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"The "Heart Attack" That Crippled Superman!": Metallo resumes his murder campaign against SKULL, and traps Superman with Kryptonite, vowing he will take the Kryptonian's heart for his own once the Man of Steel dies.


Quote1 You were a fool to think I'd died--Committing suicide to escape capture! But in a sense, you were right...because Roger Corben--my previous identity is "dead"! Quote2
Metallo

Superman #316 is an issue of the series Superman (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1977.

Appearing in The "Heart Attack" That Crippled Superman!

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Metallo
  • SKULL
    • Member (Unnamed) (Flashback only) and (Appears only as a corpse)

Other Characters:

  • Joker (Mentioned only)
  • Morgue Worker (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Muriel (Single appearance)
  • Tractor Trailer Driver (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Transit Officer (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Martin Korda (First appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Green Kryptonite
  • Synthetic Kryptonite
  • Joker's Playing Card (Mentioned only)
  • Daily Planet Newspaper
  • Boeuf Bourguignon (Mentioned only)
  • Vial of Uranium

Vehicles:

  • Jet-Scooter

Synopsis for The "Heart Attack" That Crippled Superman!

Metallo resumes his murder campaign against SKULL, and traps Superman with Kryptonite, vowing he will take the Kryptonian's heart for his own once the Man of Steel dies.



Notes

  • The first issue that began crediting the Letterer.
  • Metallo now wears a lead mask to hide his new face from Superman.
  • Metallo now has the ability to aim a Kryptonite beam from his Energy Cell.
  • Morgan Edge removed the Associate Producer title from Clark Kent and gave the job to the newly hired Martin Korda.

Trivia

  • No trivia.



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