Electric Bluegaloo

Electric Bluegaloo, Act 9: Happy Birthday, Lena
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 9: Happy Birthday, Lena
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, Lex Luthor and Contessa Erica Alexandra del Portenza welcome their daughter to the world. Well, Lex does. The Contessa is... otherwise occupied.
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 8: The Dragon's Teeth
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 8: The Dragon's Teeth
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, we're edging closer to the Millennium Giants, and Superman's Halloween costume must be seen to be believed!
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 7: World Gone Wild
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 7: World Gone Wild
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, the Electric Blue Era goes full Kirby, and Scorn has a date to the dance.
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 6: Genesis
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 6: Genesis
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, Genesis hits the Superman titles with world-shaking changes like... uh... hang on, I'll get back to you on this.
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 5: Olsen Vs. Intergang
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 5: Olsen Vs. Intergang
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, Jimmy Olsen is marked for death by Intergang and Lex Luthor finally goes on trial for his crimes!
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 4: The Gang's All Here
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 4: The Gang's All Here
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, August comes in a little quiet --- if you consider a coal mine cave-in and some light arson to be "quiet."
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 3: Saviour And Scorn
Electric Bluegaloo, Act 3: Saviour And Scorn
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, Superman faces off against some new challenges, including the comic book equivalent of readers who loudly declared that this electric guy wasn't their Superman at all!
Electric Bluegaloo, Act Two: Civil War In Kandor
Electric Bluegaloo, Act Two: Civil War In Kandor
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, we look at the fan reaction in the letter columns, Booster Gold gets a new costume with a lot less fanfare, and Superman heads to the Bottle City of Kandor alongside the Atom!
Electric Bluegaloo, Act One: Superman... Reborn!
Electric Bluegaloo, Act One: Superman... Reborn!
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the question, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, Superman's new costume makes its debut, and Metropolis almost gets nuked. Again.
Electric Bluegaloo: Re-Examining Superman's 'Electric Blue' Year
Electric Bluegaloo: Re-Examining Superman's 'Electric Blue' Year
Of all the strange transformations Superman has undergone in his 78-year history, none has been quite so derided as the year where his familiar costume and powers were replaced with a blue and white "containment suit" and a tenuous relationship with electricity. But that raises the questio, was it really all that bad? Two decades later, we want to find out, so ComicsAlliance is taking a look back at the Electric Blue Era of Superman to find out not just what worked, but if anything worked. This is... Electric Bluegaloo. This week, we start with a look at the stories that led to Superman's new look, and try to figure out just why anyone thought this was a good idea to begin with.