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"The Forging of Young Batman!": Superboy first learns of the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne through an old headline and goes to see Bruce Wayne, who is capturing a burglar at [[Wayne M


Quote1 He has a brilliant mind and a world of courage! He'll make a splendid hero! Yes, someday, we'll be a great team — Batman and I! Quote2
Superboy

Superboy #182 is an issue of the series Superboy (Volume 1) with a cover date of February, 1972.

Appearing in "The Forging of Young Batman!"

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  • Batmobile (On a TV or computer screen) (Flashforward)
  • Fishing Boats
  • Helicopter
  • Judge's Barge
  • Trailer Truck

Synopsis for "The Forging of Young Batman!"

Superboy first learns of the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne through an old headline and goes to see Bruce Wayne, who is capturing a burglar at Wayne Manor. Bruce is beginning his crime-fighting career as the masked and costumed Executioner, and has become convinced that his parents were killed by "The Zodiac Killer", whose exploits are reported in the Gotham Gazette. But Superboy proves that the Zodiac Killer is merely a fiction dreamed up by sensationalist reporter Otis Higbee, and Bruce, embarrassed and angered, breaks up their partnership.

Appearing in "Album of Unsung Heroes!"

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  • Prehistoric Monster (Flashback only)

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  • Zar-Al's father (Dies in flashback)
  • Supremo's Uncle Jason (Flashback only)

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  • Zar-Al's time-ship
  • Dworn's gold spacecraft

Synopsis for "Album of Unsung Heroes!"

Superboy makes a recording of his past meetings with other super-powered youths, specifically Zar-Al, Dworn and Supremo.

Appearing in "The Amazing Tots of Smallville!"

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  • The Capone Mob
    • Scarface Louie
    • Duke

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  • A Federal Agent
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    • Zeke
    • Hiram
  • Smallville Police Department

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Synopsis for "The Amazing Tots of Smallville!"

This story is reprinted from Superboy #102.

A mob is operating a whiskey still near Smallville and intend to shut Jonathan Kent's mouth for demanding the police drive the gang away and to steal an invention of Prof. Lewis Lang's, but Superbaby accidentally foils their plans.

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