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Why did Superman relinquish his powers before pursuing a sexual relationship with Lois?

In regard to Superman II specifically, there's no official explanation that I know of, so we can only speculate as to what the actual reason was. Genetic compatibility for reproduction hasn't been an ...
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Why did Superman relinquish his powers before pursuing a sexual relationship with Lois?

This was the subject of a famous humorous essay by the science fiction author Larry Niven: "Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex.". According to Wikipedia, "The issues discussed include ...
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What does the phrase "fully fueled, in gander" from the Superman story "City Under Siege" mean?

Gander is, as mentioned in comments, a place — Gander Airport, in Gander, Newfoundland, near Gander Bay. Airliners used to be slower and have quite a bit less range, so long-distance flights would ...
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