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  1. "How Luthor Met Superboy" When a kryptonite meteor lands in Smallville, Superboy's life is saved by a neighbor farm boy, Lex Luthor. The two become fast friends. But, a laboratory accident soon drives them apart and starts their lifelong enmity. This is the first story where Luthor's first name is revealed. Reprinted in 80 Page Giant #10

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Luthor's Origin 0

This story gives us Luthor's origin, gives him his first name, Lex, and tells us how he and Superboy first met. Al Plastino (uncredited) also provides some of the best art of his career here. Sounds like a great issue, right? It's not.   I remember first reading this story when I was a kid - I remember that I didn't 'buy' the reasons for Luthor and Superboy becoming enemies. It didn't wash for me even then, when I was a little boy, and it still doesn't wash now. The idea that they go from being ...

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