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  1. Cover by Neal Adams.
  2. "The Challenge of Terra-Man!" written by Cary Bates, penciled by Curt Swan and inked by Murphy Anderson. (Superman vs Terra Man, with Nova, Martha and Johnathan Kent and Superboy (flashbacks)) - Introduction of Terra Man, a villain who looks like he's from the old West, but has futuristic weapons. Reprinted in Superman in the Seventies.
  3. "The Origin of Terra-Man" written by Cary Bates, penciled by Dick Dillin and inked by Neal Adams. (Terra-Man, Collector and Nova) - Tera-Man's origin. Reprinted in Limited Collectors' Edition #39.
  4. "High Man on a Flagpole!" Reprinted from Superman #46. A flagpole sitting contest is held for the love of a woman. Can Superman make sure the contest is fair?

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Superman Fights Generic Villain With Incredible Powers 0

'The Challenge of Terra-Man!' is like a lot of other stories that ran in Superman in the decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s - basically a villain (not one of Superman's regulars) shows up, possessing incredible powers of science and/or magic, and proceeds to whoop the pants out of superman for several pages before the Man of Might manages to incapacitate him (and he goes on the shelf for a few years).This time it's an Old-West type villain, with a winged horse, and a six shooter full of gimmicky hi...

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