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"How to Win a War in Space": Day 3

Quote1.png I killed every living thing on Czarnia fer fun. I killed Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny an' things that don't even exist, an' so help me, I tried ta follow th' triple-fold path o' peace. I tried my best... but frag me for a bastich, even I got limits! Quote2.png

52 #36 is an issue of the series 52 (Volume 1) with a cover date of March, 2007. It was published on January 10, 2007.

Synopsis for "How to Win a War in Space"

Day 3
Lobo brings Adam Strange, Animal Man and Starfire before Lady Styx, and asks for payment. However, Lady Styx feels that Lobo is a coward and issues a litany of insults, which Lobo's trusted dolphin companion translates for him. Unable to maintain his pledge to the triple-fold path of peace, Lobo flies into a fury and begins hacking away at Lady Styx's troops. He tosses her into the maw of Ekron, who then flies into the path of a Sun-Eater. When everything settles down, Adam Strange and Starfire discover that Animal Man has been shot with necro-toxin. He convulses slightly and then dies.

Day 5
Back on Earth, Renée Montoya continues to watch over Vic Sage at St. Luke's Hospital. His condition worsens, and he is slowly slipping away.

Day 6
Renée meets up with Kate Kane to discuss Vic's illness. Renée decides to bring him back to Nanda Parbat in the hopes of finding a cure.

In Kahndaq, Osiris mourns over the regrettable choice he made to take another's life. Sobek tries to cheer him up.

Day 7
Supernova meets with Rip Hunter. Rip is desperately attempting to cobble something together using various hi-tech devices, such as the gravity rods of the Starmen, Luthor's Kryptonite gauntlet and the Shadow-Thief's Dimensionmeter. Their primary concern however is evading the psychopathic robot, Skeets. They sequester themselves inside the shrunken city of Kandor, in the hopes of avoiding detection, but Skeets has already located them.

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  • Chronosphere

Synopsis for "The Origin of Power Girl"

The Origin of Power Girl is revealed in this issue.

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  • The ticker-tape on the bottom of the cover reads, "Osiris's agony!... Lobo's last stand!... Rip Hunter's secret location revealed!... "
  • Lobo brags about killing Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny in this issue. As unlikely as it may sound, this event actually took place. It happened in the Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special.

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