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"Escalation": Apokolips is at war with Earth and President Luthor is trapped inside the White House with no outside communications. On Apokolips, Grayven and Darkseid are interrupted by Superman, whom Darkseid

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Adventures of Superman #595 is an issue of the series Adventures of Superman (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 2001.

Synopsis for "Escalation"

Apokolips is at war with Earth and President Luthor is trapped inside the White House with no outside communications. On Apokolips, Grayven and Darkseid are interrupted by Superman, whom Darkseid thought was dead. It seems the Man of Steel was saved by his connection to Kismet, which took him briefly outside the universe in some way.

As Superman battles Darkseid, Lex Luthor is visited by his daughter Lena, who reveals her allegiance to Brainiac 13. Luthor is not pleased to learn that he has been strung along and betrayed by her and so he makes a new alliance of his own, with Zod and his people, promising to make Pokolistan a world power. Meanwhile, Darkseid and Superman realize that the true aggressors at the moment are Warworld. Grayven has been working with Brainiac 13 who plans to destroy both Apokolips and Earth; after Darkseid does away with his wayward son, he and Superman agree to fight their true enemy...to the death.

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  • Superman navigation number 2001/39.



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The events from this issue or series are related to Our Worlds at War, during which Imperiex-Prime, a galactic giant attempted the complete annihilation of the Universe, with the nexus point being Earth.
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