"Superman: "The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis!"": In the 1990s a nearly powerless Superman in his faded Clark Kent outfit panhandles in Metropolis. As he goes through Metropolis he sees how the improvements in technology have eliminated the need for a Superman. Climate control has melted the

Action Comics #396 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of January, 1971. It was published on November 25, 1970.

Synopsis for Superman: "The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis!"

In the 1990s a nearly powerless Superman in his faded Clark Kent outfit panhandles in Metropolis. As he goes through Metropolis he sees how the improvements in technology have eliminated the need for a Superman. Climate control has melted the ice caps revealing his Fortress of Solitude. He returns to the abandoned building he now calls home with food he has bought for the two people staying with him. His latest attempt at find a cure for his condition winds up destroying his Clark Kent outfit forcing him to panhandle in a blanket and shawl. In his attempt to get a coin that misses his cup he reveals his Superman suit and escapes the resulting hero-worshiping mob.

Appearing in Superman: "The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis!"

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  • Carl Reynolds (First appearance)
  • Lisa Reynolds (First appearance)
  • Rob Fletcher (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Tales of the Fortress: "The Invaders from Nowhere!"

Superman is abducted to a microscopic world which exists within his Fortress which uses him as a power source, until an overload destroys their planet.

Appearing in Tales of the Fortress: "The Invaders from Nowhere!"

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  • The Seekers
    • Klurr (Single appearance)
    • Tirrik (Single appearance)

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