"Superman: "Neutron Nightmare!"": Nat Tryon, one of Lex Luthor's hirelings, is changed by a radiation bombardment into Neutron, a nuclear-powered villain, and seeks revenge on Superman for not delivering him from his predicament.


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Karen Peterson

Action Comics #525 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of November, 1981. It was published on August 20, 1981.

Synopsis for Superman: "Neutron Nightmare!"

Nat Tryon, one of Lex Luthor's hirelings, is changed by a radiation bombardment into Neutron, a nuclear-powered villain, and seeks revenge on Superman for not delivering him from his predicament.

Appearing in Superman: "Neutron Nightmare!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • TNT Trio (Single appearance)
    • Ted Grand (Only appearance; dies)
    • Neutron (First appearance & origin)
    • Tim Moore (Single appearance)
  • Underground Boring Machine Operators
    • The Mole (First appearance)
    • The Mole's Gang Member (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • S.T.A.R. Labs Scientists (Unnamed) (from 1980)
  • Lex Luthor (from 1980)
  • Mayor (Harkness???) (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Governor (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Ronald Reagan (Mentioned only)
  • Metropolis Prison Guards (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Warden (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Priest (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Man (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Neutron Displacer
  • Daily Planet Globe
  • Bible (Mentioned only)

Vehicles:

  • The Mole's Underground Boring Machine (First appearance)


Synopsis for Air Wave: "Air Wave Goes Blank!"

At a science fiction art exhibit, Air Wave encounters a costumed thief called the Cosmic Corsair and gains a case of amnesia.

Appearing in Air Wave: "Air Wave Goes Blank!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • 1932 (Mentioned only)
  • Mercury (Mentioned only)
  • Texas
    • Dallas
      • Convention Center (Unnamed)
      • Petersons' Residence
      • Jordans' Residence
      • Gilmore's Residence

Items:

  • Paul Wesso Cover Painting (Destroyed)
  • Saturn (model)
  • Cosmic Corsair Costume (Karen's)
  • Green Lantern Costume (Harold's)

Vehicles:


Notes

Trivia

  • For the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Daily Planet, Lois Lane spearheaded a campaign to have the iconic Daily Planet Globe restored on top of the Galaxy Communications Building. The globe was removed when Morgan Edge's Galaxy Communications took control of the building.


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