By Brent Frankenhoff
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Before it began working with the Superman character, Fleischer Studios’ most notable characters were Betty Boop and Popeye, who both starred in popular theatrical shorts throughout the 1940s. However, the animation world changed dramatically in 1939 with the release of Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This high- quality, full-length color movie revolutionized the marketplace for animated theatrical ﬁlms. Fleischer Studios felt that it needed to respond, so it began hiring more animators and producing full-length features too.
In the comic, Letitia humorously ﬁnds herself having a hard time controlling a superstrong baby. However, DC president Paul Levitz found some of the scenes in the comic offensive, speciﬁcally scenes where the infant Superman crawls into a microwave oven and where he sucks milk directly from Was Superman a SPY? 31 Image courtesy of Loren Collins and Scott Morrison a cow’s udder. Although a few thousand copies had already been printed for distribution in the United Kingdom and some other foreign markets, Levitz ordered the remaining printings pulped at a cost in the thousands of dollars.