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"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.


Quote1 Look at this, Hal -- The Time Traveller! Published in 1932, it has the distinction of being the first S-F Fanzine! I wonder if anybody connected with it became famous? Quote2
Karen Peterson



Appearing in "Superman: Neutron Nightmare!"

Featured Characters:

  • Superman (also disguised as Tim Moore)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • TNT Trio (Single appearance)
    • Ted Grand (Only appearance; dies)
    • Neutron (First appearance & origin)
    • Tim Moore (Single appearance)
  • Underground Boring Machine Operators
    • Mole (Single appearance)
    • Man (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:

  • Underground Boring Mole

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 "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:



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.

Notes

  • This book was first published on August 20, 1981.
  • Guest penciler Joe Staton.
  • As noted in the letters page to Action Comics #530, Julius Schwartz, Mort Weisinger and "Mr. Science Fiction" Forrest J. Ackerman (Who coined the nickname "Sci-Fi") were all connected with the magazine.

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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