Tips For Aspiring Super-Villains #245: Get In Touch With Your Feminine Side
In this issue, Superman suddenly finds everyone in his life gender-flipped: Louis Lane, Leslie Luthor, Penny White, and Jenny Olsen are some of the characters he encounters, and that he’s been replaced by Superwoman / Clara Kent.
Kal finally figures out it’s the work of Mr. Mxyzptlk’s fifth-dimensional magic when he realizes that the imp is the only one of Superwoman’s rogues gallery who hasn’t been Rule 63’d, because he was too vain to make himself a woman and keep up the charade.
You don’t pal around with Batman for a couple decades and not pick up some deductive reasoning skills … Mxyzptlk was defeated all because he wouldn’t slap on a wig, a pair of falsies, and some lipstick.
Cover by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano, July 1980
“I haven’t paid the Vatican a visit in years,” she said finally. It’s well past time I dropped in again, just to annoy them.’ “Please don’t,” I said. “I’m pretty sure they’re still getting over the last time you were there. When you transformed all the statues of the Saints into female versions.” I was making a point!” said Molly.
Sailor Moon as Captain America.
The Sailor Moon Avengers
Zagor and Zagor Rule 63 both by Stefano Andreucci