Way back in April of 1996, a letter appeared in the back of Superboy #26 (vol. 3). You might recognize the name of the exuberant fan, and he might have gone on to be the prime creative force at DC Comics.
Don’t stop believin’ fanboys! Geoff Johns, superstar writer and Chief Creative Officer for DC Comics, sent in a fan letter. Seven years later, after giving some DC folks a tour of a Richard Donner movie set, Johns wrote Teen Titans #1, where on the last page, it was revealed that Lex Luthor’s DNA was part of Superboy’s makeup.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of Jeff Reid for scanning his archives and repeatedly pulling out, and scanning the gems he finds.