Adventures of Superman

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Adventures of Superman Golden Vulture Television
Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “The Golden Vulture” and “Jimmy Olsen, Boy Editor”

By | Aug 10, 2019 | Television

Adventures of Superman goes to great lengths to show that most of its characters aren’t worth saving in these two frustrating episodes. 1. Scurvy? “The Golden Vulture” is about a salvage ship’s captain and his obsession with being a pirate. I mean, technically that’s not the plot of the episode, but every time we see […]

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Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “My Friend, Superman” and “The Clown Who Cried”

By | Jul 20, 2019 | Television

This week, Adventures of Superman introduces a few odd characters, and reveals something very specific about Clark Kent’s sense of humor. 1. Mr. Boombatz! “My Friend, Superman” features an Italian stereotype so broadly drawn you can see the grease stains on the television set. Tony, proprietor of a diner that serves such delights as “Super […]

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Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “The Man in the Lead Mask” and “Panic in the Sky”

By | Jul 6, 2019 | Television

Adventures of Superman avoids the threat of someone finding out Clark’s identity for exactly one (1) episode, and then is right back on its bullshit. 1. A plan too sinister to be true! “The Man in the Lead Mask” is predicated on the idea that, to paraphrase The Royal Tenenbaums, “Everyone knows that fingerprints can’t […]

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Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “Shot in the Dark” and “The Defeat of Superman”

By | Jun 15, 2019 | Television

Adventures of Superman spends most of its episodes dealing with very small stakes and, most importantly, situations that present zero harm to Superman himself. However, the two episodes I’m talking about this week are different, as they are focused almost exclusively on how things may break bad for Superman. Let’s dig in. 1. The most […]

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Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “Man Who Could Read Minds” and “Jet Ace”

By | Jun 8, 2019 | Television

Adventures of Superman somewhat diversifies its rogues’ gallery, adding in some people other than petty criminals to the ranks. 1. Jimmy “Action” Olsen In “Man Who Could Read Minds,” Jimmy all of a sudden thinks he’s Superman himself, trying to take down criminals without any physical prowess or intelligence to speak of. I know that […]

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