In 1984, Superman teamed up with the one, the only, Santa Claus, in an issue that truly qualifies for my salute to great team ups in comic book history.
Co-written by E. Nelson Bridwell and Len Wein, and illustrated by the quintessential Superman artist Curt Swan, this could-have-been-corny-but-actually-is-kinda-need comic, suitable for all ages, gives us a glimpse into Superman’s childhood.
He misses his toy like Burns missed Bobo. And this inspires him to work with Santa to foil the plans of the perfect Christmas villain…
Yes, Toyman. Of course.
And, in the end, of course there’s a little something Santa has for Kal-El….