- Harsher in Hindsight:
- "Superman's Power Trip", where the Man of Steel gets Power Incontinence, is relatively lighthearted thanks to its quick resolution. After the Justice League episode "Only a Dream" reveals that Superman's worst fear is losing control of his powers and killing the people he wants to protect...not so much.
- In one short story, one of the scientists comments admiringly on how much help Professor Hamilton has given Superman. After their mutual Broken Pedestal in "Legacy" and Hamilton's FaceHeel Turn in Justice League, it's much harsher.
- Hilarious in Hindsight: The title "Jimmy Olsen vs. Darkseid" come Countdown to Final Crisis, when Jimmy does briefly have a battle with the lord of Apokolips.
- Wheelchair Woobie: Jimmy Olsen in "Yesterday's Man of Tomorrow". He was crippled by crossfire because Superman had exiled himself.
YMMV / The Superman Adventures