Action Comics is the world’s longest running comic book but this September DC Comics will be rebooting and renumbering all its books so Superman is going out with a bang.

In his prime Superman could travel faster than the speed of light and break the time-barrier, but it seems he’s is slowing down in his old age.

In the penultimate issue, Action Comics #903, Superman shoots himself out of a cannon! Of course, he calls it an accelerator and justifies it by saying it will allow him to hit maximum velocity before the enemy can react. (I guess he’s never heard of a running start.)

What’s really absurd is that Lois is utterly unfazed by this. Here’s how it should have gone down:

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