Superman #79

    Superman » Superman #79 - Citadel of Doom released by DC Comics on November 1952.

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    1. Citadel of Doom (Superman vs Lex Luthor)

      "Only Luthor, the Man of Steel's arch-foe offers a safe haven against catastrophe in his 'Citadel of Doom!'"Lex Luthor: You see, even Superman is helpless against these meteors and other disasters that will destroy Metropolis!

    2. The End of the Planet! (Superman, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Perry White / written by Edmond Hamilton) - When John Wilton, a rival newspaperman buys the Daily Planet and shuts it down, the entire staff is out of work!
    3. Can Everybody Speak the Same? (full text article by Dick Keene)
    4. The Revenge That Took Three Hundred Years (Superman, Inspector Hawkins / written by Alvin Schwartz)


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    The End of the Planet! 0

    No, not the end of Earth, the end of the Daily Planet.  This is an interesting story, because it underscores just how tenuous Superman's secret identity is. When a rival newspaper tycoon buys the Daily Planet only to close it to shut down competition (an occurrence that is all too believable), Clark Kent is out of the one job that allowed him to keep an eye on danger, support himself, and be around Lois.  There's only one instance of those 'gimme-a-break' moments where Superman does something a ...

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