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"The Day The Earth Exploded": An unnamed immortal alien race is wrecking the planet Earth while searching for five items placed on the planet Earth during its pangaea stage eons ago. It's up to Superman to stop the immortal aliens from destroying the Earth all in the name of a treasure hunt of g


Quote1 Your bravado amuses us, Superman! Indeed your interference will make the hunt more of a challenge for us... and for that, we thank you! As we are, in your terms, immortal-- we can wait until you are dead to proceed! Quote2
"The Exploder"

Action Comics #550 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of December, 1983.

Appearing in "The Day The Earth Exploded"

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Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • "The Exploder" (Unnamed) (Single appearance) (Origin)
    • Three Members (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Six Members (Unnamed) (Flashback only) (Single appearance)
  • Three Armor Truck Robbers (Unnamed) (Cameo)

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • 5 Ancient Alien Disks (Flashback and main story) (Origin)
    • Ancient Artifact (from Egypt found by Professor Lang)
    • Ancient Artifact (from western South America found by Professor Olsen)
    • Ancient Artifact (from California)
    • Ancient Artifact (from Antartica)
    • Ancient Artifact (from a jungle in Africa)
  • Jimmy Olsen's Signal Watch
  • Rubik's Cubes
  • Giant-sized Bronze Globe (Destroyed)

Vehicles:

  • Alien's Spacecraft
  • Ancient Alien Spacecraft (Flashback only)

Concepts:

  • Pangaea (Flashback only)

Synopsis for "The Day The Earth Exploded"

An unnamed immortal alien race is wrecking the planet Earth while searching for five items placed on the planet Earth during its pangaea stage eons ago. It's up to Superman to stop the immortal aliens from destroying the Earth all in the name of a treasure hunt of galactic proportions.



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