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| Synopsis2 = Reporter Bonnie Firestein deals up a hard-hitting expose on the rise of Lex Records as the most influential publisher in the music industry.
 
| Synopsis2 = Reporter Bonnie Firestein deals up a hard-hitting expose on the rise of Lex Records as the most influential publisher in the music industry.
   
(The history of super-heroics recast as the history of rock ‘n roll)
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(The history of super-heroics recast as the history of rock 'n roll)
   
 
| StoryTitle3 = Letitia Lerner, Superman's Baby-Sitter
 
| StoryTitle3 = Letitia Lerner, Superman's Baby-Sitter
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| StoryTitle7 = Worlds Apart
 
| StoryTitle7 = Worlds Apart
| Synopsis7 = Superman’s rocket lands on Thomas and Martha Wayne, causing the horribly disfigured Bruce Wayne to swear eternal vengeance on its occupant. Years later, a grown Batman breaks into Lex Luthor’s lab, murders his adopted son with kryptonite bullets and then takes his own life.
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| Synopsis7 = Superman's rocket lands on Thomas and Martha Wayne, causing the horribly disfigured Bruce Wayne to swear eternal vengeance on its occupant. Years later, a grown Batman breaks into Lex Luthor's lab, murders his adopted son with kryptonite bullets and then takes his own life.
   
 
| StoryTitle8 = Silver Age Elseworlds
 
| StoryTitle8 = Silver Age Elseworlds
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
* {{a|[[Harvey Dent (Reaching Hand)|Harvey Dent]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Harvey Dent (Reaching Hand)|Harvey Dent]]}}
'''Villains:'''
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'''Antagonists:'''
 
* {{a|[[Metamorpho (Reaching Hand)|Reaching Hand (Metamorpho)]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Metamorpho (Reaching Hand)|Reaching Hand (Metamorpho)]]}}
:* {{a|[[James Olsen (Reaching Hand)|Jimmy Olsen]]}}
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** {{a|[[James Olsen (Reaching Hand)|Jimmy Olsen]]}}
:* {{a|[[Laura De Mille (Reaching Hand)|Laura De Mille]]}}
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** {{a|[[Laura De Mille (Reaching Hand)|Laura De Mille]]}}
:* {{a|[[Ralph Dibny (Reaching Hand)|Ralph Dibny]]}}
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** {{a|[[Ralph Dibny (Reaching Hand)|Ralph Dibny]]}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
* {{a|[[James Gordon (Reaching Hand)|Commissioner Gordon]]}}
 
* {{a|[[James Gordon (Reaching Hand)|Commissioner Gordon]]}}
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'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
 
* {{a|[[Gotham City]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Gotham City]]}}
:* {{a|[[Arkham Asylum]]}}
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** {{a|[[Arkham Asylum]]}}
:* {{a|[[GCPD Headquarters|Gotham City Police Headquarters]]}}
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** {{a|[[GCPD Headquarters|Gotham City Police Headquarters]]}}
   
 
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* {{a|[[Diana (Rockumentary)|Diana]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Diana (Rockumentary)|Diana]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Doomsday (Rockumentary)|Doomsday]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Doomsday (Rockumentary)|Doomsday]]}}
:* {{a|[[Gorgon (Rockumentary)|Gorgon]]}}, {{a|[[Lobo (Rockumentary)|Lobo]]}}
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** {{a|[[Gorgon (Rockumentary)|Gorgon]]}}, {{a|[[Lobo (Rockumentary)|Lobo]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Martin M. Hunter (Rockumentary)|Jon Jonzz]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Martin M. Hunter (Rockumentary)|Jon Jonzz]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Heroes (Rockumentary)|The Heroes]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Heroes (Rockumentary)|The Heroes]]}}
:* {{a|[[Arthur Curry (Rockumentary)|Arthur]]}}, {{a|[[Barry Allen (Rockumentary)|Barry]]}}, {{a|[[Clark Kent (Rockumentary)|Clark]]}}, {{a|[[Oliver Queen (Rockumentary)|Ollie]]}}
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** {{a|[[Arthur Curry (Rockumentary)|Arthur]]}}, {{a|[[Barry Allen (Rockumentary)|Barry]]}}, {{a|[[Clark Kent (Rockumentary)|Clark]]}}, {{a|[[Oliver Queen (Rockumentary)|Ollie]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Poison Ivy (Rockumentary)|Ivy]]}} and {{a|[[Harley Quinn (Rockumentary)|Harley]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Poison Ivy (Rockumentary)|Ivy]]}} and {{a|[[Harley Quinn (Rockumentary)|Harley]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Supergirl (Rockumentary)|Supergirl]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Supergirl (Rockumentary)|Supergirl]]}}
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'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
 
* {{a|[[Smallville, Kansas|Smallville]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Smallville, Kansas|Smallville]]}}
:* {{a|[[Kent Farm]]}}
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** {{a|[[Kent Farm]]}}
   
 
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* {{a|[[Richard Grayson (Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B)|Dick Grayson]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Richard Grayson (Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B)|Dick Grayson]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Oliver Queen (Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B)|Green Arrow/Oliver Queen]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Oliver Queen (Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B)|Green Arrow/Oliver Queen]]}}
'''Villains:'''
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'''Antagonists:'''
 
* {{a|[[Selina Kyle (Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B)|Catwoman]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Selina Kyle (Vigilantes in Apartment 3-B)|Catwoman]]}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
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'''Featured Characters:'''
 
'''Featured Characters:'''
 
* {{a|[[Super-Sons (Earth-154)|Super-Sons]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Super-Sons (Earth-154)|Super-Sons]]}}
:* {{a|[[Bruce Wayne, Jr. (Earth-154)|Batman, Jr.]]}}
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** {{a|[[Bruce Wayne, Jr. (Earth-154)|Batman, Jr.]]}}
:* {{a|[[Kal-El, Jr. (Earth-154)|Superman, Jr.]]}}
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** {{a|[[Kal-El, Jr. (Earth-154)|Superman, Jr.]]}}
   
 
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
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* {{a|[[Earth-154]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Earth-154]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Washington, D.C.]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Washington, D.C.]]}}
:* {{a|[[Washington Monument]]}}
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** {{a|[[Washington Monument]]}}
:* {{a|[[White House]]}}
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** {{a|[[White House]]}}
   
 
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| Appearing6 =
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'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* {{a|[[Kryptonite]]}}
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* {{A|[[Green Kryptonite]]}}
   
 
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* {{a|[[Alfred Pennyworth (Worlds Apart)|Alfred]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Alfred Pennyworth (Worlds Apart)|Alfred]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Thomas Wayne (Worlds Apart)|Thomas]]}} & {{a|[[Martha Wayne (Worlds Apart)|Martha Wayne]]}} {{dies}}
 
* {{a|[[Thomas Wayne (Worlds Apart)|Thomas]]}} & {{a|[[Martha Wayne (Worlds Apart)|Martha Wayne]]}} {{dies}}
'''Villains:'''
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* {{a|[[Lex Luthor (Worlds Apart)|Lex Luthor]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Lex Luthor (Worlds Apart)|Lex Luthor]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Kal-El (Worlds Apart)|Superman]]}} {{dies}}
 
* {{a|[[Kal-El (Worlds Apart)|Superman]]}} {{dies}}
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'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
* {{a|[[Kryptonite]]}}
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* {{A|[[Green Kryptonite]]}}
   
 
'''Vehicles:'''
 
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'''Featured Characters:'''
 
* Abraham (Brainiac) Lincoln vs. Clark Kent, Metallo
 
* Abraham (Brainiac) Lincoln vs. Clark Kent, Metallo
:* {{a|[[Abraham Brainiac Lincoln (Clark Kent, Metallo)|Abraham B. Lincoln]]}}
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** {{a|[[Abraham Brainiac Lincoln (Clark Kent, Metallo)|Abraham B. Lincoln]]}}
:* {{a|[[Kal-El (Clark Kent, Metallo)|Clark Kent]]}}
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** {{a|[[Kal-El (Clark Kent, Metallo)|Clark Kent]]}}
 
* Luthor's Daughter, Wonder Woman
 
* Luthor's Daughter, Wonder Woman
:* {{a|[[Lex Luthor (Luthor's Daughter)|Lex Luthor]]}}
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** {{a|[[Lex Luthor (Luthor's Daughter)|Lex Luthor]]}}
:* {{a|[[Diana (Luthor's Daughter)|Wonder Woman]]}}
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** {{a|[[Diana (Luthor's Daughter)|Wonder Woman]]}}
 
* Challenge of Clayfish
 
* Challenge of Clayfish
:* {{a|[[Bruce Wayne (Challenge of Clayfish)|Batman]]}}
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** {{a|[[Bruce Wayne (Challenge of Clayfish)|Batman]]}}
:* {{a|[[Robin (Challenge of Clayfish)|Robin, the Squid Wonder]]}}
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** {{a|[[Robin (Challenge of Clayfish)|Robin, the Squid Wonder]]}}
 
* Golden Age Teen Titans
 
* Golden Age Teen Titans
:* {{a|[[Amazon Prince (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Amazon Prince]]}}
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** {{a|[[Amazon Prince (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Amazon Prince]]}}
:* {{a|[[Arsenal (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Arsenal]]}}
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** {{a|[[Arsenal (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Arsenal]]}}
:* {{a|[[Doc Fate, Jr. (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Doc Fate, Jr.]]}}
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** {{a|[[Doc Fate, Jr. (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Doc Fate, Jr.]]}}
:* {{a|[[Kid Spectre (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Kid Spectre]]}}
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** {{a|[[Kid Spectre (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Kid Spectre]]}}
:* {{a|[[Li'l Atom (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Li'l Atom]]}}
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** {{a|[[Li'l Atom (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Li'l Atom]]}}
:* {{a|[[Stripesy (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Stripesy]]}}
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** {{a|[[Stripesy (Golden Age Teen Titans)|Stripesy]]}}
 
* Revenge of Young Darkseid
 
* Revenge of Young Darkseid
:* {{a|[[Reep Daggle (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Chameleon Boy]]}}
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** {{a|[[Reep Daggle (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Chameleon Boy]]}}
:* {{a|[[Gim Allon (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Colossal Boy]]}}
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** {{a|[[Gim Allon (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Colossal Boy]]}}
:* {{a|[[Rokk Krinn (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Cosmic Boy]]}}
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** {{a|[[Rokk Krinn (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Cosmic Boy]]}}
:* {{a|[[Garth Ranzz (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Lightning Lad]]}}
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** {{a|[[Garth Ranzz (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Lightning Lad]]}}
:* {{a|[[Tinya Wazzo (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Phantom Girl]]}}
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** {{a|[[Tinya Wazzo (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Phantom Girl]]}}
:* {{a|[[Imra Ardeen (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Saturn Girl]]}}
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** {{a|[[Imra Ardeen (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Saturn Girl]]}}
:* {{a|[[Darkseid (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Young Darkseid]]}}
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** {{a|[[Darkseid (Revenge of Young Darkseid)|Young Darkseid]]}}
 
* Menace of the Gorilla-Explorer
 
* Menace of the Gorilla-Explorer
:* {{a|[[Christopher Grodd Columbus (Menace of the Gorilla-Explorer)|Christopher Grodd Columbus]]}}
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** {{a|[[Christopher Grodd Columbus (Menace of the Gorilla-Explorer)|Christopher Grodd Columbus]]}}
:* {{a|[[Flash (Menace of the Gorilla-Explorer)|Flash]]}}
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** {{a|[[Flash (Menace of the Gorilla-Explorer)|Flash]]}}
 
* Liberté, Equalité, Metallica
 
* Liberté, Equalité, Metallica
:* {{a|[[William DuMagnus (Liberté, Equalité, Metallica)|Lord William DuMagnus]]}}
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** {{a|[[William DuMagnus (Liberté, Equalité, Metallica)|Lord William DuMagnus]]}}
:* {{a|[[Metal Men (Liberté, Equalité, Metallica)|Metal Men]]}}
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** {{a|[[Metal Men (Liberté, Equalité, Metallica)|Metal Men]]}}
:* {{a|[[Chemo (Liberté, Equalité, Metallica)|Cardinal Chemo]]}}
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** {{a|[[Chemo (Liberté, Equalité, Metallica)|Cardinal Chemo]]}}
 
* Garden of Evil
 
* Garden of Evil
:* [[Adam (Garden of Evil)|Adam/Batman]]
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** [[Adam (Garden of Evil)|Adam/Batman]]
:* {{a|[[Eve (Garden of Evil)|Eve]]}}
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** {{a|[[Eve (Garden of Evil)|Eve]]}}
   
 
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| Appearing9 =
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* {{a|[[Negative Wonder (Dark Knight of the Golden Kingdom)|Negative Wonder]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Negative Wonder (Dark Knight of the Golden Kingdom)|Negative Wonder]]}}
   
'''Villains:'''
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'''Antagonists:'''
 
* {{a|[[Team-Face (Dark Knight of the Golden Kingdom)|Team-Face]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Team-Face (Dark Knight of the Golden Kingdom)|Team-Face]]}}
   
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| Notes =
 
| Notes =
 
* The collection was withdrawn and pulped after [[Paul Levitz]] became concerned about a scene in the ''Letitia Lerner'' story. The scene in question involves a young baby (Superman) trapped in a microwave. The story was later reprinted in ''[[Bizarro Comics]]''. It also won [[Kyle Baker]] two [[wikipedia:Eisner Awards|Eisner Awards]], in ''Best Short Story'' and ''Best/Writer Artist''.
 
* The collection was withdrawn and pulped after [[Paul Levitz]] became concerned about a scene in the ''Letitia Lerner'' story. The scene in question involves a young baby (Superman) trapped in a microwave. The story was later reprinted in ''[[Bizarro Comics]]''. It also won [[Kyle Baker]] two [[wikipedia:Eisner Awards|Eisner Awards]], in ''Best Short Story'' and ''Best/Writer Artist''.
* The story from the 2005 Pixar short "Jack-Jack Attack" was heavily inspired by "Letitia Lerner, Superman's Babysitter".
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* The story from the 2005 Pixar short "Jack-Jack Attack" was heavily inspired by "Letitia Lerner, Superman's Babysitter".{{Cn}}
 
* The Super-Sons story was republished in ''Batman/Superman: Saga of the Super Sons''.
 
* The Super-Sons story was republished in ''Batman/Superman: Saga of the Super Sons''.
* The entire issue was reprinted in {{c|DC Comics Presents: Elseworlds 100-Page Spectacular Vol 1 1}}.
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* The entire issue was reprinted in {{c|DC Comics Presents: Elseworlds 100-Page Spectacular Vol 1 1}} and {{co|Elseworlds: Justice League Vol. 2 (Collected)}}.
 
| Trivia =
 
| Trivia =
 
| Recommended =
 
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"The Reaching Hand": Police Detectives Bruce Wayne and Harvey Dent investigate a series of grisly murders, leading them to the amorphous horror that is the Reaching Hand and its grotesque, undead servants.



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Police Detectives Bruce Wayne and Harvey Dent investigate a series of grisly murders, leading them to the amorphous horror that is the Reaching Hand and its grotesque, undead servants.

(DC's stretchable heroes and villains reimagined as Lovecraftian horrors)

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Reporter Bonnie Firestein deals up a hard-hitting expose on the rise of Lex Records as the most influential publisher in the music industry.

(The history of super-heroics recast as the history of rock 'n roll)

Appearing in "Letitia Lerner, Superman's Baby-Sitter"

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Six-month-old Clark Kent give his babysitter Letitia more trouble than she counted on.

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When Superman Jr. gives up crimefighting in despair at never being able to live up to his father's ongoing legacy, Batman Jr. arranges for the original to fake his own death, so that his son can see that he will always be needed.

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President Superman in Crisis, Day 853.

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Superman's rocket lands on Thomas and Martha Wayne, causing the horribly disfigured Bruce Wayne to swear eternal vengeance on its occupant. Years later, a grown Batman breaks into Lex Luthor's lab, murders his adopted son with kryptonite bullets and then takes his own life.

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A series of splash pages for Elseworlds stories in a Silver Age style.

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(A satirical reimagining of Kingdom Come, with Superman drawn in the style of an aging, bloated Elvis)

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