"Secret Weapon": As Superman and Steel press onward toward the heart of Engine City, Supergirl reveals herself as Superman's secret weapon against the troops they have encountered along the way. Superboy survives the destruction of the rocket that was diverted from des
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Synopsis for "Secret Weapon"
As Superman and Steel press onward toward the heart of Engine City, Supergirl reveals herself as Superman's secret weapon against the troops they have encountered along the way. Superboy survives the destruction of the rocket that was diverted from destroying Metropolis, but is now left too weak to return to Engine City. Cyborg Superman begins to realize that his adversary Superman has returned from the dead and is now contemplating on how to personally deal with him. Mongul decides to end his unequal partnership with the Cyborg and fires up the engines of the city powered by Green Kryptonite. At the Fortress of Solitude, the Eradicator drains all its energy in order to repower himself and resume his fight against the Cyborg.
- This issue is reprinted in the Superman: The Return of Superman, as well as the 2016 edition trade paperbacks and the Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus.
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The events from this issue or series are related to The Death and Return of Superman, a retroactively named trilogy in which Superman is killed by the monster Doomsday. Later, four superheroes debut in Metropolis who claim or are assumed to be reincarnations of him—the Last Son of Krypton, the Man of Steel, the Man of Tomorrow, and Superboy. Meanwhile, Superman is brought back to life.
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Links and References
Adventures of Superman #504
Superman: The Man of Steel #26