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MEMORY MONDAY

Memory Monday – Man of Steel Merch!

Yeah, even Superman can get screwed in contract negotiations, I guess…

Superman negotiates

Oh, all right — you caught me. That’s not really Superman. Or, rather, it’s Superman’s body, but his mind has been swapped with that of general arch-nuisance Ambush Bug, who is taking advantage of the situation to do some re-negotiating for Kal-El. Note that he’s talking to “Levitz” on the phone. That would be Paul Levitz, the guy in charge of DC Operations at the time…as well as the frequent creative partner of this issue’s plotter and artist, Keith Giffen. You gotta love the meta…

(From DC Comics Presents #81, May 1985. Story by Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming. Art by Keith Giffen and Bob Oksner.)

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