seems that sometimes very few people even remember that "Superboy" existed. But it did. And I have felt for a long time that this is the best ever (so far anyway) television adaptation of the Superman mythos. This show really stayed true to its comic book roots. This series marked the first live-action appearances of Mr. Mxyzptlk, Bizarro, & Metallo. It also featured some really inventive storylines such as those featured in "Roads Not Taken" and "The Road to Hell", two 2-part episodes dealing with the Superboys of alternate universes, and "To Be Human" which featured Bizarro being transformed into a normal human only to have to give up his humanity to save Superboy's life. I don't care what anyone says, this series surpassed any other Superman television series in quality of stories and truth to its comic book roots.


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