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"Fetch": At the Kent household, Jonathan and Martha observe that Clark has only eaten 2 serving instead of his usual 5. As they wash dishes, Jonathan wonders if something is bothering Clark and Martha replies that Clark is a child and children of his age worry about all kinds of stuff. Suddenly,

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Superman Red and Blue #5 is an issue of the series Superman Red and Blue (Volume 1) with a cover date of September, 2021. It was published on July 20, 2021.

Synopsis for "Fetch"

At the Kent household, Jonathan and Martha observe that Clark has only eaten 2 serving instead of his usual 5. As they wash dishes, Jonathan wonders if something is bothering Clark and Martha replies that Clark is a child and children of his age worry about all kinds of stuff. Suddenly, Clark hears something crash-land several miles away and speeds off to investigate, followed by Jonathan and Martha.

The Kents reach their destination, a crash site marked by a spaceship of Kryptonian design. Clark recognized the ship as like the one that brought him to Earth. As he reaches out to the ship, the ship’s canopy opens, revealing a dog inside. The dog suddenly jumps towards Clark in a playful manner and Clark begins to play with him.

As Clark and the dog play, a recording from the ship plays right in front of Jonathan and Martha. It displays a hologram of Jor-El, Clark’s biological father, who records about his efforts to build a ship strong enough to bring his son, Kal-El, to Earth. In this attempt, he loaded his prototype ship with live cargo: the family's dog Krypto.

Sometime later, Clark and Krypto build their friendship, happily observed by Jonathan and Martha, who explains to Jonathan that Krypto is more than just a dog to Clark. Every kid needs a dog, Clark more so than anyone because Clark is different than any other kid and Krypto is the perfect companion to Clark because they both come from the same world. Clark and Krypto are not alone anymore.

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Synopsis for "De-Escalation"

Clark visits a grocery store at summertime Metropolis and is greeted by the shopkeeper, a girl named Lisa, who is studying for her math exam. Lisa is having problems with math operations and is worried that she will fail her exam, but Clark is confident that she will pass. Suddenly, a gun-wielding teenager barges into the store and demands that Lisa hands over all the money from the cash register.

Clark tells Lisa to hide behind the counter and tries to talk to the young man, who Clark can tell is scared and nervous, so he locks the store for him and the teenager to talk in private and not scare anyone else. He then capitalizes on the teenager's fear and convinces him to hand over the gun. The teenager is scared the police will be harsh on him, but Clark is confident that the police will probably go easy on him if the teenager is honest about what happened and promises never to step foot in Lisa's grocery store again.

The teenager takes his leave and Lisa is amazed that Clark was able to defuse the situation without further incident, but Clark admits that if that were another kind of person, things would have probably ended differently. Lisa decides that she has had enough excitement for one day, so she closes the store and returns home to study for her exams, but not before giving Clark a Superman doll as a gift. Clark has become Lisa's personal Superman.

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Synopsis for "Your Favorite"

At a coffee shop, Lois asks Jimmy about his favorite Superman photo. Jimmy taken lots of Superman photos over the years, but Lois thinks that Jimmy must have a personal favorite. Jimmy remembers the one time Superman took on Lex, Mongul, Silver Banshee, Bizarro, Metallo and Parasite while trying to protect bystanders. Against all odds, Superman defeated his foes and saved the bystanders. He later talked to Superman about what happened, but Superman informed Jimmy that Jimmy had left the cap on his camera on, much to Jimmy’s frustration. As Jimmy removes the cap, however, the camera goes off and takes a picture of Superman and Jimmy sharing a laugh. That photo would become Jimmy’s personal favorite.

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Synopsis for "Red Sun… Blue Dot"

As Kal-El's spaceship departs from Krypton, Jor-El deeply apologizes to Lara for his failure to convince the people of Krypton that their planet was facing the end of its life. He harshly criticizes the Kryptonian people's hubris and belief that they could bend their own planet to their will and now, Krypton and its people will have no future. At least, Jor-El and Lara can take comfort on the fact that their son will be spared from Krypton’s fate and have a new life on a brand-new world, not too different from Krypton.

Lara is concerned that Kal-El will be sent to be a primitive world, dismissing its inhabitants as savages and barbarians, but Jor-El tells her that the new world's yellow sun will empower Kal-El and make him a god amongst his new people. Also, Kal-El will be accompanied not only by his parents' love but also by the history and culture of his people, left for him in the form of recordings and messages. On a new home, Kal-El will write a new future for Krypton.

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Synopsis for "Generations"

Jonathan visits a priest at Smallville's local church and apologizes for not visiting in quite a while. The priest understands Jonathan was busy with the adoption process, however, and listens to Jonathan’s problems. Jonathan expresses his beliefs that he is not being a good father and that he doesn’t know much about being a father in the first place. The priest tells Jonathan the story of Jesus rising above the water. When that happened, God Himself told Jesus that He loved His son and Jesus made Him proud.

He tells Jonathan to ensure that his son knows that his father will always be proud of him and Jonathan thanks him for his time. As Jonathan returns home, he watches baby Clark sleep and expresses his pride in him. As Clark grows older, Jonathan watches him on every step of the way, telling him that Clark is special and, that Jonathan loves him and will always be proud of him. Years have passed, Jonathan has died and Clark has become Superman. Still, he puts his father's words of wisdom to use everyday. No matter what challenge he faces, he expresses his love and pride towards his humanity and after a long day of heroism, he takes a moment to fly above the Earth's orbit to observes the planet and profess his love for it and its people.

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