"Superman in Kandor": A Kandorian scientist, Than-Ol, convinces the people of the bottle city of Kandor that Superman knows how to enlarge Kandor but has refused, and the Man of Steel is declared an enemy of Kandor.
Superman #158 is an issue of the series Superman (Volume 1) with a cover date of January, 1963.
Synopsis for "Superman in Kandor"
Superman and Jimmy Olsen shrink themselves, enter Kandor, and first assume the secret identities of Nightwing and Flamebird to help them in their quest to prove Superman's innocence, and to show the Kandorians that Than-Ol's enlarging process will make them normal-sized, but will also cause them to be disintegrated.
Appearing in "Superman in Kandor"
- Batman (Mentioned only)
- Jor-El (In a photograph only) (Mentioned only)
- Supergirl (Mentioned only)
- Lara Lor-Van (In a photograph only)(Mentioned only)
- Lori Lemaris
- Lyla Ler-Rol (Flashback only)
- Nor-Kann (First appearance)
- Robin (Mentioned only)
- Superman Emergency Squad
- Sylvia DeWitt
- Krypton (Flashback only)
- Kandor (Flashback only)
- Phantom Zone
- Anti-Gravity Shoes
- Brainiac's Shrink Ray
- Green Kryptonite
- Illium 349
- Jet Motors
- Jimmy Olsen's Signal Watch
- Phantom Zone Projector
- Radioactive Alloys
- Superman Robots (Mentioned only)
- Telepathic Hounds
- Utility Belt
- Zak-Kul's Enlarging Ray (Mentioned only)
- Brainiac's Flying Saucer (Flashback only)
- Kandorian Car
- This issue introduces the Nightwing and Flamebird identities. In this issue, Superman and Jimmy Olsen become Nightwing and Flamebird respectively to confuse the Kandorians who have turned against Superman. Superman's identical relative Van Zee also assumes the Nightwing identity briefly in this issue.
- Superman would later succeed in enlarging the Kandorians.