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"The Man with the Kryptonite Heart": When Roger Corben, SKULL member and brother of the original Metallo, is injured in a robbery, the crime cabal makes him into a second Metallo with a Synthetic Kryptonite heart and sends him against Superman.


Quote1 I've hated you from that moment on! And now I'll kill you--as I've dreamed of doing every day since-- (in reference to the death of his brother John Corben) Quote2
-- Metallo (Roger Corben)



Appearing in "The Man with the Kryptonite Heart"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Metallo (Roger Corben) (First appearance) (Flashback and main story)
  • SKULL (Unnamed) (Flashback and main story)
    • High Commander (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Helvig (First appearance)

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Canister of Radioactive Man-Made Elements (Which makes up the components for Synthetic Kryptonite)
    • Einsteinium (Mentioned only)
    • Nobelium (Mentioned only)
    • Element (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • WGBS Minicam
  • SKULL Robot
  • Synthetic Kryptonite

Vehicles:

  • Metallo's Jet-Scooter (First appearance)

Synopsis for "The Man with the Kryptonite Heart"

When Roger Corben, SKULL member and brother of the original Metallo, is injured in a robbery, the crime cabal makes him into a second Metallo with a Synthetic Kryptonite heart and sends him against Superman.



Notes

Trivia

  • Roger Corben is the younger brother of the late John Corben - the first Metallo. The first Metallo first appeared in Action Comics #252.
  • Albert Michaels will soon become the first villain to adopt the identity of the Atomic Skull.



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