"Superman: Friend or Foe?": Superman races the clock to bring an antidote to two dying children while battling emergencies around the globe.
- Kent, Edge hires you to talk. I hire you to write!
Synopsis for "Superman: Friend or Foe?"
Superman races the clock to bring an antidote to two dying children while battling emergencies around the globe.
Appearing in "Superman: Friend or Foe?"
- Jimmy Olsen
- Justin Moore
- Lois Lane
- Perry White
- Alice White (In a photograph only) (in Perry White's trash can)
- Morgan Edge (Mentioned only)
- Three Members (Unnamed) (Single appearance) (attacked Metropolis City Hall)
- Four Members (Unnamed) (Single appearance) (attacked an unnamed location)
- Afghan Terrorists (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
- Daily Planet Employees (Unnamed)
- Rory Stasson (of the Metropolis Eagle) (Mentioned only)
- Vandal Savage (Mentioned only) (from the events in Action Comics #542 and Action Comics #543)
- Metropolis General Hospital
- Doctor (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
- Nurse (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
- Jeffrey O'Hara (Single appearance)
- Jennifer O'Hara (Single appearance)
- Members of the Press (Unnamed)
- Citizens of Metropolis (Unnamed)
- Metropolis Police Department
- Soviet Military Personnel (Unnamed)
- Major Andanoff (Single appearance)
- Corporal Korschev (Single appearance)
- Sub-Chairman Glaskov (Mentioned only)
- Glaskov's Wife (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
- Red Star (Cameo) (In a vision)
- Soviet Doctor (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
- Cruise Ship Passengers (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
- Metropolis Eagle Reporter (Unnamed) (Cameo)
- Jaws (Mentioned only)
- Citizens of Paris (Unnamed)
- Child (Unnamed) (saved by Superman)
- Swiss Alps Skiers (Unnamed)
- Ugandas (Unnamed)
- Family of Three (saved by Superman)
- Pluto (Mentioned only)
- United States of America
- Atlantic Ocean
- Floating Island (caused by an earthquake)
- Middle East (Mentioned only)
- Afghanistan (Mentioned only)
- Metropolis Eagle Newspapers
- Daily Planet Newspaper
- H.I.V.E. Ice-Guns (called Star Wars weaponry by Superman)
- Ski Lift Cable (repaired by Superman)
- Cruise Ship (Unnamed) (In ruins)
- Soviet Passenger Jetliner
- Rory Stasson may have been fired from the Metropolis Eagle due to the front page story of the Metropolis Eagle announcing that his column has been cancelled.
- On page 10 panel 2, Superman makes a double reference to two of Steven Spielberg's movies when he said, "...A Jaws encounter of the third kind!" Referencing both Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
- Superman mentioned that he hasn't been to the Eiffel Tower "since that bomb problem" a possible reference to the events in Superman II.