Capes and Japes
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5 months ago

#296 – James Harper

The Guardian

Today we talk about Jim Harper, who is a guy without any superpowers who goes by The Guardian to fight petty crime with a shield. He also adopted four newsboys and got cloned multiple times.

Today's mentioned & relevant media:
-Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (1954) #135-148
-All-Star Squadron (1981) #16, 25-27, 31-32, 43-44, 50, 54, 59, 60
-Secret Origins (1986) #19, 49
-The Adventures of Superman (1987) #480, 485, 488-489, 497-498, 500-501, 506, 510-513, 516, 522, 539, 542-544, 550, 553, 556
-Superman (1986) #26-28, 36-37, 41-43, 50, 54-58, 62, 66, 78, 90, 96, 133
-Action Comics (1938) #648-649, 659, 670, 675, 678, 684-686, 698-699, 872-874, 880-885
-Superman: The Man of Steel (1991) #6, 9-10, 19-21, 31-34, 64, 77
-Showcase '96 #4
-Superboy (1993) #39-40, 49-92, 100
-Seven Soldiers: The Manhattan Guardian (2005)
-Superman (2006) #682-697
-Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen Special (2008) #1
-Superman: War of the Supermen (2010)
-Justice League of America (2006) #41-43
-The Newsboy Legion/Boy Commandos Special (2017) #1
-Action Comics (2016) #1002, 1006, 1011, 1035-1036
-Checkmate (2021) #3-6

-Ms. Marvel: The New Mutant (2023) #1
-Blue Beetle (2023) #1
-Fire & Ice: Welcome to Smallville (2023) #1
-Magneto (2023) #2
-Birds of Prey (2023) #1

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