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Sounds like the story "Beware the Super-Genius Baby!", originally published in Superman Vol. 1 #224 (February, 1970). The brain of Superman's son is enhanced by radiation directed at his mother during his gestation, by a pair of villainous scientists. Superman later manages to return his son to normal by rigging a puzzle so that it released liquid ...


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If the child had a large head then it sounds like Superman #224, cover dated February 1970. The story is called "Beware the Super-Genius Baby" and was written by Robert Kanigher and illustrated by Curt Swan (pencils) and George Roussos (inks). Cover here: Edit: I've been narrowly beaten to it!


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Yes. This is sourced in Kenner’s promo mini-comic #1, Flaming Beginnings, published by DC Comics and released in 1985 with first generation of toys. These comics were packaged with the first vehicles released. As a promotional advertisement branded by Kenner, the implication is the story was intended to apply to the toys, which predated the cartoon and ...


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Might you be thinking of Denise Baranger, also known as Animus...? She had two forms -- one human, one monstrous -- but her monstrous form certainly fits your description, and she did project beams from her forehead in that form. She also featured in a multi-part storyline which spanned Captain America Vol. 1 #228-230 and Incredible Hulk Vol. 1 #232, and ...


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The timeframe doesn't work out (this was in 1999), but could you have a somewhat muddled memory of Joel Kent from Superman & Batman: Generations? While Lois was pregnant with Joel, Lex Luthor and the Joker exposed her unborn child to Gold Kryptonite radiation, which caused him to be born human, without any of his father's powers. To protect him from the ...


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