Thursday, September 18, 2008

Clark and Jonathan and Jack Ride the Night Train

Apparently, DC Comics recalled the cover to Action Comics #869 due to the depiction of Clark Kent drinking a beer (cue "the vapors", fainting couch) which was edited to show the pair drinking soda pop. But what few know is that the beer cover was itself a rework of an earlier, riskier draft:


8 comments:

Cully said...

They still edited the joint out of his buddy's left hand.

Anonymous said...

So, um, Clark wears his shirt open, revealing his costume but still wears his glasses...?

Worked for Captain Amazing, I suppose...

joe bloke said...

i KNEW Supes was a JD man. yeah, that explains a lot. and, look! how cool is that? there's his mum on the porch, with the jello shots and the stripper!

LurkerWithout said...

Given that Supes probably can't even get drunk, he'd probably pick by taste. And most alcohol doesn't ACTUALLY taste very good. Especially to someone with enhanced senses I'd think...

Jason said...

"That Night Train is a mean wine..."

Matthew A. said...

>>Given that Supes probably can't even get drunk

Or is it that it takes a *LOT* to give him even the mildest buzz?

Comics Creator said...

Superman can share liquor notes with Wolvie. :)

Anonymous said...

Steve Lombard can use the lords name in vain.

thats okay DC?

The Shark can chew up some teen and spit out their eyeball
thats okay DC???

but Superman can't have a drink with his dad?