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Action 149 - Jor-El and Lara's courtship, Tommy Tomorrow in the movies, and the debut of the Vigilante-cycle

Action 149 (Oct. 50) has the earliest version of the romance between Jor-El and Lara.  A version that has been entirely dropped from continuity, for very good reasons. 403 more words

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Action 144 - how Clark Kent got hired at the Daily Planet, and Vigilante hunts for a gold mine

That’s quite a flood on the cover of Action 144 (May 1950), but it’s not nearly as interesting as the story of how Clark Kent came to be hired at the Daily Planet. 301 more words

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Action 135 - Superman turns to stone, and the Rainbow Man heads west

Superman may be building a youth centre on the cover of Action 135 (Aug. 49), but inside he is encased in a story by Edmond Hamilton and Al Plastino. 153 more words

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Critique: "Bottom of the 33rd" by Dan Barry

The story of the longest professional baseball game to ever be played in history (33 innings, eight hours and 25 minutes) was finally documented in a full-length book by  491 more words

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Beat The Monday Night Blahs With #RAWlternative, An Independent Wrestling Special Event

Tired of mainstream televised wrestling? Looking to get into independent wrestling and not sure where to start? Just need a break from all that rampant fist-cocking? 624 more words

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This Wrestler Piledriving Himself From The Top Rope To The Floor Is The Craziest Thing You'll See Today

Back in the early ’90s, pre-Crisis Scott Steiner would do a backflip powerslam. It was cool looking, but he’d only hit it about half the time. 119 more words

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Friday Wrestling Conversation: What Is Your Favourite Feud Of All Time?

I have a lot of favourite feuds, I’m probably the worst person to be writing this up. See, I get really – some would say overly – invested in what wrestling is, and what it can be. 480 more words

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