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Even Superman Couldn't Stop the Web

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Even Superman Couldn't Stop the Web

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The Daily Planet, a victim of the media industry's rush toward the Internet, will soon be back on the newsstands in the bustling city of Metropolis. But the most famous newspaper in comic-book history is facing an uncertain future that will test the mettle of even the most mild-mannered reporter.

In "Superman" Issue No. 151, to be released Oct. 6, readers will learn why evil media mogul Lex Luthor has given the defunct daily newspaper to former publisher/editor in chief Perry White. They will also see the newspaper play a bigger role in the 61-year-old comic-book series.

"Lois Lane and Clark Kent will come back to the Daily Planet, which will try to regain its former glory," said Mike Carlin, an executive editor at New York-based DC Comics, publisher of "Superman."

The Daily Planet has been out of business for months since Luthor, Superman's nemesis since 1940, bought the paper and converted it into a Web site known as Lex. …

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