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"Superman: Arkham (Part II of IV) - Crazy About You": In Meflopolis, a small imp runs through the streets, before getting flattened by a falling safe.

Adventures of Superman #582 is an issue of the series Adventures of Superman (Volume 1) with a cover date of September, 2000. It was published on July 12, 2000.

Synopsis for "Superman: Arkham (Part II of IV) - Crazy About You"

In Meflopolis, a small imp runs through the streets, before getting flattened by a falling safe.

In a temple across town, Matrix sits praying. Before her, she sees an image of Superman asking for help. Her shriek brings the priest (Perry White) running. He arrives to find Matrix hovering in the air, flaming wings bursting from her back. He attempts to pull her down, but is easily thrown off. Distraught, he calls for an exorcism.

Outside of Arkham, Superman breaks free again. He leaps from building to building, vowing that he won't be taken back again. Suddenly, a helicopter appears in the sky above him, someone within calling his name. He jumps into the chopper to find Lois Lane waiting for him. She flies him back to a secret bunker where she shows him to a bed and an exhausted Superman lies down. As Lois leaves the room, she activates an electric field, trapping Superman in. She tells her doctors to begin examining him. His screams worry her, but she doesn't stop them.

On the moon, the J.L.A. argue about Superman and Bizarro. When Bizarro returns, he declares that him and Scorch are to go after Superman. The two leave the Watchtower.

On Earth, Jimmy Olsen visits a science exhibit. Suddenly, The Flab (Flash) and The Turtle break through a wall. As the two wrestle, The Turtle bites Jimmy's hand. Feeling weird, Jimmy leaves the room and walks outside. Suddenly, he doubles over in pain and is transformed into the giant turtle boy.

In the temple, Uncle Oswald comes into the room to purify Matrix. He dons a mask of Alfred E. Neumann and sprays Matrix with seltzer water. Her wings expand in shock and Matrix burns a hole through the roof, flying away.

In the underground bunker, Lois is shocked to see that Bizarro is headed their way. She deactivates the field and lets Superman go. Before he leaves, Superman embraces Lois and kisses her deeply. She spins away, hand to her eyes.

Outside, Bizarro knocks down Superman as Scorch forms a wall of fire around them. Bizarro batters Superman around, until Superman fights back. Taking a deep breath, Superman extinguishes the flames and flinging Scorch far away. In a sudden moment of strength, Superman knocks Bizarro into orbit. He leaps away, but then falls to the ground weakened. He looks up to see Supergirl, clad in white robes, hovering above him. She begins to tell him that they can fix the world, when Jimmy steps on her. He then picks Superman up by the cape, and proceeds to eat him.

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Recommended Reading

Superman: Arkham
Part I: Superman #160 Part II: Adventures of Superman #582 Part III: Superman: The Man of Steel #104 Part IV: Action Comics #769

Links and References

Superman (Volume 2) #160: 2000/34
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Superman: The Man of Steel #104: 2000/36