They Don’t Call It the Golden Age For Nothing

Comic books have grown tame! There was a time when they dealt with truly cosmic issues … as this Superman cover from 1949 demonstrates:

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Also, check out this cover gallery for more edgy tales from the Loisandclarkverse!

7 Responses to They Don’t Call It the Golden Age For Nothing

  1. Soviet Onion February 26, 2009 at 6:46 pm #

    So is kryptonite the secret to smashing the patriarchy, then?

    That said, he doesn’t look so comfortable with the situation.

    • Neil February 28, 2009 at 8:49 pm #

      To be fair, there is quite a bit of brutal matriarchy in the series.

  2. Black Bloke February 26, 2009 at 11:58 pm #

    Someone else will make the kleenex link/joke.

  3. Mike February 27, 2009 at 1:20 am #

    And to think, as a kid I used to pin a red towel on my back and wear my underwear outside my pants. Egad…

  4. Bob Kaercher February 27, 2009 at 11:26 am #

    Wanting to stop a Pat Boone song from becoming a hit very nearly redeems Superman in my eyes for being a long-standing shill for the establishment.

  5. Black Bloke February 27, 2009 at 5:09 pm #

    The cover collection over at Super Dickery is even funnier.

  6. Neil February 28, 2009 at 7:58 pm #

    What is all this business about “or”?

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