Books have been delighting and entrancing children for ages, but they’ve also been scaring the pants off of kids, too. Sometimes for very good reasons, and sometimes for no particular reason at all. 355 more words
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Before we delve into the silly sexism of the cover story for Superman 108 (Sept. 56), there is another story about Perry White’s son becoming a reporter. 175 more words
Superman does not look happy on the cover of issue 105 (May 1956).
But first, let’s look at the final story of Mr. Mxyztplk for decades, by Schwartz and Plastino. 244 more words
Superman is in shock on the cover of issue 103 (Feb. 56).
Mr. Mxyztplk is back in a story by Schwartz and Plastino.
The character looks more malevolent than in previous appearances, and his actions in this story are more destructive. 169 more words
The notion of an obnoxious reporter at the Planet is brought back in Superman 95 (Feb. 55).
But the lead story features Lois Lane’s niece, Susie. 159 more words
Although almost certainly inspired by the success of the musical “Annie Get Your Gun,” no reference to it is made in the lead story from Superman 70 (May/June 1951), by Schwartz, Boring and Kaye. 259 more words