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"The Life Story Of Superman": While Superman is dedicating the Superman Pavillion at the Metropolis World's Fair by retelling the story of his life, Lex Luthor is secretly creating a Superman clone which will do his own bidding.


Quote1 I guess you could say that, ladies. In fact, it's happened so many times, you might say... It's the story of my life! Quote2
Superman

Action Comics #500 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1979. It was published on July 19, 1979.

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  • Lex Luthor (Flashback and main story) (from Adventure Comics #271) (Origin)
  • J. Robert Arngrim Clone (Single appearance) (Origin)
  • Superman clone (First appearance & origin)

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Synopsis for "The Life Story Of Superman"

While Superman is dedicating the Superman Pavillion at the Metropolis World's Fair by retelling the story of his life, Lex Luthor is secretly creating a Superman clone which will do his own bidding.

Appearing in "The Action Comics Story"

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Synopsis for "The Action Comics Story"

A two page history of Action Comics and the backup features who appeared in the series during its 41 year run.

Notes

  • Chapter 1 Planet on the Edge of Oblivion.
  • Chapter 2 A Legend is Born!.
  • Chapter 3 Call Me Superman.

Trivia

  • Much of Superman's history that the Mind-Prober reveals is taken, panel-for-panel, from Superman #146.



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