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Don’t Send Me No More Letters No – Did You Know That Everyone Has About 20 Doppelgangers?

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In this feature I spotlight responses that amuse me for whatever reason by Mort Weisinger to letters fans wrote in to the Superman family of titles back in the 1950s and 1960s. Here is an archive of past installments.

In this latest installment, Mort drops some absurdly silly science about doppelgangers on an incredulous reader…

As you might know by now, a recurring trope in Superman stories under Mort Weisinger’s reign was having a character be an exact double of Superman, Lois Lane or even Supergirl. Here‘s some examples of Superman doubles and here are some examples of Lois Lane doubles.

In the letter column of 1963’s Action Comics #300, though, it is Supergirl’s doubles that a letter writer is taking issue with…


What do you think the odds are that there is even a Professor Warren Dow at all?