Bizarro is the perfect character for the April Fool’s Day episode. Part I explores the silver age Bizarro in the following stories, with their reprint information provided. If you haven’t read some or any of these stories, search for the reprint editions and enjoy the stories for yourselves first. Then come back and listen to this episode.
SUPERBOY #68: THE BOY OF STEEL VS. THE THING OF STEEL, reprinted in THE GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD tpb/hc
ACTION COMICS 254: THE BATTLE WITH BIZARRO and ACTION COMICS 255: THE BRIDE OF BIZARRO, reprinted in SUPERMAN IN THE FIFTIES tpb and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL. I tpb.
ACTION COMICS 263 : THE WORLD OF BIZARROS and ACTION COMICS 264: THE SUPERMAN BIZARRO, reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL.’s I & II tpb.
SUPERMAN 140: THE SON OF BIZARRO, reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN VOL. II tpb, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL. I tpb, and SUPERMAN: ESCAPE FROM BIZARRO WORLD hc.
SUPERMAN 483: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TOMORROW? Part I, reprinted on WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TOMORROW? tpb (out of print) and HC (scheduled to be published July 8, 2009) and DC UNIVERSE: THE STORIES OF ALAN MOORE tpb.
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