Reign of the Supermen #501: Kid Superboy

Source: Superboy vol.3 #61 (1999)
Type: Alternate Earth, possibly an Elseworld
One of the Superboys on Infinite Earths, the character I'm calling Kid Superboy appears to exist on the same Elseworld as the Justice Riders. Those look like the Wonder Woman, Flash and Hawkman analogs in the background. Nice touch to have him ride a horse called Comet. However, I do have to wonder about his origins. This world DOES have a Clark Kent, but he doesn't seem to use a Superman identity. How did the Kid get cloned exactly? Well, he probably wasn't. That's not exactly a western trope. More likely, he's some long-lost family member who took up the pistols of justice perhaps inspired by the stories his older brother/cousin/father wrote in his dime store novels.



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