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Superman (1939) - #247
"Must There Be A Superman?"
DC Comics


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Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: January 1972
Cover Price: US $ 0.25

Issue Tagline: Extra! Introducing A New Series... "The Private Life Of Clark Kent" Special! A "Superman Of Tomorrow" Classic!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 48 pages

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Letters Column: Metropolis Mailbag

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Action Comics (1938) #338

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The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (1987) HC vol. 01
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (1987) TPB vol. 01
Green Lantern: In Brightest Day (2008) TPB
Klassiker der Comic-Literatur (2005) #1
Superman In The Seventies (2000) TPB
Superman: A Celebration of 75 Years (2013) HC
Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (2004) TPB vol. 01

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Writer(s):
Elliot S! Maggin

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Curt Douglas Swan

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Murphy Anderson

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The Guardians of the Universe plant the idea in Superman's mind that his presence on Earth is causing its cultural evolution to come to a standstill. Returning to Earth, Superman does his best to not interfere with problems that individuals can solve themselves, but how long can Superman stick to his new ideals?

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The Private Life Of Clark Kent

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Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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Reprints Action Comics #338 but with the date changed from 2966 to 2466 - presumably to avoid clashing with the Legion of Superheroes

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