"Superman: "May the Best World Win!"": Rad Zonon, a native of the world of Ostok, comes to Earth with the intention of getting Superman to compete against him in a reenactment of the Olympic-style games of old in which Kryptonians and Ostokians competed.


Quote1.png People of Earth--the winner of the event... and of the Krypton/Ostok games is... Rad Zonon of Ostok! Quote2.png
Lana Lang

Action Comics #574 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of December, 1985.

Synopsis for Superman: "May the Best World Win!"

Rad Zonon, a native of the world of Ostok, comes to Earth with the intention of getting Superman to compete against him in a reenactment of the Olympic-style games of old in which Kryptonians and Ostokians competed.

Appearing in Superman: "May the Best World Win!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Rad Zonon (also the voice of Lord Chancellor) (Only appearance; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Ostokians (Flashback and main story) (and also) (Appears only as a corpse)
  • Kryptonians (Flashback only)
  • Two Alien Competitors (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Flashback only)
  • School Children (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Citizens of Metropolis (Unnamed)
  • WGBS Cameraman (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • United Nations (Mentioned only)
    • Five Member Panel of Scientists (Unnamed) (Cameo) (On a TV or computer screen) (Single appearance)
  • President Reagan (Unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Citizens of France (Unnamed)
  • Citizens of Australia (Unnamed) (Cameo)

Locations:

Items:

  • Robot Cameras
  • Daily Planet Newspaper
  • Superman Symbol Tee Shirts (As merchandise only)
  • Flag of Krypton
  • Flag of Ostok
  • Fortress of Solitude Key

Vehicles:

  • School Bus
  • S.T.A.R. Labs Van


Synopsis for Mister Mxyzptlk: "Tomorrow is Canceled!"

Mr. Mxyzptlk comes to Earth and turns all printed matter into an announcement of the birth of his son.

Appearing in Mister Mxyzptlk: "Tomorrow is Canceled!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Citizens of Australia (Unnamed)
  • Kytszbtn (Mr. Mxyzptlk's son) (Single appearance) (In a photograph only)
  • Three Daily Planet Employees (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Mark (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Citizens of Metropolis (Unnamed)
  • Metropolis Police Department (Unnamed) (Cameo)

Locations:

Items:

  • Daily Planet Newspaper

Vehicles:


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."



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