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"You Can Take the Man Out of the Super, But You Can't Take the Super Out of the Boy!": Lex Luthor has beaten the less-experienced Superboy, and leaves him humiliated; remembering how it was Superboy that failed him in [[Smallville, Kansas|


Quote1.png But if you think — after all these years of suffering humiliating defeats at your hands — I'm going to put you out of your misery this mercifully — you're just a dumb, dumb kid! You've only just begun to suffer... Quote2.png
Lex Luthor

Action Comics #466 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of December, 1976.

Synopsis for "You Can Take the Man Out of the Super, But You Can't Take the Super Out of the Boy!"

Lex Luthor has beaten the less-experienced Superboy, and leaves him humiliated; remembering how it was Superboy that failed him in Smallville, long ago. Superboy seeks out allies Batboy and the Young Flash to battle Luthor; who appears to disintegrate the teenaged Leaguers.

Luthor prepares to destroy Superboy, but the Boy of Steel realizes that it's a hoax. The spell of super-hypnosis is broken, and Superman knocks-out Luthor easily.

Appearing in "You Can Take the Man Out of the Super, But You Can't Take the Super Out of the Boy!"

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Items:

  • Lex Luthor's Battle Array
    • Power Glove
    • Power Boot

Vehicles:

  • Luthor's Jetcraft
  • Luthor's War Tractor (Destroyed) (On a TV or computer screen)
  • Police Car




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