Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In Which We Remember the Time Superman Helped the President Trim Up a Few Fat Kids

For those of us who weren't around or cognizant at the time, we can only imagine how traumatic the assassination of President John Kennedy was to the nation.  This was acknowledged in the pages of Superman #168:

To continue the tribute, the story mentioned there was reprinted in Superman #170.  It was a nice thing to do, but the story was still ridiculous.  Here is a highlight:

Yes, a steam bath apparently takes weight off at the rate of about 10 pounds an hour.  Take that, makers of Slim-Fast!

And now, a CMNS Moment.... of Comic Book Greatness! (tm!)

This has been a CMNS Moment.... of Comic Book Greatness! (tm!)

And, lest we forget:

Superman without his powers gets beaten up a lot.

See you tomorrow!

1 comment:

Gene Phillips said...

I've read this story a time or two before, yet I never noticed the little girl saying "Gloop."

Is that supposed to be what a little girl sounds like after she's been crying, or what?