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"The Strange Rebirth of Jor-El and Lara!": Rokk and Sorban, the two galactic gamblers, see if Superman can be tempted into committing murder by creating two simulacra of Jor-El and Lara, deceiving the Man of Steel into thinking that they are his real parents, and then turn


Quote1 I'm confident that Superman will never be pushed to the point of committing murder! Quote2
Sorban

Action Comics #582 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of August, 1986.

Appearing in "The Strange Rebirth of Jor-El and Lara!"

Featured Characters:

  • Superman (Flashback and main story) also (In dream sequence only) (as a baby)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Rokk (Final appearance)
  • Sorban (Final appearance)
  • Two Free-Floating Intellects (Single appearance) (Origin)
    • (also disguised as)
      • Jordan Ellsworth
      • Jor-El
    • (also disguised as)
      • Lora Ellsworth
      • Lara

Other Characters:

  • Rao (Mentioned only)
  • Robot
    • Quigley (Superman's butler) (Single appearance)
  • Alien Race #1 (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Alien Race #2 (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Daily Planet Employees (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Two Hot Air Balloon Passengers (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • United States Coast Guard (Mentioned only)
  • Kryptonians
    • Kryptonian Science Council (Mentioned only)
    • Three Men (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Flashback only)
    • Phantom Zone Projector Executioner (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Flashback only)
  • Phantom Zoners (Flashback and main story)
    • Criminal (on Krypton) (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Flashback only)
    • Two Criminals (on Earth) (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Flashback only)
    • General Zod (Cameo) (On a TV or computer screen)
    • Jax-Ur (Cameo) (On a TV or computer screen)
    • Professor Va-Kox (Cameo) (On a TV or computer screen)
    • Faora Hu-Ul (Cameo) (On a TV or computer screen)
  • Frankenstein Monsters (Mentioned only)
  • Two Prison-Asteroid Guards (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Fortress of Solitude Key
  • Mind-Prober Ray
  • Super-Diagnostic Equipment
  • Jor-El (Statue only)
  • Lara (Statue only)
  • Krypton (globe)
  • Red-Powered Solar Contraption (Unnamed)
  • Mind-Transfer Device
  • Flag of Krypton
  • Signal Scrambler
  • Phantom Zone Projector (Flashback and main story) (Destroyed)
  • Phantom Zone Viewer

Vehicles:

  • Kryptonian Rocket (In dream sequence only)
  • Rokk and Sorban's Spacecraft
  • Hot Air Balloon

Synopsis for "The Strange Rebirth of Jor-El and Lara!"

Rokk and Sorban, the two galactic gamblers, see if Superman can be tempted into committing murder by creating two simulacra of Jor-El and Lara, deceiving the Man of Steel into thinking that they are his real parents, and then turning them against him.



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