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"Superman: "The World of Superman Masqueraders!"": Superman learns that Gollo, the chameleon creature, and his fellow Zarians have taken to living in the shape of himself or Clark Kent, which makes them a target for predators.


Quote1 You will suffer the same fate, Superman-- --Unless you surrender to the Trophy-Lord the quarry you hold! Quote2
Trophy-Lord

Action Comics #572 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1985. It was published on July 25, 1985.

Appearing in Superman: "The World of Superman Masqueraders!"

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Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Flying Creature (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Trundle Beasts (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Professor Creighton (Single appearance)
  • Founders' Day Parade
    • Participants (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Two Elephants
  • Citizens of Metropolis (Unnamed)
  • Zarians (Unnamed) (Flashback and main story) (from Action Comics #234) (Final appearance)
    • (disguised as)
      • Superman
      • Clark Kent
    • Gollo (Flashback and main story) (from Action Comics #234) (Final appearance)

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Synopsis for Superman: "The World of Superman Masqueraders!"

Superman learns that Gollo, the chameleon creature, and his fellow Zarians have taken to living in the shape of himself or Clark Kent, which makes them a target for predators.

Appearing in Superman: "SOS from Nowhere!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Jraka Bin Dharlok the Trophy-Lord (Single appearance)
    • Two Hunters (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Two Sarikars (creatures) (Single appearance)
  • Two Sarikars (Unnamed) (future descendants of the creatures) (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Portable Tape Player
    • Music of the Spheres (the harmonies of the planets in rotation)
  • Atmospheric Bubble
  • Kryptonian Rancor Horn (Mentioned only)
  • Fortress of Solitude Key
  • Brainiac's Shrinking Ray
  • Superman Medallion (presented to Superman from two future descendants of the two Sarikars Superman saved)
  • Fortress of Solitude Trophies

Vehicles:

  • Trophy-Lord's Spacecraft
    • Mason Pulsars
    • Ion Seekers
    • E.V.A. Dispatchers

Synopsis for Superman: "SOS from Nowhere!"

Superman rescues two creatures from an alien hunter and is rewarded by their time-traveling descendants.

Appearing in Superman: "The Puzzle of the Purloined Fortress!"

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Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • Space (Flashback only)
    • Milky Way (Mentioned only)
    • Phantom Zone (Mentioned only)
    • Earth
      • Location (Unnamed)
        • Ross' Residence
      • North Pole
        • Fortress of Solitude
          • Arsenal (Mentioned only)
          • Interplanetary Zoo (Mentioned only)
          • Communications Room (Mentioned only)
          • The Archives (Mentioned only)
          • Laboratory (Mentioned only)

Items:

  • Home Computer (gift to Jon Ross from Superman)
  • Super-Computer (Flashback and main story)
  • Fortress of Solitude Key (Superman formed it into a spool of wire)
  • Meteor
  • Lex Luthor's Warsuit (Cameo)

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Synopsis for Superman: "The Puzzle of the Purloined Fortress!"

Superman takes Jon Ross to the Fortress of Solitude for a visit and discovers that almost everything inside it has vanished.

Notes

  • "Editor's Note: The events depicted in this issue's stories occurred prior to the dramatic developments now appearing in Crisis on Infinite Earths."

Trivia

  • In SOS from Nowhere Superman mentioned that he was turning his Interplanetary Zoo into an Interplanetary Wildlife Preserve.



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